Reserve Bank of Australia — News Archive


Aussie Drops Intraday, Reverses Decline Sharply

The Australian dollar dropped intraday during the current trading session but has started a rebound at 10:45 GMT and managed to erase its losses against most of its rivals by now, with the notable exception of the US dollar.

Australian Dollar Gains After Volatile Session

The Australian dollar was rather volatile today. The currency rallied after somewhat mixed domestic macroeconomic data, fell following the release of a services sector report from China, but has recovered by now.

Australian Dollar Extends Decline After Thursday’s Mixed Data

The Australian dollar extended decline today for the third consecutive session versus its US counterpart and for the fourth session against the euro and the Japanese yen. Economic data released in Australia on Thursday was mixed, while China’s manufacturing report was neutral.

RBA Keeps Keeps Neutral Stance, Aussie Retreats from Daily High

The Australian dollar was rising at the start of the current trading session and continued to move higher for a short while after the release of policy minutes by the Reserve Bank of Australia. The currency slumped shortly afterwards, only to resume its rally later. Yet by now, the Aussie has come off the day’s highs, trimming its gains versus some currencies and losing them outright against the US dollar.

Australian Dollar Gains Despite RBA Governor Keeping Neutral Stance

The Australian dollar gained on its most-traded peers today even after Philip Lowe, Reserve Bank of Australia Governor, signaled that he sees no reason for hiking interest rates in the near future.

Aussie Falls After RBA Statement & Home Loans Data, Bounces Later

The Australian currency behaved basically similarly to its New Zealand counterpart today, falling during the Asian session after the release of macroeconomic data from China but rebounding by now. The currency also fell following the release of the Monetary Policy Statement by the Reserve Bank of Australia and the home loans report.

AUD Falls After Economic Data & RBA, Moves Away from Day’s Lows

The Australian dollar dropped today following the release of unfavorable macroeconomic reports and continued to move down after the Reserve Bank of Australia made its monetary policy decision. The currency has come off the day’s lows by now, though it is still trading below the opening level.

Aussie Rises After RBA Minutes, Struggles to Maintain Gains

The Reserve Bank released minutes of its latest policy meeting today. The notes had both good and bad things to mention. It appears that markets paid more attention to the good part as the Australian dollar rose against most of its major peers, with the exception of the euro. With that said, the Aussie struggled to maintain gains.

Australian Dollar Rallies on Economic Data, RBA Statement

The Australian dollar rallied today following good economic reports from Australia and its main trading partner, China. The statement released by the Reserve Bank of Australia following the policy meeting was also relatively helpful to the currency.

Australian Dollar Soft Despite Positive Reports

The Australian dollar fell today despite positive macroeconomic data. Minutes of a monetary policy meeting released by the Reserve Bank of Australia yesterday were somewhat dovish, adding to the pressure on the currency.