Reserve Bank of Australia — News Archive


Aussie Mixed After RBA, Current Account

The Australian dollar was mixed today after the nation’s central bank kept interest rates unchanged, while the current account deficit narrowed.

Aussie Declines Following Release of RBA Minutes, IMF Forecast

The Australian dollar declined today after the Reserve Bank of Australia released minutes of its latest policy meeting. The release was unlikely the cause of the decline, though, as the central bank retained its neutral stance. The more likely reason for the drop was the risk-off sentiment on markets. By now, the Aussie managed to trim losses.

Aussie Falls Despite Improved RBA Economic Outlook, China’s PPI Weighs

The Australian dollar was soft today, falling against the euro and the Japanese yen for the first time after six sessions of gains in a row. Market analysts pointed at China’s slowing producer inflation as the most likely culprit in the currency’s decline.

Australian Dollar Rebounds After Falling on China’s Data

The Australian dollar dipped intraday following the economic releases in Australia and China. While Australia’s indicators were within expectations, China’s reports were disappointing. The currency has rebounded by now, trading near the opening level.

Australian Dollar Flat After RBA Minutes, China’s Inflation Data

The Australian dollar was basically flat against most of its major peers following the release of policy minutes by the Reserve Bank of Australia and inflation data in China, Australia’s biggest trading partner.

Australian Dollar Tumbles After RBA Stands Pat

The Australian dollar dropped following the monetary policy decision of the Reserve Bank of Australia, even though the central bank did not make changes to its monetary policy and the statement was neutral.

Aussie Bounces After Initial Decline Caused by RBA Minutes & Economic Data

The Australian dollar dipped initially today following the release of central bank’s monetary policy minutes and poor macroeconomic data. Yet the currency has bounced by now after markets had calmed, largely ignoring US tariffs on Chinese goods.

Australian Dollar Fails to Hold Ground After RBA Meeting

The Australian dollar attempted to hold its ground after the policy meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia but failed and is now trading below the opening level. The worse-than-expected current account balance added to the downside momentum of the currency.

Australian Dollar Dips Intraday, Rebounds Later

The Australian dollar dipped intraday during the Wednesday’s trading session but has bounced against most of its rivals by now and is trading near the opening level. Today’s macroeconomic data released in Australia was mixed.

Australian Dollar Falls After RBA Policy Statement

The Australian dollar fell today as the rally of the US dollar and the sell-off of the euro hurt riskier currencies. The passive stance of Australia’s central bank was not helping the currency.