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Australian Dollar Gains As Consumer Sentiment Improves

The Australian dollar rose against most of its major rivals, though not against the euro, after Australia’s consumer sentiment improved. The gains were limited, though, as the central bank’s head confirmed that an interest rate hike is unlikely in the near future.

Australian Dollar Lower After RBA, Macroeconomic Data

The Australian dollar retreated against its most-traded peers today after the monetary policy meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia. Mixed macroeconomic data did not provide support to the currency.

Australian Dollar Lower amid Mixed Data, Trade Wars

The Australian dollar fell today amid mixed macroeconomic data released over the trading session in Australia and its major trading partner, China. Risk aversion caused by trade wars between the United States and their allies also hurt the currency.

Australian Dollar Stable After RBA Minutes & China’s Data

The Australian dollar was rather stable today, rising against some rivals and falling versus others, but only just a little bit. Fundamentals were somewhat mixed, giving the currency no help in finding direction. Among important events during the current trading session were the policy minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia and China’s macroeconomic releases.

Australian Dollar Lower Despite Record High Business Conditions

The Australian dollar traded broadly lower today despite a report that showed that the business conditions index reached the record high level last month.

Aussie Rallies on RBA Statement & China’s Data, Unable to Keep Gains

The Australian dollar rallied intraday, lifted by the optimistic outlook for the nation’s economy and positive macroeconomic data from China. Yet the currency was unable to preserve gains, falling to the opening level against some rivals and below it against others by now.

Australian Dollar Reverses Gains After RBA Stands Pat

The Australian dollar attempted to rally intraday but halted its advance after the Reserve Bank of Australia announced its monetary policy decision.

Australian Dollar Bounces After Release of CPI Reports

The Australian dollar fell intraday during the current trading session but bounced after the release of inflation reports even though the data was not particularly supportive.

Aussie Falls As RBA Hints at No Interest Rate Hike in Near Future

The Australian dollar was somewhat soft on Tuesday after the release of policy minutes by the Reserve Bank of Australia. Macroeconomic data from China, Australia’s biggest trading partner, did not help the currency, being rather mixed.

Australian Dollar Gains as China’s Imports from USA Increase

The Australian dollar rallied today after the release of China’s trade data. The currency gained even as the nation’s central bank signaled that it is not going to raise interest rates in the near future.

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