Reserve Bank of Australia — News Archive


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.

Australian Dollar Creeps Down During Monday’s Quiet Trading

The Australian dollar was moving gradually down during the Monday’s uneventful trading session.

Australia Dollar Falls After RBA Remains Passive

The Australian dollar fell today after Reserve Bank of Australia remained passive, showing it has no plans for raising interest rates in the foreseeable future.

Australian Dollar Sinks 1% After Inflation Misses Expectations

The Australian dollar sank today, losing about 1% of its value, after inflation data came out disappointing, eliminating hopes for an interest rate hike from the central bank.

Aussie Mixed After RBA Minutes Show No Plans for Rate Hike

The Australian dollar was little changed against some of its most-traded rivals, like the US dollar and the Japanese yen, while gained against others, like the euro and the Swiss franc, during the current trading session.

Australian Dollar Falls Against US Peer on Weak Retail Data

The Australian dollar declined against its US counterpart on Thursday after a fresh report that showed that Australian retail sales fell behind expectations for the second month in a row. The Australian dollar also dropped against other major peers as expectations for higher interest rates decreased following today’s data.

Australian Dollar Slips after RBA & Building Approvals

The Australian dollar fell today after the Reserve Bank of Australia stood pat, leaving monetary policy without change, and building approvals rose less than was expected.

Australian Dollar Holds Ground After China’s Data, Ahead of RBA Meeting

The Australian dollar was stable against some of its rivals and rose versus the major European currencies today, getting some boost from positive macroeconomic reports released in Australia’s main trading partner, China, over the weekend.

Australian Dollar Extends Decline Ahead of Next Week’s RBA Meeting

The Australian dollar extended its decline today, falling for the third consecutive day against the euro and for the fourth versus the US dollar and the Swiss franc.