BHP fuels ASX 200 surge

A surge in production from miner BHP Billiton — shipping 223 million tonnes in FY 2014 against earlier projections of 207 million tonnes — helped the ASX 200 break through resistance at 5550/5560 today. 64 more words

Stock Markets


Today £1 is equal to AUD$1.817

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Foreign Exchange Rates

Currency Returns Since the Crash

This screen shot comes courtesy of the ETF Database, with a focus on the major currencies since the crash 5 years ago (Q1 2009 through Q1 2014).   500 more words


Lower dollar knocks Sydney off the top 10 most expensive cities

July 10, 2014 – 2:52PM

by Jared Lynch

Business reporter

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First National Walsh & Sullivan

Aussie Dollar: Should RBA 'lean against the wind'?

The Euro rallied to resistance at $1.37 after testing primary support at $1.35 and the rising long-term trendline. Recovery above $1.37 would suggest a rally to $1.39/$1.40, but descending 13-week Twiggs Momentum remains below zero, warning of weakness. 148 more words

US & Canada

Aussie retraces as ASX 200 strengthens

RBA concern over the rising Australian Dollar is increasing, but whether this will motivate governor Glenn Stevens to do more than attempt to talk the market lower remains to be seen. 86 more words

Stock Markets

Australian dollar higher against weakened greenback

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June 27, 2014 7:44AM

On Friday morning, the dollar was trading at 94.15 US cents. 156 more words