The Australian dollar is weaker as a plunge in the Russian rouble hit risk sentiment.
At 8am (AEDT), the local currency was trading at US82.20c, down from US82.31c on Tuesday. 113 more words
The Australian dollar has endured a wild session in overnight trade, climbing as high as US83.73c as investors sold down the US dollar.
At 7.10am (AEDT), the local unit was trading at US83.01c, up sharply from US82.39c at the close of local trade on Tuesday. 122 more words