Aussie dollar weakens as Rouble tanks

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


Aussie dollar slides further on oil price pain

The Australian dollar broke its four-and-a-half-year low over the weekend after oil and gold prices fell at the end of last week.

At 8:30am (AEDT), the local unit was trading at US82.51c, down from US82.72c on Friday. 61 more words


Aussie dollar jumps on jobs data

The Australian dollar briefly lifted on today’s ABS jobs data, hitting an intraday high of US83.76c just after the figures were released at 11:30am AEDT. 28 more words


Aussie dollar surges in wild trade

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



In a downtrend the lower boundary of a trend channel represents the “negative” extreme and the upper boundary the “positive” extreme. Price is expected to rebound from the positive and negative extremes.  149 more words

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Falling dollar good news: Hockey

Treasurer Joe Hockey says a falling Australian dollar will help to cushion the impact of declining national income from abroad.

The exchange rate tumbled below 84 US cents… 118 more words


Aust dollar remains below US85c

The Australian dollar is under pressure against a stronger US currency.

At 8:25am (AEDT), the local currency was trading at US84.67c, down from US84.99c at 5:00pm (AEDT) on Friday. 135 more words