Aussie dollar pushed lower by US data

A batch of upbeat US data has whacked the Australian dollar back down toward 78 US cents following a short-lived rally overnight.

At 8:30am AEDT on Friday, the local currency was trading at 78.28 US cents, up slightly from 78.18 cents on Thursday. 79 more words


Aussie dollar drops on weak US data

The Australian dollar has followed the sharemarket lower following disappointing economic data out of the US.

At just before 1:15pm (AEDT) on Thursday, the local currency was trading at US78.16c, down from US78.78c on Wednesday. 52 more words


The Aussie is on a tear (Weekly Review)

The Australian Dollar has been kicking some butt since the last FOMC meeting. Before that, it was frustrating the AUD/USD shorts as it failed to sustain the new lows below .7600. 376 more words


Aussie dollar surges back above US78c on Fed statement

The Australian dollar has soared by more than one-and-a-half US cents after the US Federal Reserve signalled it would need to see an improvement in the jobs market before raising interest rates. 122 more words


Aussie dollar eases but stays above US76c

The Australian dollar is marginally weaker as disappointing American factory data dents the greenback ahead of the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting.

At 8:30am (AEDT), the local currency was trading at US76.38c, down from US76.49c on Monday. 59 more words


Morning Charts - March 16th, 2015

EUR/AUD weekly chart is at an interesting location. It’s at a key level which now has a 50% fib retracement and 200 monthly moving average right below. 178 more words

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WATCH: Unemployment rate edges lower

Australia’s job market strengthened slightly in February but remains close to the 12-year high it reached in Janurary.

Adam Creighton explains what the high unemployment rate means for the RBA, the Aussie dollar and the government. 14 more words