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Australian Dollar Volatility to Continue on China, Jobs Data

Monday, January 11th, 2016

The Australian Dollar succumbed to broad-based risk aversion last week, dropping the most in over four years against its US counterpart. China appeared to be the epicentre of negativity as policymakers attempted to implement a new circuit-breaker system for limiting stock-market volatility. The setup envisioned pausing trade for 15 minutes if shares sustained a loss [...]

AUDUSD… North Korea test hydrogen bomb

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Global risk sentiment continued to sour overnight as stock markets led by Asian bourses remained under pressure after North Korea successfully conducted a hydrogen bomb test which furthers North Koreas quest to improve its limited nuclear arsenal . This was strange at best as North Korea’s only trading partner, China, voiced its displeasure. Asian Bourses [...]

The Fed Finally Passes Go With 2.6 Trillion In Hand

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Chairwomen Janet Yellen and the US Federal Reserve Board (Fed) finally delivered the market what is was looking for with a 25 point interest rate hike. But what came after at the Press Conference turned this Hike into so much more. The Fed Forecasts show they are expecting to continue to Hike in 2016 and [...]

Currency Wars II; the USD Strikes Back.

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Last week the Australian Employment figures amazed investors as the Australian economy produced another astonishing result. The figures came in at 70K jobs created for this month; a 10K improvement on the previous month. This lent some assistance to the AUD; however the rebellion attack was short lived. US Retail Sales finally jumped into expansionary [...]

The Australian Dollar to US Dollar (AUD/USD) surges on surprising local job data

Friday, December 11th, 2015

The Australian Dollar (AUD) rallied yesterday after jobs data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) indicated that job growth is at its highest since the 1980’s. While doubts surged around the validity of the data the surface result enough to raise confidence in the local economy in turn lengthening the odds of another [...]

Australian Dollar to US Dollar (AUD/USD) weakens as investors predict a US Rate Hike for Christmas

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

The Australian Dollar to US Dollar (AUD/USD) exchange rate has continued to weaken this week in expectation of a US Federal Reserve rate rise in December. At 0630 AEDT on Wednesday, the currency was trading at 0.7030 cents, down from 0.7065 on Tuesday. Falling to its lowest point in almost six weeks yesterday, The ASX [...]

Australian Dollar to US Dollar (AUD/USD) Exchange Rate: When will the Fed Raise?

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

The Australian Dollar to US Dollar (AUD/USD) Exchange rate has experienced a volatile week trading between highs of 72.92 US Cents all the way down to 70.64 US Cents. The Australian Dollar had been making some recent gains against the US Dollar with the market concerned about the timing of rate hikes from the Fed [...]

Australian Dollar (AUD) Plummets following disappointing Chinese Data

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

The Australian Dollar to US Dollar (AUD/USD) exchange rate fell by close to half a percent in yesterday’s Australian trading session following the release of poor Chinese data. This trend continued in offshore sessions with the AUD falling by almost 2% in response to the disappointing trade data. Boosted Business Confidence acted to offer little consolation [...]

The Australian Dollar to US Dollar Exchange Rate Finds Support awaiting Fed Rate Decision

Monday, September 14th, 2015

The Australian Dollar to US Dollar (AUD/USD) Exchange Rate holds above 70 US Cents for the commencement of this week with investors awaiting the much anticipated September meeting of the US Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting. Prior to 1.8 Trillion being wiped off the global stock market it was the perception of most analysts [...]

Australian Dollar to US Dollar (AUD/USD) Exchange Rate Bounces Back; as Domestic Data meets expectation

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

After a slow start to the week the Australian Dollar made some gains yesterday on the back of slightly better than expected local and Chinese data. These gains continued overnight in offshore sessions to push the Australian Dollar to US Dollar exchange rate back over the 70 cent mark. At Wednesday 08:00am the AUD/USD Exchange Rate [...]

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