Currencies Australian Dollar


  • SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, Feb 2- The yen edged higher on Tuesday as a fall in oil prices weighed on equities and risk appetite, while the Australian dollar slipped after the country's central bank held rates steady but left the door open to further easing. The dollar fell 0.5 percent to 120.44 yen, backing away from a one-month high of 121.70 yen set on Friday in the wake of...

  • SYDNEY, Feb 2- The yen remained in the doldrums on Tuesday after a restless session overnight, while the Australian dollar held firm as investors bet the Reserve Bank of Australia will resist the recent trend for surprise policy easings. Against the greenback, the common currency flirted with $1.0900 after bouncing off a low of $1.0815. Trading was subdued with...

  • Dollar weakens on views of dovish Fed Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 3:13 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on the view that the Fed would not be able to hike interest rates as quickly as forecast.

  • Dollar rises on in-line U.S. GDP data, BoJ move Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 4:38 PM ET

    The dollar rose sharply on Friday, hitting a six-week high versus the yen.

  • Dollar falls as Street eyes gradual rate-hike path Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 5:13 PM ET
    U.S. Dollars

    The dollar hit a one-week low against the euro on Thursday after a plunge in U.S. durable goods orders.

  • Steady oil helps Aussie, kiwi after Fed statement Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 5:38 AM ET

    Commodity-linked major currencies including the Australian and New Zealand dollars surged on Thursday as oil traded back above $33 a barrel.

  • SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, Jan 27- The dollar struggled to gain traction on Wednesday as markets awaited clues on interest rate policy from the Federal Reserve, while the Australian dollar rose after one measure of domestic inflation was slightly higher than expected. "If the statement refers to falls in oil prices and turmoil in financial markets or points to their...

  • Dollar drags as oil rebound boosts sterling Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 3:54 PM ET

    The safe-haven yen and the low-yielding euro halted their rise on Tuesday, as stock markets and oil prices recovered.

  • Dollar falls as oil, equities slide at close Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 4:52 PM ET

    The dollar edged down on Monday as renewed selling on oil markets drove investors into currencies often deemed less risky investments.

  • Dollar boosted by oil, home sales & central banks Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 1:32 PM ET

    The dollar firmed Friday, boosted by expectations of monetary easing by in Europe and Japan, and by strong U.S. housing data.

  • Australia’s Gummy Bear market: Credit Suisse Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 12:18 AM ET

    Australia's shares are set to enter a bear market, but investors will likely emerge with a profit if they hang on for a year, Credit Suisse said.

  • Dollar reverses gains vs euro after brief rally Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 4:13 PM ET
    Sheets of one dollar bills run through the printing press at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on March 24, 2015 in Washington, DC.

    The dollar turned negative against the euro on Thursday, reversing a morning rally.

  • Dollar near 1-year low vs yen on oil drop, risk aversion Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 3:28 PM ET

    The dollar fell to a more than one-year low against the Japanese yen as crude oil prices dropped near 13-year lows.

  • Dollar gains on China optimism Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 3:19 PM ET

    The dollar posted modest gains on Tuesday, as investor risk appetite improved on the back of rising oil prices and the expectation of further stimulus in China.

  • Dollar inches higher as stock markets steady Monday, 18 Jan 2016 | 12:18 PM ET

    A recovery in stock markets helped the dollar gain ground against Europe's current safe havens of choice, the euro and the Swiss franc.

  • Here's why the Aussie dollar could come under pressure Monday, 18 Jan 2016 | 12:20 AM ET
    Here's why the Aussie dollar could come under pressure

    The Aussie dollar is forecast to fall to 66 cents against the U.S. dollar by mid-year, says Ray Attrill, co-head of FX strategy at National Australia Bank.

  • SYDNEY, Jan 18- The safe-haven yen got off to a flying start on Monday, while the Australian dollar, usually sold off in times of market stress, stayed under pressure as Asian equities geared up for a torrid session following a big selloff on Wall Street. Investors also took aim at the Canadian dollar, driving it to a near 13- year low around C $1.4650 on growing...

  • Dollar slumps on poor US data; aussie, loonie drop Friday, 15 Jan 2016 | 4:02 PM ET

    The dollar tumbled to a near five-month low against the yen and a 2-1/2-week trough versus the euro on Friday.

  • *Wall St posts biggest gain in over a month, oil rebounds. *No major data out of Asia, eyes on China, U.S. data. SYDNEY, Jan 15- The safe-haven yen nursed losses early on Friday, while currencies such as the Australian dollar staged a modest rebound thanks in part to a turnaround in risk sentiment that saw Wall Street and oil prices bounce off lows.

  • Dollar advances on gains in US stocks, oil prices Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 3:48 PM ET

    The dollar rose on Thursday, bolstered by gains in the U.S. stock market and a rebound in oil prices.