Australia's big four banks have been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons in the past year.
The dollar gained against a basket of currencies on Thursday, hitting its strongest level in two months.
The dollar was little changed as upbeat data on U.S. services sector offset a weaker-than-expected report on private job growth.
The sterling stumbled against the dollar on fears over the fallout of Britain's looming exit from the European Union.
The RBA has no need to be trigger happy with rate cuts, meaning the AUD will remain at the higher end of its range, says Bank of Singapore's Sim Moh Siong.
Sterling fell against the dollar after a deadline was set for the start of the formal process that will split Britain from the EU.
The euro erased losses against the dollar after hitting a nine-day low on reduced concerns surrounding Deutsche Bank's health.
The U.S. dollar hit an eight-day high against the yen on Thursday on reduced appetite for the safe-haven currency.
The Australian dollar surprisingly strengthened against the dollar after oil prices jumped on news of an OPEC deal, says Nikko AM's Roger Bridges.
The U.S. dollar hit a roughly five-month low after OPEC sources told Reuters the producing group agreed to reduce its oil output.
The dollar rose against the euro after concerns surrounding Deutsche Bank caused general unease over Europe's banking sector.
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The dollar fell against the yen after comments from a top BOJ official and uncertainty from impending U.S. presidential debate.
The dollar index edged higher on Friday, reversing earlier selling, after comments from Boston Fed Reserve President Eric Rosengren.
The dollar was mixed after a Fed meeting that balanced hints of a rise in interest rates this year with cuts in the longer term outlook.
The dollar extended losses against a basket of major currencies after the U.S. Federal Reserve left monetary policy unchanged.
The dollar edged up against major currencies on Tuesday in light trading as investors retraced last week's moves ahead of meetings.
Saxo Capital Markets' Kay Van-Petersen says he favors short dollar positions and is long on the Aussie dollar and the Kiwi.
The dollar fell with a stronger oil price the chief theme in a market battening down the hatches ahead of Fed and BOJ meetings.
Hong Kong's overnight yuan borrowing rate was fixed at the highest level in eight months on Monday after the long holiday weekend.