Currencies Australian Dollar

  • Does the Yen’s Pullback Take the Heat Off Bank of Japan?

    The dollar gained for a third straight session against the yen and euro on Monday as data showing a rise in U.S. retail sales assuaged fears of an economic slowdown.

  • Are the Days of a Strong Japanese Yen Numbered?

    The yen tumbled to its lowest in more than four years against the dollar on Friday on data showing Japanese investors were buying more foreign assets.

  • The U.S. dollar skyrocketed to its highest level against the Japanese yen in over four years on Thursday, piercing the key technical and psychological 100 yen-per-dollar mark.

  • The Central Bank Rate Cut Bandwagon

    Greg Matwejev, Director, FX Hedge Fund Sales and Trading at Newedge says the Bank of Korea rate cut was not really a surprise considering previous easing from other major central banks. John Woods, Chief Investment Strategist at Citi Private Bank joins in the conversation.

  • Aussie Investors Must Diversify Overseas: Pro

    Nathan Bell, Research Director at the Intelligent Investor says Australian investors are facing a once in a lifetime opportunity to invest in overseas assets with much cheaper valuations than domestic assets.

  • The euro rose against the dollar after an unexpected rise in German industrial output was seen making a near-term euro zone interest rate cut less likely.

  • Another Settlement for MBIA

    MBIA has settled with Societe Generale for $350 million, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

  • Yen 100 Level Breakthrough Only a Matter of Time

    Thomas Averill, Managing Director at Rochford Capital says it is only a matter of time for the USD/JPY to break through the 100 level and meanwhile there will be some consolidation. Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments joins in the conversation.

  • US markets and China's impact on the AUD

    Ray Barros, CEO of Ray Barros Trading Group, gives us his fundamental and technical analysis on U.S. stocks and takes a look at the impact of China on the AUD.

  • The euro firmed across the board on Tuesday after data showing German industrial orders beat forecasts, but the prospect of further monetary easing could limit its gains.

  • Trader Buzz on Currencies

    Joseph Trevisani, Worldwide Markets, takes a look at global economies, as the dollar-yen trades edges closer to the $100 mark.

  • Why Australia Needs a Weaker Currency

    Ivan Colhoun, chief economist for Australia at ANZ, describes the Australian central bank's rate cut as an "insurance move" meant to weaken the currency and offset mining sector weakness.

  • Why the Dollar Won't Fall Off a Cliff

    The U.S. dollar rose for a third straight session against the yen on Monday and looked set to make another run at the 100 yen level on renewed optimism about the U.S. economy.

  • More Prudent for RBA to Hold Rates: Pro

    Chris Tedder, Research Analyst at says it is more prudent for the RBA to postpone a rate cut to next month.

  • The dollar surged more than 1 percent against the yen on Friday after strong U.S. April jobs data fueled optimism the U.S. economy may be more resilient than some had feared.

  • More Yen Weakening Ahead

    Jesper Bargmann, Head of G11 SPOT FX, Asia Pacific at RBS Global Banking & Markets expects the USD/JPY to reach 110 - 112 over the next quarter.

  • The euro fell sharply against the dollar in choppy trading on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank is ready for negative deposit rates.

  • Why the Dollar Won't Fall Off a Cliff

    The U.S. dollar pared its losses against the yen on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it will stick to its plan to buy $85 billion in bonds each month.

  • The dollar fell against the euro and yen Tuesday after a U.S. Midwest business barometer unexpectedly contracted in April, adding to worries about the economic recovery.

  • The euro rose against the dollar and yen on Monday after Italy finally formed a government, ending two months of political uncertainty.