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  • Your 'Hit and Run' Currency Trade Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 9:54 AM ET

    If you're on the hunt for a very short-term currency trade, this strategist has just the thing.

  • Wayne Swan, Deputy Prime Minister & Treasurer of Australia says that recent indicators reflect Australia's strong economic fundamentals.

  • Australia Employment Gains, but Jobless at 29-Month High Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 | 9:09 PM ET
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    Australian employment rose by more than expected in September but unemployment also jumped to the highest in over two years as more people looked for work, a mixed report that should not  challenge market expectations for more cuts in interest rates.

  • RBA Cuts to Give Market a Boost: Fund Manager     Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 11:45 PM ET

    Campbell Dawson, Director of Elstree Investment Management says more interest rate cuts and a falling Australian dollar should give the equity market a boost.

  • China Moving to Quality Not Quantity: Jim O’Neill Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 7:17 AM ET

    The “new China” is poised to become a knowledge economy, where growth stems from the innovation and ingenuity of its workers, rather than the brawn that powered the country’s export-led manufacturing transformation, according to Jim O’Neill, chairman at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

  • Rate Cuts Are No Threat to a Robust Aussie Dollar Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 4:34 AM ET

    The specter of further rate cuts from Australia’s central bank has taken the wind out of the sails of a robust Australian dollar, which hit a one-month low on Tuesday. Yet the commodity currency is unlikely to go into free-fall and its losses should be limited to 3 percent this year, experts say.

  • Jim O'Neill: How to Trade the New China     Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 4:05 AM ET

    Jim O'Neill, chairman at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, tells CNBC "We are in the early stages of China going to a quality China as opposed to quantity and the winners and losers are going to be pretty different."

  • Martin Lakos, Division Director, Macquarie Private Wealth recommends betting on a recovery in the U.S. economy via Australian companies including Amcor and Computershare.

  • Banking on Australia's Economy     Monday, 1 Oct 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Brian Johnson, Australia Banking Analyst at CLSA discusses the impact of an RBA rate cut on Australia's economy. He expects lenders to pass on the rate cut to borrowers if the central bank does move.

  • The Australian central bank which meets on Tuesday is likely to resume its rate cutting cycle given lower commodity prices, a resilient Aussie dollar and weakening growth momentum, economists told CNBC.

  • A Shining Trade For Golden Week Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 7:12 PM ET

    China's Golden Week is coming, and this strategist sees a trade with luster.

  • Australia’s Mining Boom Isn’t Over: Expert Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 6:50 AM ET

    Australia may be gripped by fears its mining boom is ending, but HSBC believes extraction industries will continue to power the Australian economy

  • Your Currency Play on a Rising Stock Market Monday, 10 Sep 2012 | 8:55 AM ET

    Miss the stock market rally? No worries. This strategist has a currency play on the market's rise.

  • 'Super Mario' is in the spotlight and the Swiss economy is shrinking - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • As many developed nations in the West struggle to keep their economies out of a recession, Australia is expected to report a 3.6 percent year-on-year rise in its gross domestic product (GDP) for the April to June period. But economists warn the days of robust growth for Australia - often called the “lucky country” for its natural resources - could be numbered.

  • Deteriorating economic indicators out of Australia and its largest trading partner China are building the case for further monetary easing in the resource-driven nation, still economists say the country’s central bank is likely to hold its fire when it meets on Tuesday. 

  • Aussie Central Bank May Hold Fire Despite Weakness Monday, 3 Sep 2012 | 2:53 AM ET

    Deteriorating economic indicators out of Australia and its largest trading partner China are building the case for further monetary easing in the resource-driven nation, still economists say the country’s central bank is likely to hold its fire when it meets on Tuesday. 

  • Headwinds Ahead for the Aussie Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012 | 9:55 AM ET
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    The central bank isn't the only party concerned about the strong Australian dollar.

  • Hot money flows into the Australian dollar, which got a further boost on Thursday from a surprise increase in job numbers for July, has some market watchers questioning whether the currency’s rise is out of “whack” with economic fundamentals. But one strategist argues that the Aussie’s performance is not surprising from past trends.

  • Trades of the South Pacific Monday, 6 Aug 2012 | 11:37 AM ET

    This strategist sees a promising trade with the Australian and New Zealand dollars.