Katie Holliday is a Writer with CNBC.com, covering a range of topics including global macro-economic news, market developments and corporate news. Before joining CNBC, Katie was a senior asset management correspondent at Investment Week in London. Katie holds a Bachelor's degree in English Literature from Southampton University.
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The Australian dollar surged roughly 1.7 percent after the Fed shocked markets but analysts say fundamentals still point to weakness in the long term.
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