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  • Australia regulator probes forex market moves  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 9:42 PM ET

    Geoff Kendrick, head of Asia FX & Rates Strategy at Morgan Stanley, discusses news that Australia's watchdog is looking into the rally in the local dollar ahead of the central bank's policy decision on Tuesday.

  • Growth remains below-trend in Australia: HSBC  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:31 PM ET

    Paul Bloxham, chief economist, Australia & New Zealand at HSBC, says Australia's growth data for the fourth quarter are a "downside surprise" and vindicate the central bank's rate cut decision last month.

  • Australia likely grew 0.5% in Q4: Moody's  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 5:49 PM ET

    Matthew Circosta, economist at Moody's Analytics, expects the Australian economy to expand 0.5 percent on-quarter in the October-December period.

  • USD pulls back from 11-YR peak; ECB, jobs data eyed Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 4:13 PM ET

    The dollar softened on Tuesday after touching an 11-year high against major currencies.

  • Australia's RBA keeps rates on hold: Reaction  Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 4:45 AM ET

    Kamal Sharma, G10 foreign exchange strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses the Australian dollar after the Reserve Bank of Australia didn't hike rates.

  • TOKYO/ SYDNEY, March 3- The dollar pulled back a little from an 11- year peak against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, with the Australian dollar stealing the spotlight as it surged after the Reserve Bank of Australia stood pat on interest rates. The U.S. currency also was pressured against the yen after Etsuro Honda, an economic adviser to Japanese Prime...

  • RBA holds rates for now, but more will come: ANZ  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 10:31 PM ET

    Felicity Emmett, head of Australian Economics at ANZ, discusses the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to stand pat on rates and explains why the central bank prefers the Aussie dollar to be lower.

  • Why the RBA could hold fire  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 9:48 PM ET

    After rolling out a rate cut last month, the Reserve Bank of Australia could adopt a "wait and see" attitude at Tuesday's meeting, says Callum Henderson, global head of FX Research at Standard Chartered.

  • RBA will follow up with rate cut today: UBS  Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 7:31 PM ET

    Scott Haslem, chief economist, Australia at UBS, discusses the raft of Australian data released early Tuesday and explains why the Reserve Bank of Australia will unveil a rate cut later in the day.

  • Dollar nudges 11-year high as euro gives up gains Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 3:27 PM ET

    The dollar edged up with the greenback touching an 11-year peak despite soft economic data.

  • LONDON, March 2- The euro gained a third of a percent against the dollar on the back of marginally better economic numbers on Monday, showing some resilience ahead of the launch of outright money-printing by the European Central Bank. The Australian dollar was the biggest loser, down almost one percent against the euro, on speculation that China's weekend cut in...

  • *MSCI's Asia-Pacific stock index up 0.1 pct after China rate cut. *Australian shares hit 7- year high after China eases. *But overall impact from China cut limited, AUD hands back gains.

  • PBOC's rate cut isn't 'desperation': UBS  Sunday, 1 Mar 2015 | 9:48 PM ET

    Lutfey Siddiqi, global head of EM FX, Rates & Credit at UBS, attributes the fall in the Australian dollar on Monday to China's rate cut, which doesn't constitute an "an act of panic" by Beijing.

  • Dollar flat, set to extend monthly winning streak Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 3:43 PM ET

    The dollar index ended stayed on track for a record eighth month of gains on improving data and comments from Fed officials.

  • Dollar reaches 1-month high on data, Fed remarks Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 4:01 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The dollar rose to a one-month high as data on U.S. inflation and business orders and Fed officials' remarks.

  • Why Aussie bears will prevail  Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 9:48 PM ET

    With the Reserve Bank of Australia likely to unveil another rate cut next week, the Aussie dollar remains on a downtrend to hit $0.74 by year-end, says Khoon Goh, senior FX strategist at ANZ.

  • Dollar weakens as Yellen indicates no rush on rates Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 3:22 PM ET

    The dollar edged down after Fed Chair Janet Yellen held back from giving a clear view on when the Fed may begin raising interest rates.

  • Dollar slips as Yellen shows no rush to raise rates Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 12:11 AM ET

    The dollar edged down against the yen Janet Yellen suggested the Fed won't be rushed into kicking off the U.S. interest rate tightening cycle.

  • RBA is wrong! Aussie dollar isn't overvalued: NAB  Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:31 PM ET

    Ray Attrill, co-head of FX Strategy at NAB, says the Australian dollar is "where it should be", having fallen by the same amount as commodity prices since the latter's peak in 2011.

  • Swiss franc falls towards 5-week lows, Greek deal Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 7:30 AM ET
    Spanish Finance Minister Luis de Guindos, left, talks with Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis at a euro zone finance ministers meeting to discuss Athens' plans to reverse austerity measures, in Brussels, Feb. 20, 2015.

    The Swiss franc shed over 1 percent against the dollar, dropping towards five-week lows as some of the Greece-related safety flows waned.