Australian Dollar


  • Euro up after report on bank stress tests Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 11:43 AM ET

    The euro rallied on Friday ahead of an official report on the health of the euro zone's main banks as investors covered short-positions.

  • Ebola to weigh on dollar-yen, Aussie dollar: Pro     Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 10:48 PM ET

    Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank, says the dollar-yen pair and the Australian currency could see downside risks after New York City's first Ebola case.

  • Risk-on trade pulls dollar higher Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    The dollar rallied on Thursday as investors plowed cash back into riskier asset classes, with an underpinning of promising data.

  • Dollar gains on uptick in US CPI, euro concerns Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    The US dollar extended broad-based gains on Wednesday after slightly higher-than-expected US inflation data and amid concerns over European banks.

  • Euro sell-off after report ECB may buy bonds Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 3:56 PM ET

    The euro fell sharply against the dollar on Tuesday after Reuters reported the European Central Bank was looking at buying corporate bonds.

  • *China growth slows, but economy grew slightly more than expected. LONDON, Oct 21- A two-day rebound in global shares slowed and the dollar edged lower on Tuesday, as slightly above forecast Chinese growth data failed to erase concerns that the world's second-biggest economy is losing momentum. The Australian dollar, often seen as a liquid proxy of Chinese growth...

  • Dollar softer after run-up, yen supported by stocks Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 3:13 PM ET

    Major currencies traded in tight ranges on Monday with investors facing a vacuum of data and modest price changes in global markets.

  • Dollar edges higher on consumer sentiment data Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 2:27 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies on Friday after strong data on U.S. consumer sentiment calmed nerves.

  • Buying an airline for 88 cents Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 10:52 PM ET

    Airline Virgin Australia has coughed up a whopping one Australian dollar to buy the 40 percent of Tiger Australia it didn't already own.

  • Dollar recovers broadly on US monetary policy view Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 3:13 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar recovered against a basket of major currencies on Thursday on the view that Wednesday's selloff was overdone.

  • LONDON, Oct 16- The euro fell along with dramatic losses for higher-yielding currencies like the Norwegian crown and Australian dollar on Thursday as a sell-off of Spanish and Italian debt added to a growing sense of panic in financial markets. Another day of turmoil on European stocks was spurred by a spread of concerns from Greece to other debt-laden...

  • Dollar plunges, data signal delayed Fed rate hike Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 10:59 AM ET

    The U.S. dollar hit a three-week low against the euro and a more than one-month low against the yen on Wednesday.

  • Dollar recovers broadly on weak euro zone, UK data Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 2:38 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar recovered against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday after worrying economic data came out of the euro zone and United Kingdom.

  • Dollar drops over global growth concerns Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 4:02 PM ET

    The US dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on Monday on concerns that the Fed may delay its first interest rate hike.

  • Dollar rises for 2nd day on global economy concerns Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 2:39 PM ET

    The dollar firmed for a second straight session on Friday after three days of losses, bolstered by worries about the health of the global economy.

  • Why currency wars could stave off a Fed rate hike Friday, 10 Oct 2014 | 8:47 AM ET
    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference.

    Following the Fed's warning of a strong dollar, investors are reassessing the timing and size of a rate hike, according to currency strategists.

  • Dollar falls to 3-week low vs yen; euro slides Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    The dollar tumbled to a three-week low against the yen on Thursday as investors continued to pare back bullish bets on the greenback.

  • Australia loses jobs in September     Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 8:32 PM ET

    Glenn Levine, Senior Economist at Moody's Analytics, discusses the surprise loss in jobs for September and explains what that indicates about the Australian economy.

  • Dollar slides to two-week low vs euro on Fed minutes Wednesday, 8 Oct 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    The dollar fell to a two-week low against the euro on Wednesday after the minutes of the latest Fed meeting focused on risks to the U.S. economy.

  • Dollar's worst two-day loss vs yen in eight months Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 4:20 PM ET

    The dollar fell to a three week-low against the yen on Tuesday, retracing most of its gains posted last week.