Australian Dollar


  • 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.

  • Euro gains on reports a Greek deal reached Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 4:06 PM ET

    The euro jumped against the dollar in midday trading on reports that a deal had been reached between Greece and the European Central Bank.

  • Dollar recoups ground on talk of SNB buying Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 9:13 AM ET

    The dollar recovered on talk the Swiss National Bank was buying the greenback.

  • Euro rises 0.7 pct, despite Greek talks collapse Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015 | 7:59 AM ET
    A cashier counts euro banknotes in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Jan. 1, 2015.

    The euro recovered from initial losses, helped by a bounce in German investor sentiment.

  • Euro edges up before crunch meeting on Greece Monday, 16 Feb 2015 | 8:56 AM ET
    A cashier counts euro banknotes in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Jan. 1, 2015.

    The euro inched higher ahead of a meeting of euro zone finance ministers that investors expect will find enough common ground to support Greece.

  • Euro set for third straight week of gains Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 8:45 AM ET

    The euro edged higher on Friday, putting it on course for a third straight week of gains, its best performance in just under a year.

  • Dollar slides on soft U.S. data; euro gets relief Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    The dollar dropped across the board on Thursday after weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data.

  • Yen surges on reports of hawkish tone from BOJ Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 5:25 AM ET

    The yen surged against the U.S. dollar following a report that the country's central bank is cooling on the idea of adding more stimulus.

  • Euro rallies after Greece agreement report Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015 | 9:42 AM ET

    The dollar hit a fresh one-month high versus the yen on Wednesday, while uncertainty over a new debt deal for Greece kept the euro under a cloud.

  • Dollar jumps on yield play, eyes on Greece Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 8:14 AM ET

    The dollar strengthened on the back of U.S. Treasury yields, while the euro was buffeted by comments and media reports on the progress of Greece.

  • *China stimulus hopes boost commodity-dependent currencies. LONDON, Feb 10- Commodity price-dependent currencies such as the Australian dollar and Norwegian crown were the main movers on major foreign exchange markets on Tuesday, gaining up to a third of a percent on talk of more economic stimulus in China. Investors were keeping a close eye on the situation...

  • By Ian Chua and Hideyuki Sano. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, Feb 10- Commodity currencies held on to modest gains made on talk of possible Chinese stimulus and a notional bottoming-out of oil prices, while the U.S. dollar's payrolls-inspired rally ran out of steam. The Australian dollar gained 0.4 percent to $0.7828, keeping some distance from a 5 1/ 2- year low of $0.7627 touched a...

  • Westpac tips Aussie dollar at 75 US cents by Q1  Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 7:33 PM ET

    Jonathan Cavenagh, senior FX strategist at Westpac, says the Aussie dollar could hit 75 U.S. cents by end-March due to low commodity prices and expectations for another interest rate cut.

  • McCormack: Give Aussie PM a chance  Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 11:35 AM ET

    Michael McCormack, parliamentary secretary to the minister for finance in Australia, discusses the confidence vote for Australia's Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

  • Dollar eases after jobs-inspired rally, Greece eyed Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 5:48 AM ET

    The dollar gave back some ground on Monday as traders sold into a rally triggered by robust U.S. jobs data.

  • Aussie dollar to stay below 80 US cents: Pro  Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 12:24 AM ET

    A soft economy in Australia, along with poor data from China, will likely keep the Aussie dollar below $0.80 against the U.S. dollar for the time being, says Chris Tedder, research analyst at Forex.com.

  • What's key for Australian investors  Sunday, 8 Feb 2015 | 7:54 PM ET

    Adrian Mowat, chief emerging market & Asian equity strategist at JP Morgan, says investors are more focused on the Aussie dollar, given that there's more consistency from the central bank than who's in power in Canberra.

  • TOKYO, Feb 9- Asian shares wobbled on Monday after dismal Chinese trade data eclipsed a strong U.S. jobs report, raising concerns about a deepening slowdown in the world's second-largest economy and sending the Australian dollar sliding. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan slipped 0.3 percent with Australian shares down 0.5 percent...