Australian Dollar


  • *Crude oil stabilises before Thursday's OPEC summit. TOKYO, Nov 26- European shares pushed higher on Wednesday, bolstered by the prospect of more stimulus from the European Central Bank and as upbeat U.S. economic growth data calmed investor anxiety over a deteriorating global outlook. The pan-European FTSEurofirst index of leading blue-chip companies has...

  • SYDNEY, Nov 26- The Australian dollar hovered at a four-year low early on Wednesday, having been singled out by sellers in an otherwise aimless currency market ahead of the U.S. It has now given back half of its 2008-2011 rally from around $0.6000 to $1.1100. "The AUD sits squarely at the bottom of the G10 pack in the past 24 hours and heading into the NY close, with a...

  • Yen gains after BOJ minutes; dollar retreats Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    The yen rose on Tuesday after Bank of Japan minutes showed the hurdle to further quantitative easing was high.

  • Euro rises on German data, ECB's Weidmann's remarks Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 3:14 PM ET

    The euro rose against the dollar and yen on Monday due to encouraging German business data and remarks from a top European Central Bank official.

  • Aussie dollar rallies on China's rate cut  Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | 9:41 PM ET

    Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist at Citi, says there is potential for the Australian dollar to outperform on the back of China's surprise stimulus and outlines trading strategies.

  • Euro hit by Draghi's comments on more action Friday, 21 Nov 2014 | 6:43 AM ET

    The euro fell sharply on Friday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi signaled the organization could launch further monetary easing.

  • *Aussie rises after China cuts rates. LONDON, Nov 21- The euro fell sharply on Friday after European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi said inflation expectations were declining to levels that were very low, keeping the door open for further monetary easing soon. The Australian dollar jumped after China cut benchmark interest rates to bolster a sagging economy.

  • Dollar off session lows against yen, euro falls Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 2:41 PM ET

    The US dollar has recovered from session lows of 117.75 yen, while the euro fell slightly from around $1.255 to $1.245.

  • Only Lew can stop dollar's bull run: HSBC's Bloom Thursday, 20 Nov 2014 | 5:24 AM ET
    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew

    The greenback will rise steadily against each of its major counterparts in the next year as the Fed looks to raise rates, according to HSBC's David Bloom.

  • Dollar weaker vs euro after Fed minutes Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 2:18 PM ET

    The US dollar was slightly weaker against the euro and the yen after the Federal Reserve released the minutes of last month's meeting.

  • Euro gains on sentiment data, yen steady Tuesday, 18 Nov 2014 | 11:12 AM ET

    The U.S. dollar weakened against the euro on Tuesday on a better than expected survey of German sentiment.

  • Yen steadies against dollar after GDP shock Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 2:56 PM ET

    The yen recovered from seven-year lows against the dollar but remained under pressure after data showing Japan's economy slipping into recession.

  • Dollar-yen rally stalls: What next? Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 8:37 AM ET
    Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister.

    The Japanese yen left many currency experts wrong-footed on Monday with a seemingly unstoppable depreciation coming to an abrupt halt.

  • The dollar rallied on Friday, helped by unexpectedly strong U.S. retail sales data and a slide in the yen to seven-year lows.

  • Dollar near 7-year peak vs yen on Japan election talk Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    Dollar moved towards a seven-year high against the yen, driven by speculation that the Japanese Prime Minister will call a snap election.

  • SocGen bear warns of yen-dollar ‘tidal-wave’ Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 8:57 AM ET
    Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo, Japan

    Soc Gen's Albert Edwards believes the Japanese currency will sink to 145 yen against the dollar by April, forcing devaluations across Asia.

  • TOKYO, Nov 13- The dollar took time out from its rally against the yen and euro on Thursday as traders awaited Chinese and U.S. data for fresh catalysts, while the Australian dollar slid after a central bank official said an intervention on the currency has not been ruled out. The British pound languished at 14- month lows versus its U.S. peer after dovish messages...

  • Is RBA intervention on the cards? Barclays says not yet  Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    Christopher Kent, RBA's Assistant Governor, said the central bank isn't ruling out currency intervention. Mitul Kotecha, Head of FX Strategy, Asia Pacific at Barclays, discusses.

  • Sterling sags against dollar on 'later' rate hike Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 3:51 PM ET

    Britain's pound slouched near recent 14-month lows against the dollar as investors pushed back rate-hike expectations to the fourth quarter of 2015.

  • Dollar hits 7-year high vs yen on sales tax delay Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    The dollar climbed to a seven-year high against the yen as Prime Minister Abe is likely to delay a planned sales tax increase.