Australian Dollar


  • 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.

  • A look at the RBA's 'cut and paste' statement     Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 12:07 AM ET

    Annette Beacher, Economist at TD Securities, is surprised that the Reserve Bank of Australia failed to mention the recent fall in the currency on Tuesday.

  • No surprises from RBA: HSBC     Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC, expects the Reserve Bank of Australia to leave policy unchanged on Tuesday amid weakening of the currency.

  • Dollar pauses after payrolls surge Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    The dollar paused for breath in early European trade after forecast-beating U.S. jobs data on Friday.

  • Is it time to buy the pound? Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 8:24 AM ET

    It hasn't taken sterling long to lose all the gains from the relief rally which followed Scotland's vote against independence.

  • Andrew Su, CEO at Compass Global Markets, expects the Australian dollar to see strong gains this week and remain between 88 to 92 cents against the U.S. dollar until year-end.

  • Have the Aussie dollar bears won the argument? Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    The Australian dollar had managed to keep diehard fans among currency traders and analysts, but now some of them are throwing in the towel.

  • The dollar climbed to a more than four-year peak on Friday after a report showing the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected last month.

  • Dollar retreats as investors turn risk-averse Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 4:56 AM ET

    The yen held its gains against the dollar on Thursday after weak manufacturing surveys from around the globe and an Ebola health scare in the United States.

  • Dollar bulls take a break, time to buy in?     Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 10:47 PM ET

    Hamish Pepper, Forex Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays, expects an upside surprise in Friday's U.S. payrolls report, which will underpin gains in the greenback.