Australian Dollar


  • JPMorgan's loss dents risk appetite, and Chinese data disappoints - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.

  • The Bank of England steps back and euro fears ease - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Remain Bearish on the Euro     Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 10:40 PM ET

    Olivier Desbarres, Director & Head of FX Strategy, Barclays says he remains bearish on the euro against the dollar and sterling on the back of macro and political uncertainty in the economic bloc.

  • Gartman: Trading a Euro Break-Up Scenario     Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 5:11 PM ET

    Dennis Gartman, The Gartman Letter, discusses how to play a potential euro zone break-up, and CNBC's Jon Fortt has the update from Cisco's conference call reporting the company is extending weakness on a disappointing Q4 outlook.

  • Yen Lifts, Riskier Currencies Slip Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | 8:08 AM ET

    Politics weigh on the euro and mortgage applications lift the dollar - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Stephen Walters, Chief Economist, Australia at JPMorgan said he is skeptical over how Canberra can turn in a budget surplus in such a short period of time. Meanwhile, Margaret Stewart, GM, Policy & Industry Practice, Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia called the government's decision to hike the super contributions tax "short-sighted."

  • More Rate Cuts From RBA Ahead: Analyst     Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 10:44 PM ET

    Emma Lawson, Senior Currency Strategist, National Australia Bank says she expects two 25 bps cuts from the RBA in the coming months.

  • Australian Businesses Unimpressed With Budget     Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 10:20 PM ET

    John Symond, Founder, Aussie Home Loans says the Australian business community is not impressed with the government's new budget as it creates a lot of uncertainty.

  • Australia's Budget Bill Seems Unconditional     Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 6:35 PM ET

    Gavin Stacey, Director, Australia and New Zealand Rates Strategist, Barclays says Australia's 2012-13 budget appears unconditional, trying to achieve a budget surplus within a year regardless of the economic conditions.

  • Burned Too Often On Euro-Dollar? Try This Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 2:47 PM ET
    Businessman with crystal ball

    The euro-dollar currency pair has been confounding investors for months, but there are alternatives.

  • Safe Havens Get a Lift, Aussie Takes a Hit Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 8:18 AM ET

    Europe's elections cast a long shadow and Iran takes yuan - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Bearish on the Aussie Dollar: Strategist     Monday, 7 May 2012 | 10:42 PM ET

    Keagan York, Head of FX Strategy, Compass Global Markets says he's bearish on the AUD in the short & medium term. He thinks the upcoming Australian budget is unlikely to change his view.

  • Your Away-From Europe Election Trade Monday, 7 May 2012 | 3:58 PM ET
    Koala in a tree.

    The news from Europe is less than stellar, so this investor has a trading plan - in the South Pacific.

  • Your Currency Trade on the Move in Oil Prices Monday, 7 May 2012 | 9:22 AM ET

    Oil prices took a hit last week, and this strategist sees a pattern that points to a currency trade.

  • Gates, Buffett Talk Currencies     Monday, 7 May 2012 | 8:15 AM ET

    "The challenge with currencies is all the big ones have some difficulty," says Bill Gates. "It's not like the Americans have solved their deficit." Meanwhile Warren Buffett also shares his view on currencies.

  • Safe Havens Are Hot After European Elections Monday, 7 May 2012 | 8:02 AM ET

    The euro gets beaten by election results, and Australians are going shopping - it's time for your FX Fix

  • Downside Risk Ahead for the Euro     Sunday, 6 May 2012 | 10:41 PM ET

    Gregg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist, RBS calls the euro a "slow train wreck," stating that it could move lower past 1.26 now that it has broken the 1.30 level.

  • Andrew Pease, Investment Strategist, Russell Investment Group says the Australian share market will start outperforming only once the RBA cuts interest rates and the Aussie dollar undergoes a correction.

  • Oil Could Fall to $93-$95 Level     Sunday, 6 May 2012 | 6:41 PM ET

    Michael McCarthy, Chief Market Strategist, CMC Markets says the oil market will reconnect with the $93-$95/bbl level. He also says gold will go below $1,600 very soon.

  • Money In Motion Web Extra     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 5:59 PM ET

    Web-only advice and information for currency traders, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.