The dollar lost its safe haven bounce as risk appetite improved amid expectations that Ukraine would receive international aid.
U.S. data this week will continue to reflect the impact of extreme weather, presenting a downside risk for the U.S. dollar.
The National Association of Realtors delivered some bad news, sending the euro back up against the dollar.
A still fragile outlook for the European economy and strong US economic growth helped push the greenback up.
Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior economist and strategist at Credit Agricole CIB, discusses the Australian dollar's weak performance on Thursday, following China's dismal factory data.
German and French economic growth numbers helped boost the euro to a near three week high against a dollar weakened by soft U.S. data.
Valentin Marinov, director of foreign exchange strategy at Citi, discusses the Australian dollar following the release of disappointing employment data and advises being short over the long term.
David Walker, Head of Equities Research at Stocks In Value, says Rio Tinto could reward investors with a stronger-than-expected dividend.
Chua Sock Koong, CEO at Southeast Asia's largest telecommunications operator Singtel, attributes the firm's 7.3 percent decline in operating profit to the strong Australian dollar.
CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports that Australian employment dropped 3,700 last month. Sean Darby, Chief Global Equity Strategist at Jefferies, weighs in on what that means for the central bank.
Kiran Kowshik, currency strategist at BNP Paribas, expects the U.S. dollar to trade higher on the back of Yellen's comments and says the aussie and kiwi should climb higher.
Chris Roberts, CEO of medical device maker Cochlear, says the firm's 73 percent decline in first-half profit doesn't reflect improving sales momentum.
The dollar was steady ahead of Janet Yellen's testimony in Congress, while Norway's crown jetted almost 1 percent higher.
Harry Dent, Editor of Survive & Prosper and Michael Blythe, Chief Economist at Commonwealth Bank of Australia discuss whether the RBA has caused Australia's property market to overheat.
The dollar see-sawed after a weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs report on Friday.
Global currency markets trod water ahead of interest rate decisions in Britain and the euro zone on Thursday.
Hamish Pepper, Forex Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays, says the RBA's shift to a neutral policy stance and recent strong data should strengthen the Aussie dollar.
The yen gained on Wednesday, as struggles in stock markets and the emerging markets forced investors to seek safe-haven currencies.
Kristy Campbell, Analyst at Macquarie Private Portfolio Management says Australian investors are concerned about the potential for the RBA to start hiking rates this year.
Michael Every, Head of Financial Markets Research, Asia-Pacific at Rabobank, says conflicting data from recent unemployment and inflation figures, is behind the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to keep rates unchanged.