Currency

Aust dollar slightly lower in late trade

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Local unit hit by Japanese stimulus announcement after rallying on US GDP.

Aust dollar lifts at noon

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Local currency edges upward boosted by improving investor confidence following US GDP figures.

Scoreboard: US growth spurt

Wall Street rose on strong corporate earnings and positive GDP data, while European markets edged up and oil prices slid.

Aust dollar firms in early trade

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Local currency begins to recover losses made after US Fed policy meeting.

Aust dollar firms in early trade

by AAP
Local currency begins to recover losses made after US Fed policy meeting.

Aust dollar lower in late trade

Unit slightly weaker on the back of FMOC comments.

A bullish Fed changes everything

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The Fed has finally acknowledged that the US economy is out of danger. Its latest statement is a game changer.

Scoreboard: Quitting QE

Wall Street wobbled after the Fed decision was announced, while European markets edged higher. The US dollar rose strongly against other major currencies.

Aust dollar sinks below US88c on Fed

Local unit loses one cent as concerns swell of early rate hike from US central bank.

Aust dollar lifts ahead of FOMC minutes

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Unit ticks higher in late trade as investors take positions ahead of central bank's comments.

Aust dollar higher at noon ahead of Fed

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Local currency trading in tight range ahead of outcome of US Fed policy meeting.

Falling Aust dollar boosting economy

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CBA economist says local currency's 10% fall will boost economic growth by 1% over two years.

Scoreboard: Confidence surge

Both Wall Street and European markets made solid gains on the back of strong corporate earnings and consumer confidence data, while Twitter shares fell sharply.

Aust dollar jumps clear of US88c

Local unit on the rise ahead of closely watched Fed Reserve policy meeting.

Aust dollar treads water in late trade

Local unit little changed ahead of US Federal Open Market Committee meeting.

Aust dollar lower before Fed meeting

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Local currency trading down ahead of conclusion of US Federal Reserve policy meeting,

Scoreboard: Blame it on Rio

Shares of Brazilian companies trading in the US tumbled in response to the results of the presidential election, while energy shares were hit by another fall in oil prices.

Aust dollar dips on European data

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Local unit holds above US88c despite continued fears on global growth outlook.

China to start direct trading between yuan, Singapore dollar

Beijing move lifts number of direct-traded currencies to nine.

Aust dollar above US88c in late trade

Local unit treads water ahead of this week's FOMC meeting.

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