Currency

Aust dollar rebounds after dip below US85c

Local unit recovers after falling below US85c for first time since July 2010.

European stocks up on US data, ECB

Robust US data and ECB comments boost markets.

Tokyo shares end 0.14% lower

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Tokyo stocks close down 0.14 per cent on Wednesday.

Aust dollar holds above US85c

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Local currency near four-year low as RBA comments, China growth worry investors.

Scoreboard: US jitters

Strong quarterly economic growth data failed to inspire Wall Street, while European markets gained some ground.

Economy needs a lower dollar: RBA

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RBA's Philip Lowe tells economists he expects local currency to fall further.

RBA’s Lowe says high business costs a currency issue

Reserve Bank's Lowe says concerns over high business costs are really concerns about the exchange rate.

Aust dollar loses grip on 86c

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Local currency's brief rally in wake of Chinese rate cut loses steam

Aust dollar falls on China rate cut

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Local currency's brief rally in wake of Chinese rate cut over as unit falls at noon.

Aust dollar gives up China gains

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Bounce after China rates move proves short-lived as investors devalue impact of cut.

Scoreboard: ECB dampener

Fresh doubts were raised about the ECB's ability to go ahead with stimulus measures, while in the US traders dissected soft economic data.

China stocks surged prior to rate cut

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Chinese investors suspect interest rate cut may have been leaked prior to announcement.

Aust dollar lifts after Chinese rate cut

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The Australian dollar is higher after the Chinese central bank cut its benchmark interest rate for the first time in two years.

Aust dollar rallies on China rate cut

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Local currency higher at noon as Chinese interest-rate cut boosts commodity prices.

Aust dollar lifts on China cuts

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Local unit makes upward move on back of surprise rate cut from Chinese central bank.

Aust dollar jumps on China rate cut

Local unit returns to levels around US87c after surprise interest rate move.

China says no change in "prudent monetary policy"

China's central bank says surprise interest rate cut isn't a shift away from "prudent monetary policy."

European stocks boosted by Draghi's stimulus comments

European stocks and bonds surge after ECB's Draghi says bank stands ready to expand stimulus.

Hong Kong shares end Friday session up 0.37%

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Hong Kong stocks end a four-day losing streak to close up 0.37 per cent.

Tokyo stocks close up 0.33%

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Tokyo stocks end higher as investors hunt for bargains ahead of looming election.

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