Currency

Scoreboard: Wall Street slide

Wall Street closed lower following news of a shooting at the Canadian parliament in Ottawa, while oil prices fell on a sharp lift in US crude stockpiles.

Aust dollar lower on US data

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Local unit holds below US88c overnight as investors weigh inflation data.

Aust dollar unaffected by CPI

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Local currency still at the whim of the greenback as official inflation figures fail to move unit.

Aust dollar slips slightly on CPI data

Local currency gives up some ground after September quarter headline inflation beats forecasts.

Scoreboard: ECB boost

European markets surged on news that the ECB was mulling a plan to buy corporate bonds, while Wall Street also rose following strong corporate earnings.

Aust dollar slips below US88c

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Local unit gives up recent gains as US dollar draws strong investor support.

Aust dollar slightly stronger in late trade

Local unit boosted by better than expected Chinese growth data.

Aust dollar unmoved by RBA minutes

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Local currency hovering below US88c after RBA minutes, ahead of Chinese data release.

RBA to keep rates on ice as $A declines

Reserve Bank intends to keep the cash rate at record low despite a big surge in housing investment.

Scoreboard: Earnings cheer

European shares dipped on Monday, while Wall Street took an IBM slump in its stride following solid earnings figures elsewhere.

Aust dollar climbs back to US88c

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Local unit returns to US88c ahead of key inflation data, RBA speeches.

Aust dollar slightly higher in late trade

Local currency trades in tight range; investors eye Japanese headlines, Chinese stimulus.

Aust dollar higher at noon

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Local currency trending upward ahead of busy week of economic data.

Aust dollar steady in early trade

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Local currency edges slightly higher as global stock markets stabilise after last week's heavy falls.

Scoreboard: Confidence surge

Strong gains are expected on the local market after solid US economic data and corporate earnings delighted investors in Europe and the US.

Aust dollar slightly softer in late trade

Local unit trades quietly after volatile week, third-quarter inflation data eyed.

Aust dollar weaker at noon

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Local currency lower but recovering after comments from a US Federal Reserve official.

Scoreboard: Europe climbs back

European stocks recovered after significant falls in early trading, while oil prices climbed after dropping below $US80.

Aust dollar dips on strong US data

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Local currency loses ground after US weekly jobless claims, iron ore price fall.

Aust dollar stronger in late trade

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Unit sits just below US88 cents after touching two-week high on disappointing US data.

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