Australian Dollar

Aust dollar sinks below US90c on Fed

Local unit at six-month low as recent gains wiped out on exit talk from US central bank.

Aust dollar jumps back to US91c

Local unit climbs US1c overnight as Fed rate hike fears wane once more.

Qantas wants Aust dollar at US80c

Airline says negative impact on fuel costs will be outweighed by foreign rivals' behaviour.

Aust dollar rises on RBA minutes

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Local currency lifts on speculation RBA may lift interest rates if the housing market overheats.

RBA's Kent upbeat on business investment

Asst governor optimistic, but warns still-high Aust dollar may be holding business investment back.

Aust dollar rebounds above US90c

Local unit bounces higher as iron ore price jumps, US data disappoints.

A China trap snares the Aussie dollar

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Expectations of continued weakness in the iron ore price is seeing savvy investors transition out of what has until now been a very profitable defacto China play.

Aust dollar drops below US90c

Local currency breaches US90c mark in afternoon trade as weak Chinese data, Fed talk weighs.

Aust dollar to be worst performer in 2015: analysts

Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts tip local currency will fall to US80c next year.

Australian dollar has biggest tumble in a year

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Local currency posts largest weekly fall in a year, below 91 US cents against a strengthening greenback.

Australian dollar hits six-month low

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Local currency falls below US91c despite yesterday's strong jobs data.

Aust dollar spikes on unemployment data

Local currency jumps on the release of better than expected official jobs data.

Aust dollar fails to rebound

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Local unit holds steady in overnight trade after heavy falls earlier this week.

UBS warns on China slowdown

Bank's chief economist says RBA rate cuts 'might be appropriate' to counter risks.

Aust dollar slumps below US92c

Local unit endures another big drop, hits lowest level since March 25.

Aust dollar sinks below US93c

Local currency loses more than half a cent on weaker-than-expected China imports data.

Aust dollar climbs on weak US data

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Local unit edges toward US94c mark after US jobs data disappoints.

$A resilient despite ECB rate cute

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Local currency buoyed by economic growth, international trade and retail sales figures.

Aust dollar lifts on data

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Strong showing from local unit yesterday carries across to overnight session.

Aust dollar higher at noon

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Local currency remains stronger on expectations RBA's rate cutting cycle is over.