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Dollar Strengthens but Stock Market Rebound Short-lived


"The dollar rose overnight except against the yen, which kept pace. Assorted dollar gains amounted to 0.6% vis-a-vis sterling, 0.4% versus the euro and peso, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc, kiwi and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-17 16:03
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Dollar and Sovereign Debt Yields Rise, while Equities Slip Further


"Markets remain risk averse today. The dollar appreciated 0.4% against the euro, 0.3% versus the loonie, peso and kiwi, 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc, Aussie dollar, and sterling, and 0.1% vis-a-vis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-09 15:39
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

All Eyes on the Senate Judiciary Committee


"The testimonies of Kavanaugh and Blassey Ford start at 10:00 EDT (14:00 GMT). This has been a busy day already from a central banking and data release standpoint. The dollar overnight firmed by 0.7% a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 15:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Lots of Data but Not Much Market Movement as Monthend Approaches


"The dollar’s down 0.3% against the yen but up 0.2% relative to the loonie, euro, Aussie dollar and Chinese yuan. Ten-year sovereign debt yields have slid back 3 basis points in Germany, 2 bps in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-30 15:23
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, gold, loonie, point

Investors Sifting Through Diverse Array of Market Movers


"The dollar rose 0.8% against the Aussie dollar, 0.3% relative to the Mexican peso and kiwi, 0.2% versus the yen, and 0.1% against the euro and sterling. The dollar slipped 0.3% against the Chinese yua..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-23 14:27
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Dollar Softens Further


"The dollar lost some further modest ground against major currencies like the euro (0.3%), Swiss franc and Canadian dollar (0.2%), and New Zealand dollar (0.1%). The dollar edged up 0.1% against the Au..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-22 14:13
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, rate

Sterling Continues to Stumble on Hard Brexit Fears


"Sterling hit new 2018 lows of EUR 0.9019 and $1.2859. The dollar is 0.6% stronger against the pound than its Tuesday closing level. The dollar is also up 0.3% versus the loonie, down 0.3% relative to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 14:12
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

Softer Dollar but Higher Share Prices


"The dollar softened overnight by 0.6% against the Aussie dollar, 0.4% relative to the yuan and euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the peso, loonie and kiwi, 0.2% versus the yen and Swiss franc, and 0.1% against ste..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-07 14:30
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar Rises as Powell Testimony Continues


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen but extended its rise otherwise by gaining a further 0.6% against sterling, 0.3% versus the loonie, Aussie dollar and yuan, 0.2% relative to the euro and 0.1% v..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-18 17:07
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Dollar Up, Stocks Listless, and Sovereign Debt Yields Lower as Week Draws to an End


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.4% against the kiwi and yuan and by 0.2% relative to the euro, loonie, Swiss franc, Aussie dollar and sterling. The dollar dipped 0.2% versus the peso and 0.1% against t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 17:29
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Lack of U.S. Leadership on This Independence Day Depresses Market Action


"The dollar is unchanged against the yen, kiwi and loonie, up 0.2% relative to the euro and 0.1% versus the Swiss franc and Aussie dollar, and down by 0.1% vis-a-vis sterling and the yuan. Stocks in Eu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-04 17:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Broad Commitment to a Process Signed by Trump and Kim but Lacking Many Details


"There’s been little market reaction to the Trump-Kim talks in Singapore. The dollar is up 0.2% versus the yen and loonie, unchanged against the yuan and Aussie dollar, and down 0.1% vis-a-vis th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 14:22
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Lots of Data Released and Mostly on the Softer Side


"The dollar strengthened across the board overnight, rising 0.7% against the peso, 0.4% relative to the euro, Aussie dollar and yuan, 0.3% versus the yen and sterling, and 0.2% vis-a-vis the Canadian d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-15 14:27
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, market, share

Thursday Losses in the Dollar Extended Slightly


"The dollar slipped by a further 0.4% against sterling, 0.3% relative to the Swiss franc, Aussie dollar and yuan, 0.2% versus the euro, loonie and kiwi, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen. Yesterday’s re..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 14:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, report

Paused Rise of Dollar and Sovereign Debt Yields but Commodity Rally Continued Overnight


"The dollar slipped overnight by 0.2% against the Aussie dollar and sterling and 0.1% versus the euro. The kiwi and yen fell 0.3%, while the loonie is flat. The ten-year Treasury yield eased back a bas..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 14:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

U.S. Balance of Payments and the Dollar


"The dollar did not perform as weakly in the fourth quarter as it did earlier in 2017. Between end-2016 and end-2017, the U.S. currency lost 12.3% against the euro, 8.7% relative to the pound, 7.6% ver..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 02:37
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, loonie, pound

Tuesday-Wednesday Rundown


"During these past two days, the dollar dropped over 1.0% against the won, 0.7% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.6% relative to the euro, 0.5% vis-a-vis the Canadian dollar 0.4% against sterling but just 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 23:51
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar

Mixed Market Action This Friday


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.4% versus the peso, 0.3% against the yuan and sterling and 0.2% relative to the loonie but rose 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.1% versus the yen, and 0.2% vis-a-vis the euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-23 15:07
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar and Stocks Lower amid Some Softer European Data


"The dollar dropped overnight by 0.5% against the yen, 0.3% relative to the peso and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc, kiwi and Aussie dollar. The dollar firmed 0.2% relative to sterling and 0.1% versus..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 15:32
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Some Weaker-Than-Expected European Data


"Preliminary February purchasing manager survey estimates from the euro area and the latest British labor statistics were softer than forecast. The next significant market-moving event will be the rele..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 17:17
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie, market

Dampened Activity Due to Holidays in Asia and North America


"The U.S. dollar is unchanged against the euro, peso, sterling and Canadian and New Zealand dollars.The greenback slipped 0.2% relative to the Aussie dollar and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc but edged..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 14:56
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, market

Dollar Lifts as U.S. Markets Reopen


"Following the three-day U.S. holiday weekend, the dollar has recovered 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the euro and sterling, 0.2% relative to the yen and Aussie dollar and 0.1% against the Swiss f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 15:56
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar and Stocks Up and Commodities Down Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report


"The dollar has advanced overnight by 0.5% against the yen, 0.4% vis-a-vis the peso, 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.2% relative to the euro and Swiss franc, and 0.1% against the loonie. There’s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-05 15:32
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie

Dollar Falling on First Business Day of 2018


"The start of a new calendar year finds the dollar picking up where 2017 ended with a slip-sliding trend. Overnight losses amount to 0.5% against the euro, 0.6% relative to the Mexican peso, 0.4% versu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 16:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Only Marginal Net Dollar Movement on a Newsworthy Friday


"The approaching Christmas holiday, which has some markets closing early today, appears to have muted changes in the dollar, which has moved up 0.3% against the loonie, 0.2% relative to the euro, Swiss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-22 17:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Dollar Slips and Stocks Rise Ahead of Last FOMC Decision of the Yellen Era


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.4% relative to sterling, 0.3% vis-a-vis the yen and 0.1% against the euro, Swiss franc and loonie. Core U.S. CPI in..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 17:53
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, inflation, kiwi, loonie, point

Stronger Dollar and Stocks


"Financial markets are in a healthy mood as November winds down. The dollar shows gains of a half percent or less against the euro, yen, Swissie, sterling, and Aussie dollar. The DOW is up 0.3%. Share..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 18:20
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, financial, market, share

Aussie Dollar Flash


"Aussie Dollar Flash Seller exhaustion was apparent in the lead up to the FOMC minutes, as shorts continued to unwind.  While selling pressure has re-emerged this morning at .7620-.7625, one does get t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 03:31
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bear, dollar

Midday Movers


"Midday Movers At midday, the Yield curve watch goes on in earnest with this mornings downtick in 10 Year UST yield’s  the primary catalyst behind the drop in USDJPY. The Aussie dollar continues..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 06:29
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, price index

The Aussie Dollar Plummets


"The Aussie Dollar Plummets The Aussie bulls are running for cover as the national CPI has missed the mark badly. The headline rose 0.6%QoQ versus 0.8% expected. The with the trim mean at 0.4%QoQ versu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 03:42
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bull, cpi, dollar

Markets Remain Rattled by Concerns over the Political Direction of the United States


"The dollar lost 0.5% overnight against the yen, loonie, kiwi and Aussie dollar. The greenback also dipped 0.1% versus the euro, Swissy, yuan and sterling. Japan’s Nikkei dropped 1.2% or 232 poin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-18 15:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, point, swissy

Flood of Data on Final Business Day of April


"The dollar is mixed, with declines of 0.6% against the euro, 0.3% relative to the peso and Swiss franc and 0.2% vis-a-vis sterling but gains of 0.3% versus the yen, 0.2% against the kiwi and 0.1% rela..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 15:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Three Central Bank Meetings, Weaker Oil, and Several Data Releases


"The dollar is up 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.4% relative to the loonie, and 0.3% against the euru and Aussie dollar but flat against sterling and softer versus the peso. Stocks are slightly lower in the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 18:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Last Day of the Week, Month, Calendar Quarter, and Japanese Fiscal Year


"Shortly before the release of several U.S. indicators (personal spending and income, the PCE price deflator, the Chicago PMI, and the Reuters/U. Michigan consumer sentiment index) the dollar was uncha..."

Aussie Lower on Risk Aversion


"“It appears (Trump’s) lack of skilled political operators will hurt the enactment of his key initiatives,” said Stephen Innes, senior trader at OANDA. “The markets are very fid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-22 08:12
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, market

Oil Under $50 and Gold Below $1,200 as U.S. Jobs Report Nears


"A mixed overnight trading session finds the dollar up 0.4% against the yen and above the 115 level but down 0.3% to 1.0610 per euro. The dollar climbed 0.2% against sterling and 0.1% versus the Swiss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-10 15:14
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, trading

Stocks, Bond Yields and Dollar Down But Gold Strengthens Further


"Investors turned cautious as the third full week of February wound down. The dollar has lost 0.4% against the Aussie dollar, 0.3% relative to the yen and euro and 0.2% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc. The y..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-24 15:13
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie, share

Dollar Falls Broadly Except Against Sterling


"The dollar lost 1.2% against the Australian dollar, 0.8% relative to the euro, 0.7% vis-a-vis the yen, 0.5% versus the kiwi, 0.6% against the Mexican peso, 0.4% relative to the Swissie, and 0.3% versu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 15:22
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, report

China Releases a Whole Lot of Data as World Awaits Trump?s Inauguration


"At 17:00 GMT (noon EST), Donald J. Trump will officially become the 45th president of the United States. The dollar rose overnight by 0.6% against the New Zealand dollar, 0.4% versus the loonie, 0.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 15:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie

Better Session for the Dollar


"Following sharp losses on Tuesday, the dollar prior to the release of U.S. CPI figures shows a recovery of 0.9% against sterling, 0.8% relative to the peso, 0.5% vis-a-vis the loonie and yen, and 0.2%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 14:57
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar, Bond Yields, and Japanese Nikkei Slip


"The dollar fell overnight by a further 0.5% against the yen, 0.4% relative to the euro, Aussie dollar and kiwi, 0.3% versus the loonie, peso and Swiss franc, 0.2% against sterling and 0.1% relative to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-29 15:02
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Time Out for the Holidays


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro and Swiss franc, up 0.2% relative to the yen and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yuan and Mexican peso but down 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar and 0.2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-26 17:53
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Dollar Strengthens against Euro after ECB Announcement


"The dollar advanced 1.3% against the euro, 1.0% versus the Swiss franc, 0.5% relative to the Aussie dollar, 0.3% vis-a-vis the yen and sterling and 0.2% against the Mexican peso and Chinese yuan. ECB..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-08 18:15
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, rate

Holiday Thin Markets


"Holiday Thin Markets  Predictably quiet G-10 session with the US market closed for  Thanksgiving, but  EM  currencies dominated price action   Australian Dollar The Aussie dollar has held up remarkabl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-25 02:05
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, market, us market

Waiting for Friday?s U.S. Jobs Report


"The dollar firmed 0.4% against the Swiss franc and Aussie dollar, 0.3% relative to sterling, 0.2% versus the euro, loonie and kiwi, and 0.1% against the yen. Chinese markets remain closed. Tomorrow..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-06 13:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, oil, report

Investors Continue to Mark Time Ahead of Jackson Hole Symposium


"Overnight the dollar rose 0.2% against the euro and 0.1% versus the Swiss franc but slipped 0.3% against the kiwi and 0.2% relative to sterling. There’s been no net change vis-a-vis the yen or A..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-24 13:14
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, share

Stronger New Zealand Dollar


"Several currencies strengthened against the U.S. dollar, led by the kiwi and not including the euro. The greenback lost 0.7% against the New Zealand dollar, 0.3% relative to the loonie, yen and sterli..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-23 12:58
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Up But Stocks Lower


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.9% against the Aussie dollar, 0.4% relative to the loonie, yuan and sterling, 0.3% versus the yen and Swiss franc and 0.2% against the kiwi and euro. In European stock m..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-19 13:45
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Dollar Ranges So Far in 2016


"After the close of yesterday, five-eighths of 2016 had been completed. Up to that point, the dollar had ranged considerably more widely against the yen, sterling loonie, Aussie dollar and kiwi than ag..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 18:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, spread, trading

Softer Kiwi after New Zealand Rate Cut


"The dollar advanced 0.4% against the New Zealand dollar, 0.3% versus the euro, yen and sterling, and 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc, Aussie dollar and yuan.  The greenback is 0.1% lower against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-11 13:35
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie, point, rate

Dollar Slightly Softer Ahead of U.S. Jobs and Trade Data


"The dollar overnight lost 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.4% versus the Aussie dollar and sterling and 0.2% relative to the yen and euro.  The dollar is steady against the loonie, Swiss franc and yuan. Stock..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 14:18
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Yen, Aussie Dollar and Kiwi Strengthen


"The dollar fell overnight by 1.0% against the yen, 0.8% relative to the kiwi and 0.7% vis-a-vis the Aussie dollar, but the U.S. currency is little changed against other major currencies. The Japanese..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-26 17:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currencies, currency, dollar, finance, kiwi

Sterling and Oil Slammed?Funds Seeking Bonds and Yen


"The dollar rose 1.7% against sterling but fell 0.9% relative to the yen.  The greenback has also risen 1.0% against the loonie, 0.9% relative to the Aussie dollar and kiwi.  Dollar/euro and dollar/Swi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-05 17:19
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie, oil

Modestly Softer Dollar


"Dollar slippage so far today amounts to 0.6% against the Aussie dollar, 0.5% versus the kiwi, 0.4% relative to sterling and the euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the yen and loonie and 0.2% against the yuan. Janet..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-22 13:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, economy, financial, kiwi, loonie

APAC Currency Corner ? Will NFP provide the magic bullet for the US dollar?


"Aussie ? trading heavy   Following up on  Wednesday’s unexpectedly strong Q1 GDP report, Australia printed a much narrower-than-expected trade deficit of AUD1.6bn in April ? the smallest in 14 m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-03 03:50
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, report, trading

APAC Currency Corner ? oil boosts markets. Spotlight on Yellen


"After two days of solid bull runs, global equity markets consolidated on Thursday. This retrenchment was not too surprising as traders pare down risk ahead of long weekends in both US and the UK.   Au..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-27 03:45
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bull, dollar, market

Pound Up on Reduced Brexit Fears


"A new phone poll by Daily Telegraph revealed a widening margin of voters favoring Britain staying in the European Union (55% to 42%), and sterling rose 0.9% against the dollar in response. The U.S. cu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-24 14:19
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, margin

APAC Currency Corner -Waiting Game Retail Sales


"The Aussie On the Aussie dollar, a few themes have played out over the past 24 hours. Given the expectation of more aggressive monetary policy easing from the RBA, traders continue to fade commodity-i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-13 03:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, rate

Lower Yen and Stronger Norwegian Krone as Oil Recovers


"WTI oil rose 0.9% to a six-month high above $46/barrel after indications of a diminishing supply glut.  Comex gold fell 0.5% overnight. The dollar rebounded 1.4% against the yen.  NorwayR..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-12 13:19
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, gold, oil

APAC Currency Corner ? The Aftermath


"  Aussie rate cut wrong-foots traders   The Aussie dollar was trounced in the wake of yesterday?s RBA unexpected 25 basis point rate cut. But it was more than just the rate cut that spooked traders.  ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-04 03:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, point, rate

Investors Shocked by BOJ?s Decision Not to Ease Policy Further


"The yen climbed 2.6% against both the dollar and euro, the Japanese Nikkei plunged 3.6%, and the 10-year JGB yield fell 3 basis points to -0.09%. The dollar otherwise fell 1.2% against the kiwi and is..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-28 17:59
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

A Weak Yen and Lackluster PMI Reports


"The yen has declined 1.0% on balance against the dollar on unconfirmed reports that the Bank of Japan will announce fresh stimulus next week including the expansion of sub-zero interest rates to its l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-22 13:53
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currencies, dollar, loonie, rate, report

Profit-Taking Friday


"Investors were in a more sober mood at week’s end. The dollar fell back 1.0% against the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the won, 0.5% versus the yen, 0.3% vis-a-vis the Aussie dollar and sterling, and 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-15 14:40
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

APAC-CURRENCY CORNER ? CHINA RETAIL SURPRISE


"  Aussie dollar resilient The Aussie received support from yesterday?s Australian employment data. The uptick in price action came despite what seems to be an ? annual ?  pre-budget debt rating warnin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-15 04:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, employment, rate

APAC Currency Corner ? Commodities on Fire


"Aussie Dollar The Aussie was on fire overnight. Traders took cues from firming global equities with commodities prices gaining a foothold amid a broad commodity rally. It was a classic risk-on rally..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-13 03:46
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, economy

OANDA MP ? Market Snapshot (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how markets are trading early in the European session and looks at today’s key economic events. In today’s video Craig discusses the Australia..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 15:47
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, inflation, market, oil, pound, trading

APAC Currency Corner -NO MAS


"Aussie Dollar For today’s price action, traders will continue taking cues from regional and US equity markets. But given just how fragile current risk sentiment is there should be a broader pref..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-11 04:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, employment, market

Market Focus on Soft Global Economy


"A little past noon in New York finds the dollar with scant change against the yen, sterling, and the Canadian and Aussie dollars, but the U.S. currency has slipped about a half percent vis-a-vis the e..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-31 19:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, share

Market Focus on Soft Global Economy


"A little past noon in New York finds the dollar with scant change against the yen, sterling, and the Canadian and Aussie dollars, but the U.S. currency has slipped about a half percent vis-a-vis the e..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-31 18:45
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, share

Stocks, Euro, and Several Metals Fall as Week Begins


"The dollar has strengthened 0.7% against the Swiss franc and kiwi, 0.4% relative to the euro and sterling, and 0.2% vis-a-vis the Aussie dollar.  The yen is up 0.3% against the dollar.  Offs..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-07 15:06
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

It?s U.S. February Jobs Day


"Markets await U.S. employment and trade data, which get released at 08:30 EST (13:30 GMT).  Canada reports trade and labor productivity. Meanwhile, in the marketplace, the dollar has slipped 0.5%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-04 14:46
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, employment, kiwi, market, report

Sterling?s the Biggest Loser Against a Strengthening Dollar


"Sterling fell 2.0% against the U.S. currency, which also has risen 0.9% against the euro, 0.8% relative to the Swiss franc and 0.5% vis-a-vis the yen.  Emerging market currencies and commodity-se..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-22 15:20
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, market

Mark Time March Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report


"In a week that’s seen the dollar drop its most in several years, the U.S. currency shows scant net change overnight, dipping 0.1% versus the loonie, Swissie and kiwi while edging 0.1% higher aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-05 15:23
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Euro Weakens and Equities Remain on Tenterhooks


"The euro weakened overnight by 0.8% against the dollar and 1.2% relative to the yen.  The U.S. currency has otherwise appreciated 0.7% versus the Swiss franc, 0.5% vis-a-vis the kiwi and 0.3% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-05 15:37
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Week Starting Slowly


"The British, Australian, Canadian and New Zealand markets are closed in observance of Boxing Day. The dollar is 0.7% stronger against the loonie but has slipped 0.4% relative to the euro.  The U..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-28 14:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Christmas Day, Little Else to Say


"Outside of Japan, where several indicators were reported, Christmas 2015 has been a quiet day in the marketplace. The dollar recorded dips of 0.3% overnight against the loonie and 0.1% versus the kiwi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-25 16:46
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, indicators, kiwi, loonie, market, report

Narrowly Mixed Dollar


"The biggest dollar move overnight is a 0.5% slide against sterling.  Otherwise, the U.S. currency is down 0.2% versus the loonie and 0.1% relative to the yen, unchanged vis-a-vis the yuan, and up..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-23 13:59
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, oil

Quiet Start to Holiday-Riddled Week


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, yen, loonie and yuan.  The U.S. currency gained 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc and 0.1% versus the Aussie dollar and sterling but edged down 0.1% vis-a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-21 16:35
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Markets Confused and Fearful about the Coming Year


"Noontime in New York finds U.S. equities down over 1.0%, the ten-year Treasury yield off two basis points, and the dollar depressed by 1.3% against the yen, 1.0% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.8% relativ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-19 03:06
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, share

Markets Confused and Fearful about the Coming Year


"Noontime in New York finds U.S. equities down over 1.0%, the ten-year Treasury yield off two basis points, and the dollar depressed by 1.3% against the yen, 1.0% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.8% relativ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-18 19:21
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, share

AUDUSD ? Rally Continues After Brief Retracement


"The Aussie dollar is rallying against its U.S. counterpart again on Monday after undergoing a correction in the second half of last week. The pair broke above the long term descending channel a couple..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-30 19:03
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar

Month Ending with Usual Flurry of Data Reports


"Overnight dollar movement ranges from declines of 0.9% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.2% relative to the loonie and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc to rises of 0.5% against sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-30 18:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Australian Businesses Investment Dropped 9.2% in September


"Business investment by Australian companies slumped a record 9.2 percent in the September quarter, causing the Aussie dollar to drop 0.4 percent against the greenback. The Australian Bureau of Statist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-26 17:42
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, investment

Share Prices Up, Dollar Fairly Steady Awaiting U.S. CPI and Industrial Production Data


"The dollar is unchanged against the Canadian dollar and sterling.  It has risen 0.3% versus the Swiss franc and kiwi, 0.2% relative to the euro, and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yuan and yen but lost 0.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-17 14:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi

Dollar Calm All Things Considered


"In the wake of the Jihadist attacks in Paris Friday night, the dollar has risen 0.1% against the euro, 0.3% versus the yen and Aussie dollar, and 0.2% relative to sterling.  The Swissie and yuan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-16 15:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, share

Chinese CPI Inflation Fell to 5-Month Low


"The dollar showed little net change overnight, firming 0.3% against the euro and 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc, falling 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie, Aussie dollar and sterling, and staying flat versu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-10 15:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Several Trade Reports and an OECD Semi-Annual Outlook


"The dollar is mostly softer.  Stocks are mostly lower, but gold, oil, and some bond yields are up. The dollar depreciated overnight by 0.4% against the euro and kiwi, 0.3% versus sterling and the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-09 15:12
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, gold, kiwi, loonie, oil

Dollar Mixed Ahead of FOMC Statement


"The dollar is down 0.3% against the euro and loonie and 0.1% relative to the yen, but the U.S. currency has also risen by 0.7% against the Aussie dollar, 0.5% vis-a-vis the kiwi and 0.1% against the y..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-28 13:50
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Softer Energy Prices, Stronger Yen


"West Texas Intermediate oil fell 1.2% to $43.98 per barrel, and natural gas costs slipped to a three-year low. The yen is 06% stronger against the dollar, which otherwise firmed 0.2% relative to the l..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-27 14:03
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie, oil, share

New Wave of Volatility and More Disinflationary Data


"Yesterday’s plunge in oil prices has been followed by news of a 20.4% on-year decline in Chinese import prices and a 1.1% slide in the Aussie dollar against its U.S. counterpart. The greenback i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-13 14:37
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, oil

German and Japanese Current Account Data and a Bank of England Decision


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.5% against the Swiss franc, 0.4% versus the euro, 0.3% vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.1% relative to the yen, yuan and kiwi.  The greenback firmed 0.2% against the Auss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-08 14:20
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Tankan, Manufacturing PMIs, and U.S. Jobless Claims Data Released


"The dollar traded up 0.4% against the Swiss franc and 0.2% against the euro but has declined by 0.8% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.7% relative to the kiwi, 0.4% vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.1% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-01 15:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, dollar trade, gold, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Little Moved by U.S. and Other Data


"The dollar shows no net overnight movement against the euro, yuan and loonie, a rise of 0.3 against the Aussie dollar and sterling, a gain of 0.2% and 0.1% versus the kiwi and Swissie, and a drop of 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-15 16:47
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Holiday Closures in the United States and Canada


"Financial markets today will lack the leadership of North American participation due to Labor Day closures in the United States and Canada. The dollar is mixed, dropping 0.6% against sterling, 0.4% ve..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-07 12:57
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, financial, kiwi, market

Yuan Down Again But at a More Gradual Pace


"The Chinese renminbi dipped only 0.3% today. The dollar is unchanged against the Swiss franc and Aussie dollar, up 0.6% against the loonie, 0.5% relative to the euro, 0.9% versus the kiwi and 0.2% vis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-13 16:15
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Rate Hike in the U.K. Unlikely Until 2016


"Sterling fell 0.6% overnight against the dollar, which otherwise shows gains of 0.2% versus the Swiss franc and Aussie dollar but losses of 0.4% relative to the kiwi and 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-06 18:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Monthend Finds Dollar and Stocks Mixed and Commodities Lower


"With July drawing to an end, the dollar rose overnight by 0.8% against the kiwi, 0.5% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.,2% relative to the loonie and 0.1% against the yen and sterling.  But the dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-31 13:45
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Weaker Dollar and Pound


"The dollar edged 0.1% firmer against sterling but has lost 1.4% against the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the euro, 0.6% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc, 0.4% versus the loonie and Aussie dollar and 0.2% against t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-23 13:37
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Aussie, Kiwi and Loonie Under Commodity Currency Attack


"Aussie bears look to Stevens for support Kiwi takes temporary flight for insurance Loonie dithers in the middle for now Governor Poloz goes it alone Recent actions and rhetoric from Commonwealth Prime..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-21 13:06
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bear, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Greek Banks Reopen, Share Prices Higher in Europe, and Gold Lower


"The U.S. dollar fell 0.8% against the kiwi overnight but shows small gains of 0.3% relative to sterling, 0.2% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc and 0.1% against the yen, loonie and Aussie dollar.  The eu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-20 13:57
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

AUD/USD Remains Near Lows Around 0.74


"The dollar traded near six-year highs versus the Australian and New Zealand currencies, and commodities were set to cap a second weekly drop, as receding concerns over crises in Greece and China put t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-17 05:04
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, dollar trade, rate

Australian and New Zealand Dollars Fall as U.S. Jobs Report is Awaited


"The U.S. dollar climbed 0.9% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.2% relative to the yen, loonie and Swiss franc, and 0.1% against sterling.  The New Zealand dollar touched a 5-year..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-02 13:36
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Several Central Bank Rate Cuts and Data Surprises Lift Dollar


"The U.S. dollar leaped 2.8% against its New Zealand counterpart and also rose overnight by 0.9% against the yen, 0.6% relative to the euro, 0.4% versus the loonie, Aussie dollar and sterling, and 0.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-11 14:23
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, loonie, rate

Australian GDP Surprise Not Enough to Offset Negative Data


"  For the second consecutive day, the AUD/USD fell. Australian retail sales numbers and trade data had weakened the Aussie dollar ahead of the U.S. nonfarm payrolls (NFP) report. Australian retail sal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-05 19:48
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, report, retail sales

Memorial Day Weekend Finds Spotlight on BOJ, China and Germany


"U.S. markets will be closing early ahead of the Memorial Day Weekend. The dollar strengthened overnight by 0.8% against the euro and Aussie dollar, 0.7% relative to the Swiss franc and loonie, and 0.2..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-22 17:18
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, oil

A Couple of Holidays and Many Manufacturing Reports


"Golden Week continues in Japan with today’s celebration of Greenery Day. British markets are also closed for the early spring banking holiday. The dollar strengthened 0.6% against the euro, 0.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-04 14:07
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, gold, kiwi, market

U.S. Dollar Rises on Interest Rate Outlook


"The U.S. dollar recovered lost ground on Tuesday as trading desks returned to full strength and underlying trends for its continued rise reappeared, although it remains hemmed in to tight ranges by mi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-08 02:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, rate, trading

German IFO Figures Better Than Expected inn Otherwise Uneventful Overnight Session


"The dollar moved 0.4% lower against the euro overnight and also lost 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% relative to the yen, kiwi, Aussie dollar and Swiss franc.  The U.S. currency is unchanged against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-25 13:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Reserve Bank of Australia Surprises Many with Decision Not to Ease Further this Month


"The U.S. dollar fell overnight by 0.5% against the Aussie dollar, 0.4% versus the kiwi, 0.3% relative to the yen and 0.1% vis-a-vis the loonie.  The dollar is unchanged against sterling and the y..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-03 14:53
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

RBA Cut as Doubts Remain over Local Consumption and China


"The Reserve Bank of Australia said doubts about a pickup in domestic spending and China?s appetite for raw materials prompted this month?s decision to lower interest rates, and reiterated that the Aus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 04:30
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, consumption, dollar, rate

Dollar and Euro Charge Upward


"The dollar edged 0.1% lower against the euro but has advanced 2.0% against the Swiss franc, 1.9% relative to the Aussie dollar, 1.0% vis-a-vis the kiwi, 0.9% against the loonie and 0.7% against the ye..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 19:32
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Australian Dollar Abandoned by Wealthy Asians


"Asia?s wealthy are falling out of love with the Aussie dollar as record-low yields and sustained declines persuade them to look elsewhere, according to UBS Group AG.  Many of the bank?s wealthiest cli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-27 04:42
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currency, dollar

Stronger Yen


"Saudi Arabian King Abdullah has died.  Former Crown Prince Salman is the new king. The dollar has depreciated 0.8% against the yen while rising 0.9% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.5% relative to the euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-23 18:27
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

AUD/USD Drops Below 0.80 RBA Rate-Cut Bets Increase


"The Aussie dollar?s slide below 80 U.S. cents for the first time since 2009 is being fueled by speculation the central bank will need to reduce borrowing costs from a record low. The Bank of Canada?s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-23 05:56
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, rate

RBA Cut May Kill-Off AUD/USD


"With Australia’s feeble economic performance raising the specter of interest rate cuts to fresh record lows, what does this mean for the trodden down Aussie dollar? A whole lot more pain, accord..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 07:06
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, foreign exchange, rate

Across-the-Board Rise in Dollar


"The U.S. currency rose overnight by 1.1% against the kiwi, 0.8% versus the yen, 0.7% relative to the loonie, Aussie dollar and sterling, 0.6% against the Swiss franc and 0.5% versus the euro.  Th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-02 18:18
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Across-the-Board Rise in Dollar


"The U.S. currency rose overnight by 1.1% against the kiwi, 0.8% versus the yen, 0.7% relative to the loonie, Aussie dollar and sterling, 0.6% against the Swiss franc and 0.5% versus the euro.  Th..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-02 18:18
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

RBA Expects Subdued Economic Conditions and Wary of Monetary Policy Effects in the APAC Region


"The Reserve Bank of Australia says the nation's economy is set to remain subdued and warns Japan's monetary policy could spur flows that support the Aussie dollar. Read more The post RBA Expects Subdu..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-07 10:18
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, economy, forex

Dollar Little Changed Ahead of Draghi Monthly Press Conference


"The dollar is up 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% relative to the loonie, unchanged against the kiwi and yuan, and down by 0.3% against the euro, 0.2% vis-a-vis the Swissie and Aussie dollar, and 0.1% re..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-06 14:57
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar on a Roll in Spite of Obama


"Rounding to the nearest percent, the dollar so far this year has appreciated about 10% against the euro, 9% against the yen, 8% versus the Swiss franc, 7% relative to the Canadian dollar, 6% vis-a-vis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-05 22:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Waiting for the Fed Announcement


"The dollar and yen have slipped 0.4-0.5% against the euro, Swiss franc and Aussie dollar. Japan’s Nikkei and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng closed 1.5% and 1.3% stronger.  Stocks are up 0.6% in Ger..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-29 13:44
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, oil, point

RBA Surprises by Omitting AUD/USD?s Recent Decline


"As widely expected, the central bank held interest rates at a record low of 2.5 percent, where they have been since August last year, and maintained that it was “prudent to have a period of stab..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-07 07:44
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currency, dollar, rate

AUD/USD at 0.8750 as RBA Sits


"The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) on Tuesday kept interest rates unchanged, as expected, and hinted that rates will stay stable for a while, despite the sharp slide in the Aussie dollar.  The centra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-07 06:29
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, rate

Weak European Data and Unrest in Hong Kong


"The dollar hit new highs for the move against the kiwi of USD 0.7708, Australian dollar of USD 0.8664, Swiss franc of 0.9534, Canadian dollar of 1.1180, yen of 109.76, and euro of USD 1.2664.  On..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-29 13:58
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Dollar?s Recent Gains Trimmed


"The dollar has declined overnight by 0.5% against the Canadian and New Zealand dollars, 0.4% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.2% relative to sterling and the Swiss franc and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yuan, yen an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-27 13:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, report

Will BoE Dissent Change Pounds Direction?


"Currently, the Central Banker remains at the ‘core’ for most of the forex moves. Governor Stevens at the RBA is trying hard to jawbone his own currency, the Aussie dollar, lower. While the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-20 12:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currency, dollar, forex

Steady Dollar in Spite of Lots of Developments


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, yen, yuan and Swiss franc.  The greenback has risen 0.2% versis the Aussie dollar and 0.1% relative to the loonie but has also declined 0.4% against ster..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-15 14:31
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie

Markets Hardly React to Weak German Industrial Output Report


"The dollar was unchanged overnight against the euro, Swiss franc, kiwi, Aussie dollar and yuan.  The greenback gained 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% against the loonie but edged 0.1% lower relativ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-07 13:11
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, margin

Australian Dollar Softens on Plunge in Exports to China


"The U.S. currency climbed 0.4% against the Australian dollar but is otherwise hardly changed overnight. Australian exports dropped 4.6% in May, thanks to a 12% plunge in shipments to China.  Auss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-02 13:42
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar

Australian Official Cash Rate Held at 2.5% Record Low as Expected


"The statement from Governor Stevens released today asserts that Markets appear to be attaching a very low probability to any rise in global interest rates over the period ahead. Australian growth will..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-01 18:47
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, market, rate

June PMIs and Quarterly Japanese Tankan Survey Results Reported


"The start of the third calendar quarter finds the dollar unchanged overnight against the euro, Swissie, loonie and kiwi, up 0.2% relative to the yen but down 0.2% versus the Aussie dollar and 0.1% vis..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-01 14:03
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Steady Dollar in Spite of Many Data Releases


"The dollar is down 0.3% against the yen, 0.2% versus the Swiss franc and 0.1% relative to the euro and yuan.  The dollar is unchanged vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.2% firmer against the kiwi and up 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-27 16:54
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, inflation, kiwi, loonie, point

AUD/USD Drops to 0.9360 after RBA Minutes


"The Aussie dollar dropped after the Reserve Bank reiterated it expects to keep its benchmark at a record low and a report that investment into China unexpectedly declined. The yen fell against the U.S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-17 05:42
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currencies, dollar, investment, rate, report

Steady Dollar, Lower Share Prices


"The dollar firmed 0.2% overnight against the Canadian and New Zealand dollars and 0.1% relative to the yen, euro and sterling.  The U.S. currency is unchanged against the Swiss franc and Chinese..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-04 13:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, share

Weaker Australian and New Zealand Dollars


"The U.S. currency is 0.7% stronger against the Aussie dollar and up 0.5% relative to the kiwi.  The U.S. dollar otherwise is unchanged against the Swiss franc and Chinese yuan, 0.1% firmer verus..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-20 13:59
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Yields Puts The Squeeze On Forex


"It’s Tuesday and it’s already difficult to get excited about a market that continues to languish within tight trading ranges. In largely quiet trading in Europe, the Aussie dollar has been..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-20 12:45
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, market, rate, trading

Myriad First-Quarter GDP Results


"The euro touched an 11-week low of $1.3650 overnight and is trading 0.4% lower on balance.  The U.S. currency has also climbed 0.6% against the Swiss franc and 0.1% relative to the yen, Aussie do..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-15 14:11
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share, trading

Dollar Broadly Lower


"The dollar touched overnight lows of 1.3946 per euro, 0.9354 per Aussie dollar, 1.6980 per pound, CHF 0.8728, and JPY 101.7.  Net losses are 0.8% against the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the Australian..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-06 14:05
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, pound

Stronger Kiwi and Aussie Dollar


"The U.S. dollar?s main overnight moves were declines of 0.5% against the New Zealand dollar and 0.4% versus the Aussie dollar, the latter in spite of another protesting comment from Australia?s Treasu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-22 18:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currency, dollar

Emerging Market Currencies Is Where the Action Lies


"The unremarkable changes in dollar values against other advanced economy currencies has been a frequent theme lately of the weekly currency market essay.  Regrettably, that stability has continue..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-16 22:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, currency, dollar, economy, loonie, market

AUD/USD ? More Gains Possible Despite China Letdown


"Aussie Dollar reached fresh new highs today, breaking 0.94 resistance and hitting as high as 0.944, the highest level reached since 19th Nov 2013. The reason for this strong bullishness is simple R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-10 09:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bull, dollar, employment, inflation, market, rate

PMIs and an ECB Press Conference


"Prior to the ECB announcement, the dollar was narrowly up by 0.3% against the kiwi, 0.2% versus sterling and 0.1% relative to the euro, yen, Aussie dollar and Chinese yuan.  The Swiss franc is st..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-03 14:24
Taggar: announcement, aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, ecb announcement, kiwi, loonie

Kiwi Climbs 0.8% against USD to 29-Month High of $0.8682


"The U.S. dollar also slipped overnight by 0.2% against sterling and 0.1% versus the loonie but has advanced by 0.3% against the euro and Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the yen and 0.1% versus the yuan..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-27 14:06
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, loonie, trading

Fresh Declines in Ukraine and Russian Currencies


"Overnight dollar movements have been limited to gains of 0.2% against the yen and Aussie dollar and of 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc, offset by 0.1% dips against the kiwi, loonie and sterling. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-26 14:50
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Asian Stocks, Aussie Dollar Trading Lower


"Asian stocks fell, pushing the regional index down for the second day this week, as Japanese shares retreated and Australia?s dollar slipped amid concern over the impact of a weaker Chinese yuan. Gold..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-26 03:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, dollar trading, gold, market, oil, share, shares, trading

Divergent Data Reports in Japan and China


"The lack of U.S. leadership on this President’s Holiday held down currency movement.  The dollar is unchanged against the euro after touching a 3-week low of 1.3725 overnight.  The gre..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-17 13:17
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi

European GDP Growth Last Quarter Beats Expectations and Lifts Euro


"The dollar had depreciated by 0.9% against the Swiss franc, 0.8% relative to the euro, and 0.7% versus sterling.  The greenback also lost 0.6% against the yen, 0.7% versus the kiwi, and 0.4% rela..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 15:51
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

AUD/USD Above 0.9050 after China Data


"The Australian dollar hit a one-month high as upbeat Chinese trade data eased concern about China’s economy, while the U.S. dollar held above a two-week low after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-12 10:17
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, economy, market

AUD/USD at One Month High above 0.90


"The Australian dollar touched a one-month high of $0.9016, getting a boost after a survey showed that Australian business conditions rose to its highest in nearly three years in January. The Aussie do..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-11 07:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, market

Ahead of an Important U.S. Jobs Report


"Overnight movements in the dollar have been limited to dips of 0.1% against the loonie and sterling and upticks of 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar and 0.1% vis-a-vis the yen and euro.  The dollar i..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-07 15:23
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Mixed Picture


"The Nikkei rebounded 1.2% from a 4-month low on some better-than-expected Japanese earnings from Panasonic, Toyota and Sony.  But in a sign of continuing risk aversion, the dollar fell 0.5% again..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-05 15:28
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar

Chinese Data Released on a U.S. Holiday


"The U.S. Martin Luther King JR. holiday has sucked leadership out of today’s market action. The dollar shows only small changes from Friday’s closing, losing 0.3% against the euro and Auss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-20 18:50
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, share

Weaker Aussie Dollar and a Bunch of Items of Interest


"The Aussie dollar fell 1.2% against its U.S. counterpart.  The U.S. dollar otherwise slipped 0.3% against the loonie and Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the yen and 0.1% against the euro.  The..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-16 16:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point, rate

Equities Find Better Footing and Dollar Firmer, Too


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.6% against the Swiss franc, 0.5% relative to the euro, 0.4% against the Aussie dollar, 0.2% vis-a-vis the loonie and kiwi, and 0.1% against the yuan, yen and sterling. J..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-15 15:09
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Euro a bit Lower Despite Positive German Data


"The dollar climbed overnight by 0.3% against the loonie, 0.2% versus the euro, Swiss franc and yen and 0.1% relative to the kiwi.  Sterling is 0.1% stronger, and the yuan and Aussie dollar are un..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-08 14:21
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Service Sector European PMIs Decent Enough


"Overnight dollar changes limited to gains of 0.3% against the loonie and 0.2% versus the Aussie dollar and sterling.  The dollar also has dipped 0.1% against the yen and euro and is unchanged ver..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-01-06 15:31
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

First Friday of the Month


"Investors await U.S. and Canadian jobs figures.  Analysts project a 185K increase in U.S. employment.  A gain of 200K or more would goose speculation about earlier Fed tapering. Ahead of thi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-06 14:37
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, employment

Dollar in a Holding Pattern


"The dollar is unchanged from Wednesday closing levels against the euro, Swissie, kiwi and yuan.  The U.S. currency has edged up 0.2% against sterling but is 0.2% lower versus the yen and 0.1% sof..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-05 14:20
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Significant Day for Data Releases


"The dollar climbed against commodity-sensitive currencies, gaining 1.2% against the Aussie dollar, 0.5% versus the kiwi and 0.1% relative to the loonie. Opec oil ministers meeting in Vienna hope to le..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-04 15:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie, oil

Rundown


"From Monday’s close to 14:30 GMT on Wednesday, the dollar advanced against commodity-sensitive currencies like the Aussie dollar (0.9%), kiwi (0.8%) and loonie (0.3%) but fell 0.9% versus sterli..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-27 17:09
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

AUD/USD ? NFP Uncertainty Trumps Bearish RBA Statement


"Aussie Dollar traded lower this morning following the release of RBA Monetary Policy Statement. In it RBA lowered 2014 growth forecast, citing reduced mining investments for reason of decline growth..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-08 08:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bear, dollar, dollar trade, investment, market, rate

ECB Cuts Interest Rates, Surprising Analysts Who Didn?t Expect Such Before December.


"The dollar has marked time overnight and on balance is unchanged against the euro, yen and kiwi, up 0.1% versus sterling and the Swiss franc, up 0.3% relative to the Aussie dollar, and down 0.1% vis-a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-07 14:55
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

AUD/USD ? Higher On Stronger Retail Sales, Weekend Chinese Data


"Aussie Dollar traded higher on Monday open following a stronger than expected Chinese Non-Manufacturing PMI which was released over the weekend. Service sector in China reflected stronger growth rates..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-04 04:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, dollar trade, market, rate, retail sales

FOMC Not Expected to Change Policy at Today?s Meeting


"The dollar is narrowly mixed with dips of 0.3% against the Aussie dollar, 0.2% versus the kiwi, and 0.1% relative to the euro, Swiss franc and sterling but upticks of 0.3% against the loonie and 0.1%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 14:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Modest Rise in Dollar


"The dollar has firmed by 0.3% against the kiwi and yen, 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc, and 0.1% versus the euro.  The greenback is unchanged against the Aussie dollar and sterling and has dipp..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-21 13:21
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, share

AUD/USD ? Short Term Bullish Pressure Intact Despite Weaker Than Expected Employment Numbers


"Busy morning for Aussie Dollar. Prices was remarkably supported during Asian hours following the worst than expected Employment Change which grew 9.1K versus the expected 15K, with AUD/USD dipping to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-10 09:52
Taggar: announcement, aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, employment, market, rate

AUD/USD ? Short Term Bullish Pressure Intact Despite Weaker Than Expected Employment Numbers


"Busy morning for Aussie Dollar. Prices was remarkably supported during Asian hours following the worst than expected Employment Change which grew 9.1K versus the expected 15K, with AUD/USD dipping to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-10 09:52
Taggar: announcement, aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, employment, market, rate

AUD/USD ? Short Term Bullish Pressure Intact Despite Weaker Than Expected Employment Numbers


"Busy morning for Aussie Dollar. Prices was remarkably supported during Asian hours following the worst than expected Employment Change which grew 9.1K versus the expected 15K, with AUD/USD dipping to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-10 09:52
Taggar: announcement, aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, employment, market, rate

AUD/USD ? Short Term Bullish Pressure Intact Despite Weaker Than Expected Employment Numbers


"Busy morning for Aussie Dollar. Prices was remarkably supported during Asian hours following the worst than expected Employment Change which grew 9.1K versus the expected 15K, with AUD/USD dipping to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-10 09:52
Taggar: announcement, aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, employment, market, rate

AUD/USD ? Short Term Bullish Pressure Intact Despite Weaker Than Expected Employment Numbers


"Busy morning for Aussie Dollar. Prices was remarkably supported during Asian hours following the worst than expected Employment Change which grew 9.1K versus the expected 15K, with AUD/USD dipping to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-10 09:52
Taggar: announcement, aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, employment, market, rate

Concerns about Western Growth and Chinese Money Markets


"The dollar fell 0.6% against the kiwi overnight but is otherwise narrowly mixed with upticks of 0.2% against the euro and yen and 0.1% versus the Swiss franc and sterling but downticks against other c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-26 13:42
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Return from Summer Holiday


"The U.S. and Canada will be returning after Labor Day holidays on Monday.  New Middle Eastern jitters were aroused after alleged ballistic missile test by Israel. The Aussie dollar advanced 0.7%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-03 14:04
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar

Quiet start to Last Week of August


"A narrowly mixed dollar shows gains of 0.2% against the loonie and Swiss franc and 0.1% versus the euro and Aussie dollar, no change relative to the yuan, and declines of 0.3% relative to the kiwi and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-26 13:17
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

AUD/USD ? Short Term Bears Remain Despite Chinese Manufacturing Growth


"The battered Aussie Dollar received further blows yesterday thanks to the latest FOMC Minutes which strengthened USD. According to the minutes, most Fed members would like to see some form of tapering..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-22 06:30
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bull, dollar

New Zealand and Australian Central Banks in Spotlight


"Central bank remarks, concerns about China, and softer commodities weighed on the kiwi and Aussie dollar, which respectively fell by 1.0% and 0.5% against their U.S. counterpart. Governor Wheeler of t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-20 13:28
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, inflation, kiwi

Weaker Yen Helps to Lift Equities


"The yen is weaker than 98/USD and 1.3% below its Monday close.  Other dollar pairs are hardly changed with gains of 0.3% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the loonie, and 0.1% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-13 13:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

Mixed Data and a Couple of Central Bank Meetings


"The dollar rose 0.4% against the yen, drawing very near the 100 threshold.  The dollar otherwise has dropped 0.3% against the loonie, which was supported by strong Canadian retail sales figures.&..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-23 17:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, retail sales

AUD/USD Drifts to 0.9170 as AU 10-Year Yield at One-Month Low


"Australia?s benchmark 10-year government bond yield dropped to a one-month low before Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke begins a second day of testimony following remarks that signaled no immin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-18 08:27
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, rate, report

Central Bank Surprises in India and Australia


"Published minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia reflected a tilt away from additional monetary easing.  At the policy board meeting earlier this month, officials observed that past rate cuts..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-16 14:27
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, economy, rate

Lull in Data Flow? Equities Down


"The Reserve Bank of Australia left its Official Cash Rate at a record low 2.75% and called the Aussie dollar still elevated.  Australia (2.6%) and New Zealand (0.9%), along with Japan (1.8%), wer..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-02 13:11
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, market, rate, share

AUD/USD Looking for New PM Kevin Rudd for Guidance


"The swearing in of Kevin Rudd on Thursday for a second time as Australia’s prime minister brought some relief to the Aussie dollar, which hit a one-week high on the news. With Rudd taking over t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-27 16:36
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar

Roller Coaster Ride in Asian Equities


"The dollar has retreated 0.4% against the yen, 0.3% versus the loonie, and 0.1% against the Aussie dollar and sterling but has edged up 0.2% relative to the yuan and 0.1% vis-a-vis the Swiss franc and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-25 13:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Reserve Bank of Australia Leaves 2.75% Official Cash Rate


"The released statement after this month’s Board meeting of the RBA called credit demand subdued and the Aussie dollar still high but did not add to the 200 basis points of ease since November 20..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-05 03:42
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, point

Australia CB Leaves Rates Unchanged Currency Continues Drop


"Even as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left its key interest rate steady at a record low on Tuesday, analysts bet the central bank would ease monetary policy soon to bolster the economy from an i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-04 15:23
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, economy, investment, market, point, rate

A Case For No More Rate Cuts in Australia


"The fact that the Australian dollar has fallen more than 8 percent against the U.S. dollar from an April high could be reason enough for the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) not to cut interest rates a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-28 09:39
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, rate

Dollar Nicely Bid this Friday


"Fresh impetus for a firm dollar was provided by San Francisco President Williams.  Usually aligned with Bernanke, he expressed growing confidence in the U.S. labor market and suggested that quant..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-17 13:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Weak Ezone GDP Data Sends Euro Below $1.2900


"The dollar is stronger across the board, with gains of 0.8% against the Swissie, 0.6% versus the euro, 0.4% relative to the yen, loonie and Aussie dollar, 0.2% against the kiwi, and 0.1% versus the yu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-15 14:11
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, point

AUD/USD Feeling the Pain


"What goes up must come down. This is finally holding true for the resilient Australian dollar that has begun to show weakness against the greenback given the latter’s broad-based strength. The A..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 06:45
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar

Weaker Aussie Dollar on Rate Cut Speculation


"The U.S. currency has climbed 0.7% against the Aussie dollar but is otherwise fairly stable relative to Friday closing levels. Australian retail sales fell 0.4% in March.  It was the first declin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-06 16:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, retail sales

Doldrums for Dollar Watchers


"It’s been another uneventful statement week for key dollar exchange rates.  The Canadian and Australian currencies remain boringly close to parity with the greenback.  The waiting game..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-25 19:07
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, rate

AUD/USD Falls to 1.0430 after China GDP


"The U.S. dollar moved further away from last week’s four-year high against the yen on Monday after the United States said it would watch Japan to ensure its policies were not aimed at weakening..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-15 06:40
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, currency, dollar, market, point

AUD/USD ? Higher on Chinese Easing Hopes


"Aussie dollar traded higher after China’s CPI data came in lower than expected. Y/Y Consumer inflation benchmark for March grew 2.1% against an expectation of 2.5%. This is also a sharp decline..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-09 05:55
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, dollar trade, economy, inflation

Currencies Marking Time Ahead of Key Central Bank Meetings


"The dollar is unchanged against the euro, Swiss franc, yuan and sterling.  The greenback has risen 0.1% relative to the yen and Aussie dollar but dipped 0.2% versus the kiwi and by 0.1% against t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-03 13:41
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

NZD/USD Moves to 82.60 as Economy Accelerates


"New Zealand?s dollar rose against all of its major peers after data showed the nation?s economy grew at the fastest pace in three years last quarter. The the nation?s bonds fell for the first time in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-21 09:30
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, economy, kiwi, rate

Drought Worsens as Kiwi Dollar Touches 6-Week Low against Aussie


"New Zealand?s dollar dropped against all its major peers as a worsening drought threatened the nation?s agricultural economy. The so-called kiwi touched a six-week low against the Australian dollar ah..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 02:35
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, consumer confidence, dollar, economy, kiwi, rate, report

AUD Held by up to 34 Central Banks Globally


"The Reserve Bank of Australia said the country?s currency is held by as many as 34 central banks from Reykjavik to Santiago, and models suggested the Aussie dollar was as much as 15 percent overvalued..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-28 03:50
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currency, dollar

Up to 34 Central Banks Hold Australian Dollar Reserves, According to RBA


"The Reserve Bank of Australia said the country?s currency is held by as many as 34 central banks from Reykjavik to Santiago, and models suggested the Aussie dollar was as much as 15 percent overvalued..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-28 02:43
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currency, dollar

Japanese are Selling Huge Amounts of Australian Debt


"Japanese investors are selling record amounts of Australian debt, betting a rout in the yen that sent it to a four-year low against the Aussie dollar has run its course. The biggest investors in Austr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 05:53
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, finance, point

Weaker-than-Projected Ezone GDP Depresses Euro and European Equities


"The dollar has risen 0.9% against the euro and 0.6% versus the Swiss franc.  The U.S. currency otherwise is up 0.2% relative to sterling and 0.1% against the loonie and Aussie dollar but down 0.3..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-14 14:50
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

AUD/USD ? 1.03 not tested despite stronger Chinese Trade Balance


"It has been a topsy turvy day for AUD/USD during early Asian trade. Earlier (8.30 SGT, 7.30pm EST), the Reserve Bank of Australia downgraded their growth and inflation forecasts in its latest statemen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-08 05:10
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, economy, inflation, report

Somewhat Firmer Dollar


"The dollar has strengthened 0.8% against the Aussie currency, 0.6% versus the Swiss franc, 0.4% relative to the euro, 0.3% against the kiwi, 0.2% vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.1% against the yen and poun..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-06 15:02
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

Weaker Yen and Australian Dollar


"The U.S. currency rose overnight by 1.1% against the yen and 0.5% versus the Aussie dollar.  The greenback lost 0.3% to the euro, 0.2% to the loonie and 0.1% relative to the yuan and Swiss franc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-05 15:29
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, rate

Euro Hits some Bumps in the Road


"The dollar has climbed 0.5% against the euro, 0.4% against the Swiss franc, and 0.1% versus the yen and yuan.  It is also down 0.3% against the Aussie dollar, 0.2% versus the kiwi and sterling, a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-04 14:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

AUDUSD Moves to 1.0430 and Bonds Fall, before RBA Meets


"Australia?s bonds fell, sending benchmark 10-year yields to a nine-month high, and the local dollar was supported amid speculation the central bank will hold interest rates unchanged tomorrow. The so-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-04 05:15
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, inflation, kiwi, rate, report

AUD / JPY Technicals ? New Highs again but slower gains


"Prices has been making W/W gains ever since the bullish breakout at the start of the year, though body of the candles have been shortening, givng us a thin dragonfly doji last week. A main reason of t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-30 04:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bull, dollar, pound, profit

Australian and N.Z. Dollars Rise to Highest Against Yen Since 2008


"The Australian and New Zealand dollars rose to the strongest against the yen in more than four years as the Japanese currency tumbled on bets policy makers will work to push it down further to spur ec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-18 02:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi

Volatile Currency Movements Overnight


"The U.S. dollar has risen 1.1% versus the yen but declined 1.0% against the kiwi.  The buck advanced 0.5% against the Aussie dollar but dropped 0.6% against the euro.  The dollar also has ea..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-17 14:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, trading

The Australian Dollar Staying Strong


"Forget a weakening economy and the prospect of further monetary easing. Here’s what will keep the Aussie dollar robust in the months ahead – a rebound in commodity prices and even lower in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-15 07:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currencies, currency, dollar, economy, foreign exchange, rate

Lots of Japanese Data and Disappointing Retail PMI Scores


"The dollar extended its 28-month high against the yen to 86.65.  The greenback shows net overnight gains of 0.4% against the euro and Swissie and of 0.1% relative to the yen, kiwi, and sterling.&..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-28 12:40
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Yen at Six-Month Low; Euroland GDP Fell Modestly in 3Q


"A lot of European data were released, but today’s main currency movement belongs to the yen. Dollar/yen rose 1.1% to a 6-month high of 81.16.  The greenback rose 0.4% against the Aussie dol..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-15 15:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, loonie

Judgement Day in America


"Today’s U.S. presidential election outcome is generally considered too close to call.  Representing world opinion, the Economist and Financial Times endorsed Obama despite reservations abou..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-06 14:55
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, financial, rate

Lower Share Prices and Bond Yields but Fairly Steady Currencies


"Overnight movements in the dollar this Friday were limited to gains of 0.2% against the Swiss franc and 0.1% vrsus the euro, Aussie dollar, yuan and loonie, along with dips of 0.1% relative to the yen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-19 13:19
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, point, report

Quiet Monday, Steady Dollar


"The dollar is unchanged on net from Friday closing levels against the yen, loonie, Swiss franc and kiwi.  The greenback has risen 0.2% against the Aussie dollar and 0.1% versus the yuan and euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-17 13:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Big Day for Central Bank Watching


"The Aussie dollar has rebounded 0.5% against its U.S. counterpart in spite of soft Australian labor market data. The U.S. currency otherwise is unchanged against the yen and sterling and down by 0.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-06 13:43
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Euro slips, Aussie dollar hit by China data


"The euro and commodity currencies started the new week on the defensive, with the Australian dollar slipping to a fresh five-week low as the market reacted in dismay to more signs of weakness in the C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-03 03:45
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currencies, dollar, economy, market

Strengthening Euro


"The euro climbed 0.9% against the dollar and touched a six-week peak against the yen of 99.075 overnight.  By policy design, the Swiss franc also advanced 0.9% against the greenback, moving in ta..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-21 15:55
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar

More Weak Data Reported Around the World


"China, Japan, Britain and India released data accentuating economic weakness. Central banks in Japan, Indonesia, and Korea left policy stances unchanged. The dollar has risen 0.4% against the euro, Sw..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-09 13:47
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Currency Markets Quiet


"The dollar has edged down 0.1% against the loonie, euro, Swissie, Aussie dollar and yuan.  The greenback is unchanged against the kiwi, 0.3% lower versus sterling and 0.1% firmer relative to the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-07 13:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Second Week of August Begins Quietly


"The dollar rose 0.5% against sterling, fell 0.4% against the yen, and is otherwise pretty stable with upticks of 0.1% versus the euro, Swiss franc, kiwi, Aussie dollar and yuan but a 0.2% dip relative..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-06 13:07
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, report, share

Waiting to See What Mr. Draghi Announces


"All eyes are on the ECB press conference, which starts at 12:30 GMT. The dollar has slipped by 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.5% versus the Swissie and Aussie dollar, 0.4% relative to the euro, 0.3% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-02 13:00
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Less Investor Angst than Earlier this Week


"The dollar and yen have eased in tandem by 0.8% relative to the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aussie dollar, and 0.5% against the euro, Swissie, loonie, and sterling.  The dollar also has edged 0.1% lowe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-26 13:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Weaker Stocks, Stronger Dollar, Lots of Data Released


"The dollar and yen climbed overnight by 1.1% against the euro and Swiss franc, 0.8% versus the kiwi, Aussie dollar and sterling, 0.7% relative to the loonie and 0.1% against the yuan. Equities slumped..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-08 16:34
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Basically Unchanged on Balance


"The dollar has edged up 0.1% against the yen, Aussie dollar and kiwi and shows no net changes versus sterling, the Swiss franc, euro and yuan.  Swiss central bankers reportedly are making conting..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-29 13:11
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, report

Dollar Steady Despite Lots of New Information


"The dollar shows no overnight change against the yen, euro, and Swiss franc.  The greenback lost 0.5% against the Aussie dollar, 0.3% relative to the kiwi, and 0.1% versus the loonie and sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-10 14:02
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

An Outsized Interest Rate Cut by Australia?s Central Bank


"The Reserve Bank of Australia’s Official Cash Rate was slashed by 50 basis points to 3.75%, twice the expected reduction.  The Aussie dollar and kiwi in response fell by 1.1% and 0.7% again..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-01 13:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, point, rate

Some Reassuring News


"Australia reported much better-than-expected labor statistics for March.  Employment climbed 44.0K, the second increase of more than 40K in three months, and the jobless rate held at 5.2% instead..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-12 13:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, employment, rate, report

Euro and European Stocks Strengthened Overnight


"The U.S. dollar has relinquished 0.6% against the euro, sterling and Swiss franc.  The Greenback also lost 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.5% versus the Aussie dollar and 0.1% relative to the yen and yu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-11 13:40
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Fragile End to a Fragile Week in Financial Markets


"The euro is trading 0.4% higher at $1.3252 in spite of new evidence released yesterday that Europe is in recession.  The dollar has also declined 0.6% versus the Swiss franc, 0.5% relative to the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-23 13:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, trading

Risk On ahead of ECB Press Conference and Greek PSI Deadline


"The U.S. currency has risen 0.6% against the yen.  The dollar otherwise is down 1.2% against the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the Aussie dollar, 0.6% versus the euro, 0.4% against the Swissie and 0.3%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-08 14:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Firmer Dollar as EU Leaders Meet in Brussels


"The dollar strengthened overnight by 0.6% against the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the yen and euro, 0.4% against the Swiss franc, 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.2% against sterling and 0.1% versus the Ca..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-02 14:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, margin

Guarded Optimism After European Service PMI Releases and Ahead of U.S. Labor Report


"The dollar is mostly marking time, with gains of 0.3% against the kiwi, 0.2% versus the Aussie dollar and 0.1% relative to the loonie, no change against the yen and yuan, and dips of 0.1% against the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-03 14:42
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Quiet Start to Groundhog?s Day ? Eye on Bernanke


"The dollar shows minimal overnight movement.  It’s up 0.2% and 0.1% against the Swiss franc and euro but down 0.1% relative to the yen, loonie, Aussie dollar, kiwi and yuan.  Sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-02 14:39
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market

Month-end Data Deluge and Better Market Tone


"Riskier assets were better bid on the final day of January. Stocks are mostly higher.  The dollar is down.  Commodities and bond yields rose. The dollar has fallen 1.2% against the kiwi, 0.7..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-31 15:12
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Even German GDP Contracted Last Quarter


"The dollar has firmed overnight by 0.6% against the Swiss franc, 0.5% relative to the euro and sterling, 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.2% against the yen and 0.1% versus the loonie.  The kiwi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-11 14:10
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, share

Softer Dollar


"The dollar gave back ground today, falling 2.3% against the Aussie dollar, 2.1% relative to the kiwi, 1.4% against the loonie, 1.0% each versus the euro and Swissie, and 0.8% against sterling.  T..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-28 14:44
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Fragile yet Better Tone in Market


"Stocks in Europe have firmed 0.8% in Germany, 0.6% in France, and 0.4% in Great Britain. The dollar, which does best under conditions of high risk aversion, settled back 0.5% against the Swiss franc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-22 14:08
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Aussie dollar on one knee with Yen in demand


"The market, by all accounts, seems to have turned more outright bearish on the EUR. It has returned to being bullish on the JPY after BoJ intervention reduced interests in the last few weeks. The yen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-18 21:49
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bear, bull, currency, dollar, market

Suspense in Greek and Italian Politics


"The dollar is unchanged overnight against the yen and euro but otherwise mixed.  The U.S. currency slid by 0.5% against the Swiss franc and 0.1% versus the yuan and sterling but has risen against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-08 14:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

German-French Accord to Recapitalize European Banks


"French President Sarkozy and German Chancellor Merkel on Sunday announced an agreement to ensure sufficient capitalization of European banks. Although few details of the accord were released, markets..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-10 13:22
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, market

U.S. and Canadian Jobs Day


"Markets have absorbed yesterday’s ECB and Bank of England policy announcements and now look ahead to the release of North American September employment data.  Weak U.S. jobs numbers are ant..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-07 13:29
Taggar: announcement, aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, employment, kiwi, market

Swissie Weakens, Commodity Currencies Strengthen, and Irene Not as Bad as Feared


"The U.S. dollar rose 1.1% against the Swiss franc but lost 0.6% against the Canadian dollar, 0.7% relative to the kiwi and 0.4% against the Aussie dollar.  Other dollar relationships are pretty s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-29 13:52
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Jackson Hole Expectations Dumbed Down


"The annual Jackson Hole symposium sponsored by the Kansas City Fed begins today, with Bernanke speaking at 14:00 GMT tomorrow.  Analysts have scaled back their expectations that he might unveil s..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-25 13:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Dollar Eased as Overnight Data Came in Mixed


"The dollar lost 0.8% against the yen, 0.4% relative to the New Zealand and Canadian dollars, 0.3% versus the euro, and 0.2% against the Swissie and Aussie dollar.  The U.S. currency is unchanged..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-23 13:37
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar

Dollar Soft in Spite of Risk Aversion


"The Swissie and yen at 14:40 GMT were 48.8% and 21.2% stronger than their 2010 lows against the dollar and 18.0% and 4.5% above last year’s highs.  The kiwi and Aussie dollar were 3.5% and..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-22 19:28
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi

Fire and Rain: Data Deluge and Debt Frustration


"Still lacking enough votes to pass, the U.S. House of Representatives postponed Thursday’s debt ceiling vote. Moody’s placed Spain’s Aa2 sovereign debt rating on review for a possibl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-29 13:51
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar

Spotlight on Greece and China


"Currency movements were limited overnight, reflecting a loss of leadership due to U.S. Independence Day closure.  The dollar is 0.5% higher against the Aussie dollar and shows other gains of 0.2%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-04 14:10
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi

Austerity Vote by Greek Parliament Delayed to Wednesday


"The dollar is narrowly mixed, showing gains of 0.2% against sterling and 0.1% versus the euro, kiwi and Canadian dollar but losses of 0.3% against the Swiss franc, 0.2% relative to the yuan, Aussie do..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-28 13:32
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

A Ton of Data Releases as May Ends


"The dollar at 15:00 GMT was down 1.0% against the kiwi, 0.8% versus the loonie, 0.7% against the euro, 0.2% against the Aussie dollar and 0.1% relative to the yuan.  The greenback has risen overn..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-31 17:55
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Dollar Closing Week on Back Foot as G8 Leaders Meet in France


"The dollar fell overnight by 1.2% against the Swiss franc, 0.9% versus the euro, 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the Aussie dollar, 0.2% against both the yen and sterling and 0.1% versus the C..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-27 15:54
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Dollar Fell Thursday Even as Investors Remained on Edge


"On Thursday, the dollar lost 1.4% against the kiwi, 1.8% versus the Swissy, 0.8% against the yen and Aussie dollar, 0.7% relative to sterling, and 0.3% against the euro.  President Obama reported..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-26 00:48
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, report, swissy

Euro Trading Back Above $1.4000 But Greek Problem Persists


"The euro, which touched a low of $1.3969 on Monday, recovered to $1.4108, 0.4% stronger than Monday’s close.  The dollar is also down overnight by 1.0% against the kiwi, 0.6% versus the Aus..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-24 13:46
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Now Official that Japan Relapsed into Recession


"The dollar has risen 0.4% against the recession-laden yen but has otherwise lost 0.5% against the Canadian dollar, 0.4% relative to the euro, kiwi and Aussie dollar, and 0.2% against sterling.  T..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-05-19 13:19
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Weaker Dollar at End-Quarter


"The dollar fell overnight by 0.6% against the euro, 0.4% versus the Swiss franc, 0.2% against the Canadian dollar, and 0.1% relative to the yen, kiwi, Aussie dollar, yuan, and sterling.  The doll..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-31 13:57
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

March and Fourth Quarter in Figures


"Long-term interest rates rose sharply in the first quarter.  Except in Germany’s case, the bulk of the increase occurred in the first two months of the quarter.  Short-term rates hardl..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-03-31 01:11
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, pound, rate

Kiwi Up, Swissy Weaker


"The U.S. dollar advanced 0.7% against the Swiss franc but softened 0.5% against the New Zealand dollar.  The greenback otherwise edged up 0.2% against the Canadian dollar and 0.1% versus sterling..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-13 14:03
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar

Dollar Stronger But Stocks and Bond Yields Fall


"The dollar rose overnight by 0.6% against the euro, 0.5% relative to the Aussie dollar, and 0.3% versus the yen, Swissy, and kiwi.  The dollar edged up 0.1% against the yen, shows no change again..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-05 14:48
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, swissy

Dollar Highs and Lows in 2010, 2009, and 2008


"Over the first nine years of the euro’s existence (1999-2007), the U.S. dollar had a mean value of 1.1199 per euro, 1.6899 per pound sterling, 0.6701 per Australian dollar, 115.16 Japanese yen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-01-04 19:32
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, pound

Signs of Strength Reported in Asia


"Supported by the recent sharp increase in longer-term U.S. interest rates, the dollar rose overnight by 0.4% against sterling, 0.3% versus the euro and 0.2% relative to the Swiss franc.  A stella..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-09 14:57
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, kiwi, rate, report

Dollar Lower But Stocks and Bond Yields Higher after U.S. Tax Cut Extension Deal


"President Obama announced a tentative deal with Republicans that would extend all Bush era tax cuts for two years and unemployment insurance benefits for 13 months.  Congressional Democrats playe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-12-07 14:19
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, employment, kiwi

Currency Market Pause on Thanksgiving Day


"Dollar movements have been narrowly mixed.  The U.S. currency is holding onto recent gains for the most part.  It is 0.4% stronger against the Swiss franc, up 0.1% versus sterling and the yu..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-25 15:03
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Continuing Worries About Euro Area Sovereign Debt


"The dollar has recovered another 0.5% against the euro and yen, 0.4% versus the Swiss franc and sterling, 0.2% against the kiwi and Canadian dollar, and 0.1% against the Chinese yuan.  The Aussie..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-15 14:31
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

All Eyes on the Central Banks


"The dollar fell by 1.6% against the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the euro, 0.6% against the Aussie dollar, 0.5% versus sterling, 0.4% against the Swiss franc, 0.3% relative to the yen and Canadian dollar, a..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-04 13:34
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Scant Dollar Reaction to Election as Investors Await FOMC Statement


"The dollar is off 0.1% against the euro, unchanged relative to the Swissy, and up 0.2% versus the yen.  Against commodity-sensitive currencies, the greenback firmed 0.1% against the Aussie dollar..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-03 13:33
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, swissy

Strong Aussie Here to Stay


"The strong Aussie dollar is here to stay, believes Kathy Lien, director of currency research at GFT. Meanwhile, Tai Hui, regional head of economic research, SE Asia at Standard Chartered Bank, tells C..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2010-11-02 09:05
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currency, dollar

Dollar Keeps Softening


"The dollar lost 1.2% against the Australian dollar, 0.8% versus the kiwi, 0.5% relative to the yen, 0.3% against the euro and sterling and 0.1% against the Swiss franc.  It recovered 0.2% against..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-10-07 13:39
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Data Flow Picks Up


"Typical of Tuesday and the approach of end-month, more data has been released today than yesterday.  European sovereign debt concerns persist, but the dollar failed to advance on this.  Euro..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-28 13:34
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar

Pound Softer Following Some Poor Data, Investors Await ECB


"Sterling fell 0.4% against the dollar, which otherwise is down 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the yen and Swissy, and 0.1% against the euro.  The dollar edged 0.1% higher against the Aussie d..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-09-02 13:23
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, price index, swissy

Dollar Marginally Higher Ahead of U.S. Jobs Report


"The dollar firmed 0.3% against the Swiss franc and posted 0.2% gains against sterling, the yen, the Canadian dollar and the euro.  It also edged 0.1% higher versus the yuan and the kiwi.  On..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-08-06 13:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Weaker Stocks and Euro Ahead of U.S. 2Q GDP Release


"The dollar has climbed 0.6% against the euro but fallen 0.7% against the yen.  The greenback is stronger by 0.5% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the Aussie dollar, and 0.2% relative to sterling...."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-30 13:30
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Investors Turn to Risk Trades


"Lessening risk aversion saw the dollar climb 0.9% against the Swiss franc and 0.7% relative to the yen.  The euro advanced to a 5-week high against the Swiss franc of CHF 1.3778.  The Chines..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-27 13:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Japanese Officials Concerned About Yen?s Strength


"The dollar recovered 0.4% against the yen amid rumors BOJ might ease if yen stays near 85 per dollar level.  The dollar also gained 0.7% against the kiwi, 0.2% versus the loonie, and 0.1% relativ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-19 13:06
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Awaiting U.S. Retail Sales and FOMC Minutes


"From a high of 88.02/USD, the yen had lost 0.7% by yesterday?s close, but it did not retreat further overnight.  The dollar is also unchanged against the Aussie dollar and Chinese renminbi. ..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-14 13:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Dollar Stronger


"The dollar has risen 0.7% against the Swiss franc, 0.6% against the euro, 0.5% against the Aussie dollar, 0.3% against sterling, and 0.2% versus the kiwi.  It is unchanged against the yen and 0.1% sof..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-12 13:47
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Stronger Dollar Against Euro, Yen and Swiss Franc


"The dollar has risen 0.5% against the Swissy, 0.3% versus the yen, euro, and Aussie dollar, and 0.1% relative to the Canadian and New Zealand dollars.  The dollar is stable against sterling and t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-09 13:16
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, foreign exchange, report, swissy

Mixed U.S. Dollar Ahead of ECB Press Conference


"Against commodity-sensitive currencies, the dollar has lost 1.0% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.5% against the kiwi, and 0.2% relative to the loonie.  The dollar has on the other hand risen 0.5% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-08 13:39
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

More Signs of a Chinese Cool-Down


"The U.S. market will be closed in observance of America’s 234th birthday. Currency movements have been mild in the absence of U.S. leadership.  The dollar gained 0.4% overnight against ster..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-05 13:38
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, market, swissy

A Shift in Focus from Euroland to the United States


"A watered-down, more politically palatable proposed tax on Australian mining was announced by the new prime minister.  The Aussie Dollar and kiwi are up 0.4% and 0.5% against their U.S. counterpa..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-07-02 13:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

Bank of England Minutes Contain a Surprise Dissenting Vote


"The dollar fell 0.7% against sterling and by 0.8% against the kiwi.  Other dollar moves were small: up 0.3% against the loonie but down 0.2% against the yen and 0.1% relative to the euro and Auss..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-23 13:44
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Swiss Franc Spikes Higher After Quarterly Monetary Policy Review


"The Swissy advanced 1.5% against the dollar and to a new high for the move of 1.375 per euro.  The U.S. dollar also lost 0.5% against the euro, 0.4% versus the New Zealand dollar and sterling, an..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-17 13:25
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, swissy

Friday Rundown


"Compared to closing levels on Friday, June 4, the dollar shows gains of 1.5% against the yen and 0.3% against the pound but losses of 1.2% against the euro, 0.8% against the Aussie dollar, and 0.7% ve..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-11 17:09
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, pound

Some Highlights Since Friday


"The dollar since late Thursday has lost 1.2% against the yen and 1.3% versus the Swiss franc but shows gains of 1.1% against the Aussie dollar, 1.0% versus the euro and 0.2% against sterling.  Stocks..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-09 19:15
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar

Yen Falters After Japanese Prime Minister Resigns


"The dollar rose 1.0% overnight against the yen but otherwise is unchanged against the loonie, Aussie dollar, and sterling, up 0.1% relative to the euro and Swiss franc, and 0.2% firmer against the kiw..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-06-02 13:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Forex Intervention Rumors


"Currency markets have become very sensitive to the possibility of central bank intervention.  A 1.4% recovery of the Aussie dollar against the greenback is being attributed to possible buying by..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-21 13:45
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, currency, dollar, market, report

Euro Touched 49-Month Low


"Market movement has grabbed overnight attention in environment of relatively light data and event calendar. The euro touched $1.2232, its weakest value since April 18, 2006. The dollar has risen 0.4%..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-17 12:59
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, market

Weaker Euro, Pound and Swiss Franc


"The dollar has advanced 0.4% against sterling, 0.3% versus the Swissy, and 0.2% against the euro, but it has softened against commodity-sensitive currencies like the Aussie dollar (0.6%), kiwi (0.5%)..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-13 13:17
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, swissy

Gold in Demand


"Most markets have settled down.  The dollar rose 0.3% against sterling and the yen, shows no change relative to the euro and Aussie dollar, and has slid 0.5% against the Canadian dollar, 0.2% aga..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-12 13:45
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, market

Markets Remain Extraordinarily Volatile


"The dollar advanced 2.0% against the yen and 0.9% versus sterling but has slipped back 1.2% against the euro, 0.8% versus the Aussie dollar, 0.6% relative to the Canadian dollar and Swiss franc and 0..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-05-07 13:44
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, pound

Slightly Softer Dollar and Yen


"The dollar and yen declined 0.4% against the Canadian dollar, 0.2% against the kiwi, Aussie dollar, euro and sterling and by 0.1% relative to the Swiss franc. Japanese markets were shut for the first..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-29 13:40
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, gold, kiwi, market

Lots of European Data Out.. No Change from BOJ


"The U.S. and Canadian currencies have advanced.  The loonie rose 0.3% against the dollar to CAD 0.9991.  The greenback otherwise gained 0.8% against sterling, 0.4% versus the euro, 0.3% agai..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-04-07 14:02
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie

Stronger Swiss Franc Against Euro and Sterling


"The dollar lost 0.2% against the Swissy but shows gains of 0.7% against sterling and 0.3% relative to the euro.  Relative to commodity-sensitive currencies, the greenback is up 0.4% against the C..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-19 12:59
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, gold, oil, swissy

Waiting for Results of FOMC and Ecofin Meetings


"The dollar is down 0.3% against the kiwi and sterling, 0.2% against the Canadian and Swiss currencies, and off 0.1% against the euro and Aussie dollar.  It firmed 0.1% against the yen,  EU F..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-16 13:12
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currencies, dollar, finance, kiwi, report

Most Key Dollar Pairs Steady Awaiting Bank of England and ECB


"The dollar has risen 0.2% against the Swiss and 0.1% versus sterling and the euro, but the greenback is down 0.2% against the Canadian dollar and 0.1% versus the yen.  Bigger dollar moves have be..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-04 14:01
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

New Greek Austerity Measures Lift European Currencies


"The dollar and yen slid 0.6% against sterling, 0.4% against the euro and Swissy, and 0.3% against the Canadian dollar.  The greenback is unchanged against the Aussie dollar but 0.6% higher agains..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-03-03 14:26
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, swissy

Dollar down on US jobless claims


"Heraldsun.com.au - Kathy LienDollar down on US jobless claims Initial claims for unemployment benefits in the US rose by 22,000 to a seasonally adjusted 496,000 in the week ended February 20, the US..."

Dollar Extends Recovery from Monday Lows


"The dollar is 0.6% higher against sterling and shows gains of 0.4% against the kiwi, 0.3% versus the euro, Swiss franc and Aussie dollar and 0.1% relative to the Canadian dollar.  The dollar has..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-18 14:31
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi

No Rate Hike in Australia Sends AUD Lower


"The Aussie dollar relapsed 1.1% against its U.S. counterpart after a surprise decision by the Reserve Bank of Australia not to implement a fourth rate hike now. The greenback otherwise slid 0.3% relat..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2010-02-02 13:58
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bank, dollar, rate