Tag: Australian dollar

August 08, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

Weekly overview: Asian shares rise to one-year high

Asian stocks climbed to one-year highs on Monday. The Australian dollar also rose as investors' hunt for yield gathered momentum against a backdrop of a recovering U.S. economy and easy global monetary policy conditions. The U.S. Department of Labor said July non-farm payrolls rose by 255,000 and revised the June increase upward to 292,000. The…

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July 06, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

GBPUSD drops below 1.28 as British Pound slide continues

Sterling sinks to new depths on Brexit anxiety, dropping to new 31 year lows around the 1.2800 level against the US dollar and even lower against the yen and the euro. The combination of some Brexit effects already starting to become definite and this week’s slowdown in recent economic data may seem a bit like…

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April 27, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Aussie crushed on CPI miss, AUDUSD down 1.7% Wednesday

John Hardy, Head of FX Strategy at Saxo Bank, takes a look at today's steep drop in the Australian Dollar and the day's other key events and indicators. More of John's research can be seen at Saxo Bank's TradingFloor.com. [divide] The Aussie was ripped for steep losses overnight on a weak CPI print that gapped…

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February 18, 2014 BY Gerald Segal

Yuan made easier to use as Australia's ASX and Bank of China ink deal

Trade and business ties to strengthen further after the implementation by mid-2014 Major Australian stock exchange ASX has issued a press release outlining an agreement between the Bank of China and ASX to provide Chinese Yuan settlement services to the Australian and Chinese financial markets by the middle of this year. The agreement was signed…

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