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Australia’s central bank cuts rates amid virus fears

News by Newsroom on 00:47 EST March 03, 2020
The RBA, Australia’s central bank has cut interest rates to record lows on Tuesday in what is expected to be the first in a spate of policy stimulus around the world to fight the economic fallout from the coronavirus.

Australian dollar showing weakness at key resistance

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 10:43 EST April 18, 2019
The Australian dollar has been appreciating since the beginning of the year but this may be coming to an end.

Australian Dollar lower on soft CPI

News by Newsroom on 03:29 EST July 25, 2018

Headline CPI came  below economists’ forecasts but still made into the RBA’s 2-3% target range for the first time in over a year.

Australian dollar poised for another wave down

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 21:08 EST November 05, 2017
The dollar continues to show signs of strength across the board and it appears on the verge of starting another leg up.

Aussie slightly lower after RBA leaves key rate at historic low

News by Newsroom on 00:36 EST April 04, 2017
The Australian Central Bank left on Tuesday its base rate unchanged, as expected, at 1.

Annual inflation weaker than expected makes the dollar sink

News by Newsroom on 19:54 EST January 24, 2017
The last quarter of 2016 saw inflation weaker than previously anticipated amid a slump in the price of health care, transport and communications according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics report released on Wednesday.

Markets quiet but oil and the Aussie strong on Tuesday

News by Newsroom on 20:44 EST December 20, 2016
The Australian dollar is the strongest currency against a basket of major currencies at the end of Tuesday.

Australia: consumer confidence plunges while business conditions lowest in 19 months

News by Newsroom on 21:04 EST December 12, 2016
Trading conditions for Australian businesses fell to the lowest level seen in almost two years in November, raising further concerns about the underlying strength in the economy.

Aussie up on better than expected retail sales

News by Newsroom on 22:01 EST December 01, 2016
Retail sales in Australia advanced a seasonally adjusted 0.

Australia manufacturing sector manages to get back into expansion

News by Newsroom on 19:28 EST Octuber 31, 2016
The manufacturing sector in Australia turned back into expansion in October according to the latest survey from the Australian Industry Group released on Tuesday as the Performance of Manufacturing Index hit 50.

Inflation picking up in Australia boosts the Aussie

News by Newsroom on 21:07 EST Octuber 25, 2016
The headline inflation published on Tuesday well above expectations lifted the Australian dollar above 0.

New RBA governor Philip Lowe says more interest rate cuts needed

News by Newsroom on 02:14 EST Octuber 18, 2016
The Australian dollar is shrugging off comments from newly appointed RBA governor Lowe that more interest rates are needed to combat low inflation.

Australian home loans still weak

News by Allie Longford on 22:10 EST Octuber 10, 2016
The value of owner-occupier lending fell by 1.

Australian retail sales beat expectations

News by Newsroom on 20:49 EST Octuber 04, 2016
Retail sales in Australia rose more than expected in September, official data showed on Wednesday.

Reserve Bank of Australia leaves interest rates on hold

News by Newsroom on 12:41 EST Octuber 04, 2016
The Reserve Bank of Australia left interest rates on hold at 1.

AUDUSD technical analysis

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 09:34 EST July 19, 2016
AUDUSD is again testing a Moving Average that has acted as resistance.

Australian dollar overvalued says top forecaster

News by Newsroom on 02:08 EST July 13, 2016
The yield premium that Australian debt offers over other developed market peers has helped the Aussie, but that might change with the Reserve Bank of Australia having more room than its counterparts to lower its benchmark, according to Unicredit SpA.

RBA leaves interest rate in Australia unchanged

News by Newsroom on 00:31 EST June 07, 2016
No change in the base interest rate in Australia.

Soft retail sales in Australia

News by Newsroom on 21:32 EST June 01, 2016
The latest figures for retail sales in Australia are in and show that sales increased by 0.

Australian GDP beats expectations, Aussie jumps

News by Newsroom on 22:21 EST May 31, 2016
Australia's Gross Domestic Product for Q1 came at 1.

OECD slashes global growth forecast

News by Newsroom on 05:56 EST June 03, 2015
The OECD has cut its global GDP forecast to 3.

RBA cuts interest rates in Australia

News by Newsroom on 03:59 EST May 05, 2015
Australian central bank cut the base interest rate by a quarter down to a record low of 2.

AUDUSD technical analysis

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 04:10 EST April 27, 2015
AUDUSD is still well into our long term bearish area but it may be forming a temporary bottom.

Currency markets summary

News by Newsroom on 14:04 EST April 15, 2015
The end of the London session leaves a quite lively activity on currencies.

AUDUSD technical analysis. Potential opportunity

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 09:47 EST November 17, 2014
AUDUSD is in bear mode since 0.

AUDUSD breaks support trendline, USD strong across the board

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 19:56 EST November 02, 2014
The week starts with AUDUSD breaking a short term ascending trendline that have provided support for the past weeks.

Risk on reflects on currencies

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 13:30 EST Octuber 28, 2014
Stock indices around the world started the week on the right foot and are posting substantial gains on Monday.

Potential opportunity on AUDUSD

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 14:26 EST Octuber 21, 2014
AUDUSD has been rapidly declining since early september when it sat at 0.

USD weak across the board this morning.

News by Newsroom on 07:53 EST Octuber 13, 2014
AUDUSD is the winner across the majors this morning followed by Kiwi.

The aussie is in the bear zone....

Tech analysis by Simon Kazinsky on 14:24 EST September 19, 2014
The daily chart shows a beautiful head and shoulder formation that has given way.