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Aussie dollar battered by bad data -

THE Australian dollar is sharply lower against its US counterpart, dropping below 74 US cents after local and Chinese economic data disappointed. At 0635 AEST on Friday, the Australian dollar was worth 73.76 US cents, down from 74.07 US cents on ...and more »

Commodities pull down dollar -

THE Australian dollar is lower against its US counterpart after crude oil and iron ore fell three per cent. At 0647 AEST on Thursday, the Australian dollar was worth 74.32 US cents, down from 74.50 US cents on Wednesday. Westpac's Imre Speizer said the ...and more »

Australian dollar falls after China sees manufacturing industry shrink -

The Caixin/Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' index (PMI) fell to 49.6, indicating a contraction for the first time in 11 months and coming in below market expectations. The Caixin report, which tends to focus on smaller firms, contrasted ...and more »

How much will the Aussie dollar yield to rates? - The Sydney Morning Herald

Australia's shrinking yield advantage over the US has stirred the Aussie dollar bears, but the currency is deemed unlikely to plunge hard. The yield spread between Australian and US 10-year bonds has narrowed to just 18 basis points, and last week even ...and more »

Pound / Australian Dollar Buoyed by Bulk Metal Price Slippage - Pound Sterling Live

The ongoing decline in global bulk commodity prices continues to allow Sterling to remain in touching distance of recent highs. The Pound to Australian Dollar exchange rate is seen at 1.7427 having been as low as 1.7141 in mid-week trade. The move ...and more »

The Australian dollar is getting dragged lower by weaker commodity prices - Business Insider Australia

The Australian dollar softened overnight, losing ground against both the US dollar and the crosses. First, here's the scoreboard as at 7.35am AEST. AUD/USD 0.7427 , -0.0002 , -0.03% AUD/JPY 82.28 , 0.00 , 0.00% AUD/CNH 5.0166 , 0.0052 , 0.10%and more »

Australia dollar seen soft, New Zealand dollar forecast less bearish - Financial Express

Analysts have become slightly more bearish on the outlook for the Australian dollar after the currency hit a three-week low, but upgraded their forecasts for the New Zealand dollar partly in anticipation of higher dairy prices. A Reuters poll of 56 ...and more »