February 11, 2019
Australian Dollar Tumbles as RBA Hints at Possible Future Interest Rate Cuts

Australian Dollar Tumbles as RBA Hints at Possible Future Interest Rate Cuts

The Australian Dollar fell this week as the RBA slashed its growth forecasts and set the AUD on a downward spiral. Highlighting that a rate cut was more likely than it previous was, the RBA governor set a different tone. Australian Property prices During his speech Governor Lowe touched upon the Australian property market stating […]
February 4, 2019
Aussie Dollar capitalises on dovish FED – USD/AUD dipping to a two-month low

Aussie Dollar Capitalises on Dovish FED – USD/AUD dipping to a two-month low

The Australian Dollar is closing in on a 3 month high this week following a dovish tone from the FED and encouraging if not perfect inflation data. The combination of the Jerome Powell’s recent FED statement and the Aussie inflation data propelling the Australian Dollar to a two-month high against the US Dollar. Whilst the […]
May 9, 2018
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Australian Economy Sticking to Plan as RBA Holds Rates

There were no real surprises as the RBA released their quarterly statement on the condition of the Aussie economy. No rate rise was expected and didn’t materialise making it 19 policy meetings with no rate change.
December 11, 2017
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AUD Exchange Rates Fall as Quarterly GDP and Trade Balance Disappoint

The Aussie dollar fell against a basket of currencies as the countries quarterly GDP fell short of expectations. The GDP data shortfall sparked a sell-off in AUD exchange rates. Australian quarterly GDP disappoints This month’s Aussie GDP figures which were released early on Wednesday morning reached lower than the markets anticipated level. Novembers’ quarterly GDP […]
November 13, 2017
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AUD/USD Weakens as RBA Leaves Rates Unchanged

The AUD/USD slipped this week following the Reserve Banks of Australia’s unsurprising decision to leave Australian Interest rates on hold at 1.5%. Rates have remained static since the last August 2016 when rates were cut from 1.75% Phillip Lowe the Governor of Th Reserve Bank of Australia delivered his thoughts on both global economic improvements […]