Market Overview

Australian dollar

  • AUD/USD Moves Lower

    Friday, May 1, 2015 - 10:44am Australian dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    AUD/USD is trading at 0.7822, down 0.0074. The pair is trading weak and near the session lows. Chatter about Australian data next week and the Central Bank policy meeting on early Tuesday morning is constant. Month-over-month Australian Building approval data is due Sunday at 10:30 p.m. ET. Chinese...

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  • AUD/USD Little Lower

    Friday, May 1, 2015 - 8:35am Australian dollar, Futures, Commodities, Markets

    AUD/USD is trading at 0.7870, down 0.0026. The pair is trading a little soft Friday morning. Market chatter about Australia's Central Bank meeting next week and U.S. data and monetary policy is constant. Some market talk about weak precious metals prices and firm copper prices has kept some sellers...

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  • AUD/USD Little Changed

    Friday, May 1, 2015 - 7:47am Australian dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    AUD/USD is trading at 0.7883, down 0.0013. The pair is trading steady after Thursday's decline. Australian PPI quarter-over-quarter came out at 0.5 percent versus 0.1 percent and year-over-year the data was 0.7 percent versus 1.1 percent. An Australian manufacturing survey came out at 48 versus 46....

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  • AUD/USD Lower

    Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 11:12am Australian dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    AUD/USD is trading at 0.7886, down 0.0109. The pair is now trading range-bound after erasing nearly all of Wednesday's gains. Chatter about Australian and Chinese due out overnight is just beginning. Chinese PMI data is set for release at 9:00 p.m. ET. A manufacturing performance survey is due at 7...

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  • AUD/USD Extends Losses

    Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 9:56am Australian dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    AUD/USD has extended losses from early in the session and the decline is accelerating, trading at 0.7870, down 0.0121. The pair is trading weak. Chatter about Australian data due out next week and the RBA meeting next week has kept both buyers and sellers active overnight. Chatter about the sharp...

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  • AUD/USD Moves Down

    Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 7:07am Australian dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    AUD/USD is trading lower on Thursday at 0.7918, down 0.0076. The pair is trading weak and has erased much of Wednesday's gains. Chatter about Australian data due out next week and the RBA meeting next week has kept both buyers and sellers active overnight.

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  • AUD/USD Extends Gains

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 10:52am Australian dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    AUD/USD has extended gains from early in the trading session on Wednesday, trading at 0.8065, up 0.0069. Market talk about the FOMC statement this afternoon has led to aggressive buying. Chatter is beginning to make the rounds about Australian data due out next week and the RBA meeting next week.

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  • AUD/USD Moves Up

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 8:48am Australian dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    AUD/USD is trading higher Wednesday morning at 0.8027, up 0.0031. Market talk about slack U.S. economic data and the FOMC statement this afternoon has led to some buying. Chatter is beginning to make the rounds about Australian data due out next week and the RBA meeting next week.

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  • AUD/USD Little Changed

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 7:16am Australian dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    AUD/USD is little changed Wednesday morning after Tuesday's move higher, trading at 0.7987, down 0.0010. Market talk about U.S. economic data due out today and the FOMC statement this afternoon is constant. Chatter is beginning to make the rounds about Australian data due out next week and the RBA...

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  • AUD/USD Moves Up

    Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 11:44am Australian dollar, Futures, Forex, Markets

    AUD/USD has continued to move higher during the U.S. forex trading session on Tuesday, trading at 0.8004, up 0.0139. The Conference Board of Australia leading indicators were up 0.5 percent versus 0.4 percent last month. Market talk about U.S. monetary policy and the Federal Reserve on Wednesday...

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