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aussie, n.z. dollars rise against most peers as commodities gain

the australian and new zealand dollars gained versus the majority of their most-traded counterparts as commodities rose for a second day.

the south pacific currencies were little changed against the u.s. dollar as stocks declined. iron, australia’s biggest export in dollar terms, climbed.

the aussie dollar was little changed at $1.0504 yesterday in new york trading. it rose 0.3 percent to a$1.2454 per euro and dropped 0.9 percent to 91.43 yen.

aussie remains lower before business investment report

the australian dollar remained lower following a decline yesterday amid speculation a report tomorrow will show a slowdown in capital expenditure growth, damping the outlook for the economy and the currency.

the so-called aussie dropped for a third day versus the yen as investors boosted bets the reserve bank of australia will cut rates at its next meeting on dec. 4. demand for new zealand’s dollar was tempered after the country’s central bank governor graeme wheeler said the local currency’s gains have hurt manufacturing and as asian stocks retreated

australian bonds fall, currency gains on draghi, stocks

australia’s government bonds declined and the local currency rose for a third day against the dollar and the yen as asian stocks extended a global rally, boosting investor appetite for riskier assets.

aussie touches 2-month high as officials reach greek deal

the australian dollar touched its highest level in two months as euro-area finance ministers reached agreements on greece’s debt burden and its funding gap.

the so-called aussie advanced versus most of its 16 major counterparts as officials cut the indebted nation’s interest rates and gave it more time to pay back rescue loans. new zealand’s currency, known as the kiwi, snapped a decline from yesterday as a fifth day of gains in asian stocks outweighed a report today that showed the nation’s annual trade deficit widened to the most in more than three years.

aussie dollar drops, kiwi pares gain as stocks decline

australia’s dollar slid and new zealand’s pared an earlier gain as asian stocks declined and chinese data added to signs the global growth is slowing, damping investor appetite for higher-yielding assets.

the so-called aussie and kiwi fell from seven-week highs as a report signaled chinese manufacturing may shrink for an eighth month and commodities dropped to the lowest level since 2010. the federal reserve yesterday decided to not implement more asset purchases and lowered growth forecasts. the new zealand dollar rose earlier after a government report showed the nation’s economy was accelerating.

aussie weakens from four-month high as china’s exports decline

australia’s dollar weakened from the strongest in more than four months after data showed china’s exports grew less than anticipated, adding to signs of a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy.

aussie dollar falls as shares drop before rba decision

the australian dollar dropped against most of its 16 major peers as asian stocks extended a global rout, sapping demand for higher-yielding currencies.

the so-called aussie slid for a second day on speculation the reserve bank of australia will cut interest rates tomorrow and after data showed traders increased bearish bets on the currency to a record. the new zealand dollar erased a two-day gain after u.s. figures last week showed employers added the fewest workers in a year and before spain auctions bonds this week amid concern europe’s debt crisis is deepening.

analysis: as australia commodities sag, australian dollar unable to play stimulus role

sinking prices for commodities such as iron ore and coal are sapping australia's export earnings and putting at risk billions of dollars of mining investment, a major reason it has so far dodged the recessions of the rich world.

fortucast financial timer - australian dollar

june australian dollar future and cash

(6/1): the australian dollar fell after a report indicated china’s manufacturing industry is slowing more than economists had anticipated, bloomberg news reported. the so-called aussie dropped to its lowest level since october and is headed for its fifth straight week of declines as concern that global growth is slowing and the european debt crisis is deepening damped demand for riskier assets.


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