AUD putting in a near term base against most major currencies…The Inside Track

Broadly speaking the AUD does appear to be putting in a near term base against most major currencies; domestic economic releases (with the exception of trade) have so far... » Read more

Aussie Leads Drop in Commodity Currencies as China Trade Slumps – Thomas Averill

Bloomberg - Australia’s dollar headed for its steepest decline in three weeks, leading a drop in currencies of commodity-producing nations, as a slump in China’s imports stoked concern the... » Read more

RBNZ & RBA face dilemma; benign inflationary conditions…The Inside Track

Both the RBNZ and RBA are currently faced with the same dilemma; benign inflationary conditions, a sluggish economy and booming property prices around the main metropolises. » Read more

USD has traded softly in the last few weeks…The Inside Track

The USD has traded softly in the last few weeks, as weak economic data has concerned market participants, leading them to believe that the Federal Reserve may delay hiking interest... » Read more

The market watches for interest rate hikes…The Inside Track

Nine US Fed speakers last week had the market hanging on every syllable about interest rate hike timing. Read more  » Read more

Hugely volatile week for the USD after perceived dovishness…The Inside Track

A hugely volatile week for the USD after perceived dovishness from the FOMC had speculators scrambling to cut long USD (short everything else) positions. Read more  » Read more

Disappointing US retail sales…The Inside Track

Following last week’s disappointing US retail sales, the market will be a keen observer of Thursday’s FOMC monetary policy announcement. Read more » Read more

USD is very much in vogue at the moment…The Inside Track

The USD is very much in vogue at the moment and this momentum looks set to continue for at least the next few months. Read more  » Read more

Dollar Climbs to Decade High as Aussie Weakens Before RBA Result – Derek Mumford

(Bloomberg) - The dollar marched on to fresh decade highs as U.S. data reinforced speculation interest rates will rise, heightening the divergence with countries including Australia. The Aussie remained weaker... » Read more

The RBA meet on Tuesday and economists are expecting them to cut…The Inside Track

The RBA meet on Tuesday and 18 of the 29 economists polled by Bloomberg are expecting them to cut by another 25bps. Read more  » Read more