Insights 6/1/2012 – Derek Mumford

EUR/USD slides on U.S. jobs data Forexpros - Stronger-than-expected jobs data out of the U.S. coupled with weak factory numbers out of Germany and continued European banking worries... » Read more

Bloomberg 6/1/2012 – Derek Mumford

Euro Heads for Fifth Weekly Loss on Confidence The dollar headed for weekly gains versus the yen and the euro before a U.S. report forecast to show employers added the... » Read more 4/1/2012 – Derek Mumford

$A higher after good US manufacturing data The Australian dollar has rallied for a third straight session, with positive economic data and a strong day on equity markets... » Read more

Bloomberg 4/1/2012 – Thomas Averill

Australian, N.Z. Dollars Advance to Highest Since November on Factory Data The Australian and New Zealand dollars advanced to the strongest since November versus their U.S. counterpart as global manufacturing... » Read more

Bloomberg 30/12/2011 – Thomas Averill

Australian, N.Z. Dollars Drop to One-Week Low Versus Yen on Europe Concern The Australian and New Zealand dollars dropped to the lowest level in a week against the yen as... » Read more

The Australian 20/12/2011 – Derek Mumford

Shares hammered as gloom spreads over retail slump, Europe debt and Korea concerns THE negative sentiment in global financial markets worsened yesterday as investors feared the death of ... » Read more

Bloomberg 15/12/2011 – Derek Mumford

Euro Nears 11-Month Low Before German PMI The euro traded 0.4 percent from the weakest level in 11 months against the dollar amid concern Europe’s sovereign-debt crisis will drive up... » Read more

Aussie unemployment rate ticks up to 5.3%

The Australian Bureau of Statistics released the November employment report at 11.30am AEDT today. The unemployment rate rose to 5.3% from 5.2%. Net employment declined by 6,300, much worse than the... » Read more

RBA cuts rates by 25 basis points to 4.25%

At its Monetary Policy meeting today, the RBA cut interest rates by 25 basis points to 4.25%. The key points in the accompanying statement were: - Global growth moderating - Saw... » Read more

Bloomberg 3/12/2011 – Derek Mumford

Aussie, N.Z. Dollars Rise First Week in Month on Appetite For Higher Yield The Australian and New Zealand dollars rose for the first week in a month versus their U.S.... » Read more