Bloomberg 02/12/2011 – Derek Mumford

Australia, New Zealand Dollars Set for Weekly Gain Before U.S. Jobs Report The Australian and New Zealand dollars were set for a weekly gain against most major peers before... » Read more

October Retail Sales disappoint, Building Approvals plunge

The Australian Bureau of Statistics released October 2011 Retail Sales and Building Approvals data at 11.30am AEDT today. Retail Sales rose by 0.2%, less than the 0.4% the market was... » Read more

Bloomberg 29/11/2011 – Thomas Averill

Yen Falls Versus Dollar, Euro on Share Gains, Azumi Comments; Won Rallies The yen and dollar weakened against most major peers as Asian stocks extended a global rally, sapping demand... » Read more

Sydney Morning Herald 29/11/2011 – Thomas Averill

 Dollar dips after MYEFO release The Australian dollar is lower after the release of the federal government's Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO). Treasury has announced a deficit for the current... » Read more

Bloomberg 25/11/2011 – Thomas Averill

Australian Dollar Falls as European Crisis Stems Demand for Higher Yields The Australian dollar slid for the fourth time in five days as European leaders struggle to agree on measures... » Read more

San Francisco Chronicle 21/11/2011 – Derek Mumford

Euro Holds Gain on Optimism New Spanish Government to Curb Debt Nov. 21 (Bloomberg) -- The euro maintained a gain from Nov. 18 after Spain's opposition won the biggest... » Read more

Bloomberg 15/11/11 – Thomas Averill

The New Zealand dollar declined for a second day as concern Europe will struggle to contain its sovereign-debt crisis sapped demand for riskier assets. The so-called kiwi dollar fell versus... » Read more

The Age 15/11/2011 – Thomas Averill

 RBA keeps mum on future rate moves The Reserve Bank of Australia has given no direct hints on the future path for interest rates in the minutes for its November... » Read more

Bloomberg 11/11/2011 – Derek Mumford

Australian, New Zealand Currencies Drop Amid European Debt Crisis Concern The Australian and New Zealand dollars weakened versus most of their major counterparts on concern Italy may follow Greece, Ireland... » Read more

Full time jobs rise again in September

The Australian Bureau of Statistics released the Employment report for October 2011 at 11.30am AEDT today. The unemployment rate remained steady at 5.2%. Net employment increased by 10,100 in October, slightly... » Read more