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Aussie economy loses jobs in February

The Australian Bureau of Statistics released the Employment report for February 2011 at 11.30am AEDT today. The unemployment rate ticked up to 5.2% from 5.1%. Net employment decreased by 15,400 in... » Read more

RBA keeps rates on hold at 4.25% in March

At its Monetary Policy meeting today, the RBA kept interest rates on hold at 4.25%. The key points in the accompanying statement were: - Should conditions weaken materially, scope for... » Read more

Bloomberg – Derek Mumford 26/02/12

Australian Dollar Weakens on Signs Greek Debt Crisis Unresolved By Kristine Aquino Feb. 27 (Bloomberg) -- The Australian dollar slid from a seven-month high against the yen amid concern that... » Read more

The Age – Thomas Averill 27/02/12

 Markets Live: Miners lead shares lower 12.11pm: Resource stocks are very much leading the market lower, with materials off 1.4 per cent and energy stocks down 0.9 per... » Read more

Bloomberg 21/02/12 – Thomas Averill

Australia, New Zealand Dollars Gain on Greek Deal, China Reserve-Ratio Cut The Australian and New Zealand dollars advanced versus most major counterparts on the prospect euro-area governments will agree today... » Read more

Bloomberg 20/02/12 – Thomas Averill

Yen, Dollar Drop Amid China Policy Easing, Progress on Greek Aid By Candice Zachariahs and Mariko Ishikawa Feb. 20 (Bloomberg) -- The yen and dollar dropped against most major peers... » Read more

RBA surprises the market and keeps rates on hold at 4.25%

At its Monetary Policy meeting today, the RBA kept interest rates on hold at 4.25%. The key points in the accompanying statement were: - European economic conditions weakened since last... » Read more

Bloomberg 2/2/2012 – Derek Mumford

Dollar Declines Versus Major Peers as Stocks Rally Before U.S. Jobs Report The dollar weakened against most of its 16 major counterparts as Asian stocks extended a global rally ahead... » Read more

Bloomberg 31/1/2012 – Thomas Averill

Australian, New Zealand Dollars Decline Versus Peers as EU Leaders Meet The Australian and New Zealand dollars weakened as European Union leaders met to discuss the region’s debt crisis at... » Read more

Bloomberg 30/01/12 – Thomas Averill

Australian, New Zealand Dollars Decline Versus Peers Before Europe Summit The Australian and New Zealand dollars weakened before European Union leaders meet to discuss the region’s debt crisis at a... » Read more

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