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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

Aussie Retail Sales as expected in Q3

The Australian Bureau of Statistics released Q3 and September 2011 Retail Sales data at 11.30am AEDT today. Retail Sales in September rose by 0.4% as expected. For the third quarter,... » Read more

RBA cuts rates to 4.50%

At its Monetary Policy meeting today, the RBA cut interest rates by 25 basis points to 4.50%. The key points in the accompanying statement were: - Neutral stance now consistent -... » Read more

The Australian 1/11/2011 – Derek Mumford

Dollar under fire as Japan steps in to halt yen's rise THE Australian dollar was under pressure last night after the Bank of Japan intervened in the global... » Read more

Bloomberg 26/10/11 – Thomas Averill

Australian Dollar Falls After Inflation Slows, Before EU Summit By ... » Read more

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