Market News

Track currency trends and access our expert daily and and weekly market analyses

Currency Chart

Get access to our expert market analyses and discover how your currency has been tracking with our exchange rate charts.
{{tab.base}} / {{tab.term}} ...
Add pair

compass pointing north

Volumes light ahead of RBA Rhetoric

Tuesday 21st Februay

Australian Dollar:

The Australian dollar traded in a tight 25 pip range for a conservative start to the week as the annual Presidents Day holiday produced low liquidity in the markets. Opening Monday morning at 0.7765, The Australian dollar topped out at 0.7690 and could potentially test the 0.77 handle once again this week. With domestic data light on, the spotlight turns to central banks as investors look for any change in monetary stance by the RBA in today’s policy minutes release along with the FOMC on Thursday. The Australian dollar opens this morning at 0.7685 against its US counterpart.

Read more


Today's expected range

AUD / USD
0.7600 - 0.7700
NZD / USD
0.7140 – 0.7240
GBP / AUD
1.6150 – 1.6350

Want a particular rate? We'll let you know when your target rate is reached.

Thank you, we'll send you an email when your target rate is triggered.

Oops, something went wrong. Please enter a valid e-mail address.

  • Required
  • Not valid

Currency pair

/

  • Currencies cannot be the same
  • Required
  • Not valid
man pointing at a map

Last Week Market Recap

Monday 20th February 2017

Showed little change for the second consecutive week as Australia reported positive employment data with mixed numbers from the United States. The rate began the week declining on Monday in the absence of any significant data out of either country. The pair then gained ground on Tuesday after making its weekly low of 0.7617 despite better than expected U.S. PPI data. On Wednesday, the rate continued rallying despite U.S. CPI and Retail Sales data, which beat expectations. The pair then sold off after making its weekly high of 0.7731 on Thursday after Australian Employment Change showed the addition of +13.5K jobs last month compared to an expected increase of +9.7K, while the Australian Unemployment Rate declined a notch to 5.7% from 5.8%. The rate continued its selloff on Friday in the absence of any significant economic numbers from either country. AUD/USD closed at 0.7667, with a loss of just -5 pips and virtually unchanged on the week. 

Read more

Global offices

Level 19
60 Margaret St
Sydney
NSW 2000
Australia

Sydney

1st Floor
85 Gracechurch St
London
United Kingdom
EC3V 0AA

London

49 Stevenson St
13th Floor
San Francisco
CA, 94105
USA

San Francisco

Unit 1602,
16th Floor
100 Queens Road
Central, Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Suite 1002
145 King St West
Toronto, ON
M5H 1J8
Canada

Toronto

Level 27, PWC Tower
188 Quay St
Auckland
New Zealand

Auckland