Australian Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes 19th May 15 – Aussie short opportunities

The $AUDUSD has been acting irrationally for weeks now. We are seeing and unexpected strength in the AUD even after negative numbers. This was being fuelled by the US economy losing momentum and China turning down interest rate. The RBA has made indication today however that the Australian Dollars Joyride must come to an end. […]

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Australian Dollar must start falling now

The Australian Dollar was able to maintain footing near the .7970 mark throughout the week but there must be an end in sight. The RBA was not able to trigger the desired effect and if anything triggered a search for .80 in the rally that followed the pitch of Glenn Stevens indicating the end of […]

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The Great AUD Con – rates drop

So traders around the world were astonished and some lost the house when the RBA cut rates. As in with the ECB every time the rate was cut the currency started a fast downward wave as the liquidity in the market increases. But apart from a sudden 40 pip drop the AUD rose by to […]

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AUD taking back all it lost in 2015

The AUD has taken back all its loses since the 22 January overnight bouncing back to $0.8025 against the USD after disappointing numbers were posted during the FOMC meeting on the 29th of April 2015. Most importantly US GDP data well under-performed on expectations and the Feds made no mention of a rate cut or timelines […]

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FOMC 29th April 2015: Is the US heading back towards 2013 woes?

Most recently the US was reporting positive numbers across the range and a large part of the conversation was around interest rate hikes and  a higher interest in the USD Bond market. The FOMC meeting has changed the spectrum of the ongoing conversation with no talk preluding to an interest rate hike or relative timeframe. GDP for […]

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China drags down the AUD to record lows

China has probably displayed and shown the far most significant reduction in Exports and Imports in the month of March as Exports fell by over 15% and Imports by over 12%. The trade balance barely reach $3b where the expectation was around $45b. Dismal numbers as economists have been quoting around Asia this morning. The […]

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2015 Outlook on Currencies

2015 saw a bullish market on the USD rates with Janet Yellen being tipped across the range to increase interest rates in Q1. Official minutes however made a clear indication that this is not the case at least until April. The major SP500 started with losses on major downs on the commodity pricing changes with […]

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Market Alert: Australian Dollar at record lows before Unemployment Data

The Australia Dollar has seen better days but this is all to the delight of the RBA who wants to squeeze the AUDUSD closer to the .80 mark by the end of the year.

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Australia RBA should realise that 2.5% is not low

Australian economists are continually suggesting that monetary flows in to positively charged American economy is having a negative impact on capital flows in Australia. 

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Australian Financial Stability Review – Australia looking rosy

Healthy profits in the banking and general insurance sector are fuelling growth in Australia according to the bi-annual publication by the RBA. 

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