Currency news

$A slightly weaker, helped by RBA remarks
The Australian dollar has slightly weakened, as optimism from the RBA helped offset very weak building approvals figures.
Kiwi declines as greenback gets boost
The NZ dollar has fallen following a depreciation message from the Reserve Bank and good news on the US job market bolstered the greenback.
$A lower after Fed meeting
The Australian dollar is lower after the US Federal Reserve kept open the possibility of an interest rate rise in the coming months.
US dollar up as Fed keeps rates on hold
The US dollar pushed up 0.6 per cent on the euro to $1.0990, and about 0.2 per cent on the yen, to 123.91 yen.
$A lower as Fed leaves room for Sept hike
The Australian dollar has lost ground against the greenback, which rose after the US Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged.
NZ dollar falls on greenback strength
The NZ dollar dips against the greenback after Federal Reserve noted a strengthening US labour market and improvement in the housing market.
$A down as US Fed leaves rates unchanged
The Aussie dollar is weaker following the release of the US Federal Open Market Committee statement, which made no change to interest rate guidance.
$A gains as market mood improves
The Australian dollar has gained for a second day as Asian stocks stabilise ollowing several days of falls.
Kiwi rises after Reserve Bank confidence
After Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler says the economy is not as bad as soem think the NZ dollar makes gains.
$A strengthens as commodities rebound
The Australian dollar has gained ground amid a stabilisation in commodity prices and China's equity markets.