Currency news

$A falls on Chinese trade data
The Australian dollar has lost ground after the release of weaker Chinese trade data, ending a rally that has lasted almost two weeks.
$A falls slightly ahead of Chinese data
The Australian dollar has lost some ground, ending a rally that has lasted almost two weeks.
$A hits 8-week high against weak greenback
The Australian dollar is getting closer to 74 US cents on fading expectations that there will be a US interest rate rise this year.
Dollar slips as Fed officials stay bearish
The US dollar has slipped to $1.1363 against the euro and fell to 120.02 yen, while the euro also fell against the Japanese currency, to 136.38 yen.
NZ dollar gains ahead of inflation data
The NZ dollar rose for the seventh straight day to above 67 US cents as traders look ahead to the release of inflation data at the end of the week.
$A nears 74 US cents
The Australian dollar has hit an eight week high, as expectations of a US interest rate hike before Christmas fade.
$A holds last week's bullish gains
The Australian dollar has held onto healthy gains following a strong run up last week, amid a quiet day of trade on Monday.
$A to slump to 68 US cents by end of 2015
Despite a recent rally in the Aussie, the currency is tipped to dip below 70 US cents by year's end and stay there, an international investment bank says.
$A up on fading US rate hike hopes
The Australian dollar is higher as traders start to speculate that there won't be an interest rate rise in the US this year.
$A gains as Fed rate hike hopes fade
The Australian dollar is higher against a much weaker US dollar on expectations the Federal Reserve will delay a rate rise.