Currency news

Aust dollar slips in flight to safety
Investors sold down the Aussie dollar and fled to safe haven currencies in a fear-driven overnight session before the local currency made up some ground.
Fear factor drives $A lower
A flight to safe-haven Japanese yen and US greenbacks took a toll on the Australian dollar on Tuesday.
Cameron comments help NZD past 70 US cents
The kiwi rose back above 70 US cents on Tuesday after British PM David Cameron said he would leave Brexit negotiations to his successor.
$A slides on Brexit aftershocks
The decision of Standard & Poor's and Fitch to downgrade Britians credit ratings have pushed the Aussie dollar lower, but it could still recover.
$A sinks on weak yuan, Britain downgrade
The Australian dollar is plummeting as the weaker Chinese yuan and the Britain's negative credit rating outlook add to the Brexit uncertainty in markets.
NZ dollar continues climb against pound
The NZ dollar hits a three-year high against the British pound as the fallout from the vote to leave the EU continues to hit financial markets.
$A sinks on Britain ratings downgrade
The downgrading of Britain's last top notch credit rating has added to uncertainty gripping the markets, pushing the Aussie dollar lower.
$A recovers to linger above 74 US cents
The Australian dollar has recovered some ground from Friday's steep fall after the UK surprised the world and voted to leave the European Union.
NZ dollar extends gains vs pound
The kiwi extended its gains against the pound, reaching a new high as global financial markets caught up with the Brexit vote.
$A up after steep fall on Brexit
The local currency is trading higher after falling sharply against the US dollar on Friday in response to the UK's decision to leave the EU.