Currency news

NZ dollar gains as dairy prices rise
The NZ dollar makes ground after dairy prices rise for the fourth consecutive time helping boost confidence in the local economy.
$A extends post-RBA rate decision rally
The Australian dollar has consolidated gains made after the Reserve Bank left interest rates on hold and gave no indication of a future cut.
RBA's positive outlook lifts $A
The Australian dollar has rallied above 71 US cents after the RBA kept the cash rate on hold and gave no indications of another cut.
Kiwi slips against Aussie dollar
The kiwi has fallen against the Aussie dollar after the Reserve Bank of Australia kept its benchmark interest rate on hold.
$A boosted as Fed rate rise looks unlikely
The Australian dollar has been boosted by positive global risk sentiment stemming from expectations the US Fed will delay lifting its interest rate.
US dollar edges up after early weakness
The US dollar has edged up against the major currencies after a bout of early weakness although analysts expect the greenback to be under pressure.
$A up as US rate rise fears dial down
The Australian dollar has gained ground after global risk assets strengthened following a dialling back of US interest hike fears.
NZ dollar rises to five-week high
After weaker-than-expected service sector indicators in the US and UK the NZ dollar touches a five-week high against the greenback.
$A up ahead of RBA interest rate decision
The Australian dollar is higher ahead of Tuesday's Reserve Bank interest rate decision, which is expected to remain on hold at two per cent.
$A higher ahead of RBA decision
The Australian dollar is higher following weak US jobs data, but concern Tuesday's RBA monetary policy statement will be negative has crimped its gains.