Currency news

US dollar rises again, helped by GDP
The US dollar pushed up 0.4 per cent to $1.0931 euros and 0.13 per cent to 124.15 yen.
$A sags to six-year low after US GDP data
The Australian dollar hit a fresh six-year low overnight as the greenback rallied on GDP data and markets increased the odds of a September rate hike.
NZ dollar extends slide
The NZ dollar dips below 66 US cents as the prospect of more rate cuts weighs on the currency while the US is close to hiking rates.
$A drifts down amid strong greenback gains
The Aussie dollar is lower against the greenback, which lifted despite slightly disappointing US economic growth figures.
$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.