The Australian dollar has fallen slightly following weak domestic and international data.
At 1700 AEDT on Friday, the Australian dollar was trading at 103.99 US cents, down from 104.06 US cents on Thursday.
Since 0700 AEDT, the local currency traded between 103.83 US cents and 104.48 cents.
CMC Markets currency strategist Tim Waterer said weaker data and an upcoming meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia kept the local currency subdued.
"Recent data hasn't been very supportive of the currency, especially the PPI (producer price index) data today," he said.
"We're also trading a bit weaker ahead of the RBA (interest rates) decision, and we also had some mixed figures regarding Chinese manufacturing, too."
Australian producer prices at the final stage of production rose 0.2 per cent in the December quarter for an annual gain of 1.0 per cent.
This was slightly less than economists' expectations of a 0.3 per cent rise for the month.
Also released on Friday was China's official purchasing managers' index, which fell to 50.4 in January, from 50.6 the month before, but the HSBC PMI for Chinese manufacturing showed a rise to 52.3 in January, from 51.5.
The RBA board is to meet on February 5 and most economists expect it to keep the cash rate on hold at 3.00 per cent.
Mr Waterer said US non-farm payrolls data on Friday night (AEDT) should have an effect on markets.
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