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A round up of the latest Australian Dollar forecast news items from the Currency News desk.

Can GBP AUD Exchange Rate Weaken Further on Rising Australian Inflation?

24 Apr 2017 at 3 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

Risk appetite generally picked up at the start of the week, weighing down the Pound Australian Dollar exchange rate as markets reacted to the results of the first round of the French presidential election with relief. As the odds of a fresh populist upset and victory for Eurosceptic Marine Le Pen were seen to decline investors piled back...

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GBP AUD Exchange Rate Steady as UK General Election Campaigning Begins

20 Apr 2017 at 3 PM - Written by Ben Hughes

The Pound Australian Dollar (GBP AUD) exchange rate continues to hold close to the best levels it struck earlier this week as UK politicians begin the first day of campaigning ahead of the snap election in June. Sterling sentiment has shot up since the early election was first announced on Tuesday, with markets speculating that the...

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Can the GBP AUD Exchange Rate Hold onto its Election Rally?

19 Apr 2017 at 9 AM - Written by John Cameron

Although some of Sterling’s bullishness faded as markets adjusted to Theresa May’s surprise call for a snap general election the GBP AUD exchange rate remained on a stronger footing. Investors are betting that the Conservatives will be able to secure an increased majority in a June election, limiting the parliamentary push-back...

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GBP AUD Exchange Rate Advances as Unemployment Holds at Near Twelve-Year Low

12 Apr 2017 at 1 PM - Written by John Cameron

The British Pound to Australian Dollar exchange rate continued to plunge throughout Thursday’s European session. Demand for the ‘Aussie’ was strong due to impressive job data and surprisingly dovish comments from US President Donald Trump. Next week will see the publication of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) latest meeting...

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GBP AUD Exchange Rate Softens Despite Risk Aversion

6 Apr 2017 at 1 PM - Written by James Fuller

The British Pound to Australian Dollar exchange rate slipped slightly from its weekly highs throughout Friday’s session due to underwhelming UK ecostats, but still looked to end the week above its opening levels. Risk-averse behaviour in forex trade remained high throughout the week, and disappointing price movement in the iron ore...

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AUD to GBP Exchange Rate Falls on Cautious RBA and Low Risk-Sentiment

4 Apr 2017 at 1 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Australian Dollar to British Pound exchange rate slipped below the week’s opening levels on Wednesday and remained there for most of the day due to Britain’s solid services stats from earlier in the day. AUD/GBP is likely to remain weak for the remainder of the week. With markets averse to risk due to political instability, the...

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GBP AUD Exchange Rate Rises as UK Government Backs Down from ‘No Deal’ Threat

28 Mar 2017 at 1 PM - Written by John Cameron

The British Pound to Australian Dollar exchange rate traded near its weekly lows on Wednesday afternoon. As risk-sentiment improved, the Australian Dollar strengthened and was able to hold against a highly volatile Pound. Analysts predict Sterling movement will cool later in the week, as the first major developments in Brexit negotiations...

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Soaring UK Retail Sales Trigger GBP AUD Exchange Rate Rally

23 Mar 2017 at 1 PM - Written by Minesh Chaudhari

GBP AUD Exchange Rate Close to Monthly High on Rising Retail Sales The Pound has risen considerably by 0.6% against the Australian Dollar today, following the news that UK retail sales rose above forecasts in February. While economists have been quick to forecast that Q1 2017 sales may hit the biggest drop since Q4 2010, traders have...

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AUD to NZD Exchange Rate Trends Flatly Near Weekly Lows Ahead of RBNZ Meeting

22 Mar 2017 at 12 PM - Written by Ben Hughes

The Australian Dollar to New Zealand Dollar exchange rate has tumbled since markets opened this week amid a lack of supportive Australian data and more optimistic New Zealand Dollar trade, ahead of this week’s Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) meeting. AUD/NZD opened this week at the level of 1.0969 and has since slipped, hitting a low...

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GBP AUD Exchange Rate Rises as UK Unemployment Hits Lowest Level Since 1975

15 Mar 2017 at 10 AM - Written by James Fuller

The British Pound to Australian Dollar exchange rate surged on Thursday afternoon following the Bank of England’s (BoE) March policy decision due to hawkish action from one member of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). Kristin Forbes voted to hike UK interest rates back up to 0.5%. While policy was left frozen, this impressed traders as...

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