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Australia, New Zealand dollars seen levelling off after climb - Reuters poll

5:58am BST

SYDNEY Analysts have again upgraded forecasts for the Australian and New Zealand dollars in the latest Reuters poll, but still lag the market as investors increasingly wager on a lasting downtrend for their U.S. counterpart.

Australia, NZ dollar bulls take a breather on poor economic news

4:44am BST

SYDNEY, Aug 6 The Australian and New Zealand dollars backed away from multi-month highs on Thursday as some negative news at home provided speculators an excuse to take profits on recent generous gains.

Australia, NZ dlrs resume climb as U.S. yields plumb record depths

05 Aug 2020

SYDNEY, Aug 5 The Australian and New Zealand dollars resumed their ascent on Wednesday as falling Treasury yields undermined the U.S. dollar, while domestic data showed a surprise dip in New Zealand's jobless rate.

Australia, NZ dlrs edge up as RBA says to buy more bonds

04 Aug 2020

SYDNEY, Aug 4 The Australian and New Zealand dollars edged higher on Tuesday and bonds got a boost after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) said it would again step into the market to buy government debt to keep yields down near its target.

Australian retailers suffer worst quarter in two decades, exports shine

04 Aug 2020

SYDNEY Australia's retailers are facing a consumption drought as the country's second biggest state locks down to fight the coronavirus and as data showed sales volumes suffered their biggest plunge in two decades in the second quarter.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks mixed, dollar struggles to rally

03 Aug 2020

SYDNEY/HONG KONG, Aug 3 Asian share markets were mixed on Monday as U.S. lawmakers struggled to hammer out a new stimulus plan amid a global surge of new coronavirus cases, though a squeeze on crowded short positions left the dollar clinging to a tentative bounce.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks mixed, dollar struggles to rally

03 Aug 2020

SYDNEY, Aug 3 Asian share markets turned mixed on Monday as U.S. lawmakers struggled to hammer out a new stimulus plan amid a global surge of new coronavirus cases, though a squeeze on crowded short positions left the dollar clinging to a tentative bounce.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks cautiously mixed, dollar tries to bounce

03 Aug 2020

SYDNEY, Aug 3 Asian share markets turned mixed on Monday as U.S. lawmakers struggled to hammer out a new stimulus plan amid a global surge of new coronavirus cases, though a squeeze on crowded short positions gave the dollar a rare bounce.

Australian house prices fall for third month in July-CoreLogic

03 Aug 2020

SYDNEY, Aug 3 Australian home prices eased for a third straight month in July as the reimposition of a coronavirus lockdown in Victoria weighed on the Melbourne market and consumer sentiment generally.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks off to cautious start, dollar nurses scars

03 Aug 2020

SYDNEY, Aug 3 Asian shares and the dollar made a cautious start to the new month on Monday as U.S. lawmakers struggled to hammer out a new stimulus plan and a global surge of new coronavirus cases showed no sign of abating.

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