Tag Archive: AUDUSD

FOMC : The Mother of All Rate Cuts

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Is it any wonder that bankers which include the economists and strategists all draw higher salaries than the people at the Fed and that the promising and/or prominent officials often end up working… Continue reading

Australia Focus : Not All Is Lost

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“Australia’s high-value services exports, led by tourism and education, have overtaken iron ore to become our biggest foreign exchange earners. Services exports now are worth more than coal and LNG combined.” http://www.smh.com.au/business/comment-and-analysis/iron-ore-no-longer-our-biggest-export-20150313-142za6.html#ixzz3UGC22twx The… Continue reading

Australia Focus : RBA Time

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The only positive this week has been coal and the ASX. Government bonds continued to fly towards record low yields and RBA watcher McCrann said that the RBA “will most certainly cut rates… Continue reading

Forex Thoughts : The Deflationary Mindset

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4 days, 2 major events and we had a topsy turvy month end into the last month of the year. The OPEC meeting on Thanksgiving started the ball rolling with no cuts to… Continue reading

Australia In Focus : Wallflower Days

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Iron Ore Completes Fifth Weekly Loss as ‘Worst Is Yet to Come’ http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-21/iron-ore-heads-for-fifth-weekly-loss-on-global-glut-china-data.html   Again we have China coming to the rescue of the AUD dollar with Australia’s own central bank a bystander… Continue reading

FX Thoughts : FOMC Halloween Edition

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An action packed weekend with the Eurozone banks audit all sorted with minimal fuss after a year of suspense and Brazil elections done and over with. It was overall, a boring week with… Continue reading

Bonds In Conversation : Trick Or Treat Time

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Equities bounced back, Ebola forgotten, terror alerts dismissed and bond yields holding near their 1 year lows (except for Greece and Russia). I find myself unable to stick to a firm view with… Continue reading

Australia Focus : Chinese Kangaroo Stew

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Back when I was in Perth, a friend from China told me that his uncle liked to stop by dead kangaroos on the road to pick a nice juicy tail for stew and… Continue reading

Australia Focus : You’re Unbelievable

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?gl=SG&v=waacof2saZw&hl=en-GB Chorus : The things, you sayYour purple prose just gives you awayThe things, you sayYou’re unbelievable Unbelievable stories from Australia : Boozy Feral Pig Steals Beer From Campers, Gets Drunk and Starts… Continue reading

Australia Focus : Recession Proof

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The Australian dollar has had a slammed and dunked week again making it the 3rd worst performing currency in the entire world for the month of September, losing 6.08% against the USD and… Continue reading