Aussie climbs for first session in five

2019-02-12 06:44:22 GMT (Economies.com)
Aussie climbs for first session in five

Australian dollar tilted higher in Asian trade off January 4 lows against its US counterpart, following earlier data from Australia. 

 

As of 02:32 GMT, AUD/USD rose 0.21% to 0.7077, with an intraday high at 0.7083, and a six-week trough at 0.7054. 

 

Earlier Australian data showed an index tracking business sentiment up to 4 from 3 in December, while house loans tumbled 6.1% in December, sharpening a 0.9% decline in November. 

 

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell will deliver a speech titled "Economic Development in High Poverty Rural Communities" at the Hope Enterprise Corporation Rural Policy Forum, in Mississippi, later today, while investors await the second round of US-China trade talks in Beijing later this week. 

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.1079
-0.0019
0.1694%
1.2133
-0.0021
0.1695%
16.878
-0.226
1.324%
56.227
1.427
2.605%
59.78
1.14
1.94%
1496.370
-15.895
1.051%
 
 
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