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.%
1.1336
0.0037
0.3275%
1.3032
0.0125
0.9716%
16.009
0.230
1.458%
57.100
1.327
2.378%
67.08
0.63
0.95%
1338.145
16.810
1.272%
 
 
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