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Australia dollar hits 8-month high on rate wagers, China optimism

Australia dollar hits 8-month high on rate wagers, China optimism By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, Jan 27 (Reuters) - The Australian dollar held hefty weekly gains on Friday as markets priced in higher interest rates at home, while optimism over China's reopening whetted risk appetites globally. The Aussie stood at $0.7125 AUD=D3 , having gained 2.2% on the week so far to reach highs not seen since June at $0.7142. The next bull target is $0.7282, with support at $0.7063. The kiwi dollar lagged at $0.6495
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Australian dollar jumps as shock inflation data sends yields higher

Australian dollar jumps as shock inflation data sends yields higher By Stella Qiu SYDNEY, Jan 25 (Reuters) - The Australian dollar jumped on Wednesday after a surprisingly red-hot inflation report all but cemented the case for another interest rate hike from the Reserve Bank of Australia next month, sending bond yields sharply higher. Going the other way, the kiwi sagged and swap rates tumbled after data showed inflation there has likely peaked, with markets pricing in the view that the Reserve
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Australia, NZ dollars buoyed by risk-on rally, yen selling

Australia, NZ dollars buoyed by risk-on rally, yen selling By Stella Qiu SYDNEY, Jan 24 (Reuters) - The Australian and New Zealand dollars were targetting multi-month highs on Tuesday, as investors piled back into risky assets on easing recession fears and a less aggressive Federal Reserve, while inflows from the Japanese yen also helped. The Aussie AUD=D3 was standing tall at $0.7040, after surging 0.9% overnight to break past the resistance level of 70 cents, driven by a tech rally on Wall Str
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Australia, NZ dlrs a tad firmer; all eyes on local CPI

Australia, NZ dlrs a tad firmer; all eyes on local CPI By Stella Qiu SYDNEY, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The Australian and New Zealand dollars gained against the greenback to stand just below resistance levels on Monday, with traders looking to the local consumer price reports this week, which are expected to show inflation peaking. The Aussie AUD=D3 edged 0.3% higher to $0.6992, just a touch below the key level of 70 cents which it has struggled to stay above.
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Australia, NZ dlrs recover ground on a wobbly dollar; bonds rally

Australia, NZ dlrs recover ground on a wobbly dollar; bonds rally By Stella Qiu SYDNEY, Jan 20 (Reuters) - The Australian and New Zealand dollars recovered some ground on Friday after fears of a U.S. recession led markets to price in rate cuts by the Federal Reserve later this year, while local bonds enjoyed a sizeable rally after soft jobs data. The Aussie AUD=D3 bounced back to $0.6927, after dipping 0.5% to as far as $0.6872 overnight.
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