Australian Economy Set to Take a Few Years to Recover

Australian Dollar Forecast: Further Tariffs from due China?

Over the past month the Australian Dollar forecast has consistently improved against the pound, rising by as much as 5% since the beginning of May. This week however, AUD rates have started to show some fragility and there have been some volatile peaks and troughs in AUD value. The strength of the Australian economy, and therefore the Australian Dollar is heavily reliant on their exports and relationship with their largest trade partner, China. In recent times though, this relationship has become strained, starting with Australia’s...
AUDGBP Continues to Rise, But How Long For?

AUDGBP Continues to Rise, But How Long For?

Subdued start to the week for AUDGBP, AUDEUR and AUDUSD as the markets await for tonight’s mixture of surveys from down under and long stream of economic data from Australia’s leading trading partners to set the AUD onto it’s trend for the week. The AUDGBP rate has edged dangerously closer to it’s key resistance levels of 0.56, a mark we have only seen breached 4 times since the start of 2018 and certainly triggering the best opportunity to buy pounds with Australian dollars so far...
AUD to GBP Slower but Brexit Could Accelerate Rates Again

Australian Dollar Forecast: AUD Rally Continues

The Australian dollar has strengthened significantly this month against GBP, USD and EUR and this AUD rally has continued at the start of this week and over the past seven days. The main drivers behind AUD gains continue to be due to the country’s handling of the Coronavirus crisis and the control of the spread, along with a renewed confidence in investors and an expectation of increased demand for Australian exports. The Australian economy is heavily reliant on its exports of raw material such...
Australian Dollar to Pound Forecast: Why is the Australian Dollar Strengthening?

Will AUD GBP Continue to Recover Ground Lost Last Week?

AUD GBP has remained range bound since the start of the month although we are just over 1%, what's the Australian Dollar Forecast for the rest of this week?
Australian Dollar Forecast: AUDGBP & AUDUSD to Keep Rising?

Australian Dollar Forecast Retains Majority of Strength

Since a week ago today, the Australian dollar forecast has continued to gain a little more ground against the majority of major currencies, despite news that hit the wires regarding issues with China and a limitation on various imports that may come into play, including, coal, iron ore and coral. With China having such a large influence on the Australian economy due to the close ties, historically any negative news from the Chinese economy or a rise in tensions can often lead to Australian dollar...
Increase in Risk Appetite Helps Support the Australian Dollar

Increase in Risk Appetite Helps Support the Australian Dollar

With parts of the world getting their economies back up and running due to a lessening of lockdown measures we have seen an increase in risk appetite amongst investors. The safe haven of the Swiss franc and the US dollar are now being left behind and money is being moved into riskier currencies. The Australian dollar being a destination of choice. The impact of the Coronavirus was light in comparison to other countries and is becoming a more popular destination for investors capital. As...
Will the Australian Dollar Continue its Trend Against GBP?

Will the Australian Dollar Continue its Trend Against GBP?

Since countries all over the world started to go into lockdown the Australian dollar has been making steady inroads against the pound. Exchange rates have improved from the low of 0.4882 that we saw at the beginning of April to 0.5408 at the time of writing this article. Australian Dollar Benefits Due to an Improvement in the Global Economy The Australian dollar is seen as a risk based currency, and now that the global economy is starting to tick over, commodity prices are on the rise...
Australian Economy Set to Take a Few Years to Recover

Australian Dollar Continues to Outperform Other Major Currencies

Since the middle of March when most countries went into lockdown, the Australian dollar has been making gains against sterling, the US dollar, and euro. This may surprise most, as commodity currencies tend to suffer in times of real uncertainty. In addition, the RBA gloomy outlook should be raising concerns for clients holding onto the Aussie. The RBA expect a 10% contraction for Q2 GDP and a 6% fall throughout the year. However, the Aussie continues to march on. Why Has the Aussie Performed Well...
Australian Dollar Forecast: AUDGBP gains by 10% since April

Australian Dollar Forecast: AUDGBP gains by 10% since April

The Australian dollar forecast continued its rally against the pound yesterday, following the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) decision to keep interest rates on hold at their record low of 0.25%. Yesterday’s exchange rate movement follows the consistent trend we have seen in recent months, with AUDGBP exchange rates moving by over 10% since the beginning of April. In monetary terms, a transfer of A$200,000 to Sterling today compared to the beginning of April could achieve in excess of an extra £10,000. If you...
Australian Dollar Forecast Looks Strong as we End the Month

Australian Dollar Forecast Looks Strong as we End the Month

The Australian dollar forecast has continued to look rather positive vs Sterling as risk appetite has been rising since the height of the global pandemic. China has reopened and with cases in Australia at small numbers the Australian economy is doing well. Overnight we have seen risk appetite increase with Japanese stocks rising by over 2% following the Prime Minister Abe’s suggestion that further fiscal stimulus will be coming. Also, China’s Central Bank Governor has suggested that they will also be carrying on with their...