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THE Australian dollar hopped half a per cent higher on Wednesday, as reports of medical breakthroughs in the fight against the new coronavirus boosted growth-linked currencies.

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THE Australian dollar and offshore Chinese yuan climbed on Tuesday as risk appetite picked up, although the spread of a novel coronavirus in China remained a threat.

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THE Australian dollar fell to a weekly low on Tuesday after the central bank opened the door to another cut in interest rates as early as February and other currencies also weakened due to a...

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TRADE-ORIENTED currencies including the Australian dollar surged on Tuesday, with the Chinese currency poised for its biggest daily jump in nearly three months on increasing signs that Beijing and...

FOR a stark assessment of global recession risks, look beyond the world's top currencies to the pronounced declines for their less-well-traded peers.

[SINGAPORE] Signs that the global trade war is morphing into a currency race to the bottom means the battered Australian dollar is looking more vulnerable than ever.

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THE euro fell towards a one-month low on Wednesday as the contrast between solid economic data in the United States and souring confidence measures in the eurozone kept the US dollar supported...

[SYDNEY] The Australian dollar hovered near its highest in almost seven weeks while the New Zealand dollar also held firm, helped by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin voicing optimism for a...

[TOKYO] A surprise improvement in Chinese factory activity supported the yuan and Australian dollar on Monday, and provided a broader boost to global investor confidence, helping the US dollar...

[TOKYO] The Australian dollar and the Chinese yuan rose early Monday on hopes Washington and Beijing were close to a trade deal after a bitter year-long tariff dispute.