Mixed results for equities overnight with U.S equities making solid gains while European equities lost ground amid slower growth. Overall however Europe’s prospects have been improving and we’ve seen that in the AUD/EUR rate which has been in decline since late-February – AUD/EUR this year is down around 1000 points or 10 cents from 0.7320 to 0.6350 today.
Data released tonight includes both UK and US manufacturing PMI with early predictions suggesting pretty flat results. As such it’s probably likely to be a quiet day for markets and the Aussie dollar.
AUD EXCHANGE RATES:
AUD/USD – 0.7565
AUD/GBP – 0.5591
AUD/EUR – 0.6352
AUD/NZD – 1.1068
AUD/JPY – 85.164
Gold – A$1685/oz
Silver – A$21.74/oz
WTI – US$57.34/barrel
DATA RELEASES TODAY:
GBP – Manufacturing PMI at 8.30pm
USD – ISM Manufacturing PMI at 2.00am
***Above rates are indicative wholesale rates and intended as a guide only***
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