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Aussie gets lift from job data, kiwi softer  WELLINGTON/SYDNEY: The Australian dollar gained on the greenback on Thursday as a strong employment gain was matched by more people looking for work sending the jobless rate to a two-year high, keeping expectations for lower rates in Australia in play.   Australian employment easily beat expectations, rising 14,500 vs forecasts for 3,750 jobs. But jobless rate surprised by rising to 5.4 pct, highest since April 2010, from 5.1 pct in August and above forecasts of 5.3pc.   The Aussie jumped up more than a third of cent to a near one-week high of $1.0266 from $1.0223 before the data, before steadying around $1.0250.   Interbank futures imply rates at 3 percent by December with a better than even chance of a cut next month, but expectations were trimmed after the data.   Earlier, Aussie lifted by firmer iron-ore prices, bringing gains this week to nearly 13 pct. It has recouped half of the huge fall suffered in July and ...

Aussie & NZ dollar bounce on euro, bonds in demand  WELLINGTON/SYDNEY: The Australian and New Zealand dollars bounced on the euro on Wednesday and held off lows against the US dollar, with a whopping sale of Australian long-dated bonds helping attract demand.   The Antipodeans regained some ground against a soggy euro with the Aussie rising to a one-week high of A$1.2563 , moving away from four-month lows hit last week.    The euro was undermined by large liquidations of long euro positions as uncertainties about Spain and Greece ...
Aussie & NZ dollars bounce off multi-month lows WELLINGTON/SYDNEY: The Australian and New Zealand dollars recovered a bit of ground on Tuesday, helped by profit-taking and a bounce in Chinese stocks, though the mood remained fragile on global growth worries and subdued economic data in Australia.   The Aussie gained half a cent to $1.0245, from $1.0196 in early trade, boosted by short-covering following a fall to $1.0149 on Monday, its weakest since mid-July.   Traders cited active participation from model funds who are big buyers on ...
Aussie & kiwi dollars near multi-week lows, fragile mood  WELLINGTON/SYDNEY: The Australian and New Zealand dollars traded with a heavy tone near multi-week lows on Monday and looked vulnerable amid persistent concerns about the outlook for the global economy despite better-than-expected US jobs data last week.   The market was generally subdued with Japan and the United States shut for a holiday and China returning from a week-long break.   The Aussie was nursing hefty losses at $1.0165, having dipped as low as $1.0150, its weakest in nearly ...
Aussie dollar slips to 3-month low, sentiment bearish  WELLINGTON/SYDNEY: The Australian and New Zealand dollars started weaker early on Monday, with caution in Wall Street offsetting encouraging US payroll data while markets still await Spain's request for aid.   * Aussie at around $1.0156 from NY's close of $1.0177, having dipped to $1.0150, the lowest since July 13. Aussie support now found at $1.0155, an Oct 5 low.   * It has fallen around 2 pct so far this month, weighed by the surprise rate cut last ...
Aussie & NZ dollars bob up, BoJ eyed  WELLINGTON/SYDNEY: The Aussie and New Zealand dollars bobbed up on Friday, as risk aversion eased after the European Central Bank said it was ready to buy bonds of troubled euro zone countries, while markets awaited the outcome from a Bank of Japan policy meeting.   The Aussie dollar at $1.0264 from $1.0240 early, moving some distance away from a one-month trough of $1.0182 hit on Thursday.   The local currency's reluctance to remain below $1.0200 is frustrating Aussie bears ...
Aussie and NZ dollars supported off lows, eyes on US jobs  WELLINGTON/SYDNEY: The Australian and New Zealand dollars were supported above recent lows on Friday helped by firmer equities and strong talk about bond buying from the head of the European Central Bank, while investors awaited key US jobs data.   * The Aussie dollar at around $1.240 from Thursday's late local level around $1.0226. It ranged $1.0205 to $1.0273 overnight   * The Aussie has fallen around 1.5 percent so far this week, with much of the pressure coming ...


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Banking Review 2014

Foreign Debt $62.649bn
Per Cap Income $1,512
GDP Growth 4.24%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.988 bln
Exports $1.835 bln
Imports $3.823 bln
WeeklyOctober 08, 2015
Reserves $20.05 bln