Sending a larger amount to ? Request a Free    Multi-Vendor Quote
Recent Transfers
Request a Multi-Vendor Transfer Quote
Compare Travel Insurance
 
Quick-Calc
Mid Rates
-->

Compare Foreign Exchange Rates | Banks & Online Currency Brokers

         Foreign Transfers            Travel Money

AUD/USD Exchange Rate Charts

AUD 1.00 = USD Reference Mid-Rate       Switch to /
Exchange Rates are different for International Bank Transfers & Travel Money   Select
BestExchangeRates compares the latest Foreign Exchange Rates from Banks & leading Currency Brokers to find you the best deals for your International Bank Transfers and Travel Money. We provide quick currency converter calculators, up-to-date foreign exchange research, news, charts and reviews of foreign exchange brokers and online payment providers to help you choose which is best for your needs.
Save Time & Money - Compare Bank & Broker Foreign Exchange Rates for :
Foreign Transfers     Travel Money & Cards

   Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - Market Commentary
Daily currency news provided by OzForex

The Australian dollar has been sold heavily during overnight trade with US investors returning from their extended long-weekend. With commodity prices falling across the board amid better than expected economic data from the United States, bets have increased overnight that the US Federal Reserve will be raising interest rates sooner rather than later. Falling from an opening level of 0.7821 the Australian dollar bottomed out a rate of 0.7727 when valued against its US Counterpart opening this morning nearing its low at 0.7730. On the horizon today, construction figures followed by a speech from Deputy RBA Governor Philip Lowe will be closely watched.   
We expect a range today of 0.7680 – 0.7780
Charts : AUD/USD AUD/EUR AUD/GBP AUD/NZD AUD/JPY AUD/CHF AUD/CAD AUD/CNY
The Great British Pound has struggled to keep pace with a notably stronger Greenback overnight as a string of impressive data points from the United States triggered a bout of US dollar buying. In a trend which is likely to continue in the absence of any rate hikes from the Bank of England, the monetary policy settings both the UK and US will be key in determining medium-term price points. Opening weaker against the Greenback this morning at rate of 1.5383 the Sterling is stronger against both the Aussie (1.9901) and the Kiwi (2.1277).
We expect a range today of 1.9840 – 1.9980
Charts : GBP/USD GBP/AUD GBP/EUR GBP/NZD GBP/JPY GBP/CHF GBP/CAD GBP/CNY
Lower commodity prices, persistent worries that Greece will fail to meet its repayment deadline and a notably stronger US dollar have all taken its toll on the Kiwi overnight. Dropping by close to one percent to a low of 0.7220 when valued against its US Counterpart positive trade balance numbers earlier in the day were all but a distant memory by the time a raft of positive economic indicators started to the flow from the world’s largest economy. Opening this morning lower currently buying 72.26 US Cents, it’s expected that interim support should hold above the 72 US cents level today ahead of an additional test this evening.   
We expect a range today of 0.7200 – 0.7280
Charts : NZD/USD NZD/EUR NZD/AUD NZD/XPF NZD/JPY NZD/CHF NZD/CAD NZD/CNY
The US dollar has strengthened by more than 1 percent against other major currencies overnight, climbing to an almost 8 year high when valued against the Japanese Yen. Whilst the 18-nation euro also dropped below the 1.09 mark for the first time in a month over concerns that Greece will fail to meet its obligations to the International Monetary Fund early next month. Acting as a catalyst behind last night’s US dollar moves improved capital goods orders, a positive consumer confidence read and a gauge of home purchases and prices also beat estimate. Improving perceptions which surround the timing of the US Fed’s first interest rate hike, a continuation of last night’s trends have bought expectations forward to September. On the outlook today, investors will be looking towards a period a consolidation ahead of a preliminary GDP print in the United States on Friday
Data releases
RBA Deputy Governor Speaks, Construction work done q/q
NZD: No data today
Monetary Policy Meeting minutes
GBP: No data today
Charts : USD/EUR EUR/USD USD/JPY

BER Notebook - FX Market Research & Currency News/Views from our Partners See more >>

BER Team
Add a resurgent carry trade to the list of things keeping Reserve Bank Governor Glenn Stevens from getting a weaker Aussie dollar. A widening yield advantage on the nation’s debt amid a drop in currency volatility is luring investors back to the strategy. Borrowing equally in yen and euros to buy Aussie earned 1.6 per… Continue reading
Posted on 14 May 2015 | 7:47 am
OzForex Research
Major Currency Pair Movements Last Week: EUR/USD - Extended its gains last week. USD/JPY - Reversed direction. GBP/USD - Gained ground. AUD/USD - Extended its previous week’s gains. USD/CAD - Extended its previous week’s losses. NZD/USD - Lost a fraction last week. Continue reading
Posted on 10 May 2015 | 7:17 pm
Agility Forex
USDCAD Overnight Range 1.2048-1.2142 The highly anticipated US (and Canadian) employment reports were greeted with a resounding “meh”. NFP was right on consensus and the unemployment rate is 5.4%. EURUSD rose and fell and is currently back to its pre-release level. The Canadian report was worse than expected, which was actually expected, shedding 19,700 jobs.… Continue reading
Posted on 8 May 2015 | 6:37 am
OzForex Research
Major Currency Pair Movements Last Week: EUR/USD - Continued its rally last week. USD/JPY - Continued gaining. GBP/USD - Reversed direction. AUD/USD - Gained another fraction. USD/CAD - Lost a fraction. NZD/USD - Extended its previous week’s losses. Continue reading
Posted on 3 May 2015 | 5:43 pm
OzForex Research
Major Currency Pair Movements Last Week: EUR/USD - Extended its previous week’s gains. USD/JPY - Gained a fraction. GBP/USD - Extended its previous week’s gains. AUD/USD - Gained a fraction. USD/CAD - Extended its previous losses. NZD/USD - Reversed direction last week. Continue reading
Posted on 26 April 2015 | 7:57 pm

$100K money transfer via OzForex and a Bank

Recently, a friend was preparing to transfer $200K overseas. I suggested he split the money transfer into two, to try OzForex. ⇒ read article

What Emerging Currency jitters mean for the AUD ?

The possibility of a Global Emerging Currency (GEC) and the Australian economy being affected. ⇒ read article

Top Five Tips for Buying Property Overseas

Once you have agreed to the terms of an overseas property purchase, you will then need to make arrangements to pay for it.⇒ read article

High or Low AUD, who Benefits?

How does the gyrations of the Aussie Dollar affect Shoppers, Travellers, Importers, Exporters, Money Transfers, Tourism ? ⇒ read article

Get the best foreign currency exchange rate

There are lots of ways; most importantly you need some information. When you use our Best Exchange Rate calculator you can see who is offering ⇒ read article

Get a Multi-Vendor Quote

If you are sending a larger amount, ask for a Multi-Vendor Quote and see what special rates and deals are on offer from our vendors Get a Quote

Why is it that when I go into a currency vendor to send money I never get the rate on the news?

You may well think that you are being ripped off, but it is not always the case. In simple terms what you see on the news or in the paper or on yahoo finance is the Middle Rate or mid-rate. Some people want to buy a currency and some people want to sell a currency and there is a gap (or margin) between the price at which you buy and the price at which you sell. ⇒ read article

What makes sending money internationally so expensive?

There are a number of cost components to making and receiving international payments, most of which are far from transparent to customers: Currency fees, Transit fees, Correspondent bank fees etc ⇒ read article

Advertised Foreign Transfer Exchange Rate - Accuracy Checks

Investigating reports that the exchange rates for International Money Transfers published by Financial Institutions on their websites are better than those available to their customers via Internet Banking. We will publish periodic Exchange Rate Accuracy checks here.⇒ read article

BestExchangeRates in the Press SMH.com.au Money

“A check with the foreign-exchange comparison website bestexchangerates.net shows a big variation in the exchange rates available when sending money and buying cash.” SMH.com.au ⇒ read article

We make it Easy to Compare the Exchange Rates & Fees of Banks and Online Currency Exchange & Payment Providers.
This is an information service. By browsing on the website and/or using our comparison tools, you are asking BestExchangeRates to provide you with information about currency exchange products & services from multiple financial institutions. We will try to show you a range of products & services in response to your request for information. The search results do not include all providers and may not compare all features relevant to you. In giving you product information we are not making any suggestion or recommendation to you about a particular product. If you decide to conduct foreign exchange you will deal directly with a financial institution, and not with BestExchangeRates. Rates and product information should be confirmed with the relevant financial institution, see our terms of use for further details. BestExchangeRates may receive fees or other benefits in relation to activity on the BestExchangeRates website. BestExchangeRates may receive remuneration for vendor referral links.    TOS | Full disclaimer | Privacy Statement | Facebook |