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This pair denotes how many Australian Dollars are needed to purchase one British Pound. Often, the Australian Dollar is referred to as a risk currency due to its relatively higher interest rates and correlation to global equity markets. The British Pound depreciated relative to the Australian Dollar after 2008 and only began making a significant rebound in 2013 in light of declining growth in China and a slowdown in the global commodity supercycle, which has hurt Australia's largest sector, mining.


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British Pound and Australian Dollar News

Next GBP Downturn Ready as ST Oversold Readings Cleared after CPI
GBPUSD is at an important crossroads then near $1.6656 following the UK CPI report Several of the other GBP-crosses are on the ropes this morning, too.
GBPAUD Opening Range Break - Selling Rallies Sub August High
GBPAUD has posted an outside day reversal on high volume and marks the largest range since March. Here are the updated targets & invalidation levels.
Time to Sell GBP: BoE’s QIR Spurs Key Reversals on Big Volume
The Bank of England's Quarterly Inflation Report (QIR) took on a tone decidedly more dovish than the market had anticipated, leading to the biggest volume day in GBPUSD in all of ...
AUD/USD Breaks Down From Bullish Formation- GBP/AUD in Focus
The Dow Jones-FXCM U.S. Dollar Index appears to be capped by former support, while the AUD/USD risks a further decline as the RBA toughens its verbal intervention.
EUR/GBP, GBP/CHF Flags Ready for Liftoff as Carney Signals Policy Shift
It's been a busy week for Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, first telling us two days ago that his Mansion House speech, widely perceived as rather hawkish, shouldn't be viewed...

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Date Time Currency Event Importance Actual Forecast Previous Notes
Sep 2
AUD Reserve Bank of Australia Rate Decision (SEP 2) 2.50% 2.50% 2.50%
Sep 3
AUD Gross Domestic Product (YoY) (2Q) 3.0% 3.5%
Sep 4
GBP Bank of England Rate Decision (SEP 4) 0.50% 0.50%
GBP BOE Asset Purchase Target (SEP) 375B 375B
Sep 5
GBP BoE/GfK Inflation Next 12 Mths (AUG) 2.6%