Australian Dollar (AUD)
AUD Exchange Rates
|Name||Last||52w Range||1 Year|
|$0.6582||0.6285 - 0.7158||-1.75%|
|€0.6097||0.5877 - 0.6553||-4.47%|
|£0.5221||0.5019 - 0.5793||-4.95%|
|$1.0676||1.0471 - 1.1052||+0.68%|
|$0.8934||0.8569 - 0.9516||-1.88%|
|0.5758Fr||0.5614 - 0.6567||-8.79%|
|¥96.931||86.067 - 98.543||+5.88%|
|฿23.146||22.436 - 23.876||-1.20%|
|10211Rp||9729.8 - 10782||-1.81%|
|¥4.6700||4.5266 - 4.9258||-0.14%|
|$0.8824||0.8616 - 0.9356||-2.88%|
Hong Kong Dollar
|$5.1419||4.9162 - 5.6115||-1.19%|
Updated at: 5:00 am (Sydney) 06/12
Australian Dollar (AUD)
The "Aussie Dollar" is the official currency of Australia and the 5th2019 most traded currency in the world, behind the USD, Euro, JPY and GBP.
The AUD/USD currency pair is popular with Foreign Exchange (FX) traders due to Australia's relatively high interest rate, stable economy and exposure to the commodities sector.
What influences the AUD?
1. Interest Rates
The falling cash rate has decreased the AUD's value as foreign investors withdraw their funds and chase higher returns in other countries. View an example image.
2. Commodity Prices
Falling commodity prices have negatively impacted the AUD as demand for Australian Dollars to buy our commodities falls.
Lower forecast growth has put downward pressure on the AUD as people move to the safe haven US Dollar.
Central Bank: Reserve Bank of Australia
Distribution: Australia, Christmas Island (CX), Cocos (Keeling) Islands (CC), Heard Island and McDonald Islands (HM), Kiribati (KI), Nauru (NR), Norfolk Island (NF), Tuvalu (TV)
Record High: 1.1055 (28 July 2011)
Record Low: 0.4833 (3 April 2001)
Historical news report on the 1983 Aussie Dollar float
|1788||Multiple foreign currencies could be used but rum was also widely accepted.|
|1814||Holy Dollar and Dump (derived from Spanish Dollars) introduced in NSW.|
|1825||Australia started using the Sterling Standard and British coins were minted in Australia.|
|1910||The Australian Pound was introduced (initially fixed to the Pound Sterling).|
|1966||The Australian Dollar (using a decimal system) replaced the Pound.|
|1967||The AUD is pegged to the USD at A$1 = $US1.12.|
|1983||The AUD becomes a floated currency.|
|1984||One dollar coin is introduced.|
|1988||Two dollar coin is introduced.|
|1988||Australia develops and starts using the world’s first polymer banknotes.|
|2006||One and two cent coins removed from circulation.|
Transfer money to an overseas bank account (including 3rd party accounts) at an excellent rate.
Citibank Plus Account
An everyday transaction account for use when travelling. There’s no account fee, so set one up and forget about it until you go travelling. Most major cities have a Citibank branch or ATM and there’s no transaction or withdrawal fees when using an overseas branch or Citibank ATM.
|USD Rate Comparison (12 August 2022)|
|National Australia Bank||0.6850|
AUD Historical Data
Official RBA historical data for the AUD exchange rate against all major currencies since 1983 (downloadable in XLS).