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Why is the AUD dollar going down?

The Australian dollar has fallen to its lowest level in 10 years. The price of the Australian dollar is simply driven by demand and supply. Price goes down when the demand is low and price goes up when demand goes up. So why has demand been falling for Australian dollars? Interest Rates The US cash rate is 2.5% and Australian interest rates are only 1% at the moment. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is considering further interest rate cuts. …

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