Aussie heads south in Asia

Aussie heads south in Asia

On Tuesday, the Australian dollar went down in Asia because the country’s major bank minutes illustrated rather a dismal picture for wage inflation.

The currency pair AUD/USD hit 0.7539, sliding 0.15%, USD/JPY reached 112.56, decreasing 0.05%. As for EUR/USD, this pair showed 1.1738, adding 0.04%.

RBA meeting minutes revealed that the key bank is nervously monitoring labor markets in other key economies. The bank pointed to scant wage pressures notwithstanding full employment.

As minutes of its November 7 policy gathering states, in most advanced economies, surge in wages as well as hourly earnings had been low enough notwithstanding everlasting reductions in spare capacity.

Overnight, the US currency rallied steeply versus a basket of crucial currencies, deriving benefits from a dip in the common currency amid soaring political uncertainty in Germany right after Chancellor Angela Merkel didn’t manage to form a three-way coalition.

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