Westpac weekly markets video
The Aussie dollar punched through 80 US cents this week, reaching 2+ year highs. But there was considerable volatility along the way. In our brief markets video, I discuss the impact of the FOMC meeting, RBA commentary and Australia's CPI data. I then take a quick look at the week ahead, which looks set to be lively again.
Sean Callow is Westpac Bank's Senior Currency Strategist, based in Sydney. Sean focuses on the Australian dollar and other G10 and Asian currencies. He has worked in strategy and economics roles in New York, London, Singapore and Melbourne.