Australian Dollar reaches a 27 year high
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Thursday, October 7, 2010
After 27 years, thehas achieved a record high by equating to 98.73 . The previous record was set in 1983, when the currency was floated by foreign exchange markets — since then the last peak that it experienced was in July 2008, when it was worth 98.49 U.S. cents. Local economists believe this is a clear indication that interest rates will rise in the near future.
The Australian Minister for Jobs, Australia exited relatively unscathed., has attributed the spike in the Australian dollar to government stimulus rolled out at the crux of of the last several years, from which
The news comes as thereleased a report stating that Australian unemployment was set a 5.1 per cent after additional jobs were gained in previous months. American magazine magazine recently named Australian businessperson and CEO of , , as the eighth most powerful woman in the world.
- AAP. "Australian dollar hits record high" — , Octover 7 , 2010
- Rachel Hewitt. "Australian dollar hits 27-year record high" — , October 7, 2010
- "Gail Kelly in Forbes list of world's 10 most powerful women" — , Octover 7, 2010