Australian Dollar to US Dollar Exchange Rate

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Historical Rate chart of AUD and USD

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Australian Dollar

The Australian dollar is the fifth most traded currency in the world. When it was first created, suggestions for its name included the koala, the royal and the austral. Even so, it's commonly referred to as the "Aussie" in forex markets.
Currency:Australian Dollar
Currency Symbol:$, A$
Sub unit:cent
Sub unit symbol:c
Bank notes:$5, $10, $20, $50, $100
Coins:5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, $1, $2

US Dollar

The US dollar is the most traded currency in the world. The world's unofficial reserve currency, it can be found in most major currency pairs. In forex, it's an important benchmark and target rate for countries that fix or peg their currencies against its value. It is also used as the standard currency for oil, precious metals and other commodities.
Currency:US Dollar
Currency Symbol:$
Sub unit:cents
Sub unit symbol:c
Bank notes:$1, $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
Coins:1c, 5c, 10c, 25c, 50c

Australian Dollar to the US Dollar for the last 10 years

Sep 2007 Sep 2008 Sep 2009 Sep 2010 Sep 2011 Sep 2012 Sep 2013 Sep 2014 Sep 2015 Sep 2016
1 AUD = 0.8632 Inverse: 1.1585 0.0000 0.8627 Inverse: 1.1592 0.9491 Inverse: 1.0536 1.0154 Inverse: 0.9848 1.0419 Inverse: 0.9598 0.9404 Inverse: 1.0634 0.8926 Inverse: 1.1204 0.7194 Inverse: 1.3901 0.7540 Inverse: 1.3263

How does the Australian dollar trade against the US dollar historically?

The US dollar has been predominantly stronger than the Australian dollar, with the exception of two years within the past decade. So far this year, the exchange rate has hovered between 1.3421 and 1.3061 US dollars against the Australian dollar.

In 2011 to 2012, the Aussie dollar was stronger than the US buck. Analysts speculate this was a result of Australia’s significant increase in the inflation rate increase during that time. Many projected that Australia’s interest rates would increase, driving an increase in the Australian dollar as a result. However, based on exchange rates for this currency pair in the following years, the projection was short-lived: The US dollar crept back up as the dominant currency.

Australian Dollar to the US Dollar for the last 10 months

Nov 2016 Dec 2016 Jan 2017 Feb 2017 Mar 2017 Apr 2017 May 2017 Jun 2017 Jul 2017 Aug 2017
1 AUD = 0.7409 Inverse: 1.3498 0.7222 Inverse: 1.3847 0.7567 Inverse: 1.3215 0.7688 Inverse: 1.3008 0.7669 Inverse: 1.3039 0.7554 Inverse: 1.3238 0.7453 Inverse: 1.3418 0.7577 Inverse: 1.3198 0.7949 Inverse: 1.2580 0.7938 Inverse: 1.2598

Australian Dollar to the US Dollar for the last 10 days

Sep 11 Sep 12 Sep 13 Sep 14 Sep 15 Sep 16 Sep 17 Sep 18 Sep 19 Sep 20
1 AUD = 0.8024 Inverse: 1.2463 0.8021 Inverse: 1.2467 0.7981 Inverse: 1.2530 0.8003 Inverse: 1.2495 0.8014 Inverse: 1.2478 0.8014 Inverse: 1.2478 0.7997 Inverse: 1.2505 0.7972 Inverse: 1.2544 0.8006 Inverse: 1.2491 0.8018 Inverse: 1.2472

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Market rate for common transfer amounts AUD to USD

Australian Dollars (AUD) US Dollars (USD)
$1 0
$100 0
$500 0
$1000 0
$1500 0
$2500 0
$5000 0

How much is traded between these currencies?

About 5.1 trillion US dollars are traded in foreign exchange markets daily, according to the Bank for International Settlements’ 2016 Triennial Central Bank Survey. The US dollar accounts for 88% of this daily foreign exchange trading, while the AUD accounts for 7% of it.

Despite this large gap, the Aussie dollar is still one of the top five currencies traded in foreign exchange markets, with an average of $348 billion in trading daily.

Experts speculate that the USD/AUD combination remains a common foreign exchange currency pair due to the volatility of the Aussie dollar. Since the value of this currency fluctuates often, there is opportunity for competitive exchange rates on both sides.

Exchange rates from AUD to other currencies

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