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The Australian Dollar By Group IV (Chris Barnes, Pat Heffernan, Chris Trick, Austin Weaver, and Tim Moore)

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1 The Australian Dollar By Group IV (Chris Barnes, Pat Heffernan, Chris Trick, Austin Weaver, and Tim Moore)

2 History Australia was settled by England in 1788 Originally used goods like rum to barter when the many forms of money present weren’t easily exchanged 1901 Australia became an independent nation, and in 1913 (based on the British system) the first series of notes were issued

3 Rum for Sheep

4 History In 1963 Australia moved to the decimal system and changed the currency name to the “dollar” in 1966 In 1988 they switched from paper to a plastic polymer that lasted longer, was harder to counterfeit, and easier to recycle Now Australia prints these polymer notes for several countries around there like Sri Lanka

5 Paper Money

6 Coins-.05,.10,.20,.50, 1, 2

7 Interesting Depictions Every coin has Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain, Northern Ireland, and Australia 5 cent has an Echidna (spiny ant-eater) 20 cent has platypus 1 dollar has five kangaroos

8 Exchange Rate Current Rate 1.00 AUD= USD = EUR Has depreciated against the USD over the past few years, despite the weakened USD It is anticipated to appreciate slightly over the next few months

9 AUD/USD Past 20 Years

10 Past 5 Years

11 Technical Analysis AUD/USD- Positive AUD technical evidence continues to favor price gains vs USD going forward into March Looking for a rallly over and.8, en route to retest the Dec peak of Only a drop below “Key Daily Trend Support” (currently at ) would break bullish AUD alignment Could threaten instead a return to and /50

12 Bump and Run (120 Days) Bump Run

13 Inflation Inflation in Australia will rise toward 3 percent next year, the country's central bank predicted Monday Inflation stood at 2.6 for 2004, expected to rise to at least 3 percent by the end of 2006 The bank warned it may hike interest rates to cool inflation. Raising rates makes it more expensive to borrow money and tends to drive down domestic consumption, one of the drivers of inflation The central bank's benchmark interest rate has remained unchanged for 14 consecutive months at 5.25 percent.

14 Economic Indicators

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16 Arbitrage This! AUD/USD =.7909 EUR/AUD =.5965 EUR/USD =.7543 Cross Rate:.5965/.7543 =.7907 “Arbitrage opportunity,” but not really

17 Love me for the Money Australian Dollar


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