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11 - Economics - The Australian Dollar: Introduction








This LibGuide is to help you find information about exchange rates and the Australian dollar, including:


  • measurement of relative exchange rates 

          – to other individual currencies
          – Trade Weighted Index

  • factors affecting the demand for and supply of Australian dollars
  • changes in exchange rates – appreciation/depreciation
  • determination of exchange rates including fixed, flexible and managed rates
  • the influence of the Reserve Bank of Australia on exchange rates
  • the effects of fluctuations in exchange rates on the Australian economy 
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