US Dollar to Australian Dollar Exchange Rate

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    US dollar to the Australian dollar for the last 10 days

    Nov 04 Nov 05 Nov 06 Nov 07 Nov 08 Nov 09 Nov 10 Nov 11 Nov 12 Nov 13
    1 USD = 1.4515 Inverse: 0.6889 1.4514 Inverse: 0.6890 1.4542 Inverse: 0.6877 1.4496 Inverse: 0.6898 1.4573 Inverse: 0.6862 1.4573 Inverse: 0.6862 1.4582 Inverse: 0.6858 1.4601 Inverse: 0.6849 1.4616 Inverse: 0.6842 1.4624 Inverse: 0.6838

    US dollar to the Australian dollar for the last 10 months

    Jan 13 Feb 13 Mar 16 Apr 16 May 17 Jun 17 Jul 18 Aug 18 Sep 18 Oct 19
    1 USD = 1.3886 Inverse: 0.7202 1.4101 Inverse: 0.7091 1.4103 Inverse: 0.7091 1.3958 Inverse: 0.7165 1.4573 Inverse: 0.6862 1.4595 Inverse: 0.6852 1.4148 Inverse: 0.7068 1.4736 Inverse: 0.6786 1.4656 Inverse: 0.6823 1.4589 Inverse: 0.6854

    US dollar to the Australian dollar for the last 10 years

    Nov 2009 Nov 2010 Nov 2011 Nov 2012 Nov 2013 Nov 2014 Nov 2015 Nov 2016 Nov 2017 Nov 2018
    1 USD = 1.0740 Inverse: 0.9311 1.0107 Inverse: 0.9894 0.9783 Inverse: 1.0222 0.9588 Inverse: 1.0430 1.0752 Inverse: 0.9301 1.1476 Inverse: 0.8714 1.4034 Inverse: 0.7125 1.3251 Inverse: 0.7547 1.3053 Inverse: 0.7661 1.3837 Inverse: 0.7227

    Forecast rates for USD to AUD

    Month $1 USD =
    December, 2019 A$1.46
    January, 2020 A$1.46
    March, 2020 A$1.46
    June, 2020 A$1.46

    Rate prediction methodology and disclaimer

    Forecast rates are our best estimate of average exchange rates over the next 11 months. We base these rates on an analysis of current and historical Wall Street prices of related financial instruments and historical exchange rates for this currency pair.

    If details are missing, it means that we didn’t have sufficient data to make a forecast.

    These rates are educated expectations only, not financial advice. Talk with a professional before any important financial decision.

    Today’s market rate for common transfer amounts USD to AUD

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

    What affects USD > AUD exchange rates?

    The Australian dollar may be weaker than the US dollar overall, but not by much. The Aussie dollar’s performance is due to high interest rates — the result of a country’s currency strength — set by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). The RBA has been able to continuously set high interest rates because of Australia’s strong long-term growth. The country continues to add jobs to the labor market, and the unemployment rate has slightly decreased. These factors heighten the appeal of the Aussie dollar and could lead to a reduced USD and AUD exchange rate in the future.

    USD > AUD historical exchange rates

    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 1.3061 and 1.3421 Australian dollars against the US 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.

    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.

    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

    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

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      DeepakSeptember 20, 2018

      What bank or institute will give me the best rate to send my USD to Australia ?

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        johnbasanesSeptember 21, 2018Staff

        Hi Deepak,

        Thank you for leaving a question.

        Different companies offer different conversion rates throughout the day, the best solution is for you to continually watch over our page which shows the exchange companies as well as their estimate conversion amount before you decide to convert your money. Hope this helps!


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      DeepakSeptember 20, 2018

      What bank will give me the best rate for conversion USD to AUD?

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        JhezSeptember 21, 2018Staff

        Hello Deepak,

        Thank you for your comment.

        It looks like you’re on the correct page to compare exchange rates for USD to AUD. It looks like XE Money Transfer have a higher rate. To compare, please enter the amount in USD on the box beside “I want to send” then click Calculate. You’ll then be able to compare which company offers the higher conversion.

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