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19 Feb 2016
The Upside from the Low $A

How Australia has come out on top in this currency war

Every night on the finance news, reporters put on a grim face when talking about the declining fortunes of “our dollar”. Yes, the weakening currency is bad news if you’re travelling overseas, but it is also cushioning the impact on Australia of China’s downturn. Candice Zachirahs explains.

A weaker Australian dollar is not all bad news. Here’s how it works.