Justin Rampono

Justin is a financial services professional with over 20 years of experience in foreign exchange. He has worked in all levels of industry from banks to corporates to startups.

Most recently, he founded, built and sold, and


FINSIA Graduate Diploma ­ Applied, Finance and Investment 2002 - 2006 Curtin University Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.), Accounting and Finance 1996 - 2000

Previous Experience

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Aussie dollar finishes the week on a high

In short The Australian dollar finished the week close its highest point at 0.6786 The AUD/USD ends slightly higher than where it opened the week on 0.6760 AUD/GBP fell sharply, finishing at 0.5364 Currency Open Low High Now AUD to USD 0.6760 0.6809 0.6714 0.6786 AUD to EUR 0.6168 0.6111 0.6170 0.6150 AUD to GBP 0.5491 0.5364 0.5528 0.5364 AUD to NZD 1.0720 1.0670 1.0730 1.0708 AUD to JPY 72.43 71.88 73.93 73.55 The Australian dollar was mixed on Friday night. It went up against the US dollar and the Japanese Yen, finishing the week slightly higher. In a complete […]

Australian Dollar remains under pressure

In short AUD to USD slips to one week low holding at 67 cents Recent gains against the NZD, JPY and EUR erased leaving the Aussie dollar flat Plenty of economic data out next week which could move the exchange rate Time Open Low High Today 0.6724 Yesterday 0.6723 0.6746 In the last week 0.6723 0.6771 In the 3 months 0.6683 0.7032 After getting pummelled early last week, the Australian dollar staged a recover on Thursday and Friday. It appears that the recovery was short and sweet. Since markets opened up on Monday, the Australian dollar has slowed edged its […]

AUD GBP and AUD USD fall as Brexit and Trade Wars take centre stage

In short The AUD lost ground to the US dollar and British Pound overnight The Trade War continues with few obvious winners A hard Brexit looks more likely now Time Open Low High Today 0.6729 Yesterday 0.6726 0.6747 In the last week 0.6697 0.6771 In the 3 months 0.6697 0.6680 The Australian dollar drifted lower on Monday and Tuesday following a long weekend in much of Australia. Overnight, tensions from the Trade War sent the US higher and pressured the AUD  USD exchange rate lower. Meanwhile, Brexit continues to drag on the British pound. It lost ground to most currencies […]

Aussie dollar drifts lower

In short The Aussie dollars continues lower against the US dollar but mixed against other major currencies Lack of direction so far this week The AUD to could test recent 10-year lows below 67 cents Time Open Low High Today 0.6729 Yesterday 0.6729 0.6749 In the last week 0.6683 0.6771 In the 3 months 0.6683 0.7044 Not a great deal. With few major economic data releases, the Australian dollar is drifting against most other currencies. There has also been little on the two main political issues – Brexit and the US  / China trade war.   So, when will the […]

Australian Dollar Opens the Week Lower

In short The Australian dollar opens the week lower against most major currencies Retail sales figures out on Friday shows Aussies are not spending their tax cuts US employment data made the US dollar weaker, helping the AUD to USD to finish the week on a high Currency Open Low High Now AUD to USD 0.6771 0.6750 0.6771 0.6752 AUD to EUR 0.6167 0.6146 0.6167 0.6148 AUD to GBP 0.5488 0.5476 0.5501 0.5477 AUD to NZD 1.0724 1.0691 1.0728 1.0694 AUD to JPY 72.91 72.00 72.91 72.12 Friday was a mixed day for the Australian dollar with weaker economic data […]

Australian dollar bounces back

In short The Australian dollar has bounced Thursday night after getting punished Tuesday and Wednesday Broad gains against the New Zealand Dollar, British Pound, Japanese Yen or Euro The AUD looks likely to finish the week close to where it started despite the volatility Currency Open Low High Now AUD to USD 0.6770 0.6770 0.6683 0.6744 AUD to EUR 0.6192 0.6119 0.6199 0.6147 AUD to GBP 0.5493 0.5429 0.5504 0.5467 AUD to NZD 1.0681 1.0677 1.0710 1.0709 AUD to JPY 72.83 71.78 73.16 72.06 The Australian Dollar staged a mild recovery on Thursday night as the US dollar fell against […]