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

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Will the AUDGBP rate fall by the end of 2019?

Potentially. This year the AUD GBP exchange rate is influenced by the looming exit of Britain from the Eurozone (or Brexit). In fact, the Pound Sterling (GBP) has been on a roller coaster ride ever since “Brexit” was voted for and announced in June 2016. The GBP saw massive falls in 2016, only to gradually rise in 2017 and 2018. The Aussie dollar is also falling this year, but not as drastically as the British Pound. With both the AUD and GBP dropping, the AUDGBP exchange rate has wobbled anywhere between 0.5300 and 0.5800 since the beginning of the year. […]

Australian Dollar takes a breath below 69 cents

In short AUD to USD has been stuck between 68 and 69 cents The Australian dollar has bounced back from a 10-year low earlier in September Australian employment data is out on Thursday with an increase in unemployment tipped Time Open Low High Today 0.6865 Yesterday 0.6833 0.6869 In the last week 0.6848 0.6881 In the 3 months 0.6727 0.7072 There has been plenty of news out this week but very little movement in currency markets. The Saudi oil attacks have thrown oil markets into turmoil. In the past, volatility in commodity markets have also had an impact on the […]

AUDNZD exchange rate moving up and hits a 10-month high

In short AUD/NZD reached 1.0826 – the highest rate since November 2018 It has raced up over 4 cents in 4 weeks A slowing economy in New Zealand has led to interest rate cuts Time Open High Low Today 1.0798 Yesterday 1.0815 1.0826 1.0796 In the last week 1.0684 1.0820 1.0683 In the 3 months 1.0496 1.0826 1.0318 The AUD/NZD exchange rate continued on its recent march higher, hitting a 10 month high above 1.0800 this week. After moving sideways for most of 2019, the rate has been motoring higher since the kiwi central bank (the Reserve Bank of New […]

Has the AUD EUR peaked already in 2019?

The AUD to EUR exchange rate peaked in April around 0.64, but has since fallen again. A falling AUDEUR trend this year is being driven by a weaker Australian dollar, rather than any strength in the Euro. In fact, the Euro has been under pressure lately with Brexit and slower economic growth in major Eurozone countries. Meanwhile, the Australian dollar hit 10-year lows recently. Check today’s AUDEUR Forex Rate: Currency Converter and Graph So what are the major banks in their AUD and EUR forecasts for 2019, amongst all the political uncertainty from Brexit and slowing growth? ANZ – Predicts […]

ECB drops rates as the European economy slows down

In short AUD to EUR remains unchanged overnight The European Central Bank (ECB) is concerned about Europes economy and cut interest rates Weak inflation data out of the USA Time Open High Low Today 0.6207 Yesterday 0.6223 0.6231 0.6201 In the last week 0.6199 0.6249 0.6199 In the 3 months 0.6130 0.6280 0.6025