MARKETS SPECTATOR: Betting on a Bernanke boost

If, as expected, Ben Bernanke signals no end to quantitative easing this week the Australian dollar might add to its 3.1 per cent rise seen over the past seven days.

The Australian dollar has climbed 3.1 per cent against the US dollar in a week, according to Bloomberg data. Last Tuesday it was at US93.34 cents, according to Bloomberg. Since then it has risen four consecutive trading days.


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