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Australian, New Zealand Dollars Erase Earlier Declines

October 14, 2011

Oct. 14 (Bloomberg) -- The Australian and New Zealand currencies erased earlier losses versus their U.S. and Japanese counterparts.

Australia’s dollar was little changed from yesterday at $1.0194 at 3:20 p.m. in Sydney after earlier dropping as much as 0.5 percent. It bought 78.40 yen from 78.37, trimming an earlier decline of 0.4 percent.

The so-called kiwi rose 0.1 percent to 79.64 U.S. cents and 61.22 yen. It previously weakened as much as 0.6 percent against both the yen and the dollar.

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