It's not been a good week for the Aussie dollar so far 4 May

Gold has now posted 6-week lows of $1235.25 and we've seen falls too in other metal prices.

AUDUSD has so far held 0.7400 and now 0.7412 with Lowe's earlier comments on interest rates having only limited positive impact.

Bids at 0.7400 then 0.7380 and 0.7350. Offers/res 0.7420-25 and 0.7450-55