Australian Dollar Flat amid Mixed Economic Reports

The Australian dollar was virtually flat today amid mixed domestic macroeconomic reports as traders were waiting for employment data from the United States.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that retail sales rose 0.3% in August, in line with expectations, after showing no change in July. The seasonally adjusted Australian Industry Group/Housing Industry Association Australian Performance of Construction Index declined to 49.3 in September from 51.8 in August.
AUD/USD was at about its opening level of 0.7072 as of 12:05 GMT today. EUR/AUD traded at 1.6270 after opening at 1.6263 and rising to the daily high of 1.6313.

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