As expected, the Reserve Bank of Australia left benchmark lending rate and the 3-year Australian Government bond yield target unchanged at 10 basis points. Following the announcement, the aussie rose against its major rivals.

The aussie was trading at 84.62 against the yen, 1.5547 against the euro, 0.7743 against the greenback and 1.0782 against the kiwi around 12:35 am ET.