[ Currency Converter ][ Export Import [ Student Activities ]
This page provides access to a currency converter, an import export profit pricing system and a range of resources for students studying foreign exchange.
Credit Charge Calculator
Travel Expenses Calculator
The Universal Currency Converter
Generate a Currency table showing cross rates
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
ANZ Foreign Exchange Rates
St.George Bank Go to the Treasury Menu provides access to market and economic reports and forecasts relating to Foreign Exchange
Foreign Exchange Rates - the National
Colonial Limited:Foreign Exchange Services
Foreign Exchange Centre - Schedule of Rates Westpac
LookSmart Australia Great Directory of online shopping sites.
LookSmart Australia - Shopping - Online Stores - Food & Wine
Yahoo! Australia & NZ Shopping Yahoo's guide to shopping on the Net
Visa Shopping Guide by Yahoo! Australia & NZ
Online Auctions A guide to online auction sites.
Currency Forecasting
Yahoo! Full Coverage:Australian Dollar
Bloomberg.com.au Australia: Welcome
Farmwide News Commodity Prices
The Age :Business section daily AUD Commentary
The SMH :Business Section daily commentary.
The AFR : See markets for daily commentary.
Today Page

This page contain more links to site with current foreign exchange information.


Suitable activities for these resources might be;

Find the best quote on the AUD from an Australian Bank.

Which Australian bank charges the most commission on currency transactions ?

Who can get the best deal for AUD $100,000 in USD ? (Check bank directories in global survey page.)

Who can find the best opportunity for currency arbitrage ? (Time limits )

Using the online shopping gudie to put together a sample of Australian goods and services and then charting how changes in exchange rates affect both the domestic and 4X price of the products. Students then determine the implications for economic activity.

Running an Online Business in the export import trade and determing the effects on the supply side of the economy.

Compare the cost of an overseas holiday at different exchange rates

Finally with huge amount of commentary here students can annotate their charts and graphs and identify those factors which are responsible for market movements.

GoProfit - The World's Financial Search Engine
money-rates.com: rates that work for you
US focused financial site with International comparisions of deposits rates and interest rates
News and Research at Futuresonline
FOREX - online currency trading: MG Financial Group
Futuresweb.Com, Inc. - The Internets Ultimate Financial Futures Information Portal Great Real time live data
BTMNA -- Welcome to Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi US Pages Heaps of Resources
Standard Chartered Treasury Research Excellent for 4X and covers Australia
Jardine Fleming Bank Limited
JARDINE FLEMING BANK Foreign Exchange Commentary
Global Research Interntaional Market round Up,Global Currency Commentary, Risk ratings futures and highlights
Salomon Smith Barney Access Registration required
FOREX NEWS: Foreign Exchange and Currency Trading Information
Real Time charts updated every five minutes
Oanda Currency Converter and Financial Forecasts
Dr. Ed Yardeni's Economics Network: Online Chart Rooms: Financial Markets
Economics Bank of America 4x
J.P. Morgan & Co. Incorporated
Foreign Currency Aptitude Test

These activites are simply joggers to help people think of ways in which they may use these resources in economics.