THE Australian dollar has extended its gain against the US dollar.
At 0635 AEST on Wednesday, the local unit was trading at 76.70 US cents, up from 76.33 cents on Tuesday.
The Aussie also has gained against the euro but is treading water against the yen.
CURRENCY SNAPSHOT AT 0635 AEST ON WEDNESDAY
One Australian dollar buys:
* 76.70 US cents, from 76.33 cents on Tuesday
* 78.13 Japanese yen, from 78.15 yen
* 69.00 euro cents, from 68.92 euro cents
(*Currency closes taken at 1700 AEST previous local session)