The Australian dollar managed maintaining its gains against its U.S. counterpart that was recorded since the beginning of the day, directly after the Reserve Bank of Australia released its meeting minutes in December; the meeting witch witnessed the cut of the interest rates by 25 basis to reach 4.25% instead of 4.50%.

Meanwhile, the AUS/USD pair is currently trading around the level of 0.9933, after reaching its highest level at 0.9940, while the pair was trading at the level of 0.9920 before the meeting's minutes.

Also, the AUD/JPY pair managed keeping its gains, where it's currently trading around the level of 77.49 after reaching its highest at 77.51.