The Australian dollar extended previous session's uptrend against most of its major counterparts in New York afternoon trading on Thursday. As of now, the Aussie is trading near new multi-day highs of 69.28 against the Japanese yen and 1.9288 versus the euro, compared to yesterday's close of 68.10 and 1.9471, respectively.

The Australian currency also traded higher against the US dollar and the NZ dollar in New York afternoon today. Presently, the Aussie is worth 0.7027 against the greenback and 1.2161 versus the kiwi.

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