Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit + - Australian dollar oil price rips By Houses and Holes in Australian Dollar, Commoditiesat 4:04 am on July 4, 2013 | 6 comments Up to $111.40 overnight on weakness in the Aussie and instability in Egypt. This is the highest price since 2008. May not be an inflation problem but it’s going to be a consumption one. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit + - YOU MAY ALSO BE INTERESTED INAustralian dollar and the oil shockDXY was own Friday night as EUR and CNYMacro Afternoon The risk on mood in Asia continues with veryMacro Morning By Chris Becker A volatile night onDaily iron ore price update (blow off)Texture from Reuters: Financial markets in China Comments The Patrician July 4, 2013 at 6:57 am “May not be an inflation problem” Please explain. Houses and HolesMEMBER July 4, 2013 at 7:54 am Because inflation is more than one in put price. The Patrician July 4, 2013 at 8:05 am and the cause of suppressed consumption isn’t? flawse July 4, 2013 at 9:48 am FWIW My new price list goes out mid-August for application beginning Sept. For one reason and another we have a few months delay from when our replacement costs go up. I’d think this applies to most businesses. I would think Q3, Q4, and 2014Q1 will see the price response to the drop in the dollar become publicly apparent. We have absorbed all the major domestic cost risings over the past year to fifteen months. I’d surmise again this applies to most businesses and there would be a fair bit of preesure in the pipeline. I suspect the price increase phenomenon may be little different in pattern to other processes. Zero change at first, then slow, then a cascading effect with immediate response to every subsequent change. TheRedEconomistMEMBER July 4, 2013 at 8:22 am HnH, Quick question. What Oil price are you using? WTI? Sing Gas Oil? The Lorax July 4, 2013 at 9:21 am WTI has been hovering around USD $96/bbl since early May until the last few days when its shot up on Egypt tensions (I think). During the same period the AUD has crashed from $1.04 to 90 cents. The flip side of this is the price of iron ore in AUD which must also be spiking, so again, can we please have a chart of iron ore in AUD since early May?