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Australian Prime Minister Morrison expressed concerns on Wednesday, as the European Union (EU) has denied covid vaccine exports to Australia.  

Key quotes

Not criticising EU for vaccine delay.

Any suggestion any criticism was made against European Union would  be completely incorrect.

European Union has denied  export of 250,000 vaccine doses to  Australia.

Have been  seeking further calls with the  president of the EC to discuss vaccine matters.

To seek export  licences for the full amount of 3.8 million  doses to be  provided to Australia.

Market reaction

AUD/USD is unfazed by the above comments on the vaccine, as it holds the higher ground above 0.7660.

At the time of writing, the aussie trades at 0.7664, modestly flat on the day, having hit fresh multi-day tops at 0.7667 in the last hour.