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It hasn't been an ideal start to the week for Australian finance, with the market falling falling by .8 of a per cent, and hitting its lowest levels in six weeks.

With a potential US rate rise in September, the ASX 200 is down 40 points while the Australian dollar is 75.4 cents US.

Global markets were softer overnight ahead of a big meeting in the US between the world's central bankers, and amid concerns that the US may be considering raising interest rates.