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Reserve Bank of Australia, 23 Oct 2020, 05:30 PM
Insight: RBA ES Rate When Cash Rate Target Is 10bps – Zero, 1bp, 5bps or 10bps?

By Sophia Rodrigues

(This exclusive Insight was first published on October 21, and made available as paid copy)

There is a high degree of certainty around most of the monetary policy decisions the Reserve Bank of Australia will...

Reserve Bank of Australia

Reserve Bank of Australia
Insight: RBA Bond Target Was Never YCC But It’s Likely Soon

By Sophia Rodrigues

(This exclusive Insight was first published on October 19, and made available as paid copy)

The Reserve Bank of Australia introduced a 0.25% target for Australian government bon...

Published on: 23 Oct 2020, 05:23 PM
Reserve Bank of Australia
RBA Dep Gov Debelle Details Focus Areas For FX Global Code Review

By Sophia Rodrigues

In a speech Thursday, the Reserve Bank of Australia’s deputy governor Guy Debelle spoke about focus areas for the Global Foreign Exchange Committee (GFXC) in its review of the FX Gl...

Published on: 22 Oct 2020, 09:44 AM

Reserve Bank of NZ

Reserve Bank of NZ
Analysis: RBNZ May Cut OCR Earlier Than Previously Signalled

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand left the official cash rate unchanged at 0.25% Wednesday but might have signalled the rate could be lowered earlier than previously signalled.


Published on: 24 Jun 2020, 03:04 PM
Reserve Bank of NZ
RBNZ Maintains OCR Guidance But Expands Asset Purchases

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand left the official cash rate unchanged at 0.25% and said it is prepared to reduce it further but not before early 2021.

“The Committee reaff...

Published on: 13 May 2020, 12:39 PM

Reserve Bank of India

Reserve Bank of India
Analysis: India RBI Signals Change in Reaction Function Amid Elevated Inflation

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of India recently introduced a date-based forward guidance to signal a change in its reaction function in an environment of elevated inflation and to reiterate its accomm...

Published on: 14 Oct 2020, 04:57 PM
Reserve Bank of India
RBI Keeps Policy Rates Unch as It Seeks Clarity on Inflation

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of India left its key policy rates unchanged and maintained the accommodative stance, judging it is prudent to pause amid an uncertain inflation outlook.

At its...

Published on: 06 Aug 2020, 08:01 PM

Other Central Banks

Other Central Banks
Analysis: BOE Haldane’s Speech Has Lessons for Australia

By Sophia Rodrigues

Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane gave an interesting speech last week where he talked about the importance of not being overly pessimistic about the economic outlook.


Published on: 06 Oct 2020, 11:56 AM


RBA: Govt Policy Saved 4,600 Business Failures in 2019-20, Another 6,600 in 2020-21

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Australian government’s support policies to businesses affected by the Coronavirus pandemic saved 4,600 businesses from failing in 2019-20 and an additional 6,600 is expected to...

Published on: 09 Oct 2020, 03:41 PM
Analysis: Australia’s Record Cash to Neutralize Huge Deficit Announcement Impact

By Sophia Rodrigues

As Treasurer Josh Frydenberg prepares to deliver one of the most important budgets and the widest fiscal deficits in Australian history, he can be a bit relaxed on one count -- a sharp se...

Published on: 01 Oct 2020, 09:41 AM


OPINION: Why Number of Coronavirus Cases is More Important Than Mortality Rate

By Sophia Rodrigues

In the past few days, I have read several articles about how the mortality rate for coronavirus may be overstated, and therefore it is more important to focus on the accurate* mortal...

Published on: 14 Mar 2020, 12:00 AM


Australia Note yield drop to new low ahead of RBA cuts

As expected, the yield on near-term T-Note fell to a new record low at today's AOFM's auction. The...

Published on: 22 Oct 2020, 10:40 AM
Could Australia Note Yield Drop to New Low at Auction?

Looking forward to the AOFM's weekly T-Note auctions later this morning. The record low weighted averag...

Published on: 22 Oct 2020, 10:09 AM
RBA Kent's speech title

The title of RBA assistant governor Chris Kent's  speech on Tuesday is a very interesting one, &qu...

Published on: 19 Oct 2020, 08:19 PM
Australia Note yields drop to new low

Yields at AOFM's Treasury Note auctions dropped to new record low on ample liquidity and expectati...

Published on: 01 Oct 2020, 10:43 AM
Just one investor buys entire A$2B of 2030 govt bond at tender

One bidder got the entire A$2.0 billion of the 1% December 2030 government bond at the tender today. The yi...

Published on: 30 Sep 2020, 11:20 AM
RBA once again fails to get 3-year yield close to target

The RBA again made purchases totalling A$2 billion of the April 2023 and the April 2024 government bond but...

Published on: 31 Aug 2020, 04:17 PM
RBA bond-buying outcome suggests more buying likely next week

The RBA made nearly equal purchases of the April 2023 government bond and the April 2024 but didn't man...

Published on: 27 Aug 2020, 04:07 PM
RBA to buy A$2B of 2023, 2024 govt bonds

After a gap of two weeks, the RBA is back in the market to buy the 2023 and the 2024 government bonds....

Published on: 27 Aug 2020, 12:29 PM
Record orderbook for Australia new 2031; Record issuance likely

Orderbook for the 1% 21 November 2031 Australia government bond has closed with a record A$65.5 billion, su...

Published on: 26 Aug 2020, 09:58 AM
Will new Nov 2031 Australia govt bond syndication create a record?

Will the new 1% 21 November 2031 government bond set a new record for orderbook and issuance size? A good c...

Published on: 26 Aug 2020, 08:53 AM