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Reserve Bank of Australia, 07 Jul 2020, 03:02 PM
RBA Slightly Less Pessimistic About Local Econ But More Negative About Global

The Reserve Bank of Australia left its policy settings and key messages unchanged at the July board meeting but appeared more pessimistic about the global outlook than the month before.

Once again, the RBA steered clear of any comment on...

Reserve Bank of Australia

Reserve Bank of Australia
Analysis: What is RBA Standing Ready to Do, If It Needs to Do More?

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia deputy governor Guy Debelle gave a detailed speech on the central bank’s balance sheet on Tuesday but one line that really stood out was the last one.<...

Published on: 01 Jul 2020, 03:33 PM
Reserve Bank of Australia
Insight: RBA’s Automatic Stabilizer for MonPol Tightening When Time Comes

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia recently guided the cash rate to 0.13% and expects it to remain around that level but there’s a reason why it has no plans to reduce the 0.25% target t...

Published on: 30 Jun 2020, 11:17 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
Reminiscing My $100B Moment as India’s Forex Reserves Touch $500B

By Sophia Rodrigues

Earlier this month, India joined an elite club, becoming the fifth country in the world to have foreign-exchange reserves of over half a trillion dollars.

The milestone was reac...

Published on: 15 Jun 2020, 03:18 PM
Reserve Bank of India
Analysis: Unconventional Policy When Inflation High? India’s RBI is Doing This

By Sophia Rodrigues

Central banks typically resort to Unconventional Monetary Policy Tools when inflation rate is low and policy rate is at the Effective Lower Bound.

But one central bank is using...

Published on: 06 Feb 2020, 08:31 PM

Other Central Banks

Other Central Banks
Analysis: BOE Intervention Helped Govt But Like RBA Its Focus Was MonPol

By Sophia Rodrigues

Much has been made of the Bank of England governor Andrew Bailey’s comments at an interview on Monday that in the worst scenario the UK would have struggled to fund itself in the sh...

Published on: 23 Jun 2020, 02:36 PM

Govt/Economy

Govt/Economy
AOFM Needs to Refine Bid Format at T-Note Tenders as Competition Intensifies

By Sophia Rodrigues

A case is building for refining bidding format at Australian Treasury Note tenders to bring it in line with international practice as stronger demand for Notes has led to more competitive...

Published on: 26 Jun 2020, 10:01 AM
Govt/Economy
Insight: Australia ABS to Additionally Publish CPI Excluding Childcare for Q2

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Australian Bureau of Statistics will publish quarter-on-quarter and year-on-year CPI (consumer price index) excluding childcare for the June quarter as additional data to give users b...

Published on: 11 Jun 2020, 04:28 PM

Opinion

Opinion
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

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