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Reserve Bank of Australia, 07 Aug 2020, 02:43 PM
Analysis: RBA’s Nod to AUD Appreciation Could Spur More Gains

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Australian dollar’s recent appreciation has received a green light from the Reserve Bank which could pave the way for further gains as the exchange rate aims to narrow the gap with its rising fair value esti...

Reserve Bank of Australia

Reserve Bank of Australia
RBA Maintains Policy Settings Despite Downgrading Outlook

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia left the cash rate target at 0.25% and other policy settings unchanged on Tuesday and downgraded growth outlook for next year, and inflation outlook, despite...

Published on: 04 Aug 2020, 03:12 PM
Reserve Bank of Australia
Insight: RBA Would Lower Rate on ES Balances If Cash Rate Target Cut

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia is likely to lower the interest rate on Exchange Settlement balances from the current 10bps if it lowers the cash rate target to 0.10%.

Whether the...

Published on: 31 Jul 2020, 01:13 PM

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
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
Reserve Bank of India
RBI Likely to Ease MonPol Despite Risk of Inflation Target Failure

By Sophia Rodrigues

Economists are divided over whether the Reserve Bank of India will lower policy rates later Thursday, but the likelihood of cuts may be more than even.

Policy rates refer to bot...

Published on: 06 Aug 2020, 12:37 PM

Other Central Banks

Other Central Banks
Australia to Sell Upto A$15B of New 2051 Bond as Orderbook Surges

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Australian government is likely to sell up to $15 billion of the new 1.75% June 2051 bond following a surge in orderbook overnight, resulting in the price being set at the lowest end...

Published on: 28 Jul 2020, 09:12 AM

Govt/Economy

Govt/Economy
Update: Australia 2051 Bond Syndicate Orderbook Tops A$20B

By Sophia Rodrigues

Orderbook for the Australian government's 1.75% June 2051 bond issue has surpassed A$20 billion by 1640 hours Sydney time Monday.

Around 1400 hours Sydney time, th...

Published on: 27 Jul 2020, 05:03 PM
Govt/Economy
AOFM's 2051 Bond Syndicate Orderbook Reaches A$17.7B, Guidance Tightens

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Australian government’s 1.75% June 2051 bond issue has attracted orderbook of over A$17.7 billion within few hours of the book opening, and the price guidance has been tightened...

Published on: 27 Jul 2020, 02:36 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

LATEST SNIPPETS

RBA focuses on Nov 2022 bond at auction but yield still higher than 2023

At the bond-buying auction today, the RBA focused much of its purchases on the November 2022 government bon...

Published on: 06 Aug 2020, 04:51 PM
RBA to buy AGS for second straight day

The RBA has announced bond-buying via auction for the second consecutive day, keeping the notified amount u...

Published on: 06 Aug 2020, 11:42 AM
Weighted average yield at RBA's 2023 bond-buying 0.2575%

The RBA bought A$500 million of 5.5% April 2023 Australian government bonds on Wednesday at a cut-off of 0....

Published on: 06 Aug 2020, 09:02 AM
RBA buying only A$500m of one bond line -- April 2023

The RBA is buying A$500 million of April 2023 government bonds as part of its bond-buying program which it...

Published on: 05 Aug 2020, 12:45 PM
AOFM raises A$15B from sale via syndication of new 2051 bond

The Australian government has raised $15 billion from the sale of the new 1.75% June 2051 bond via syn...

Published on: 28 Jul 2020, 11:58 AM
Australia's 2030 bond syndication record likely unbeaten

It appears Australia's A$19 billion debt syndication for the 2030 bond in May will remain a record...

Published on: 14 Jul 2020, 10:46 AM
Could we have another record Australia debt syndication?

There is a possibility of a new record for Australia's debt issuance after the 21 November 2025 bo...

Published on: 14 Jul 2020, 10:22 AM
AOFM gets order of over A$48.8B for 2025 syndication

The Australian governmen's 21 November 2025 bond has attracted order book of over A$48.8 billion,...

Published on: 14 Jul 2020, 09:07 AM
AOFM issue guidance for new issuance in 2020-21

AOFM issues guidance for new issuance in 2020-21 that will apply until the 2020-21 federal budget is h...

Published on: 03 Jul 2020, 12:18 PM
AOFM issues A$2.0B of Nov 2024 bond at 0.3654%

The AOFM has sold A$2.0 billion of 0.25% November 2024 government bond at a weighted average issue yie...

Published on: 03 Jul 2020, 11:23 AM