RBA Slightly Less Pessimistic About Local Econ But More Negative...

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...

07 Jul 2020, 03:02 PM
Analysis: What is RBA Standing Ready to Do, If It Needs to Do Mor...

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.

“While much of...

01 Jul 2020, 03:33 PM
Insight: RBA’s Automatic Stabilizer for MonPol Tightening When Ti...

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 to closely reflect the actual l...

30 Jun 2020, 11:17 AM
Analysis: Cash Rate Returning to Normal Attributes, Thanks to RBA

By Sophia Rodrigues

For seven days in a row, Australia’s interbank overnight cash rate was the same as the highest and lowest rate of the day, marking a return of the long regime where the Reserve Bank ensured the cash rate display...

25 Jun 2020, 02:58 PM
RBA Lowe Upgrades Key Labor Forecast, Says Downturn Not as Severe...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia has upgraded its forecast for hours worked, now expecting total hours worked to fall around 10% in the first half of the year compared with its official forecast for a 20% fall.   22 Jun 2020, 02:04 PM

Analysis: Australia’s May Labor Data Better Than Expected For RBA

By Sophia Rodrigues

Australia’s labor force data for May was gloomy overall but there were some bright spots within that, especially from the Reserve Bank’s viewpoint.

Earlier Thursday, the Australian Bureau of Stat...

18 Jun 2020, 06:30 PM