PREVIEW: RBA Statement May Reflect Stronger Commitment to 3-Yr Ta...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia is expected to leave its current monetary policy settings unchanged at the monthly board meeting Tuesday, and reiterate its commitment to undertake further government bond purchases to en...

01 Sep 2020, 10:58 AM
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...

07 Aug 2020, 02:43 PM
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 saying the downturn is not as...

04 Aug 2020, 03:12 PM
Insight: RBA Would Lower Rate on ES Balances If Cash Rate Target...

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 new rate on ES balance will b...

31 Jul 2020, 01:13 PM
Insight: RBA Open to Lowering 3-Yr Yield Target to 0.10%

By Sophia Rodrigues

For the first time since announcing the package of measures on March 19, the Reserve Bank of Australia has opened up the possibility of lowering the target on the three-year Australian government bond yield from 0.25%...

21 Jul 2020, 02:56 PM
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