Analysis: Australia’s New 2024 Syndicated Issue Could Make New Re...

By Sophia Rodrigues

Faced with a huge borrowing task in the months ahead, the Australian Office of Financial Management is pursuing a clever bond-issuance strategy this week by opting for a medium-term bond using syndicated option.

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14 Apr 2020, 01:34 PM
RBA FSR: Sharp Property Price Fall Would Present Significant Ris...

Australian households and businesses are mostly well placed to face the large contraction in economic activity associated with the COVID-19 pandemic although it will test their financial resilience, the Reserve Bank of Australia said in its twice-...

09 Apr 2020, 12:42 PM
Insight: RBA Policy Rate Now a Range Like the Fed

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia is expressing its cash rate target as 0.25% but it is now effectively a range of 0.10% to 0.25%, like the Federal Reserve’s policy target range.

This means the RBA is not...

07 Apr 2020, 07:02 PM
RBA "Reaffirms" Cash Rate, Bond Yield Targets

The Reserve Bank of Australia published its monthly monetary policy decision today. Below are the highlights:

1. An interesting change in language. Instead of stating it is leaving the cash rate and the 3-year government bond yield targe...

07 Apr 2020, 03:03 PM
Analysis: RBA May Adjust MonPol Corridor Further to Meet Cash Rat...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia is widely expected to leave the cash rate and the three-year government bond targets unchanged when it meets later today for its monthly board meeting that is likely to be full of interes...

07 Apr 2020, 10:48 AM
Analysis: Ten Days of RBA Bond-Buying And Market’s Already Hooked

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia has bought bonds every single day since it began its purchases, inadvertently creating an expectation that it will always be present in the secondary market.

There is also a lac...

03 Apr 2020, 10:38 AM