Analysis: RBA Manages Curve Flattening; May Aim For More, 10-yr?

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia has managed to flatten the yield curve in the short to medium-end after two days of government bond-buying but the aim to achieve a further flattening might see them doing more purchases...

24 Mar 2020, 09:29 AM
Analysis: RBA Bond-Buying Via Multi-Price Auction Powerful Price...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia has embarked on Quantitative Easing using a tool that can be powerful in sending a price signal to the market – multi-price auction method.

This afternoon, the RBA lowered...

19 Mar 2020, 02:54 PM
Analysis: RBA MonPol Announcement - Expectations and Possibilitie...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The most-awaited monetary policy announcement is due from the Reserve Bank of Australia this afternoon at 1430 hours local time.

The market has a set of expectations but is worried that the RBA will disappoi...

19 Mar 2020, 12:37 PM
Analysis: Why RBA May Have Delayed QE Announcement

By Sophia Rodrigues

A smooth functioning of financial markets may be a prerequisite for the Reserve Bank of Australia to conduct Quantitative Easing especially since it is expected to focus on prices, and that explains why they have not...

18 Mar 2020, 10:17 AM
Analysis: RBA, RBNZ’s QE; Same Starting Point But Different Purpo...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The antipodean central banks have signalled their next monetary policy move is likely to be Quantitative Easing via purchase of government bonds but their purpose and design for this unconventional tool seems to be co...

17 Mar 2020, 03:45 PM
RBA Lowe to Deliver Speech, Q&A Via Conference Call Thu

By Sophia Rodrigues

It's a first from the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Governor Philip Lowe will deliver a speech on Thursday live, and will take questions from media and market economists via conference call. The RBA wi...

16 Mar 2020, 12:00 AM