Analysis: TFF Emerging as RBA’s MonPol Rate as Cash Rate Becomes...

By Sophia Rodrigues

A significant shift in the framework of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s monetary policy is underway that could culminate into the Term Funding Facility becoming the effective instrument for implementing monetary...

10 Sep 2020, 11:33 AM
OPINION: RBA, Govt May Work Together Towards Twin Easing Oct 6

By Sophia Rodrigues

It is probably a coincidence the Australian government’s 2020-21 budget and the Reserve Bank’s board meeting is on the same day next month -- October 6.

But do the twin events mean there is a gre...

07 Sep 2020, 02:47 PM
Analysis: RBA Balance Sheet, Govt Cash Balance Hits New Record

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia’s balance sheet touched a new high last week and is just A$5 billion shy of hitting A$300 billion, with new reserves from lending and bond-buying providing a boost in the latest wee...

07 Sep 2020, 10:20 AM
Insight: RBA Prepared to Add Monetary Stimulus as Early as Octobe...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia has a range of monetary measures under consideration and is prepared to act as early as next month.

Such a possibility is in contrast with market pricing which is forecasting st...

02 Sep 2020, 09:58 AM
Insight: RBA Worried Further AUD Gains Would Hurt Economy, Jobs

By Sophia Rodrigues

The appreciation in the Australian dollar in recent months may be justified by fundamentals but its mention in the monetary policy decision statement Tuesday is a signal that further gains would worry the Reserve Bank...

01 Sep 2020, 07:32 PM
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