Analysis: The Keyword in RBA Lowe’s Speech That Points To Rate Cu...

By Sophia Rodrigues

There was one word in the speech RBA Governor Philip Lowe delivered last night that clearly points to a cash rate cut next Tuesday and it is “marked.”

Lowe used the word twice in the speech when...

25 Sep 2019, 07:41 AM
Insight: Rising Housing Prices Not Worrying RBA

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia isn’t worried that recent cuts in the cash rate has pushed up housing prices and on the contrary, is relying on its impact on household consumption and dwelling construction to prov...

24 Sep 2019, 07:23 AM
Opinion: RBA Oct Cash Rate Cut Seems Like a Done Deal But is 0.5%...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia is very likely to lower the cash rate at its next board meeting in October. I would go further to say it is a done deal.

The key question now is whether we will see cash rate at...

20 Sep 2019, 07:21 AM
Insight: Australia Q1 GDP Not Enough to Spur RBA July Cut

By Sophia Rodrigues

--Weak Labor Force Data, Including Soft Employment May Bring July Cut On Table

--RBA Very Unlikely to Consider 50bps Cut in July

Australia’s first quarter GDP was only slightly softer than th...

07 Jun 2019, 07:16 AM
RBA Cuts Cash Rate as Expected, Next Cut Likely August

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia cut the cash rate to a new record low of 1.25% and left the door open for further easing as it seeks to reduce the spare capacity in the economy to help achieve the inflation target.


04 Jun 2019, 07:14 AM
Insight: RBA May Be Open to Three Cash Rate Cuts This Year

By Sophia Rodrigues

From a reluctant rate-cutter, the Reserve Bank of Australia might be making an about-turn this year and consider as many as three rate cuts to take the cash rate to 0.75% before the end of 2019.

The RBA may...

29 May 2019, 12:38 AM