Analysis: Threshold for RBA QE Low if Lowe Right About H’Hold Deb...

By Sophia Rodrigues

If Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe’s view on household debt is correct, the threshold to consider Quantitative Easing may not be as high as it appears, making second half of 2020 as a likely timin...

28 Nov 2019, 03:44 PM
Insight: QE Not on RBA Mind Now But Future Not Ruled Out

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia is not thinking about Quantitative Easing as a policy option right now but thinks there’s a possibility, albeit low, that it might be required in the future.

The emphasis...

27 Nov 2019, 03:32 PM
RBA Debelle: Need Tight Labor Market to Hit Inflation Target

By Sophia Rodrigues

Australia needs a sustained period of tight labor market to ensure inflation rises within the 2% to 3% target band on a sustainable basis, Reserve Bank of Australia deputy governor Guy Debelle said Tuesday.


26 Nov 2019, 12:00 AM
Analysis: RBA QE Unlikely If House Prices Continue Rising

By Sophia Rodrigues

There is a  lot of hype around Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe’s speech on Unconventional Monetary Policy next week but markets should prepare for a disappointment because it is unlikely Lowe...

22 Nov 2019, 12:00 AM
Analysis: RBA’s Inflation Forecasts More Uncertain As Exch Rate I...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The lower exchange rate has been an important driver of Australia’s inflation for over a year but its support is expected to diminish over the next year, raising questions on the outlook for inflation, and thus...

21 Nov 2019, 05:21 AM
Analysis: Don’t Confuse RBA Transparency with More Dovishness

By Sophia Rodrigues

The minutes of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s appears more dovish that many expected but the reason is not because the RBA is more dovish but because it is more transparent.

In the minutes of the Nove...

19 Nov 2019, 12:00 AM