Analysis: Pressure Growing On RBA to Cut Cash Rate Target

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia’s cash rate could soon lose its fight for survival amid ample liquidity, forcing the policymaker to either lower the target to keep it meaningful or find a sustainable alternative t...

13 May 2020, 09:19 AM
Analysis: RBA Cash Rate: From Crowning Glory to Fight For Surviva...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia’s cash rate, once its crowning glory, is at risk of becoming obsolete as a sharp surge in liquidity has resulted in interbank overnight volume being too low to meet the standard to...

08 May 2020, 10:51 PM
Insight: Odds of RBA’s Upside Scenario Rise As Morrison Signals F...

By Sophia Rodrigues

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s plans to ease restrictions in the economy may be earlier than what the Reserve Bank has assumed in its baseline forecasts, raising the odds for the economy to outperfor...

08 May 2020, 06:04 PM
Analysis: Morrison’s Two Smart Steps Have Potential to Beat RBA’s...

By Sophia Rodrigues

There is no doubt that restrictions in economic activity to contain the spread of coronavirus is hurting the Australian economy considerably but the economy could bounce back faster and better than the Reserve Bank of...

07 May 2020, 04:30 PM
Insight: Despite Meeting Goals RBA Likely to Continue QE

By Sophia Rodrigues

Despite a mostly smooth functioning government bond market, the Reserve Bank of Australia is likely to continue bond-buying via auctions as part of Quantitative Easing at least once a week to ensure it has an insight...

06 May 2020, 02:28 PM
Analysis: Expect Optimism from RBA As Australia Flattens Coronavi...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia is expected to leave key monetary policy decisions unchanged on Tuesday but the tone of the statement is likely to be positive compared to the month before.

The RBA’s boar...

04 May 2020, 07:32 PM