GOVTECONOMY

Opinion: Dear Keating, Government Debt Doesn’t Require RBA Suppor...

By Sophia Rodrigues

Former Prime Minister Paul Keating’s overly critical opinion piece on the Reserve Bank of Australia is unfair and unwarranted.

On its own I strongly disagree with his views and I disagree even more now...

GOVTECONOMY, 24 Sep 2020, 05:03 PM
Strong Demand from Asian Central Banks for Australia Government B...

By Sophia Rodrigues

Central banks have shown strong interest in Australian government bonds, buying 12.3% of the latest 2026 bond, the largest proportion taken up by them at a syndication since March 2014.

The location of the c...

GOVTECONOMY, 24 Sep 2020, 12:30 PM
Australia T-Note Ylds At Record Low As RBA Cut Expectations Grow

By Sophia Rodrigues

Australian Treasury-Note yields fell to a record low at the tenders Thursday reflecting increased expectations of a cut in the Reserve Bank of Australia’s cash rate and ample liquidity.

The weighted av...

GOVTECONOMY, 24 Sep 2020, 11:19 AM
Update: Australia Issuing Record A$25B of 2026 Bonds at Syndicati...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Australian government is issuing a record A$25 billion of the 0.5% September 2026 bond syndication following a record orderbook of over A$66.1 billion at the clearing price.

The deal is priced at 24bps o...

GOVTECONOMY, 23 Sep 2020, 02:35 PM
Update: Australia's 2026 Bond Syndication Attracts A$83B Orderboo...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Australian government's 0.5% September 2026 bond syndication has received a record orderbook of over A$82.9 billion an hour before the book close.

Given the strong demand for the bond, the Australian...

GOVTECONOMY, 23 Sep 2020, 09:05 AM
Australia Looks Set for New Record Issuance, Orderbook at 2026 Sy...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Australian government's 0.5% September 2026 bond syndication looks set for a record orderbook and likely record issuance, after the issue attracted over A$54 billion of orders by 1700 hours Sydney time Tu...

GOVTECONOMY, 22 Sep 2020, 05:18 PM