GOVTECONOMY

Insight: AOFM’s Flexible Borrowing Plan Means Bond Issuance Pace...

(This Analysis was first published on Tuesday, July 27 at 5:15 PM as an email to premium subscribers)

By Sophia Rodrigues

(Sydney, July 27, 2021)—The Australian Office of Financial Management is using a lot of flexibility...

GOVTECONOMY, 28 Jul 2021, 01:40 PM
Analysis: Australia Govt Borrowing Suggests Budget Better Than Ma...

(This Analysis was first published on Friday, June 18, 2021 as an email to premium subscribers)

By Sophia Rodrigues

(Sydney, June 18, 2021)—The total amount of Australian government securities on issue at the end of the c...

GOVTECONOMY, 21 Jun 2021, 03:32 PM
This Time Australia Gets Paid More, And For Each 4-Month Note At...

By Sophia Rodrigues

(Sydney, June 17, 2021)—A second straight week of record for Australia’s government borrowing and this time it is getting paid for every Note sold at the entire tender of A$500 million of Treasury Notes fo...

GOVTECONOMY, 17 Jun 2021, 11:32 AM
Australia Regulators Monitoring Household Debt, Mortgage Portfoli...

By Sophia Rodrigues

(Sydney, June 17, 2021)—Australia’s financial regulators are discussing potential policy options to address risks that could build up if growth in household borrowing substantially outpaced that in income....

GOVTECONOMY, 17 Jun 2021, 09:04 AM
Australia Borrows A$1.0B And Pays Nothing, Even Gets Paid For Mos...

By Sophia Rodrigues

(Sydney, June 10, 2021)—For the first time ever, Australia has borrowed an entire tender totalling A$1.0 billion at no interest cost, even receiving interest for most of that amount.

At the weekly tend...

GOVTECONOMY, 10 Jun 2021, 03:56 PM
AOFM’s Nicholl Says Won’t Pursue Third Bond Line In Foreseeable F...

By Sophia Rodrigues

(Sydney, June 8, 2021) – The Reserve Bank of Australia’s bond-buying program has no direct bearing on the Australian Office of Financial Management’s issuance decisions but its impact on market liqui...

GOVTECONOMY, 08 Jun 2021, 01:30 PM