RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA

Analysis: What is RBA Standing Ready to Do, If It Needs to Do Mor...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia deputy governor Guy Debelle gave a detailed speech on the central bank’s balance sheet on Tuesday but one line that really stood out was the last one.

“While much of...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 01 Jul 2020, 03:33 PM
Insight: RBA’s Automatic Stabilizer for MonPol Tightening When Ti...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia recently guided the cash rate to 0.13% and expects it to remain around that level but there’s a reason why it has no plans to reduce the 0.25% target to closely reflect the actual l...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 30 Jun 2020, 11:17 AM
Analysis: Cash Rate Returning to Normal Attributes, Thanks to RBA

By Sophia Rodrigues

For seven days in a row, Australia’s interbank overnight cash rate was the same as the highest and lowest rate of the day, marking a return of the long regime where the Reserve Bank ensured the cash rate display...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 25 Jun 2020, 02:58 PM
Analysis: Australia’s May Labor Data Better Than Expected For RBA

By Sophia Rodrigues

Australia’s labor force data for May was gloomy overall but there were some bright spots within that, especially from the Reserve Bank’s viewpoint.

Earlier Thursday, the Australian Bureau of Stat...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 18 Jun 2020, 06:30 PM
Insight: RBA Determines Cash Rate is 0.13%

By Sophia Rodrigues

Less than three months after cutting the cash rate to a record low, the Reserve Bank of Australia has made its own 0.25% target redundant by setting the rate 12bps lower at 0.13%.

While the 0.13% record...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 16 Jun 2020, 01:52 PM
Insight: RBA Committed to Keep Money Market Rates at Low Levels

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia is committed to ensuring money market rates remain at the recent low levels and is prepared to provide funding through repos to meet that goal.

So, any spike in interest rates o...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 11 Jun 2020, 11:15 AM