RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA

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...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 19 Nov 2019, 12:00 AM
OPINION: RBA Forecasts With a Different Exchange Rate Path. That’...

By Sophia Rodrigues

Call it more transparency or a sign of things to come but it was interesting how for the first time ever, the Reserve Bank of Australia gave an insight into what its quarterly forecasts for the economy would look like...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 18 Nov 2019, 04:33 AM
Insight: RBA Closely Watching Inflation Expectations, Dovish Bias...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia left the cash rate on hold to assess the impact of recent cuts but is aware of several risks that could push them to lower the rate again.

The dovish bias signalled in the cash...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 06 Nov 2019, 12:00 AM
Analysis: Expect More Than Tweaks in RBA, Treasurer Statement

By Sophia Rodrigues

--RBA Remains Committed to 2% to 3% Inflation Target

After months of speculation, the Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg look set to announce a new Statement on Cond...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 04 Nov 2019, 07:24 AM
Analysis: Risk of Low Inflation for Longer from RBA’s Flexible In...

By Sophia Rodrigues

Flexibility in meeting the inflation target is a good thing except that too much of anything, including flexibility, may be a bad thing. And that’s exactly what is happening with the Reserve Bank of Australia wh...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 30 Oct 2019, 07:18 AM
Opinion: Risk of RBA Policy Error from Distorted Money Market Sig...

By Sophia Rodrigues

Australia’s money market is currently placing too much weight on the Reserve Bank’s comments and not enough on assessing economic data. This is distorting the signals it is sending to the policymaker and u...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 24 Oct 2019, 07:10 AM