RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA

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...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 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...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 04 May 2020, 07:32 PM
Analysis: What’s the Fuss About? Australia’s True Cost of Additio...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Australian government has borrowed around A$25 billion extra this month to meet its COVID-19 related spending needs and the interest expense on that borrowing is a record low 10 basis points or even lower, not the...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 30 Apr 2020, 06:44 PM
Analysis: RBA QE Bond-Buying to Continue But May Become Ad Hoc

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia may move to ad hoc purchases of government bonds to ensure market doesn’t get too addicted to its presence in the secondary market while also making sure it is not sending a signal...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 21 Apr 2020, 02:42 PM
Insight: RBA Policy Rate Now a Range Like the Fed

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia is expressing its cash rate target as 0.25% but it is now effectively a range of 0.10% to 0.25%, like the Federal Reserve’s policy target range.

This means the RBA is not...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 07 Apr 2020, 07:02 PM
Analysis: RBA May Adjust MonPol Corridor Further to Meet Cash Rat...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia is widely expected to leave the cash rate and the three-year government bond targets unchanged when it meets later today for its monthly board meeting that is likely to be full of interes...

RESERVE-BANK-OF-AUSTRALIA, 07 Apr 2020, 10:48 AM