Expect Dovish RBA Statement, Refined Forward Guidance
It is very unusual for both market and economists to be strongly expecting a particular outcome (hold) for a RBA boar...
Australia: More Reason to Buy vs Rent Dwelling
More reason to buy vs rent? For the first time since at least 2007, gross rental yields for properties in Australia...
Will RBA Debate Further Easing at Nov Meeting?
Even before the RBA Nov board meeting begins, I am curious to find out if there will be a vigorous debate about...
RBA Should Cut Now to Avoid QE
A few weeks back I wrote an article about how in theory the RBA could avoid QE, but to do so requires continuation of...
Australia: Housing Group Numbers Disappoint Most in CPI
The most disappointing numbers in Australia Q3 CPI are the ones for housing group. Rent rose 0.4% y/y (and below 1.0%...
Analysis: RBA Lowe’s Forward Guidance Viewed Through CB-Intel Stories
CB-Intel's last published article reviews RBA's forward guidance through the lens of CB-Intel stories.... Published on : 08 Jan 2023 , 11:32 PM
Australia AOFM’s CEO Rob Nicholl To Join IMF
The chief executive of the Australian Office of Financial Management Rob Nicholl is leaving to join the International...Published on : 22 Jul 2022 , 04:34 PM
RBA Lowe's speech on Wed not under embargo
RBA Governor Philip Lowe will deliver a speech on July 20, but the speech will not be released under embargo, the RBA...Published on : 19 Jul 2022 , 04:03 PM
RBNZ Hike 50bps to 2.5%
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand raised the official cash rate by 50bps for the third meeting in a row, taking the rat...Published on : 13 Jul 2022 , 12:57 PM
RBA raises cash rate 50bps to 1.35%
The Reserve Bank of Australia has increased the cash rate target by 50bps to 1.35%, marking two consecutive 50-basis-...Published on : 05 Jul 2022 , 03:03 PM
Westpac also ups RBA cash rate forecast to 2.1% by Dec (from 1.75%)
Westpac chief economist Bill Evans has raised his forecast for RBA cash rate, now expecting the policy rate to end 20...Published on : 07 Jun 2022 , 05:21 PM
CBA ups RBA rate forecast; sees 2.1% year-end, with risk of 2.35%
Economists at Commonwealth Bank have revised higher their forecast for RBA cash rate, now expecting the rate to reach...Published on : 07 Jun 2022 , 04:58 PM
NAB ups RBA cash rate forecast to 2% by Dec (from 1.35%)
Economists at National Australia Bank are revising up their RBA cash rate forecast following the 50bps hike on Tuesda...Published on : 07 Jun 2022 , 04:15 PM
RBA raises cash rate 50bps to 0.85%
The Reserve Bank of Australia raised the cash rate target by 50bps to 0.85%. The rate on Exchange Settlement balances...Published on : 07 Jun 2022 , 02:47 PM
Australia net export to subtract 1.7 points from Q1 GDP
Net export will detract 1.7 percentage points from Australia's March quarter GDP, data published by Australian Bu...Published on : 31 May 2022 , 11:44 AM