Posts Tagged ‘Philip Lowe’

Australian employment surged in October

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SYDNEY • Australian employment surged in October as the central bank’s record-low interest-rates spurred hiring, while the jobless rate ...

Australian dollar slump gives Lowe a long-awaited boost

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SYDNEY • Australia’s currency is set to head even lower as local interest rates fall further behind US levels, delivering a dose of ...

Australia holds key rate as housing downturn threatens consumers

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SYDNEY • Australia kept interest rates at a record low yesterday as it gauges the impact of falling property prices on an economy that’s ...

Australia holds key rate as sliding currency spurs growth

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SYDNEY • Australia kept interest rates at a record low yesterday, as it has for the past two years, while a currency sliding toward 70 US ...

Australia holds key rate at record low

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SYDNEY • Australia held its interest rate at a record low as the central bank delivered a more sobering take on the global economy. ...

Australia holds key rate as Lowe warns on Trump-induced tremors

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SYDNEY • Australia’s central bank left interest rates unchanged, with governor Philip Lowe instead turning the spotlight abroad to rising ...

RBA hike even more elusive on disappointing growth, trade fears

The intensifying trade dispute comes as weaker exports proved a key drag on Australia’s growth slowdown in the 4Q
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Australia holds interest rates as divergence weighs on currency

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SYDNEY • Australia’s central bank left interest rates unchanged as its increasing policy divergence from global peers weighs on the ...

Australian wages and rates aren’t going anywhere, Lowe signals

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SYDNEY • Australia’s central bank chief Philip Lowe reinforced that a return of rapid wage growth remains a distant prospect despite ...

RBA holds key rate to see if hiring burst augurs wage rises

SYDNEY • Australia’s central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged yesterday as it waits to see if wages will respond to a burst of hiring.
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