Posts Tagged ‘Philip Lowe’

RBA’s Lowe sees interest-rate outlook ‘more evenly balanced’

SYDNEY • Australian central bank chief Philip Lowe (picture) shifted to a neutral policy outlook as he acknowledged increased economic risks at home ...

Sydney’s property plunge is RBA’s No 1 worry

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SYDNEY • Sydney’s plunging house prices are usurping a prolonged wage slump as the key worry for the central bank, with markets now ...

Australia faces risk trifecta as RBA to hold rates

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SYDNEY • Australia’s economy faces a trifecta of risks that could disrupt household spending and the central bank’s outlook for faster ...

Australia’s hiring surge emboldens central bank on wages growth

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SYDNEY • Australia’s booming jobs market emboldened the central bank to scrap a long-held reference to weak wages, even as it signalled ...

Australia keeps key rate unchanged at 1.5% record low

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SYDNEY • The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left its key rate unchanged at a record low yesterday as it gauges the impact of a ...

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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