Posts Tagged ‘Philip Lowe’

Aussie central bank sticks to neutral rate stance

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SYDNEY • Australian central bank chief Philip Lowe (picture) dashed expectations of an interest-rate cut, looking through recent ...

Australia’s slowing economy jars with RBA Lowe’s optimism

SYDNEY • Australia’s slowing economy and rising calls for interest-rate cuts are starting to erode central bank chief Philip Lowe’s optimistic outlook.
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RBA holds policy nerve, waits to see which way consumers go

SYDNEY • Australia’s central bank held its nerve in the face of a credit squeeze and tumbling property prices, keeping interest rates unchanged as it waits ...

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 ...