Posts Tagged ‘RBA’

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 ...

Aussies warned to brace for costlier mortgages

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SYDNEY • Australian homeowners may have to prepare for more expensive mortgages even as the nation’s central bank keeps official borrowing ...

RBA: Drivers of weak inflation likely to abate

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SYDNEY • The Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) no 2 official said the factors weighing on consumer prices in recent years are likely to ...

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. ...

RBA holds rate as currency drop offers export support

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SYDNEY • Australia left its key interest rate unchanged at a record low yesterday as the currency’s recent decline aids the economy by ...

Australia holds key rate at 1.5% as unemployment edges up

The jobless rate hit 5.6% in April, moving further away from RBA’s estimated level of full employment
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Lowe aligns Australia with China amid US protectionism

RBA chief says the 2 nations can be ‘a strong voice for the importance of an open international trading system’
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Australian dollar’s rally bringing out the bears

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SINGAPORE • The Australian dollar’s longest rally in 18 months is bringing out the bears. The Aussie is poised to go into reverse as the ...

RBA may hike rates despite below-target inflation

SYDNEY • The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) could lift interest rates even if inflation remains below its 2% to 3% target, former board member John ...

RBA sees solid jobs growth ahead

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SYDNEY • Australia’s central bank expects to see solid employment growth ahead as the economy gradually picks up, while noting risks from ...

RBA holds as investment outlook brightens

SYDNEY • Australia’s central bank held interest rates, remaining on the sidelines as lending curbs take steam out of east-coast housing markets and as ...
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RBA holds rate, warns on currency

SYDNEY • Australia’s central bank kept interest rates unchanged and warned a rising currency is expected to subdue inflation and weigh on the outlook for ...