Posts Tagged ‘RBA’

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 ...

Australia sees faster growth, fewer jobless as key rate held

As economic growth strengthens and unemployment falls, progress will gradually be made on inflation
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RBA’s Debelle signals unemployment may have to fall below 5% to spur wages

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SYDNEY • Australia’s jobless rate might need to decline further than in the past in order to generate faster wage growth, the central ...

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 ...

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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