Tuesday's RBA meeting is billed as one of the central bank's most important of 2015, but traders could be more focused on foreign thoroughbreds.
Annette Beacher, head of economic research at TD Securities, says the Reserve Bank of Australia is expected to stand pat on rates and the focus will likely fall on the central bank's statement.
Ivan Colhoun, chief market economist at National Australia Bank, says the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is expected to keep rates unchanged at 2 percent on Tuesday.
The dollar fell against the euro on Monday after comments from two members of the European Central Bank's governing council.
Jonathan Barratt, CIO at Ayers Alliance Securities, discusses the outlook for the key steel-making ingredient as China's economy expands.
Damien Frawley, CEO at Queensland Investment Corporation, discusses the fund manager's focus on assets that will deliver "decent returns."
Westpac posted a 3% rise in annual cash profit to a record A$7.8 billion, helped by growth in mortgages.
Steven Englander, the global head of G10 FX strategy at Citibank, says the growth outlook for countries depends very much on their commodity consumption.
John Key, Prime Minister of New Zealand, speaks to CNBC about the sport ahead of this weekend's Rugby World Cup final between Australia and New Zealand.
More than half of Australian phone owners check their device within 15 minutes of waking up, a new report shows.
Macquarie posted a record first-half net profit that jumped 58 percent, helped by higher fee income and better financial market activity.
Australia is joining the Chinese navy for planned drills next week in the disputed South China Sea.
The El Nino weather pattern sweeping the globe is causing a slew of disruptions, and across markets it's creating some clear winners and losers.
New Zealand's central bank kept interest rates steady on Thursday but voiced concern about the rising NZ dollar.
Mike Smith, CEO of ANZ, says the bank's global markets unit lagged in Q4 as customer activity fell.
Martin Smith, head of market analysis at East & Partners, says at first glance National Australia Bank's numbers appear negative, but there are positives deeper into the earnings report.
David Ellis, the head of Australian banking research at Morningstar Australasia discusses the National Australia Bank's earnings.
Lending growth at Australia's major banks is easing as the broader economy cools following the end of a mining investment boom.
James Sullivan, head of equity research at JPMorgan, discusses the growing data-usage costs of Asian telcos and the possibilities for nationalization.
The New South Wales government is trying to keep big businesses afloat, explains Jonathan Barratt, CIO at Ayers Alliance Securities.