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  • Aussie dollar to hit $0.72 by year-end: Expert   Sunday, 12 Apr 2015 | 10:46 PM ET
    Aussie dollar to hit $0.72 by year-end: Expert

    Roy Teo, senior FX & precious metals strategist at ABN AMRO, says the Australian dollar is headed for $0.72 against the greenback, with two more interest rate cuts lined up for the year.

  • Kiwi-Aussie dollar parity: A foregone conclusion?   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 12:20 AM ET
    Kiwi-Aussie dollar parity: A foregone conclusion?

    Chris Tedder, research analyst at FOREX.com, explains why the New Zealand dollar will move past parity against the Australian dollar "sooner rather than later."

  • The Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.

    Asian stocks were higher across the board on Wednesday, with Tokyo, Seoul and mainland markets hitting fresh highs.

  • After RBA holds fire, is a May rate cut a given now?

    Shane Oliver, head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors, discusses whether the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will move to cut interest rates next month.

  • US dollar rises, euro near $1.07 Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 4:05 PM ET

    The greenback recovered as trading desks returned to full strength and underlying trends for its continued rise reappeared.

  • Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) headquarters in the central business district of Sydney, Australia.

    Central banks are the key theme in Asia on Tuesday, with equities in the region largely in positive territory.

  • RBA stands pat on interest rates   Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    RBA stands pat on interest rates

    Tony Farnham, economist & Analyst at Patersons Securities, says the Australian central bank is likely monitoring Sydney's red-hot property market and discusses the odds of further easing next month.

  • What the RBA should be doing now   Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 11:47 PM ET
    What the RBA should be doing now

    Amid falling iron ore prices, the Reserve Bank of Australia should cut interest rates now as the policy move will need months to take effect, says Warren Hogan, chief economist at ANZ.

  • StanChart: RBA rate cut will be in May   Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 10:46 PM ET
    StanChart: RBA rate cut will be in May

    Callum Henderson, head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, explains why the Reserve Bank of Australia will only unveil the second interest rate cut next month.

  • Will RBA cut rates now or wait until May?   Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 8:34 PM ET
    Will RBA cut rates now or wait until May?

    Scott Haslem, chief economist at UBS Australia, weighs the possibility of the Reserve Bank of Australia following through with a second interest rate cut on Tuesday.

  • RBA not in a rush to cut rates: CommSec   Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 6:46 PM ET
    RBA not in a rush to cut rates: CommSec

    Craig James, chief economist at CommSec, explains why the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is more likely to opt for an interest rate cut in May.

  • Asian central banks back in action this week Sunday, 5 Apr 2015 | 6:41 PM ET
    A man cycles past the Bank of Japan headquarters building and a sign reading "Bank of Japan" in Tokyo, Japan.

    Asian markets are likely to focus on a string of central bank action this week as well as key inflation data from China.

  • Second rate cut by RBA is baked in: Expert   Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 12:35 AM ET
    Second rate cut by RBA is baked in: Expert

    Campbell Dawson, director at Elstree Investment Management, discusses the possibility of another interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia next Tuesday.

  • Commodities are going lower—here's my play: Trader Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 1:37 PM ET

    Tradingnalysis.com founder Todd Gordon shorts the Australian dollar ETF as a way to play lower commodity prices, a high U.S. dollar and interest rates.

  • RBA's financial stability review: What to expect   Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 6:51 PM ET
    RBA's financial stability review: What to expect

    David Ellis, head of Australian Banking Research at Morningstar, says the Reserve Bank of Australia will likely give a "positive endorsement" of the financial system in its semi-annual financial stability review.

  • Don't cheer Australia's jobs data just yet: Pro   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:46 AM ET
    Don't cheer Australia's jobs data just yet: Pro

    Steve Shepherd, employment market analyst at Randstad, says a drop in participation may have lowered the jobless rate and explains what that means for the central bank's monetary policy.

  • Tracking the central bank divergence   Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 1:07 AM ET
    Tracking the central bank divergence

    Eric Robertsen, head of Cross Asset Strategy at Standard Chartered, discusses the volatility in the currency markets amid growing divergence in monetary policies.

  • ANZ: Australian economy isn't all that bad   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 8:15 PM ET
    ANZ: Australian economy isn't all that bad

    Mike Smith, CEO of ANZ, says the Australian economy is doing better than expected amid a "good volume story" in the commodity space and as the services sector continues to perform well.

  • ECB to offer some stability to the euro: Pro   Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 12:34 AM ET
    ECB to offer some stability to the euro: Pro

    David Greene, head of Sales at AFEX, outlines his expectations for Thursday's European Central Bank meeting. He adds that the euro could see some stabilization after being hammered overnight.

  • Brazilian bonds are 'dangerous', says this expert   Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 6:45 PM ET
    Brazilian bonds are 'dangerous', says this expert

    Kathy Lien, managing director of BK Asset Management, says the latest rate hike could throw Brazil into a deeper recession hence investors should avoid the country's bonds.