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  • 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.

  • This can propel Australia's growth   Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 12:05 AM ET
    This can propel Australia's growth

    Craig James, chief economist at Comm Sec, says strong growth in Australia's housing sector may be able to offset weakness in the mining industry.

  • Australia regulator probes forex market moves   Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 9:42 PM ET
    Australia regulator probes forex market moves

    Geoff Kendrick, head of Asia FX & Rates Strategy at Morgan Stanley, discusses news that Australia's watchdog is looking into the rally in the local dollar ahead of the central bank's policy decision on Tuesday.

  • Growth remains below-trend in Australia: HSBC   Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:31 PM ET
    Growth remains below-trend in Australia: HSBC

    Paul Bloxham, chief economist, Australia & New Zealand at HSBC, says Australia's growth data for the fourth quarter are a "downside surprise" and vindicate the central bank's rate cut decision last month.

  • Australia likely grew 0.5% in Q4: Moody's   Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 5:49 PM ET
    Australia likely grew 0.5% in Q4: Moody's

    Matthew Circosta, economist at Moody's Analytics, expects the Australian economy to expand 0.5 percent on-quarter in the October-December period.

  • Australia's RBA keeps rates on hold: Reaction   Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 4:45 AM ET
    Australia's RBA keeps rates on hold: Reaction

    Kamal Sharma, G10 foreign exchange strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, discusses the Australian dollar after the Reserve Bank of Australia didn't hike rates.

  • How to read RBA's policy decision   Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 12:16 AM ET
    How to read RBA's policy decision

    The Reserve Bank of Australia indicates that it could put rates on hold for the time being and will only opt for further rate cuts, if necessary, says Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac.

  • RBA holds rates for now, but more will come: ANZ   Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 10:31 PM ET
    RBA holds rates for now, but more will come: ANZ

    Felicity Emmett, head of Australian Economics at ANZ, discusses the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to stand pat on rates and explains why the central bank prefers the Aussie dollar to be lower.

  • Why the RBA could hold fire   Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 9:48 PM ET
    Why the RBA could hold fire

    After rolling out a rate cut last month, the Reserve Bank of Australia could adopt a "wait and see" attitude at Tuesday's meeting, says Callum Henderson, global head of FX Research at Standard Chartered.

  • RBA will follow up with rate cut today: UBS   Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 7:31 PM ET
    RBA will follow up with rate cut today: UBS

    Scott Haslem, chief economist, Australia at UBS, discusses the raft of Australian data released early Tuesday and explains why the Reserve Bank of Australia will unveil a rate cut later in the day.

  • Why Aussie bears will prevail   Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 9:48 PM ET
    Why Aussie bears will prevail

    With the Reserve Bank of Australia likely to unveil another rate cut next week, the Aussie dollar remains on a downtrend to hit $0.74 by year-end, says Khoon Goh, senior FX strategist at ANZ.

  • RBA is wrong! Aussie dollar isn't overvalued: NAB

    Ray Attrill, co-head of FX Strategy at NAB, says the Australian dollar is "where it should be", having fallen by the same amount as commodity prices since the latter's peak in 2011.

  • Tracking the impact of RBA's rate cut   Sunday, 22 Feb 2015 | 10:51 PM ET
    Tracking the impact of RBA's rate cut

    Michael Cameron, CEO and Managing Director of GPT, discusses how the firm is impacted by the Reserve Bank of Australia's monetary policy.

  • What's heating up Australian equities   Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 7:47 PM ET
    What's heating up Australian equities

    Paul Xiradis, CEO & head of Equities at Ausbil Dexia, says the search for yield have been driving Australia's stock market and explains why he prefers banking stocks.

  • Westpac tips Aussie dollar at 75 US cents by Q1   Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 7:33 PM ET
    Westpac tips Aussie dollar at 75 US cents by Q1

    Jonathan Cavenagh, senior FX strategist at Westpac, says the Aussie dollar could hit 75 U.S. cents by end-March due to low commodity prices and expectations for another interest rate cut.

  • What's key for Australian investors   Sunday, 8 Feb 2015 | 7:54 PM ET
    What's key for Australian investors

    Adrian Mowat, chief emerging market & Asian equity strategist at JP Morgan, says investors are more focused on the Aussie dollar, given that there's more consistency from the central bank than who's in power in Canberra.

  • Next key task for the Australian government   Sunday, 8 Feb 2015 | 6:19 PM ET
    The next key task for Australian government

    Martin Lakos, division director at Macquarie, says the budget to be released in early May will be an important platform for the Australian government to articulate their plans for the country.

  • Australia central bank cuts growth forecasts Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 8:42 PM ET

    Australia's central bank gave an assessment on the slower economic growth as it justified its decision to resume cutting interest rates.

  • What's driving risk aversion in the dollar?   Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 9:54 PM ET
    What's driving risk aversion in the dollar?

    Greg Gibbs, senior currency strategist at RBS, says interest rate cuts by global central banks are inducing a sense of panic and risk aversion in the greenback.