Reserve Bank of Australia


  • RBA trying to nudge Aussie dollar lower: Pro     Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 10:44 PM ET

    Giles Keating, Deputy Global CIO, Private Banking & Wealth Management at Credit Suisse, discusses the central bank's comments and explains his "neutral view" on the currency.

  • Aussie dollar rises after RBA statement     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    As the Australian economy recovers, the central bank will be more likely to let the Australian dollar appreciate, says Andrew Abrahamian, Head of FX Strategy at Compass Global Markets.

  • Why the RBA is likely to stay pat on rates     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:20 PM ET

    Charles Leyland, Managing Director at Leyland Private Asset Management, says mixed goals in the areas of housing and currency leave the Reserve Bank of Australia "with no choice but to leave rates steady."

  • Jonathan Cavenagh, Senior FX Strategist at Westpac Institutional Bank, says uncertainty over the economy may result in a more dovish central bank, which in turn will hurt the Australian dollar.

  • Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, explains why the Reserve Bank of Australia is likely to maintain a "prolonged stable period of rates" till the first quarter of 2016.

  • Are the Australia dollar bears weakening? Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 12:45 AM ET

    The Australian dollar has stubbornly resisted broad expectations it would weaken, and now some bears are starting to step away from their calls.

  • Why RBA will stand pat on rates until 2015     Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 12:38 AM ET

    Ben Jarman, Senior Economist at JP Morgan, expects the Reserve Bank of Australia to hold off on rate hikes until the third quarter of 2015 due to benign wage growth.

  • Why Australia shares have stalled Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 6:52 PM ET

    Australia's economy has accelerated and its interest rates are at all-time lows, but its stock market hasn't gained any traction.

  • Expect no change from RBA: HSBC     Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 11:13 PM ET

    Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC, explains why the Reserve Bank of Australia won't announce any new policy measures at Tuesday's meeting.

  • RBA, GDP: Busy week ahead for Australia     Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 12:16 AM ET

    Glenn Levine, Senior Economist at Moody's Analytics and David Greene, Head of Dealing at AFEX Australia, discuss this week's key risk events down under.

  • Euro peels off highs as Draghi warns on strength Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    The US Dollar, euro and British pound are all falling following a meeting of the European Central Bank.

  • Moody's: RBA is watching labor market closely     Tuesday, 6 May 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Matthew Circosta, Economist at Moody's Analytics, says it would take a "meaningful decline" in the unemployment rate for the Reserve Bank of Australia to consider hiking rates.

  • The Australian dollar is at a level that the Reserve Bank of Australia is "fairly comfortable" with at the moment, says Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC.

  • Scott Haslem, Chief Economist at UBS, Australasia, expects the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to flag a downward revision to its inflation outlook on Tuesday.

  • Aussie dollar rallies after RBA decision     Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 11:32 PM ET

    Matthew Circosta, Economist at Moody's Analytics, says the Aussie dollar may be rising because the RBA hasn't talked down the currency in recent weeks.

  • Here's why the Australian dollar is on a roll     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 10:46 PM ET

    Hamish Pepper, Forex Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays, highlights four factors that are sustaining the rally in the Aussie dollar.

  • RBA's stable economic outlook is good news: Pro     Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 11:46 PM ET

    Jeremy Hook, Private Client Advisor at TMS Capital, explains why Glenn Stevens, governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), did not attempt to talk down the Australian dollar on Wednesday.

  • Resources selloff may be overdone: Altair     Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 12:43 AM ET

    Commenting on Monday's rout in Australian resources stocks due to poor\ Chinese trade data, Philip Parker, Chairman & CEO, Altair Investment Management, says the selloff may have been overdone.

  • Australian January jobless rate hits decade high     Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 7:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports that Australian employment dropped 3,700 last month. Sean Darby, Chief Global Equity Strategist at Jefferies, weighs in on what that means for the central bank.

  • Is Australia's property market in a bubble?     Sunday, 9 Feb 2014 | 9:30 PM ET

    Harry Dent, Editor of Survive & Prosper and Michael Blythe, Chief Economist at Commonwealth Bank of Australia discuss whether the RBA has caused Australia's property market to overheat.