Reserve Bank of Australia


  • No surprises from RBA: HSBC     Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 9:35 PM ET

    Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC, expects the Reserve Bank of Australia to leave policy unchanged on Tuesday amid weakening of the currency.

  • Dollar pauses after payrolls surge Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    The dollar paused for breath in early European trade after forecast-beating U.S. jobs data on Friday.

  • Have the Aussie dollar bears won the argument? Sunday, 5 Oct 2014 | 6:58 PM ET

    The Australian dollar had managed to keep diehard fans among currency traders and analysts, but now some of them are throwing in the towel.

  • RBA leaves interest rates on hold at 2.5%     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 12:32 AM ET

    Tony Farnham, Economist & Analyst, Patersons Securities, explains why the Reserve Bank of Australia is worried about China's property sector. He later discusses his outlook on Australia.

  • Will global central banks deliver this week?     Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 11:23 PM ET

    Laura Fitzsimmons, VP for Futures and Options at JPMorgan Investment Bank, outlines her expectations for central bank decisions in Australia, Japan and the euro zone.

  • Ahead of the Reserve Bank of Australia's monetary policy decision on Tuesday, Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC, discusses his expectations.

  • Michael Every, Head of Financial Markets Research, Asia-Pacific at Rabobank, says the Reserve Bank of Australia's latest minutes indicate an increasing tone of uncertainty.

  • Matthew Circosta, Economist at Moody's Analytics, says the Reserve Bank of Australia will likely hold interest rates at a record low of 2.5 percent until the end of 2014.

  • A balanced economy will lead the Reserve Bank of Australia to stand pat on policy until the end of 2014, says Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered.

  • Why the Aussie dollar may see more downside     Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 6:21 PM ET

    Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia & New Zealand at HSBC, says comments from the central bank governor may continue to weigh on the Australian dollar this week.

  • 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.