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  • Stock markets in China rode out a volatile session to settle at new seven-year peaks on Friday, while other bourses in the region nursed modest losses.

  • Why Australia's GDP is 'dangerous' for stocks Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 8:17 PM ET
    Why Australia's GDP is 'dangerous' for stocks

    Apart from keeping the central bank on hold, the surprisingly upbeat first-quarter GDP print will do little to boost domestic consumption, says David Solusky, head of investment strategy at UBS Wealth Management Australia.

  • A majority of Asia's stock markets fell on Wednesday, as upbeat economic data in the region failed to boost trading sentiment.

  • Australia's economy grew faster than expected in the first quarter, but analysts were concerned about the quality of the data.

  • Here's the downside to Australia's Q1 GDP Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 9:32 PM ET
    Here's the downside to Australia's Q1 GDP

    David Bassanese, chief economist at BetaShares, says the quality of Australia's first-quarter gross domestic product isn't "fantastic" as consumer spending remained soft.

  • Shanghai stocks climb 1.7% amid regional slump Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 3:05 AM ET
    An investor and the electronic board at a stock exchange hall on May 25, 2015, in Beijing.

    As regional bourses stumbled on the back of a slew of central bank decisions, Shanghai stocks outperformed on Tuesday.

  • Australian dollar climbs despite RBA holding rates Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 1:38 AM ET

    The RBA kept interest rates steady at a record low 2.0 percent, in line with expectations, but the Australian dollar still pushed higher.

  • RBA is having some 'communication issues': Pro Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 | 12:34 AM ET
    RBA is having some 'communication issues': Pro

    Matthew Circosta, economist at Moody's Analytics, discusses the jump in the Australian dollar following the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to stand pat on monetary policy Tuesday.

  • RBA's policy decision due: What to expect Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 11:35 PM ET
    RBA's policy decision due: What to expect

    Annette Beacher, head of Economic Research at TD Securities and David Walker, senior analyst at StocksInValue.com.au, discuss their expectations for the Reserve Bank of Australia's policy decision and outline trading strategies.

  • Why RBA won't go for a back-to-back rate cut Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 6:20 PM ET
    Why RBA won't opt for a back-to-back rate cut

    Ben Jarman, senior economist at JP Morgan, says nothing has "materially happened" since the Reserve Bank of Australia's May meeting to bolster the case for another rate cut.

  • RBA will stay on hold in 2015: Pro Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 12:33 AM ET
    RBA will stay on hold in 2015: Pro

    The RBA will not cut rates anymore this year, says Steve Goldman, managing director at Kapstream Capital.

  • NAB: RBA happy with lower AUD Monday, 1 Jun 2015 | 12:18 AM ET
    NAB: RBA happy with lower AUD

    The RBA may be pleased with the lower Australian dollar following last month's rate cut, says Emma Lawson, senior currency strategist at National Australia Bank.

  • Westpac: be nervous about AUD ahead of RBA Sunday, 31 May 2015 | 10:49 PM ET
    Westpac: be nervous about AUD ahead of RBA

    Investors should be a little bit nervous about the Australian dollar ahead of the central bank's meeting on Tuesday, says Sean Callow, senior currency strategist at Westpac.

  • Dollar could be getting ready to roar Thursday, 28 May 2015 | 7:30 AM ET
    Strong dollar

    With a potential Fed rate hike as a tailwind, the dollar rally looks set to resume and it could be powerful.

  • How to cool housing hot spots, Down-Under style Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 8:53 PM ET

    Australia and New Zealand are trying different methods to cool their biggest cities' housing markets without hurting borrowers, banks and their economies.

  • Equities in Shanghai and Tokyo were the star performers in Asia on Tuesday.

  • Australia dollar falls on RBA's 'explicit' easing bias Monday, 18 May 2015 | 11:37 PM ET

    The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left open the possibility it might cut interest rates further, minutes from its May 5 meeting showed, triggering a slump in the Australian dollar on Tuesday.

  • What this expert likes about Australia's budget Wednesday, 13 May 2015 | 12:47 AM ET
    What this expert likes about Australia's budget

    The 2015 budget includes short-term measures that will act together with monetary policy, along with long-term plans that will drive the economy, says Savanth Sebastian, equities economist at CommSec.

  • Where has the Abbott government failed Monday, 11 May 2015 | 10:41 PM ET
    Where has the Abbott government failed

    Apart from neglecting bigger challenges like innovation, the Abbott government has not lived up to its own rhetoric of bringing down the budget deficit, says Andrew Leigh, shadow assistant treasurer of Australia.

  • Australia budget: What you should know Monday, 11 May 2015 | 6:50 PM ET

    Australia's budget will be about propping up sub-par economic growth amid weak commodity prices rather than the traditional fiscal discipline, analysts say.