Reserve Bank of Australia


  • Australia holds rates as speculation for cuts mounts Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 10:37 PM ET
    The Reserve Bank of Australia headquarters

    The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) on Tuesday kept interest rates unchanged, as expected, even as speculation mounts that borrowing rates, already at record lows, could head further south.

  • RBA to stay on hold well into next year: AMP  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 10:31 PM ET

    Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors, outlines his expectations for the central bank after it left rates on hold at 2.5 percent on Tuesday.

  • RBA needs more data before moving: Westpac  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 7:31 PM ET

    Bill Evans, Global Head of Economics at Westpac Bank, says the Reserve Bank of Australia still needs to await more data before changing their position on interest rates.

  • Australian dollar slides to 4-year low  Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 5:31 PM ET

    David Greene, Head of Dealing at AFEX Australia, attributes the currency's sell-off against the greenback to sharp declines in commodity prices.

  • What you need to know in Asia  Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 5:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Pauline Chiou takes you through this week's key risk events.

  • Is RBA intervention on the cards? Barclays says not yet  Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    Christopher Kent, RBA's Assistant Governor, said the central bank isn't ruling out currency intervention. Mitul Kotecha, Head of FX Strategy, Asia Pacific at Barclays, discusses.

  • Australia bears sharpen their claws Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 7:36 PM ET

    Australia's economic data may have been only "meh," but some economists see dark clouds on the horizon, spurring sharp cuts to growth forecasts.

  • Is the RBA on a 'go slow mission?'  Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 12:15 AM ET

    Annette Beacher, Head of Economic Research at TD Securities, says nothing much has changed in the Reserve Bank of Australia's policy statement since the October meeting.

  • RBA leaves interest rates, policy rhetoric on hold  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 10:31 PM ET

    Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC and Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, discuss the central bank's decision and outline their estimates for the currency.

  • All eyes on RBA language today: JPMorgan  Monday, 3 Nov 2014 | 5:51 PM ET

    The Reserve Bank of Australia's language on the currency will be the main focus of Tuesday's policy meeting, says Ben Jarman, Senior Economist at JP Morgan.

  • Dollar's worst two-day loss vs yen in eight months Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 4:20 PM ET

    The dollar fell to a three week-low against the yen on Tuesday, retracing most of its gains posted last week.

  • A look at the RBA's 'cut and paste' statement  Tuesday, 7 Oct 2014 | 12:07 AM ET

    Annette Beacher, Economist at TD Securities, is surprised that the Reserve Bank of Australia failed to mention the recent fall in the currency on Tuesday.

  • RBA surprises with 'cut and paste' statement Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 11:34 PM ET
    The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) headquarters in the central business district of Sydney, Australia.

    The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday kept interest rates unchanged, but surprised some investors by not mentioning the Aussie dollar's recent slide.

  • RBA keeps rates on hold, in line with expectations  Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 11:33 PM ET

    Patrick Perret-Green, Senior Interest Rates Strategist at ANZ, discusses the Australian central bank's policy decision on Tuesday.

  • 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.

  • RBA will sit still on rates until 2015: HSBC  Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 8:36 PM ET

    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.