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.» Read More
The Australian dollar has had a rough ride lately, and this strategist says more troubles await.
The European Central Bank is meeting Thursday, and this strategist has a trading plan - sort of.
Adrian Foster, Head of Financial Markets Research, Asia Pacific at Rabobank expects the PBoC to cut its one-year lending rate by 25 basis points in the coming months.
James Falkiner, Director and Chief Executive Officer, Falkiner Global Investors explains why he doesn't see Australian banks fully passing on the central bank's 50 basis point rate cut to borrowers.
Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand, HSBC says that Australian banks are unlikely to pass on full extent of RBA cuts.
Mike Smith, CEO, ANZ says growth has been strong in "offshore" Asian operations.
Australia's central bank surprised the market with the size of its overnight interest rate cut. Here's what could be next.
The Reserve Bank of Australia's surprise move of cutting interest rates on Tuesday by 50 basis points — its biggest cut since the last financial crisis — has market analysts wondering if there's more bad news ahead for the Australian economy.
The Reserve Bank of Australia is widely expected to cut interest rates by 25 basis points when it meets on Tuesday, after data showed last week that inflation slowed sharply in the first quarter. However, one analyst tells CNBC that to have any material impact on the economy, the central bank needs to cut rates by 50 basis points.
Simon Burge, CIO, ATI Asset Management says certain sectors like home builders and retailers are expecting a 50 basis point rate cut from the RBA given the underlying weakness in the domestic consumer market.
Chris Kimber, Managing Director, Wealth Management, Fat Prophets discusses his outlook for the global economy. He adds that he expects China's economy to accelerate in H2 2012.
Adrian Meneses, Portfolio Manager, Compass Global Asset Management is bearish on AUD/USD given market expectations for a RBA rate cut.
Markets are back in crisis mode on the back of Spain's economic and budgetary woes, said Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research, Standard Chartered. He added that he remains bearish on the euro for some time.
Glenn Rosewall, MD & CEO, BBY says the RBA's premise - that the strength from Western Australia will filter through the rest of the economy - has been proven false and that the central bank must cut rates to support overall growth.
Angus Geddes, CEO of Fat Prophets says the RBA's decision not to cut rates on Tuesday was wrong as the surprise trade deficit shows the economy is weakening. He expects the RBA to cut rates in May.
Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy, Westpac Bank thinks markets are too optimistic about the upcoming U.S. non-farm payrolls data. He forecasts payrolls rose by 180,000 in March, lower than the consensus view of 203,000.
Stephen Walters, Chief Economist, Australia, JPMorgan says the RBA will likely remain on hold at its meeting on Tuesday but the tone of the statement will be key.
Chris Stott, Portfolio Manager, Wilson Asset Management says Australian equity markets could gain between 5 to 10% over the next 12 months.
Chris Kimber, Managing Director, Wealth Management, Fat Prophets believes that the Australian stock market will only advance higher if the dollar loses some of its strength and the RBA cuts rates soon.
Australian employment jumped past all expectations in January, shoving the jobless rate to a six-month low of 5.1 percent and lifting the local dollar half a cent as investors pared back expectations for a cut in interest rates any time soon.