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Australia experienced the slowest economic growth in two years over the second quarter due in part to a sharp fall in export volumes.
The Australian dollar cracked below the key psychological level of $0.70 for the first time in over six years on Wednesday.
Michael Blythe, chief economist at Commonwealth Bank, says Australia's economy still faces several challenges including the downturn in mining activities and its large exposure to China.
David de Garis, senior FICC economist at National Australia Bank, talks about Australia's currency and recent decisions by the country's central bank.
Asian stocks slumped on Tuesday after surveys of China's mammoth manufacturing sector showed a further loss of momentum.
Annette Beacher, head of economic research at TD Securities, discusses the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) decision to keep interest rates unchanged on Tuesday.
Richard Harris, chief executive at Port Shelter Investment Management, says expectations for an interest-rate increase will inevitably drive volatility, but a repeat of August's market meltdown is unlikely.
While the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will likely keep interest rates on hold, the assessment of China-related risks will be key, says Ben Jarman, senior economist at JP Morgan.
Felicity Emmett, head of Australian economics at ANZ, says expectations for the unemployment rate to stay at 6 percent until 2017 indicate a "slight easing bias" for the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Australian banks and miners will be the losers in this corporate reporting season, says Joe Magyer, senior analyst at The Motley Fool.
The Australian dollar rallied after the Reserve Bank of Australia surprised some by tempering its call for a lower currency, triggering a short squeeze.
With the cash rate sitting at a record low of 2 percent, the Reserve Bank of Australia needs "solid evidence" for further easing, says Sean Fenton, director & portfolio manager at Tribeca Investment Partners.
Savanth Sebastian, equities economist at CommSec, says the Reserve Bank of Australia is unlikely to cut rates following resilient job growth and a weaker Australian dollar.
Matthew Circosta, economist at Moody's Analytics, says Tuesday's retail sales and trade data are headed in the right direction hence the Reserve Bank of Australia will likely leave interest rates on hold.
Matthew Hegarty, senior analyst at Antipodes Global Investment Partners, says the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) sees no incentive to lower interest rates on the back of a weaker Aussie dollar.
Paul Bloxham, chief economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC, expects the Reserve Bank of Australia to keep interest rates steady following the recent fall in the Australian dollar.
Australia's stock market suffered a dismal second quarter, but that hasn't scared off analysts.
Australia's top central banker Stevens said interest rate cuts remained on the table, but cautioned too much easing could lead to longer-term dangers.
Tim Schroeders, portfolio manager at Pengana Capital, says RBA Governor Glenn Stevens' speech confirms the fact that Australia's economic shift isn't a smooth one. He later explains why he likes BHP Billiton.
RBA said leaving rates at a record low this month was apt and hinted at a steady outlook for policy as it welcomed efforts to boost growth in China.