Australia's stock market suffered a dismal second quarter, but that hasn't scared off analysts.» Read More
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.
The RBA will not cut rates anymore this year, says Steve Goldman, managing director at Kapstream Capital.
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.
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.
With a potential Fed rate hike as a tailwind, the dollar rally looks set to resume and it could be powerful.
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.
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.
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.
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's budget will be about propping up sub-par economic growth amid weak commodity prices rather than the traditional fiscal discipline, analysts say.
Phil O'Donaghoe, senior economist at Deutsche Bank, says the federal budget could see a deficit of 37 billion Australian dollars and expects Australia to only return to surplus in 2023 or 2024.
Asian stocks mostly advanced on Monday as China rolled out its third interest rate cut since November.
Asian shares traded mostly firmer on Friday on the back of a positive lead from Wall Street and bets that Beijing will roll out more easing measures.
Asian equities sold off on Wednesday, as weak corporate results in Sydney and an unimpressive U.S. lead took a toll on trading sentiment.
Khoon Goh, senior FX strategist at ANZ, explains why the jump in the Aussie currency following the Reserve Bank of Australia's statement on Tuesday will be short-lived.
Chinese shares plummeted on Tuesday, while their counterparts in Sydney witnessed volatile trade following the Reserve Bank of Australia's rate cut.
Paul Bloxham, chief economist for Australia & NZ at HSBC, says upbeat comments from the Reserve Bank of Australia means the central bank could keep rates on hold for the rest of 2015.
With markets already pricing in a rate cut, the Aussie dollar will only weaken slightly if the central bank lowers interest rates on Tuesday, says Felicity Emmett, head of Australian Economics at ANZ.
Lutfey Siddiqi, global head of Emerging Markets FX, Rates & Credit at UBS, says the Reserve Bank of Australia needs to lower interest rates by 25 basis points due to sub-trend economic growth.