It was too early to see if markets turmoil would scuttle Australia's moderate pace of growth, the country's top central banker said.» Read More
Asian shares rebounded from the prior day's sell-off, as investors take heart from the rally on Wall Street.
Mike Smith, CEO of ANZ, discusses his retirement, after spearheading the Australian bank's successful expansion into Asia.
Asian shares traded mixed on Friday, as investors awaited the release of U.S. jobs data that could provide hints to when the Fed will raise interest rates.
Australia's central bank has become more confident about the outlook for economic growth on the back of subdued pace of inflation.
Catherine Allfrey, principal at Wavestone Capital, explains why profit growth at Australia's largest banks is slowing after a multi-year run of record earnings.
Asian equities outside China advanced on Tuesday, as the morale of investors got a boost from the overnight rally on Wall Street.
Paul Bloxham, chief economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC, says factors such as weak inflation render the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) decision a close call.
Katrina Ell, economist at Moody's Analytics, says the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is waiting for other data such as employment to assess if additional stimulus is necessary in the coming months.
Gareth Berry, foreign exchange & rates strategist at Macquarie, says the Australian dollar could see a "significant bounce" to $0.7250 versus the dollar if the Reserve Bank of Australia leaves rates steady.
Annette Beacher, head of economic research at TD Securities, says the Reserve Bank of Australia is expected to stand pat on rates and the focus will likely fall on the central bank's statement.
Ivan Colhoun, chief market economist at National Australia Bank, says the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is expected to keep rates unchanged at 2 percent on Tuesday.
Asian stocks fell on Monday, as investors digested a private survey which showed China's manufacturing sector remaining in a tough spot.
Monetary policy decisions will hog the spotlight in Asia this week, with policymakers in Australia, Thailand and Malaysia set to convene.
Australia's property stocks have been crumbling but according to Goldman Sachs, the equity market is painting a far gloomier outcome.
Paul Bloxham, chief economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC, identifies the positive signs in the Reserve Bank of Australia minutes, which suggest the central bank will hold rates until 2016.
Asian stocks cruised higher on Friday, lifted by a positive U.S. lead and as investors bet on the possibility of further stimulus from Japan and China.
The dollar rose against a basket of currencies as underlying domestic inflation strengthened more than expected in September.
The Australian dollar is under pressure from softer China data and Westpac's move to hike mortgage rates, explains Sally Auld, fixed income and FX strategist, Australia & New Zealand at JPMorgan.
Asian shares outside China slid deeper into the red on Tuesday, after trade figures added to concerns over China's economy.
Richard Jerram, chief economist of the Bank of Singapore, says Australia's economy may have reached comfortable levels on the back of a "more sensible" Australian dollar.