With the Reserve Bank of Australia having eased policy last month, further easing would be surprising, says Gareth Aird, senior economist at Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
The Australian dollar’s persistent buoyancy won’t last forever, ANZ said, keeping a bearish view even as it raised its near-term forecasts.
Moody's affirmed Australia's Aaa credit rating, putting it at odds with Standard & Poor's, which put the country on watch for a downgrade.
Australia's central bank saw room for faster growth when it cut rates earlier this month, predicting below-target inflation for two more years.
TD Securities' Annette Beacher says the RBA August meeting minutes don't suggest any urgency on the central bank's part to cut rates.
Australia's low inflation is giving the central bank a free pass to cut interest rates again, says CommSec's Savanth Sebastian.
National Australia Bank's Ray Attrill expects two more 25 basis points rate cuts from the RBA, as growth could fall below trend in 2018.
Investors face another busy week in Asia, with important Chinese economic data, Australian earnings and key central bank decisions due.
The RBA said inflation was likely to remain below target until 2018, leaving the door open to more rate cuts.
The BOE faces a classic case of damned if you do, damned if you don't, reckons Michael Every, Rabobank's Head of Financial Markets Research.
GBP/USD will drop below 1.2 in the next year due to a significant current account deficit and slowing FDI, says StanChart's Asia FX strategist, Divya Devesh.
Asia markets ended mostly down Tuesday, with Australia shares lower despite an RBA rate cut, while the yen climbed amid Japan's stimulus package.
The RBA cut its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points on Tuesday to a fresh record low of 1.50 percent amid signs of slowing growth.
A longer time horizon is needed for markets to react to the RBA's latest rate cut, reckons Andrew Ticehurst, Nomura Australia's Executive Director.
The RBA's decision will be dependent on economic drivers with an immediate impact, says Clive McDonnell, StanChart's Head of Equity Strategy.
Pimco's Robert Mead says the RBA is likely to cut rates on Tuesday or later this year.
Irrespective of a RBA rate cut, the Australian dollar looks well-supported, says Credit Suisse's senior FX strategist, KH Heng.
Bill Evans of Westpac expects the central bank to cut rates by a further 25 basis points at Tuesday's meeting.
Australia's housing market may be frothy, but it doesn't appear likely to be a bursting bubble anytime soon, this big broker indicates..
Australia is set to take the spotlight this week, with its central bank set to meet, while companies in the country begin reporting their earnings.