Australia experienced the slowest economic growth in two years over the second quarter due in part to a sharp fall in export volumes.» Read More
Commodity currencies may face a race to the bottom as the Bank of Canada's surprise rate cut may pressure Australia's central bank to follow suit.
If Thursday's unemployment rate shows an uptrend towards 6.5 percent, the Reserve Bank of Australia may consider cutting rates in February or March, says David Degaris, Director & Senior Economist at NAB Global Markets Research.
Australia took a double-whammy from record-low interest rates and commodity-price drops, but the selloff has left its market attractive to yield chasers.
The Australian central bank's top dog may have broken central bankers' seemingly unshakable code of avoiding comments on where interest rates are headed.
If Australia's Q3 GDP report was bad, the last three months of the year will be much worse, warns Sean Fenton, Director & Portfolio Manager at Tribeca Investment Partners.
Matthew Circosta, Economist at Moody's Analytics, says Wednesday's weak Q3 growth data adds pressure on the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut interest rates further.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) on Tuesday kept interest rates unchanged, as expected, even as speculation mounts that borrowing rates, already at record lows, could head further south.
Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy & Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors, outlines his expectations for the central bank after it left rates on hold at 2.5 percent on Tuesday.
Bill Evans, Global Head of Economics at Westpac Bank, says the Reserve Bank of Australia still needs to await more data before changing their position on interest rates.
David Greene, Head of Dealing at AFEX Australia, attributes the currency's sell-off against the greenback to sharp declines in commodity prices.
CNBC's Pauline Chiou takes you through this week's key risk events.
Christopher Kent, RBA's Assistant Governor, said the central bank isn't ruling out currency intervention. Mitul Kotecha, Head of FX Strategy, Asia Pacific at Barclays, discusses.
Australia's economic data may have been only "meh," but some economists see dark clouds on the horizon, spurring sharp cuts to growth forecasts.
Annette Beacher, Head of Economic Research at TD Securities, says nothing much has changed in the Reserve Bank of Australia's policy statement since the October meeting.
Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC and Daryl Guppy, CEO of Guppytraders.com, discuss the central bank's decision and outline their estimates for the currency.
The Reserve Bank of Australia's language on the currency will be the main focus of Tuesday's policy meeting, says Ben Jarman, Senior Economist at JP Morgan.
The dollar fell to a three week-low against the yen on Tuesday, retracing most of its gains posted last week.
Annette Beacher, Economist at TD Securities, is surprised that the Reserve Bank of Australia failed to mention the recent fall in the currency on Tuesday.
The Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday kept interest rates unchanged, but surprised some investors by not mentioning the Aussie dollar's recent slide.
Patrick Perret-Green, Senior Interest Rates Strategist at ANZ, discusses the Australian central bank's policy decision on Tuesday.