Search ResultsShowing 1 - 10 of 100+ results for "RBA"
Chief economist update: A case for optimism
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUL 2019
... in business confidence in June, Westpac's Consumer Sentiment Survey - conducted in the week of July 1-5 (after the RBA's second rate cut on the 2nd and the passage of the Coalition's tax cut package on the 4th) - looks worse. ...
Chief economist update: Hard target
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2019
With business conditions and confidence like it is, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA)'s full employment target just got a little harder to meet. Recall that in his speech at the RBA board dinner with the business community on June 4 - the ...
Chief economist update: Australia needs a cheaper A$
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2019
... from the current 2.25%-2.5% as early as its July FOMC meeting to just a 25bps reduction. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) would have clicked "like" though. This is because rising Fed rate cut expectations have nullified its back-to-back 25 bps ...
Chief economist update: The turn in Australia's cycle from vicious to virtuous
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2019
... Brexit and Trump, among others. The domestic economy is none too good either - so much so the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has had to deliver back-to-back reductions in the official cash rate from 1.5% to 1.25% (in June) and to 1.0% (in July) ...
HUB24 defends cash accounts
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUL 2019
... its account holders and clients of its competitor Netwealth, will earn negative returns on cash investments after the RBA lowered the official cash rate to 1%. "In the wake of the revelations in the Hayne Royal Commission about exorbitant fees ...
Chief economist update: The back-to-back rate cuts Australia has to have
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2019
I have a confession to make, I was a closet "no RBA rate cut in July" speculator, going against the 'Big Four' banks and financial market expectations that it would ... cut interest rates by another 25 bps at its July 2019 board meeting. So ...
Chief economist update: RBA justified to cut rates or not
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 28 JUN 2019
There's no question about it, for sure and for certain the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) will cut interest rates again. RBA governor Philip Lowe told us so when he addressed the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) event in ...
Chief economist update: Surveys back All Ords climb
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 24 JUN 2019
... three-month high reading of 51.7 from 51.0, boosted by stronger new orders. Both surveys (I assume) were taken before the RBA's 25 bps rate cut announced on June 4. The AiG and CBA made no reference to it in their reports. The RBA's rate ...
Chief economist update: Expect more of the same from the BOJ
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 18 JUN 2019
Speculation may be mounting over one or two Fed rate cuts (one, two or three for the RBA) going forward, but there are no such similar expectations for the Bank of Japan (BOJ). With the BOJ's policy rate currently at negative 0.1% and its ...
Chief economist update: Another RBA rate cut should be enough
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2019
... and the Chinese yuan (-1.5%). According to financial market whispers, expectations the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) would follow-up its 25 basis point rate cut to 1.25% handed this month with not one, not two but three more rate ...
PAGE:
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
PREVIOUS
NEXT
Link to something kFLXw7ad