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Chief economist update: A date with the RBA in July

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) May the fourth Board meeting would have been a ho-hum event had it not been for the month of July. As expected, the RBA left monetary policy settings unchanged - "including the targets of 10 basis points for ...

Chief economist update: Low for longer

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021
Latest inflation figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) underscore both the Reserve Bank of Australia's prescience and governor Philip Lowe's expectation that the official cash rate will remain low until at least 2024. ...

Macquarie-linked fund manager shutters

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 26 APR 2021
... to Morningstar data, the four-year-old strategy has consistently underperformed its benchmark of the Reserve Bank of Australia cash rate, returning -5.42% per annum over one year and -8.14% p.a. over three years. IPM chair Lars Ericsson said: "The investment ...

Super fund liquidity could be better: RBA

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 APR 2021
... well, funds should consider the extent to which they rely on certain asset classes for liquidity, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has said. In its Financial Stability Report for April, the RBA praised super funds' management of liquidity pressures ...

FASEA chair to remain

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021
... first appointed as chair of FASEA following its establishment in 2017 and is currently a director of the Reserve Bank of Australia's Payments System Board and Australian Foundation Investment Company. She is also chair of Melbourne Genomics Health Alliance ...

Chief economist update: RBA promises support over the next three years

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 APR 2021
"Come on, Barbie, let's go party"... until 2024. In Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) parlance: "The board is committed to maintaining highly supportive monetary conditions until its goals are achieved. The board will not increase the cash rate until ...

Chief economist update: Australia's virtuous cycle keeps on turning

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 29 MAR 2021
... the OECD upgraded Australia's 2021 GDP growth forecast by 1.3 percentage points to 4.5%. With the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) maintaining its guidance to provide continued policy support, the AztraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine being produced locally ...

Chief economist update: What a difference an Australian year makes

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 22 MAR 2021
"For all those times you stood by me... You're the one who held me up Never let me fall You're the one who saw me through it all." -Celine Dion What a difference a year makes, ey? The year 2020 started out disastrous (literally) for the country ...

Must prepare for demise of LIBOR: RBA

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 19 MAR 2021
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has told financial institutions they must be prepared for the "imminent demise" of LIBOR. RBA assistant governor (financial markets) Christopher Kent said as the deadline for LIBOR is fast approaching, financial institutions ...

Economic recovery has been stronger than expected: Lowe

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 15 MAR 2021
Australia's economic recovery has been quicker and stronger than expected, according to Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Philip Lowe. Speaking at the Melbourne Business Analytics conference, Lowe stated that while there are still challenges ...