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Fiscal policy spurs investor confidence: Citi
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
... fiscal stimulus and the expectation of further monetary stimulus in both Australia and New Zealand." "During his speech, the RBA governor clearly outlined his willingness to do more with monetary policy and we have seen a significant market reaction ...
Chief economist update: Lowe taking interest rates lower
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 16 OCT 2020
... unemployment rate to climb to 7.1% -- heading to the 7.25% forecasts in the 2020-21 Budget. Not good enough and not if the RBA could help it. Speaking at Citi's 12th Annual Australia and New Zealand Investment Conference, RBA Governor Philip Lowe ...
Keep spending and investing: Lowe
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
... outcome in the coming months if Australians ensure they keep spending and investing, according to Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Philip Lowe. Lowe said the nation's recovery will depend on how willing people and businesses are to draw on the ...
Chief economist update: Money buys happiness
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
... COVID-19 outbreak" have seen/should see restrictions and border closures reverse allowing shops to re-open and customers to shop. RBA money. The prospect of even cheaper loans adds money into the pockets of businesses, homeowners and consumers. Underlying ...
Transition away from LIBOR continues
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 13 OCT 2020
ASIC, APRA and the RBA have joined forces in the transition away from LIBOR, which is expected to cease at the end of 2021. Last week, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) announced that it will launch the 2020 IBOR Fallbacks Protocol ...
Chief economist update: Budget me this Batman
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 OCT 2020
... improved but only to zero from minus six in August. The government's response has also allowed the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) to conserve its almost depleted ammunition. The RBA kept domestic monetary policy unchanged at the conclusion of its ...
Chief economist update: Splish splash, budget cash
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 OCT 2020
... 237%; the Eurozone, 84.1%; the UK, 80.7%; Canada, 89.7%; China 50.5%. And then there's the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) which still has relatively more firepower than many of its counterparts and is "committed to do what it can to support jobs ...
Super industry cautious on more reform
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... said. "As it stands, the strong near-term fiscal stimulus provided in this week's budget appears to reduce the risk of the RBA cutting interest rates as early as next month. There is now a greater chance that the RBA leaves interest rates untouched for ...
RBA, ASIC provide CHESS guidance
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020
... demonstrated during recent record trading volumes and CHESS processing delays which occurred during March, the regulators said. RBA Assistant Governor Michele Bullock said the replacement was critical to manage systemic risk going forward. "CHESS has ...
Chief economist update: Australia's third arrow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 SEP 2020
... are one in anticipating Christmas to come on October 6 this year - the day when most expect the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and Treasury to be handing out good tidings. October 6 is RBA meeting day, the day financial markets expect the Australian ...
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