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RBA prepares to scale up bond buying
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JUL 2020
The Reserve Bank of Australia kept interest rates steady at its July meeting but said it is standing ready to scale-up its bond buying purchases again to ensure bond markets remain functional. The RBA board decided to maintain the current policy settings ...
New private debt fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 6 JUL 2020
... with the minimum investment size set at $1000. The Metrics Direct Income Fund is targeting 3.25% per year above the Reserve Bank of Australia cash rate, with monthly income. The new fund, which has a minimum investment size of $1000, will act as a wholesale ...
Chief economist update: The All Ords' ups, downs and ups
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 JUL 2020
... of 2.5% in 2020 from 2.4%. What could be better for the Australian equity market? What's better was that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) also lowered interest rates - it cut three times in 2019 (June, July and October) taking the official cash ...
Chief economist update: Premature easing will cost more lives, more rupiahs
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
... this up with Rupiah 20 lakh crore (trillion) -- USD 260 billion - equivalent to 10% of Indian GDP, on May 12. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) also went to work, cutting its benchmark repo rate and the reverse repo rate by 75 bps each to 4.4% and 4.15% ...
Chief economist update: Still the best and better than all the rest
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
... -7.3% (single-hit) and -8.4% (double-hit) for the US. But it's not luck, it's the Federal Government and the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) early and pro-active intervention policies. The coronavirus pandemic has freed the Morrison government ...
Super fund names head of portfolio design
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
... today. Weston has held a range of significant roles in financial services and joins HESTA after 15 years at the Reserve Bank of Australia followed by chief investment officer positions with AMP Life and Genworth Australia. Prior to joining HESTA, Weston ...
AMP Life sale nears completion, new execs appointed
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 23 JUN 2020
... revised sales agreement announcement. New Zealand central bank approval This morning's announcement comes as the Reserve Bank of New Zealand agrees to a revised arrangement after 18 months of deliberation, including seeking advice from APRA. RBNZ wanted ...
Chief economist update: Australian recession - the next generation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUN 2020
... Germany (-2.2%), France (-5.3%), Italy (-5.3), Japan (-0.9%), the UK (-2.0) and China (-9.8%). This justifies the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) positive outlook for the domestic economy. "...it is possible that the depth of the downturn will ...
Economic outlook not as bad as predicted: RBA
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
The Reserve Bank of Australia governor Phillip Lowe said the extent of the economic downturn, as a result of the impacts of COVID-19, is not as dire as expected. At the June meeting, the RBA board decided to maintain the current policy settings, keeping ...
Chief economist update: What to expect when you're expecting
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2020
The Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) policy decision - to be announced this afternoon - will only confirm what everyone already is expecting. RBA Governor Philip Lowe and his board will keep Australia's monetary policy settings unchanged - ...
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