Reserve Bank of Australia

The economy shifts to a lower gear

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Australia’s potential growth could be no more than 2.5 per cent, well below the RBA and Treasury estimates.

The economic year that will be

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In 2016, the Fed tightened four times, Sydney and Melbourne's housing markets defied the doomsayers and China’s rebalancing progressed well ... but how'd Donald Trump go?

Allan Moss tapped for RBA board

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Former boss of Macquarie Group to join Reserve Bank board as part-time member.

Dollar 'mights' won't hurry the RBA's hand

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This week's GDP update would have reinforced the Reserve Bank's 'no change' position, and a resilient Australian dollar is unlikely to change that stance.

How globalisation has hemmed in the central banks

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Increasing integration of the global economy is acting as a drag on inflation and constraining central banks' ability to assert control over monetary policy outcomes.

Australia's economy is proving more Indian than Greek

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GDP growth rebounded in the most recent quarter, further weakening the already thin case for more monetary easing.

Aust economy has 'adjusted to shocks'

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RBA governor Glenn Stevens says Australia has done well in managing sharp commodity price drop.

Martin Place, we have a problem

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A change in global conditions means that the positive economic momentum provided by a weakened Aussie dollar could soon come to a screeching halt.

RBA holds cash rate at 2%

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Reserve Bank of Australia chills on cut, maintains rates at record-low level of 2 per cent.

Housing prices continue to cool

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Sydney, Melbourne prices slide as out-of-cycle rate hikes, investor crackdown curbs growth.

RBA likely to keep rates on hold

by AAP
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Analysts confident the Reserve Bank will leave rates alone at final meeting for 2015.

Private sector credit beats expectations

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RBA data shows business borrowing drives growth in private sector credit in October.

Inflation stays below RBA target band

by AAP
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TD Securities-MI inflation gauge shows consumer prices up to 1.8% after slight rise.

Wages have been hit by a perfect storm

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Three structural developments will ensure wage growth and inflation remain suppressed even as the economy and labour market continue to recover next year and beyond.

Weekend Economist: No change

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A re-run of the Reserve Bank's about-face on rates that occurred this time last year looks unlikely.

Give it to us straight on the brutal budget

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Treasurer Scott Morrison needs to spell out how tough it will be to repair the economy.

China forex market opened to RBA

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RBA named among first group of foreign central banks allowed to trade in China's market.

It's time to let go of our penchant for predictions

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After picking apart our attachment to precise projections, Glenn Stevens offered a broad overview of what lies ahead for the economy.

RBA in no rush to trim rates

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Stevens open to cutting the cash rate again, but says it's time to 'chill out' and wait on key data.

Ageing population a global problem: RBA

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Stevens sees rising number of retirees, record low interest rates as global concerns.

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