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  1. Business - Commodities

    Aussie jumps after Reserve Bank of Australia abandons easing bias

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 01:58pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Singapore The Australian dollar stole the limelight on Tuesday, surging over half a US cent after Australia’s central bank surprised some traders by dropping its bias towards easing rates. The shift to a more neutral policy setting by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) was announced along with a widely expected decision to keep the main cash rate unchanged ...

  2. Business - Economy - ECONOMY

    Reserve Bank of Australia raises Australian GDP and inflation forecasts

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 03:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney RBA raises Australian GDP and inflation forecasts The Reserve Bank of Australia raised its economic growth and inflation forecasts yesterday, reflecting ... economic activity," the RBA said in its quarterly monetary policy statement. "The board's view is that a period of stability in the policy rate is likely." The central bank ...

  3. Business - Banking & Finance

    Reserve Bank of Australia cuts interest rate to global recession low

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Sydney Australia cuts interest rate back to 2009 low The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut its benchmark interest rate to the half-century low set during the 2009 global ... by a quarter percentage point to 3 per cent, the central bank said yesterday. This is the sixth cut in the past 14 months and the rate matches the level reached from April to October 2009, which ...

  4. Business - Banking & Finance - CURRENCIES

    Australia plays catch-up in yuan business as deal with China nears

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 01:35am by Reuters

    ... is close to signing a deal with China to facilitate trade and investment settled in the Chinese currency. Reserve Bank of Australia deputy governor Philip Lowe said on Wednesday that the central ... by failing to recognise the potential business development opportunities linked to RMB," said James Hogan, head of commercial banking for HSBC in Australia. The potential is huge, though, ...

  5. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Little sign of housing market bubble in Australia, says Reserve Bank chief

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Glenn Stevens. "The ingredients we would look for as signalling an imminent crash seem, if anything, less in evidence now than five years ago." ... Australia has what is widely considered to be one of the toughest banking regulators on the planet. The list of the world's 50 safest banks released this month by Global Finance magazine put ...

  6. Business - Economy

    Australian dollar likely to fall materially, says central bank chief Glenn Stevens

    Posted Oct 29th 2013, 02:04pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australia’s top central banker said on Tuesday it was likely the Australian dollar would fall materially in the future given the country’s declining terms of trade, a shift that would be welcome to trade-exposed sectors of the domestic economy. Speaking at an investment conference, Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Glenn Stevens also played down ...

  7. Business - Banking & Finance

    Central banks' investment in yuan puts currency nearer reserve status

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:38am by Jeanny Yu

    ... Jeanny Yu in Singapore jeanny.yu@scmp.com Investment by dozens of central banks comes despite currency not being fully convertible Yuan moves fast on path to reserve status, says StanChart At least 40 central banks have invested in the yuan and several others are preparing to do so, putting the mainland currency on the path to reserve status even before full convertibility, Standard ...

  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    China reportedly involved in online hacks of Australia central bank

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... China link to hacking of Australia's central bank Computer networks at the Reserve Bank of Australia had been hacked, some reportedly by Chinese-developed malware searching for sensitive ... rate and currency reserves were on the agenda. A Reserve Bank official confirmed the G20 virus and said it was confined to only "a few" computers. The official did not say what ...

  9. Property - International - MACROSCOPE

    Australia's housing revival sees shift towards high-rise apartments

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:31am by Reuters

    ... Tower blocks take far longer to get approved and built, spreading the gains over several years. That is proving inconvenient for the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), which had hoped housing ... Wayne Cole Record levels of new home building underway, with growing Asian investment driving consumer demand for apartment blocks Australia's housing revival sees shift towards ...

  10. Business - Economy

    BRICS eye political capital with US$150b deal on new reserve fund and bank

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:31am by BLOOM

    ... with new reserve and bank The leaders of five of the world's largest emerging markets will showcase a new currency reserve fund and development bank this week. Critics say neither is enough to revive the group's waning clout. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, known as the BRICS, will approve the creation of the US$100 billion reserve fund and US$50 billion bank ...




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