The RBA meeting minutes released overnight struck a mostly positive tone with little in the way of significant changes to the bank’s outlook. The bank once again highlighted above-trend growth, a declining unemployment rate and gradual improvement in wage growth. Furthermore, the minutes show that the bank is comfortable with recent developments...

2018-09-18 James Harte Read more
RBA minutes

RBA Cite Broadly Balanced Risks The RBA meeting minutes released overnight reflected optimism on behalf of the bank though did suggest some uncertainty in the outlook. The bank noted that underlying inflation is expected to return to normal levels over time and the overall assessment is that risks around inflation were “broadly balanced”. The e...

2016-11-15 James Harte Read more
forex australia_RBA

Market Summary RBA meeting minutes show rates to be held steady in the short term Australia House Prices Rise 2.0% in Q2 US housing starts and building permits fall more than expected Today’s Economic events RBA monetary policy minutes released Australia HPI q/q 2.0% vs. 3.10% Swiss trade balance 3.02bn vs. 3.27bn ...

2016-09-20 John Benjamin Read more
forex australia_RBA

Market Summary RBA meeting minutes offers no new surprises; AUD extends gains UK inflation climbs to a 20-month higher in July 2016 ZEW: German economic sentiment rises 7.3 points US headline inflation stays flat in July on a month over month basis Today’s Economic events RBA releases monetary policy meeting minutes ...

2016-08-16 John Benjamin Read more

AUD weakens as RBA minutes hint at rate cuts in August, awaiting Q2 CPI data next week UK inflation edges higher on Euro Cup, higher airfares and transport prices ZEW Economic sentiment remains weak in Eurozone US housing starts and building permits beat estimates Today’s Economic events RBA releases monetary policy meeting ...

2016-07-19 John Benjamin Read more