* RBA 's report on health of Australia's banking sector next up
SYDNEY, March 20 (Reuters) - Australia is finding the transition from mining-led growth to other forms of activity to be a bumpy one, with business and consumer confidence still lacking, the head of the country's central bank said on Friday.
SYDNEY, March 17 (Reuters) - Australian shares rallied 0.8 percent on Tuesday, as buyers were encouraged after the Reserve Bank of Australia ( RBA ) left the door wide open for another rate cut.
SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, March 17 (Reuters) - Australian shares rallied 1 percent on Tuesday, after the Reserve Bank of Australia ( RBA ) left the door wide open for another cut, encouraging investment in shares.
SYDNEY, March 16 (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of Australia is working on a new interest rates benchmark for debt markets that could eventually replace the scandal-tainted bank bill swap rate (BBSW), a top central banker said on Monday.
HOBART, March 11 (Reuters) - Low interest rates will continue to underpin the Australian economy and the housing market, a top central banker said on Wednesday, though he also cautioned that forecasts for gradually rising growth were not assured.
* Aussie briefly pops higher after RBA Lowe's remarks (Recasts with euro hitting 11-year low, updates prices)
* Aussie briefly pops higher after RBA Lowe's remarks (Updates prices, adds comments)
SYDNEY, March 5 (Reuters) - A top Australian central banker said on Thursday that low interest rates globally were keeping the local dollar higher than desired, but added it was much closer to appropriate levels than at any time in the past couple of years.
SYDNEY, March 5 (Reuters) - A top Australian central banker on Thursday said low interest rates were proving less effective in spurring economic activity than in the past, in part because extraordinary easy policies globally were keeping the local dollar high.