CANBERRA, April 15 (Reuters) - Australia's bond market is likely to take more lending business away from banks as tighter banking regulations make market-based finance relatively cheaper, a top central banker said on Tuesday.
SYDNEY, April 15 (Reuters) - Australian shares gained 0.7 percent on Tuesday, rebounding from a slide in the previous session as Wall Street closed higher overnight, while the Reserve Bank of...
hiring," says Barclays economist Kieran Davies. "The possibility of an early turning in the labor market is one reason why the RBA may hike rates this year. The S&P/ASX 200 is +0.3% , while the AUD-USD is +0.4% at $0.9428. ( PR ) Post your
Scrutiny by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission and RBA will limit Cabcharge's ability to defend its quasi monopoly ..... is looking into concerns about excessive surcharging. The RBA released "A Variation to the Surcharging Standards" a regulation
proportion of variable rate home loans and the scope for interest rate cuts if deemed necessary by the Reserve Bank of Australia, or RBA , combine to mitigate potential losses from mortgage lending. We certainly cannot rule out weak home prices, but investors
achieving balanced growth in the economy, but less so than previously as a result of the rise over the past few months," said RBA Governor Glenn Stevens. The S&P/ASX 200 closes -0.1% , while the Australian dollar is +0.1% at $0.9272. ( PR
* RBA keeps rates at 2.5 percent for 8th month, outlook stable
HONG KONG, March 26 (Reuters) - Australia's top central banker said on Wednesday he expects the country's currency to weaken, given assumptions of slowing terms of trade.
SYDNEY, March 26 (Reuters) - China's ambitions to internationalise the renminbi are likely to be a "seismic event" for global markets, leading to large capital flows and perhaps a new reserve currency, a top Australian central banker said on Wednesday.
SYDNEY, March 25 (Reuters) - The Australian dollar's decline over the past year or so is playing an important role in helping stabilise the economy, a top central bankers said on Tuesday, though he would not be drawn on whether the currency was still too strong.