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Glenda Kwek The Reserve Bank has left the cash rate on hold at its final meeting of the year as it continued to talk down the dollar.
Glenda Kwek The Reserve Bank has kept the cash rate on hold at its last board meeting of the year.
Glenda Kwek Retail sales have performed better than expected for the second-straight month, as Australians increased their spending on food, clothing and at restaurants.
Glenda Kwek A range of soft business indicators and another month of benign inflation are not expected to increase the likelihood of an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank at its last meeting of the year.
Glenda Kwek A range of soft business indicators are not expected to reduce the big odds of a rate cut.
Glenda Kwek Another month of benign inflation and a contraction in the manufacturing sector is not forecast to increase the low odds of an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank tomorrow.
Glenda Kwek The government's declaration that it is 'open for business' has come under scrutiny after the Treasurer's rejection of Archer Daniels Midland's bid for GrainCorp.
Glenda Kwek Foreign companies will have to factor in some level of political risk when they consider investing in Australia after the federal Treasurer rejected a takeover bid by US grain trader Archer Daniels...
Glenda Kwek The dollar has recovered slightly after slumping to an almost three-month low.
Glenda Kwek Business investment for the three months to September has risen by 3.6 per cent, while spending expectations for the current financial year strengthened.
Glenda Kwek Australia will be the only developed country outside of Japan to have slowing growth next year, a leading US investment bank says, as the local dollar remains under pressure amid a bearish outlook...
Glenda Kwek The Australian dollar is on track to record its biggest monthly loss against the US dollar since June, amid Reserve Bank jawboning, rising Chinese interest rates and heightened expectations of...
Glenda Kwek The sharemarket is tipped to start the week in positive territory, as investors await a clearer picture of the strength of the non-mining sector through the release of business spending expectation...
Glenda Kwek Stephen Mayne said the retailer was one of the worst offenders when it came to distributing franking credits.
Glenda Kwek The use of jawboning by central banks follows efforts by the RBA to talk down the dollar.
Glenda Kwek Dollar falls to a two-and-a-half month low after RBA governor's statement on currency.
Glenda Kwek Reserve Bank officials have stepped up their attempts to talk down the Australian dollar.
Glenda Kwek The Australian dollar has fallen to a 2½-month low after RBA governor Glenn Stevens said he was "open-minded" to intervening in the foreign exchange markets to lower the currency.
Glenda Kwek Australians’ living standards are set to grow at a ‘‘significantly slower’’ pace over the next decade than in the past five decades, a senior Treasury official says.
Glenda Kwek, Gareth Hutchens Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke has flagged that US interest rates will remain low for a ''considerable time'' after quantitative easing end.