[SYDNEY] Australia's central bank is watching the country's energy policy developments and the impact higher electricity prices might have on businesses and private investment, a senior...

AUSTRALIA'S central bank left interest rates at a record low Tuesday with the board upbeat about the economy, while sounding a warning about the strength of the local dollar...

[SYDNEY] Interest rates in Australia are more likely to go up than down, the country's top central banker said on Thursday, although they will stay at record lows for some time as inflation was...

[SYDNEY] The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) posted a loss of A$900 million (S$971.7 million) in the year ended June, compared with a profit of A$2.9 billion in the previous year, reflecting losses...

[SYDNEY] Australian companies doled out the biggest increase in wages and salaries in two years last quarter in a promising boost to consumer spending power, though a rundown in inventories likely...

[MELBOURNE] Australia's central bank aims to keep interest rates at record lows for a while yet, governor Philip Lowe said on Friday, with any tightening "quite some time away" and...

[SYDNEY] The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) welcomes a recent pick up in the labour market, although subdued wages and high household debt means policy rates will stay lower for longer, governor...

[SYDNEY] Australian consumer prices were surprisingly soft last quarter and core inflation rate stayed below target for a sixth straight quarter, a reminder of just why interest rates in the country...

[SYDNEY] Australia's central bank has turned more upbeat on the economic outlook, citing an improving labour market, stronger public investment and a pick up in household consumption...

AUSTRALIA'S central bank kept its focus on employment and housing markets even as signs emerge of improvements in both...