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AUSTRALIA'S central bank holds its first policy meeting of the year facing a world re-shaped, and not for the better. Unwelcome economic news at home and abroad are challenging the Reserve Bank...

[SYDNEY] Australia's central bank kept interest rates at a record-low on Tuesday as a drop in house prices accelerated...

AUSTRALIA'S currency is set to head even lower as local interest rates fall further behind US levels, delivering a dose of stimulus the central bank has long sought but been reluctant to provide...

[SYDNEY] Australia's central bank is expected to stretch its record spell of steady rates well into next year, according to a Reuters poll of 53 economists, with a 25-basis-point hike not...

[SYDNEY] Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Philip Lowe said on Friday he was "incredibly disappointed" and "appalled" at the behaviour of the country's banks after a...

[SYDNEY] The "best course" of action for the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is for the cash rate to stay at record lows for the time being, Governor Philip Lowe said on Wednesday,...

[SYDNEY] Australia's central bank left its cash rate at 1.5 per cent on Tuesday, a widely expected decision given policy makers have signaled a steady outlook for some time to come...

[SYDNEY] Australia's central bank left interest rates at historic lows on Tuesday, predicting inflation would remain muted even as the economy gained speed this year in a clear sign a hike was...

[SYDNEY] The next move in Australian interest rates is likely to be up, but with unemployment falling only gradually there is "no particular rush" to hike, a top central banker said on...

[SYDNEY] Investors are underpricing the risk of higher interest rates globally and need to seek adequate compensation for that risk, Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia...