[SYDNEY] Australia's central bank cut growth and inflation forecasts in response to weaker consumption as it assesses how slumping property prices could reverberate across the economy...

AS GLOBAL central bankers put their tightening plans on hold, the US dollar may emerge again as a winner. Not because it's particularly attractive, but rather because it's proving to be the...

[SYDNEY] Australia's top central banker said on Wednesday he was confident lower rates would stimulate the country's economy, if needed...

ANALYSIS

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] A cut in Australian interest rates could not be ruled out, a senior central banker said on Monday, but emphasised that the next move was still likely an increase given expectations for a...

AUSTRALIANS' reluctance to spend in the middle of a property slump is dragging on economic growth and casting doubt on the central bank's outlook, making the prospect of an interest-rate...

[SYDNEY] Australia's booming jobs market emboldened the central bank to scrap a long-held reference to weak wages, even as it signaled concern about a housing slump in an unchanged interest-rate...

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

[SYDNEY] Australian regulators are "monitoring" fast-growing non-bank lenders for possible financial stability risks, a senior central banker said on Monday...

[SYDNEY] Australia kept interest rates at a record low as a decline in the jobless rate - now at a level that usually implies full employment - failed to shift the inflation needle.