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The RBA's 25 vs 50bp hike debate is no longer ‘finely balanced’

The RBA’s November minutes lean towards 25bp hike/s with a pause along the way, with a 50bp hike likely requiring higher inflation expectations and wages.

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November 15, 2022 01:55 AM
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Australian business sentiment stalls, consumer sentiment falls

Business confidence came to a standstill according to a monthly NAB (National Australian Bank) survey, whilst consumer confidence is its lowest since the pandemic.

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The RBA hiked by 25bp – but Governor Lowe slips in an inflation upgrade

The RBA hiked their overnight cash rate by 25bp to 2.85% - its highest level since 2013. But inflation forecasts were also upgraded.

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November 1, 2022 05:18 AM

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The RBA hiked by 25bp – but Governor Lowe slips in an inflation upgrade

The RBA hiked their overnight cash rate by 25bp to 2.85% - its highest level since 2013. But inflation forecasts were also upgraded.

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November 1, 2022 05:18 AM
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Will the RBA repeat with a 25bp hike tomorrow?

The RBA are set to hold their November meeting tomorrow at 14:30 AEDT and, whilst the consensus is for a 25bp hike, it doesn’t mean they won’t do a 50bp one instead.

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October 31, 2022 02:18 AM
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Will the RBA repeat with a 25bp hike tomorrow?

The RBA are set to hold their November meeting tomorrow at 14:30 AEDT and, whilst the consensus is for a 25bp hike, it doesn’t mean they won’t do a 50bp one instead.

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October 31, 2022 02:18 AM
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Australian inflation is the latest ‘hot beat’ on the dancefloor

Economic data beats are usually a good thing, unless it is in the guise of much higher than expected (and already elevated) inflation.

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October 26, 2022 04:47 AM
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Australian inflation is the latest ‘hot beat’ on the dancefloor

Economic data beats are usually a good thing, unless it is in the guise of much higher than expected (and already elevated) inflation.

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October 26, 2022 04:47 AM
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AUD remains rangebound ahead of tomorrow’s inflation report

Australian inflation data is released tomorrow, and if it comes in hotter than expected – like it did on New Zealand – if adds another fly in the ointment for the RBA

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October 25, 2022 03:14 AM
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AUD remains rangebound ahead of tomorrow’s inflation report

Australian inflation data is released tomorrow, and if it comes in hotter than expected – like it did on New Zealand – if adds another fly in the ointment for the RBA

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October 25, 2022 03:14 AM
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Soured sentiment keeps AUD/JPY on the ropes

Concerns that the US is headed for stagflation weighed on sentiment yesterday, which has placed AUD/JPY back onto our bearish watchlist.

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Australian growth rebounded in Q4

Hopes that growth in Australia would rebound in Q1 were easily met, with GDP rising 3.4% q/q compared to 3.0% expected.

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The Aussie rallies on strong retail trade

Punchy retail data sent the Aussie higher across the board. Yet with US CPI expected to rise further tomorrow, the upside may be limited for AUD/USD.

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January 11, 2022 04:15 AM
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‘Tis the season to be quantitative: ASX 200

December is upon us, a month that is usually associated with Santa’s rally. So we’ve decided to take a closer look at the data to see if it is true.

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RBA all set for another Cup Day outing - ASX200

This time last year, ahead of the 2020 Melbourne Cup, speculation centered on what measures the RBA would take to bolster the economic recovery.

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May 10, 2021 07:15 AM
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European Open: Indices mixed, oil and energy lower, RBA hold rates

With no surprises by the RBA and mixed data from Asia, traders looked to weaker oil prices for a lead.

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March 2, 2021 01:20 AM

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ASX200 Index: Critical Upside Breakthrough

During early trading hours today, Australia's ASX 200 index advanced 3.5% further, following a 4.4% rally last week.

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November 15, 2020 09:45 PM

Aussie Pairs Nearing Key Support: AUD/CAD, AUD/JPY, AUD/USD

Forsome pairs, the Australian Dollar is running into support.

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October 20, 2020 11:19 AM
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ASX200 Index: Early Signs of an Upside Breakout

The Australian ASX200 Index advanced 1.1% during early trading hours today. In fact, the index's IT sector has already marked a fresh historical high last week...

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October 18, 2020 11:26 PM
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China is supportive of AUD

Chinese non-manufacturing PMI climbed to 53.6 (vs 53.5 expected) from 53.2 in April, which is positive new for AUD.

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June 1, 2020 03:05 AM
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China weighs on AUD

China didn’t set an annual growth target and puts pressure on Hong Kong, which negatively impacts the AUD.

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May 22, 2020 03:24 AM