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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 14, 2022 10:43 PM
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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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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 30, 2022 10:18 PM

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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 30, 2022 10:18 PM
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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 25, 2022 11:47 PM
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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 25, 2022 11:47 PM
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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 24, 2022 10:14 PM
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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 24, 2022 10:14 PM
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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 10, 2022 11:15 PM
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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 1, 2021 08:20 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 06:19 AM
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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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May 31, 2020 10:05 PM
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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 21, 2020 10:24 PM
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AUD is still supported by China

AUD benefits from better China's industrial production.

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May 14, 2020 10:27 PM

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Beef war between Australia and China

China has decided to suspend beef imports from some Australian abattoirs but AUD remains resilient.

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May 11, 2020 09:43 PM
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AUD is taking advantage of China’s exports growth

AUD is taking advantage of the unexpected China’s exports growth.

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May 6, 2020 10:20 PM
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AUD/USD may be Ready It’s Next Move!

If the RBA remains dovish and if stocks move lower, AUD/USD may head lower as well.

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May 4, 2020 07:25 AM
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Australian Manufacturing PMI is facing a drop

Australia is still facing challenging times as Manufacturing PMIs are facing drops.

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April 30, 2020 10:34 PM
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AUD slightly impacted by Chinese GDP contraction

On Friday, China reported that its first-quarter GDP shrank 6.8% on year

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April 19, 2020 11:29 PM
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Make It or Break It for The Australian Dollar

China seems to be back in business after being shut down completely for 2 months.

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April 14, 2020 07:28 AM