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Week Ahead: OPEC+, RBA, BOC, and China CPI

Although this may be a light week for economic data, there are plenty of events taking place that could cause the markets to be volatile.

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December 2, 2022 10:16 PM
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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 02:55 AM
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European Open: RBA hint at a pause, EUR/GBP continues higher

The RBA were already one of the less hawkish central banks, but that hasn’t prevented them from hinting at a pause regarding rate hikes today.

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November 10, 2022 06:12 AM

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“Less Hawkish” RBA weighs on AUD/NZD

With the RBA only hiking rates by 25bps at each of the last two meetings, the RBNZ is the more hawkish of the two central banks.

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November 1, 2022 04:05 PM
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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 06:18 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 06:18 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 03:18 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 03:18 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 04:14 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 04:14 AM
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EUR/AUD could trade above 1.6500!

EUR/AUD has been moving higher on the back of interest rate differentials. Will it continue if the ECB hikes 75bps next week and the RBA only hikes 25bps the week after?

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October 19, 2022 09:39 PM
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EUR/AUD could trade above 1.6500!

EUR/AUD has been moving higher on the back of interest rate differentials. Will it continue if the ECB hikes 75bps next week and the RBA only hikes 25bps the week after?

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October 19, 2022 09:39 PM
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Hawkish RBA Minutes give hope to Aussie bulls; AUD/USD

The RBA meets more often than many of its peers, and therefore, it felt justified in only raising rates by 25bps on October 4th.

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October 18, 2022 04:53 PM
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Hawkish RBA Minutes give hope to Aussie bulls; AUD/USD

The RBA meets more often than many of its peers, and therefore, it felt justified in only raising rates by 25bps on October 4th.

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October 18, 2022 04:53 PM
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Polish Central Bank keeps rates unchanged; Will more Central Banks pivot?

After pivots by the RBA and the National Bank of Poland, questions are swirling over which central bank will be the next to pivot?

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October 5, 2022 09:58 PM
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Polish Central Bank keeps rates unchanged; Will more Central Banks pivot?

After pivots by the RBA and the National Bank of Poland, questions are swirling over which central bank will be the next to pivot?

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October 5, 2022 09:58 PM
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The RBA hikes by 25pb – not the 50bp expected, ASX rallies

The RBA delivered their sixth consecutive hike today, although at a slower pace than the consensus had pencilled in.

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The RBA hikes by 25pb – not the 50bp expected, ASX rallies

The RBA delivered their sixth consecutive hike today, although at a slower pace than the consensus had pencilled in.

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RBA Meeting Minutes continue to point to a slowing of RBA rate hikes and what next for the AUDUSD

The focus this morning for local markets has been on the RBA Board meeting minutes for September and for possible clues it contained as to the Board’s view around the pace of future interest rate hikes.

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September 20, 2022 05:21 AM
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ASX200 Afternoon Report September 8th 2022

The ASX200 trades 106 points higher at 6836 at 2.55 pm Sydney time After trading to a seven-week low this week, the ASX200 has spectacularly rebounded today following a better session on Wall Street.

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September 8, 2022 07:06 AM
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European Open: $90 remains a pivotal level for WTI, RBA hike by 50bp

Whilst OPEC helped WTI rise to $90 yesterday, its price action appears corrective – which could leave the potential for a break to new cycle lows.

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September 6, 2022 07:53 AM
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A fourth 50bp RBA rate hike leaves AUDUSD neither shaken nor stirred

At its monthly meeting this afternoon, the Reserve Bank Board raised its official cash rate for a fourth consecutive time by 50bp from 1.85% to 2.35%.

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September 6, 2022 07:34 AM
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September RBA Preview and what next for the AUDUSD

On Tuesday, the RBA Board meets and is widely expected to raise the cash rate. Once again, the main question will be how much.

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September 2, 2022 02:29 AM