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AUD/USD remains steady after RBA minutes

AUD/USD rose to 0.8796 after the release of the Reserve Bank of Australia minutes reaching a fresh daily high, but quickly pulled back toward 0.8780/85, where currently trades, around the same price it had before the report. 69 more words


Period of stability in interest rates ahead: RBA

The Reserve Bank intends to keep the cash rate at its record low for the foreseeable future despite a big surge in housing investment.

The most prudent course ahead is a period of stability in interest rates, the RBA decided at its… 194 more words


Aussie stocks set to open higher

The Australian sharemarkets is poised to open higher this morning after Wall Street fought back from early losses to close in positive territory.

At 6.45am (AEDT), the December share price index futures contract was up 13 points at 5,319. 77 more words


If at first you don't succeed...

A. Quit.
B. Get reinforcements
C. Blame external conditions
D. Blame the gods
E. All of the above

These are the choices of a birder having a bad day.  538 more words


The RBA's housing headache

As investor-based housing loan approvals and owner-occupier levels continue to converge the Reserve Bank may be justifiably concerned about the imbalances within the sector.

Full report by Callam Pickering on Business Spectator.


Born out of Wenlock

Ever since they were first published the poems that make up AE Housman’s A Shropshire Lad have exerted a fascination over English composers.  Today in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre we heard two first year members of the Ensemble Studio give performances of two settings that take quite different approaches to the texts. 324 more words

Performance Review - RBA

HIA appears worried RBA will move to rein in housing market

The Housing Industry Association (HIA) released an informative (though possibly naively optimistic) note yesterday titled A Portrait of Australian Home Prices, available at the… 220 more words