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In like a lion

Good heavens it’s March already!  There’s lots coming up in the Toronto vocal music scene.  This Saturday sees George Benjamin’s Written on Skin in concert performance with the TSO at Roy Thomson Hall.   694 more words

Toronto Opera News And Views

RBA disappoints investors and retailers by keeping rates on hold

Maree Mills from Tarragindi looking at Harvey Norman on Tuesday. Pic: Steve Pohlner

THE Reserve Bank has left the door open for another interest rate cut in coming months despite disappointing share investors and retailers by staying on hold this month. 400 more words

First National

GDP must grow at least to 3% to cut unemployment: RBA's Edwards

Australia’s unemployment has further to rise as economic growth remains
well below levels needed to drive the jobless rate lower, John Edwards, a member of the… 360 more words


WATCH: Markets react to weak GDP data

Interest rates remain under pressure as January’s GDP read comes in weaker-than-expected.

But the bad news is good news for high-flying yield stocks and the sharemarket in general. 17 more words

Australian Dollar

ASIC is investigating yesterday's Aussie dollar rally

Corporate watchdog ASIC has confirmed it is looking into a sharp jump in the Australian dollar moments before yesterday’s rate announcement.

The Australian dollar strengthened sharply against the US dollar yesterday, just seconds before Australia’s central bank surprised some investors by holding rates steady. 50 more words


4 Mar 2015 (TheAge) - Sydney housing stays RBA's hand - RBA keeps interest rates on hold at 2.25%

(4 March 2015, The Age, BusinessDay, p21, Mark Mulligan)

‘The Australian dollar surged and stocks slid on Tuesday after the Reserve Bank of Australia on Tuesday surprised many in the markets by holding the cash rate at 2.25 per cent. 29 more words

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4 Mar 2015 (AFR) - Reserve Bank fears weakening economy

(4 March 2015, The Age, p6, Peter Martin)

‘The Reserve Bank fears the economy is even weaker than when it met one month ago. Tuesday’s board meeting considered new data released since its last meeting showing much lower than expected investment intentions for the third quarter of this year.’ 6 more words

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