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Reserve Bank of Australia - Neutral Rate

An article in the Sydney Morning Herald last month looked the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) and the neutral interest rate. For almost a year the RBA has kept Australia’s official interest rate at 1.5% and uses this instrument to control the overnight cash rate to try to manage the economic activity of an economy. 256 more words

Financial Markets

Managing the WINDOW_ID in Goldengate V11.

When we import data into the landing schema on a Dat Warehouse via Goldengate, we add 3 fields to each record detailing when and how the record got loaded. 513 more words


16 Aug 2017 (TheAge) - RBA warns construction activity could start to decline

(16 August 2017, The Age, BusinessDay, p21, Eryk Bagshaw)

‘The Reserve Bank has warned construction activity could begin to decline as the number of residential building approvals falls from its peak in 2016.  50 more words

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10 Aug 2017 (AFR) - The RBA graph that explains the downturn in WA and Queensland

(10 August 2017, AFR, p7, by Jacob Greber)

‘Bond markets have played a key role in forcing Australia’s biggest mining companies to haul back on investment spending since 2012, pushing states like Queensland and Western Australian into significant economic downturns, suggests the Reserve Bank of Australia. 44 more words

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10 Aug 2017 (AFR) - Households versus business - the widening sentiment gap - No relief for households as business rallies

(10 August 2017, AFR, p7, by Jacob Greber)

‘Slumping confidence among heavily indebted, increasingly taxed and low-wage-growth inflicted households is contrasting dramatically with a buoyant business sector enjoying the best operating conditions in a decade. 56 more words

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Monetary Policy Coordination: From Global Easing to Global 'Tightening'

Abstract: An interesting series of central-bank announcements over the past semester confirmed my view of a global central banking monetary policy coordination. The first two major players that hinted in a speech that the central bank might slow down their asset purchases were the ECB and the BoJ; but more recently we heard… 52 more words

Global Macro

Market Movers: Data Tenaga Kerja AS Berpotensi Tingkatkan Volatilitas Pasar

Monexnews – Indeks dolar AS masih tertekan di pekan ini, hingga Kamis kemarin tercatat hanya menguat di hari Selasa, sementara dihari lainnya mengalami penurunan. Data tenaga kerja AS seperti biasa setiap bulannya akan menjadi fokus pelaku pasar dan berpotensi meningkatkan volatilitas. 343 more words