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RBA Leaves Key Rate at 1.5% as Seen by All Economists Surveyed
Tuesday, 5 September 2017 11:48 WIB | FISCAL & MONETARY |RBAEkonomi Australia

Reserve Bank of Australia leaves benchmark interest rate unchanged at record low 1.5% for 13th month.

Core inflation remains below bottom of the RBA™s 2%-3% target range; wage growth remains at record low 

Yet the economy has added 210,000 full-time jobs this year and hours worked have risen, suggesting contraction in spare capacity; jobless rate at 5.6%

House prices advanced 0.1% in Aug., Sydney unchanged, indicating macro-prudential measures introduced by regulators are working to cool lending

Aussie dollar up more than 10% against U.S. dollar this year, eroding competitiveness/revenue streams at exporters

NOTE: Since taking helm last September, Lowe has stressed the flexibility of the RBA™s inflation target and voiced concern additional easing could further fuel borrowing and house prices, posing risks to the macroeconomic outlook

 

Source : Bloomberg

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