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RBA: No Rate Cuts For Now

Posted Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by
Rowan Crosby • 1 min read

The RBA Minutes are out and it looks by all reports that the RBA isn’t prepared to cut rates in the near term.

There has been plenty of speculation that we will see a cut in 2019 and markets are pricing that in. But the RBA won’t give anything away just yet.

The AUD/USD had been falling heading into the release, and couldn’t pop one way or another early after the announcement.

Key Points

  • Board sees no strong reason for a cut in the near term.
  • Only looking at a cut if inflation was low and unemployment was on the rise.
  • Low chance of a rate cut currently.

The Aussie is relatively weak post-release and is starting to push to the downside.

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Rowan Crosby // Asia-Pacific Analyst
Rowan Crosby is a professional futures trader from Sydney, Australia. Rowan has extensive experience trading commodities, bonds and equity futures in the Asian, European and US markets. Rowan holds a Bachelor of Finance and Economics degree and is focused heavily on Investment Finance and Quantitative Analysis.
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