Australian Bond Exchange

ABE Weekly: Where Next for the RBA?

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Update 21st June 2024 Key points RBA holds rates steady again World-leading deficits UK inflation returns to target Bank of England holds, but signals rate cuts coming Global Cash Rates & Inflation The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Cash Rate now sits at 4.35%pa and the annual inflation rate in the […]

ABE Weekly: Federal Reserve Holds Rates Steady – For Now

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Update 14th June 2024 Key points U.S. inflation eases, Federal Reserve holds In the doldrums – Australian business conditions slide lower Private credit booms Chinese inflation slows Global Cash Rates & Inflation The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Cash Rate now sits at 35%pa and the annual inflation rate in the […]

ABE Weekly: Europe and Canada Slash Rates

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Update 7th June 2024   Key points  Bank of Canada cuts European Central Bank cuts Governor Bullock warns on higher rates Australian GDP growth slumps Aussies spend up on overseas travel Global Cash Rates & Inflation  The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Cash Rate now sits at 4.35%pa and the annual inflation […]

ABE Weekly: Flatlining

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Update 31st May 2024 Key points Aussie retail sales flatline Monthly inflation indicator higher than expected Construction activity slows Global Cash Rates & Inflation The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Cash Rate now sits at 35%pa and the annual inflation rate in the year to May is 3.6%. The US cash […]

ABE Weekly: Hawkish Undertones

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Update 24th May 2024 Key points Rate hikes still a possibility – Federal Reserve and RBA UK inflation falls but less than expected Corporate profits fall worldwide Sign of the times – Telstra axes 2,800 jobs Global Cash Rates & Inflation The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Cash Rate now sits […]

ABE Weekly: “Fraught and Fragile Global Conditions”

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Update 17th May 2024 Key points Federal Budget – the quick take Considerable uncertainty in the global economy Cash rate expected to ease from mid-2025 Sighs of relief as U.S. inflation eases Australian business confidence slumps | wage prices down Global Cash Rates & Inflation The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) […]

ABE Weekly: Fiscal Policy In Focus

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Update 10th May 2024 Key points  RBA signals higher rates warning as attention shifts to the Federal Budget   Weakness in consumer spending persists    Bank of England holds as economy continues to weaken  Sweden’s Riksbank cuts Global Cash Rates & Inflation  The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Cash Rate now sits at […]

ABE Weekly: Instant Coffee Back On The Menu As Cost of Living Pain Bites

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Update 3rd May 2024 Key points Federal Reserve holds but signals no rate hikes Australian retail sales remain weak Eurozone growth surprises as inflation steadies All eyes on the Australian Federal Budget Global Cash Rates & Inflation The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Cash Rate now sits at 4.35%pa and the […]

ABE Weekly: Demand For Corporate Fixed-Income Continues Amidst Uncertainty

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Update 19th April 2024 Key points Australian unemployment inches higher but remains low China GDP beats expectations Spending Spree: U.S. retail sales surge UK inflation rate slows Corporate debt issuance remains strong Global Cash Rates & Inflation The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Cash Rate now sits at 4.35%pa and the […]

ABE Weekly: Rate Cut Reversal?

Australian Bond Exchange Weekly Update 12th April 2024 Key points  U.S. inflation climbs to 3.5% as yields surge Aussie consumer confidence slides European Central Bank holds but signals monetary easing to come Middle East tensions ratchet up Global Cash Rates & Inflation  The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Cash Rate now sits at 4.35%pa and […]