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Swati Pandey

Australia's central bank ready to cut rates again 'if needed'

16 Jul 2019

SYDNEY Australia's central bank would cut interest rates again "if needed" to support employment, wages growth and inflation, having already eased twice since June to a record low of 1%.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Encouraging Chinese data pulls Asian shares higher

15 Jul 2019

* MSCI ex-Japan reverse losses; Chinese, HK shares bounce off lows

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares pull ahead after encouraging Chinese data

15 Jul 2019

* MSCI ex-Japan reverse losses; Chinese, HK shares bounce off lows

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares, dollar brace for China GDP

15 Jul 2019

* MSCI ex-Japan slightly weaker; Australia, South Korea open lower

Australia's rate cuts, tax rebate helping economy, says central bank governor

11 Jul 2019

SYDNEY Australia's top central banker gave a positive assessment of the country's economy on Thursday, saying two policy rate cuts, tax rebates by the government and higher levels of infrastructure investment were supporting activity.

Australia's mortgage mountain a deadweight on spending: central bank research

11 Jul 2019

SYDNEY Australia's mountain of mortgage debt is an even greater deadweight on consumer spending than previously thought, a central bank paper argued on Thursday, suggesting recent rate cuts might not be enough on their own to revive activity.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares stumble as bets off on sharp U.S. rate cuts

08 Jul 2019

* Asia ex-Japan sell-off, Australia at five-week low, Nikkei slips

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fall as bets off on sharp U.S. rate cuts

08 Jul 2019

* Asia ex-Japan subdued, Australia at five-week low, Nikkei slips

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares subdued on dampened U.S. rate cut expectations

08 Jul 2019

* Turkish lira near 2-week lows on c.bank independence worries

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares near 2-month highs before U.S. payrolls test

05 Jul 2019

* Asia's MSCI index ex-Japan headed for 5th straight weekly gain

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