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Australia's central bank flags rate cut, market bets on July

6:32am BST

ADELAIDE Australia's top central banker on Thursday said a recent cut in interest rates would not be enough to revive economic growth, an unusually blunt declaration that led markets to narrow the odds on another easing as early as July.

Australia's central bank flags lower rates in jobs hunt

3:37am BST

ADELAIDE, June 20 Australia's top central banker on Thursday said it was not "unrealistic" to expect a further reduction in interest rates given ample slack in the labour market, and called on the government for action on fiscal stimulus.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares pin all on dovish Fed, risk disappointment

19 Jun 2019

SYDNEY, June 19 Asian shares hit five-week highs on Wednesday as investors wagered the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares climb, wager all on dovish Fed, trade hopes revive

19 Jun 2019

SYDNEY, June 19 Asian shares hit five-week highs on Wednesday as investors hoped the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares jump on Fed rate fever, trade war hope

19 Jun 2019

SYDNEY, June 19 Asian share markets jumped on Wednesday as investors dared to hope the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day.

Australian home price dive levels out as auctions lift

17 Jun 2019

SYDNEY, June 17 Australian home prices look to be finally finding a floor as a revival in auction demand put Sydney on track for its first monthly gain in two years.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares turn wary, U.S. inflation next hurdle

12 Jun 2019

* Trump holding up China deal, talks down Fed rates and dollar

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares drift lower, wait on U.S. inflation

12 Jun 2019

* Trump holding up China deal, talks down Fed rates and dollar

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares wary of Trump, wait on US inflation

12 Jun 2019

* Trump holding up China deal, talks down Fed rates and dollar

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares on guard as Trump tilts at China, Fed

12 Jun 2019

* Trump holding up China deal, talks down Fed rates and dollar

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