Monthly Archives: June 2019

Chart of the week: Is this a major turning point for US interest rates or just trimming the sails?

Bob Cunneen, Senior Economist and Portfolio Specialist Sources: Federal Reserve, CME Group. After three years of raising US interest rates, the Federal Reserve (Fed) is now signalling a change in direction. The Fed’s commentary indicates that "uncertainties" over global growth …

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Chart of the week: President Trump be ‘fed up’ with the Fed?

Bob Cunneen, Senior Economist and Portfolio Specialist Sources: CNBC interview on 10 June 2019 Datastream. * The US real interest rate is calculated by taking the Federal Funds mid-rate, then subtracting an average of core CPI annual inflation and the …

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June Economic Update with Bob Cunneen

Which key events have been driving markets? Watch this video of Senior Economist Bob Cunneen in discussion with Portfolio Specialist, Sinead Rafferty.

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Statement by Philip Lowe, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision, June 2019

At its meeting today, the Board decided to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 1.25 per cent. The Board took this decision to support employment growth and provide greater confidence that inflation will be consistent with the medium-term target. The …

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