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TheBull
High yield, lack of RBA dovishness lift $Ashe said in a note. "The only explanation is their generous yield and the lack
High yield, lack of RBA dovishness lift $A
TheBull / Posted 6 hours ago
she said in a note. "The only explanation is their generous yield and the lack of excessively dovish comments from the Reserve Bank of Australia and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand." The main risk event on Tuesday is the release of official... Read more
14h
WA Today
Possible US Fed hike may keep RBA cut at bayThe apparent willingness of Federal Reserve officials to increase US interest r
Possible US Fed hike may keep RBA cut at bay
WA Today / Posted 14 hours ago
The apparent willingness of Federal Reserve officials to increase US interest rates this year means incoming Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe may have the ability to hold on to the policy ammunition that his predecessor bequeaths... Read more
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Canberra Times
Possible US Fed hike may keep RBA cut at bayThe apparent willingness of Federal Reserve officials to increase US interest r
Possible US Fed hike may keep RBA cut at bay
Canberra Times / Posted 14 hours ago
The apparent willingness of Federal Reserve officials to increase US interest rates this year means incoming Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe may have the ability to hold on to the policy ammunition that his predecessor bequeaths... Read more
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15h
Brisbane Times
Possible US Fed hike may keep RBA cut at bayThe apparent willingness of Federal Reserve officials to increase US interest r
Possible US Fed hike may keep RBA cut at bay
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 hours ago
The apparent willingness of Federal Reserve officials to increase US interest rates this year means incoming Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe may have the ability to hold on to the policy ammunition that his predecessor bequeaths... Read more
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16h
The Age
Possible US Fed hike may keep RBA cut at bayThe apparent willingness of Federal Reserve officials to increase US interest r
Possible US Fed hike may keep RBA cut at bay
The Age / Posted 16 hours ago
The apparent willingness of Federal Reserve officials to increase US interest rates this year means incoming Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe may have the ability to hold on to the policy ammunition that his predecessor bequeaths... Read more
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16h
Sydney Morning Herald
Possible US Fed hike may keep RBA cut at bayThe apparent willingness of Federal Reserve officials to increase US interest r
Possible US Fed hike may keep RBA cut at bay
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
The apparent willingness of Federal Reserve officials to increase US interest rates this year means incoming Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe may have the ability to hold on to the policy ammunition that his predecessor bequeaths... Read more
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TheBull
Aust shares start on weak noteweek, including local capex numbers and local retail sales for July, which coul
Aust shares start on weak note
TheBull / Posted yesterday
week, including local capex numbers and local retail sales for July, which could determine the timing of a rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia, Mr Farnham said. In the local market, all the four major banks - Commonwealth Bank of Australia,... Read more
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Canberra Times
Canberra taxi surcharges to be capped to curb exorbitant card feesthe same 5 per cent cap planned for the ACT, and Queensland is expected to soon
Canberra taxi surcharges to be capped to curb exorbitant card fees
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
the same 5 per cent cap planned for the ACT, and Queensland is expected to soon follow suit. The changes come after the Reserve Bank of Australia cracked down on excessive surcharges in other industries in May, including for Uber, airlines and... Read more
4d
The Daily Reckoning
An Interview with Jim Rickards on Australian GoldAustralia accounts for around two-thirds of gold mine reserves. But while Austr
An Interview with Jim Rickards on Australian Gold
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 4 days ago
Australia accounts for around two-thirds of gold mine reserves. But while Australia has a lot of gold in the ground, the Reserve Bank of Australia has a relatively tiny inventory of gold. What is the disparity between Australian gold in the... Read more
5d
TheBull
$A firms up ahead of Yellen speechfirm as it remains attractive to global investors, especially after UK and Japa
$A firms up ahead of Yellen speech
TheBull / Posted 5 days ago
firm as it remains attractive to global investors, especially after UK and Japanese central bank easing. "The RBA's (Reserve Bank of Australia) easing bias combined with the Fed's tightening bias should push the Australian dollar lower... Read more
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5d
Market Watch
Central bankers jockey to avoid having strongest currencythe BoE indicated the move was a pre-emptive effort to mitigate the recessionar
Central bankers jockey to avoid having strongest currency
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
the BoE indicated the move was a pre-emptive effort to mitigate the recessionary pull of Brexit. In the same week, the Reserve Bank of Australia cut its benchmark interest rate to a record-low 1.5%. The minutes of that meeting suggest that the... Read more
5d
TheBull
Rate rises set to continue for next two yearsMortgage holders should brace for further interest rate rises because the Reser
Rate rises set to continue for next two years
TheBull / Posted 5 days ago
Mortgage holders should brace for further interest rate rises because the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) looks increasingly likely to follow up last week's hike, economists say. The RBA's decision to lift the cash rate to 3.25 per cent, from 3.0... Read more
7d
BBC News
Australia housing market 'peaked', says Morgan Stanleyrules were squeezing the market, the research said, according to local media.
Australia housing market 'peaked', says Morgan Stanley
BBC News / Posted 7 days ago
rules were squeezing the market, the research said, according to local media. "Despite common belief that lower-for-longer Reserve Bank of Australia rates will see strong housing conditions persist, we think macro-prudential [lending rules] is... Read more
8d
WA Today
The new RBA governor should target growth, not inflationis a hangover from the end of the mining boom. A large part of it is also due
The new RBA governor should target growth, not inflation
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
is a hangover from the end of the mining boom. A large part of it is also due to the out-of-date inflation target that the Reserve Bank of Australia has been tasked with hitting. The inflation target means the RBA can ignore our crashing national... Read more
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8d
The Age
The new RBA governor should target growth, not inflationis a hangover from the end of the mining boom. A large part of it is also due
The new RBA governor should target growth, not inflation
The Age / Posted 8 days ago
is a hangover from the end of the mining boom. A large part of it is also due to the out-of-date inflation target that the Reserve Bank of Australia has been tasked with hitting. The inflation target means the RBA can ignore our crashing national... Read more
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8d
Sydney Morning Herald
The new RBA governor should target growth, not inflationis a hangover from the end of the mining boom. A large part of it is also due
The new RBA governor should target growth, not inflation
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
is a hangover from the end of the mining boom. A large part of it is also due to the out-of-date inflation target that the Reserve Bank of Australia has been tasked with hitting. The inflation target means the RBA can ignore our crashing national... Read more
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8d
Canberra Times
The new RBA governor should target growth, not inflationis a hangover from the end of the mining boom. A large part of it is also due
The new RBA governor should target growth, not inflation
Canberra Times / Posted 8 days ago
is a hangover from the end of the mining boom. A large part of it is also due to the out-of-date inflation target that the Reserve Bank of Australia has been tasked with hitting. The inflation target means the RBA can ignore our crashing national... Read more
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8d
Brisbane Times
The new RBA governor should target growth, not inflationis a hangover from the end of the mining boom. A large part of it is also due
The new RBA governor should target growth, not inflation
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 days ago
is a hangover from the end of the mining boom. A large part of it is also due to the out-of-date inflation target that the Reserve Bank of Australia has been tasked with hitting. The inflation target means the RBA can ignore our crashing national... Read more
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11d
NZCity
NZD rises as Fed in no rush to hike rateswanting to see more data before deciding whether a hike was warranted. Meanwhi
NZD rises as Fed in no rush to hike rates
NZCity / Posted 11 days ago
wanting to see more data before deciding whether a hike was warranted. Meanwhile, traders pushed back bets the Reserve Bank of Australia is eager to cut interest rates across the Tasman after figures showed that economy added 26,200... Read more
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11d
Canberra Times
RBA strategy has been hit and missReserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens and his board are using easy p
RBA strategy has been hit and miss
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens and his board are using easy policy and a weaker currency to encourage growth in services like tourism and education amid the winding down of a once-in-a-century mining boom. The strategy has been hit... Read more
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11d
Sydney Morning Herald
RBA strategy has been hit and missReserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens and his board are using easy p
RBA strategy has been hit and miss
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens and his board are using easy policy and a weaker currency to encourage growth in services like tourism and education amid the winding down of a once-in-a-century mining boom. The strategy has been hit... Read more
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11d
The Age
RBA strategy has been hit and missReserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens and his board are using easy p
RBA strategy has been hit and miss
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens and his board are using easy policy and a weaker currency to encourage growth in services like tourism and education amid the winding down of a once-in-a-century mining boom. The strategy has been hit... Read more
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12d
Brisbane Times
Unemployment rate falls to 5.7% as part-time jobs surgelarge number of new part-time jobs has pulled the unemployment rate down to 5.7
Unemployment rate falls to 5.7% as part-time jobs surge
Brisbane Times / Posted 12 days ago
large number of new part-time jobs has pulled the unemployment rate down to 5.7 per cent, taking some pressure off the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut interest rates further. The total number of people with jobs rose by 26,200 in July, as the... Read more
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12d
WA Today
Unemployment rate falls to 5.7% as part-time jobs surgelarge number of new part-time jobs has pulled the unemployment rate down to 5.7
Unemployment rate falls to 5.7% as part-time jobs surge
WA Today / Posted 12 days ago
large number of new part-time jobs has pulled the unemployment rate down to 5.7 per cent, taking some pressure off the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut interest rates further. The total number of people with jobs rose by 26,200 in July, as the... Read more
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12d
The Age
Unemployment rate falls to 5.7% as part-time jobs surgelarge number of new part-time jobs has pulled the unemployment rate down to 5.7
Unemployment rate falls to 5.7% as part-time jobs surge
The Age / Posted 12 days ago
large number of new part-time jobs has pulled the unemployment rate down to 5.7 per cent, taking some pressure off the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut interest rates further. The total number of people with jobs rose by 26,200 in July, as the... Read more
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12d
Sydney Morning Herald
Unemployment rate falls to 5.7% as part-time jobs surgelarge number of new part-time jobs has pulled the unemployment rate down to 5.7
Unemployment rate falls to 5.7% as part-time jobs surge
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 12 days ago
large number of new part-time jobs has pulled the unemployment rate down to 5.7 per cent, taking some pressure off the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut interest rates further. The total number of people with jobs rose by 26,200 in July, as the... Read more
19 related stories
12d
Canberra Times
Unemployment rate falls to 5.7% as part-time jobs surgelarge number of new part-time jobs has pulled the unemployment rate down to 5.7
Unemployment rate falls to 5.7% as part-time jobs surge
Canberra Times / Posted 12 days ago
large number of new part-time jobs has pulled the unemployment rate down to 5.7 per cent, taking some pressure off the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut interest rates further. The total number of people with jobs rose by 26,200 in July, as the... Read more
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12d
Money Management
Retail funds outperform industry fundsquarterly GDP [gross domestic product] data was better than expected. "Meanwhi
Retail funds outperform industry funds
Money Management / Posted 12 days ago
quarterly GDP [gross domestic product] data was better than expected. "Meanwhile, back in Australia, we saw the RBA [Reserve Bank of Australia] cut interest rates by 0.25 per cent to a new all-time low of 1.5 per cent, with further cuts this... Read more
13d
New Zealand's National Business Review
NZ dollar gains amid expectations of strong dairy auctionauction, "that could give the kiwi a bit of a boost." The kiwi rose to 94.05Ac
NZ dollar gains amid expectations of strong dairy auction
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 13 days ago
auction, "that could give the kiwi a bit of a boost." The kiwi rose to 94.05Ac from 93.79Ac late yesterday as the Reserve Bank of Australia released the minutes of its last policy meeting where it cut the cash rate to a record low 1.5%. Mr... Read more
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13d
Scoop.co.nz
NZ dollar gains amid expectations of strong dairy auction"that could give the kiwi a bit of a boost."The kiwi rose to 94.05 Australian c
NZ dollar gains amid expectations of strong dairy auction
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 13 days ago
"that could give the kiwi a bit of a boost."The kiwi rose to 94.05 Australian cents from 93.79 cents late yesterday as the Reserve Bank of Australia released the minutes of its last policy meeting where it cut the cash rate to a record low 1.5... Read more
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13d
The New Zealand Herald
NZ dollar up ahead of dairy auctioncould give the kiwi a bit of a boost." The kiwi rose to 94.05 Australian cents
NZ dollar up ahead of dairy auction
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 13 days ago
could give the kiwi a bit of a boost." The kiwi rose to 94.05 Australian cents from 93.79 cents late yesterday as the Reserve Bank of Australia released the minutes of its last policy meeting where it cut the cash rate to a record low 1.5... Read more
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14d
Market Watch
Australia’s central bank sees plenty of room for faster growthfor growth were positive, there was room for stronger growth, which could be as
Australia’s central bank sees plenty of room for faster growth
Market Watch / Posted 14 days ago
for growth were positive, there was room for stronger growth, which could be assisted by lower interest rates,” the Reserve Bank of Australia said in minutes of its Aug. 2 policy meeting. The RBA cut interest rates at the policy meeting,... Read more
14d
TheBull
Australian market set to open higher5,502. Locally, in economic news on Tuesday, the Reserve Bank releases the min
Australian market set to open higher
TheBull / Posted 14 days ago
5,502. Locally, in economic news on Tuesday, the Reserve Bank releases the minutes of its August board meeting, Minutes of Reserve Bank of Australia monthly board meeting, the Australian Bureau of Statistics' new motor vehicles sales figures for... Read more
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Perth Now
Australian market set to open higher5,502. Locally, in economic news on Tuesday, the Reserve Bank releases the minu
Australian market set to open higher
Perth Now / Posted 14 days ago
5,502. Locally, in economic news on Tuesday, the Reserve Bank releases the minutes of its August board meeting, Minutes of Reserve Bank of Australia monthly board meeting, the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ new motor vehicles sales figures for... Read more
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14d
The Age
Australian banks flood markets with their bondsappetite for debt. The nation has been hit by a drop in mining investment and l
Australian banks flood markets with their bonds
The Age / Posted 14 days ago
appetite for debt. The nation has been hit by a drop in mining investment and lower commodity prices, although the Reserve Bank of Australia has helped to ease the pain with interest-rate reductions that have put downward pressure on the... Read more
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14d
Sydney Morning Herald
Australian banks flood markets with their bondsappetite for debt. The nation has been hit by a drop in mining investment and l
Australian banks flood markets with their bonds
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 14 days ago
appetite for debt. The nation has been hit by a drop in mining investment and lower commodity prices, although the Reserve Bank of Australia has helped to ease the pain with interest-rate reductions that have put downward pressure on the... Read more
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14d
Canberra Times
Australian banks flood markets with their bondsappetite for debt. The nation has been hit by a drop in mining investment and l
Australian banks flood markets with their bonds
Canberra Times / Posted 14 days ago
appetite for debt. The nation has been hit by a drop in mining investment and lower commodity prices, although the Reserve Bank of Australia has helped to ease the pain with interest-rate reductions that have put downward pressure on the... Read more
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15d
The Daily Reckoning
The Message About The Economy That No One Wants to Hearby 0.25% a few weeks ago, it apparently meant the end of the property boom. Fro
The Message About The Economy That No One Wants to Hear
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 15 days ago
by 0.25% a few weeks ago, it apparently meant the end of the property boom. From the Financial Review on 2 August: ‘The Reserve Bank of Australia has declared the threat of a property bubble is over after cutting the official cash rate to an... Read more
15d
University of Queensland
Business and community leaders honoured in UQ Alumni AwardsThe head of Uniting Care Queensland and a Reserve Bank of Australia board membe
Business and community leaders honoured in UQ Alumni Awards
University of Queensland / Posted 15 days ago
The head of Uniting Care Queensland and a Reserve Bank of Australia board member are among a distinguished line-up celebrated in The University of Queensland’s 2016 Alumni Awards. The awards recognise the achievements of alumni who have accomplished... Read more
15d
University of Queensland
Business and community leaders honoured in UQ Alumni AwardThe head of Uniting Care Queensland and a Reserve Bank of Australia board membe
Business and community leaders honoured in UQ Alumni Award
University of Queensland / Posted 15 days ago
The head of Uniting Care Queensland and a Reserve Bank of Australia board member are among a distinguished line-up celebrated in The University of Queensland’s 2016 Alumni Awards. The awards recognise the achievements of alumni who have accomplished... Read more
15d
Money Management
NAB reports lower cash earningsNAB chief executive, Andrew Thorburn has sought to explain the banking group's
NAB reports lower cash earnings
Money Management / Posted 15 days ago
NAB chief executive, Andrew Thorburn has sought to explain the banking group's decision not to fully pass on the recent Reserve Bank of Australia rate cut by pointing to the company's need to meet higher funding costs. "These higher funding... Read more
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15d
TheBull
Aust share market set for softer startnot a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition
Aust share market set for softer start
TheBull / Posted 15 days ago
not a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition in terms of pricing," he added. The Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes from is August 2 monetary policy board meeting on Tuesday, while the... Read more
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15d
Brisbane Times
Australian share market set for softer startnot a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition
Australian share market set for softer start
Brisbane Times / Posted 15 days ago
not a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition in terms of pricing," he added. The Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes from its August 2 monetary policy board meeting on Tuesday, while the... Read more
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15d
The Age
Australian share market set for softer startnot a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition
Australian share market set for softer start
The Age / Posted 15 days ago
not a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition in terms of pricing," he added. The Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes from its August 2 monetary policy board meeting on Tuesday, while the... Read more
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16d
Adelaide Now
Aust share market set for softer startnot a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition
Aust share market set for softer start
Adelaide Now / Posted 16 days ago
not a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition in terms of pricing," he added. The Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes from is August 2 monetary policy board meeting on Tuesday, while the... Read more
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16d
Herald Sun
Aust share market set for softer startnot a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition
Aust share market set for softer start
Herald Sun / Posted 16 days ago
not a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition in terms of pricing," he added. The Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes from is August 2 monetary policy board meeting on Tuesday, while the... Read more
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16d
Weekly Times
Aust share market set for softer startnot a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition
Aust share market set for softer start
Weekly Times / Posted 16 days ago
not a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition in terms of pricing," he added. The Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes from is August 2 monetary policy board meeting on Tuesday, while the... Read more
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16d
The Courier Mail
Aust share market set for softer startnot a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition
Aust share market set for softer start
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
not a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition in terms of pricing," he added. The Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes from is August 2 monetary policy board meeting on Tuesday, while the... Read more
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16d
Perth Now
Aust share market set for softer startnot a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition
Aust share market set for softer start
Perth Now / Posted 16 days ago
not a lot. The economy is growing but companies have seen a lot of competition in terms of pricing," he added. The Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes from is August 2 monetary policy board meeting on Tuesday, while the... Read more
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17d
New Zealand's National Business Review
NZ dollar steady at week's end as post-RBNZ excitability subsidesshe speaks at Jackson Hole later this month. Traders will also be watching empl
NZ dollar steady at week's end as post-RBNZ excitability subsides
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 17 days ago
she speaks at Jackson Hole later this month. Traders will also be watching employment data in Australia and New Zealand and Reserve Bank of Australia meeting minutes next week, he said. "Central banks are buying anything that looks like a bond and... Read more
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