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WA Today
Australian economy solid but global storm clouds are gatheringyears has finally washed up on Australian shores. A shock below-forecast first-
Australian economy solid but global storm clouds are gathering
WA Today / Posted 11 hours ago
years has finally washed up on Australian shores. A shock below-forecast first-quarter consumer price index forced the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut the cash rate to 1.75 per cent in May, and most economists expect it to do the same in... Read more
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11h
The Age
Australian economy solid but global storm clouds are gatheringyears has finally washed up on Australian shores. A shock below-forecast first-
Australian economy solid but global storm clouds are gathering
The Age / Posted 11 hours ago
years has finally washed up on Australian shores. A shock below-forecast first-quarter consumer price index forced the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut the cash rate to 1.75 per cent in May, and most economists expect it to do the same in... Read more
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11h
Sydney Morning Herald
Australian economy solid but global storm clouds are gatheringyears has finally washed up on Australian shores. A shock below-forecast first-
Australian economy solid but global storm clouds are gathering
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
years has finally washed up on Australian shores. A shock below-forecast first-quarter consumer price index forced the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut the cash rate to 1.75 per cent in May, and most economists expect it to do the same in... Read more
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11h
Canberra Times
Australian economy solid but global storm clouds are gatheringyears has finally washed up on Australian shores. A shock below-forecast first-
Australian economy solid but global storm clouds are gathering
Canberra Times / Posted 11 hours ago
years has finally washed up on Australian shores. A shock below-forecast first-quarter consumer price index forced the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut the cash rate to 1.75 per cent in May, and most economists expect it to do the same in... Read more
4 related stories
11h
Brisbane Times
Australian economy solid but global storm clouds are gatheringyears has finally washed up on Australian shores. A shock below-forecast first-
Australian economy solid but global storm clouds are gathering
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 hours ago
years has finally washed up on Australian shores. A shock below-forecast first-quarter consumer price index forced the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut the cash rate to 1.75 per cent in May, and most economists expect it to do the same in... Read more
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13h
Canberra Times
ASX finishes sour financial year on a high noteis more tied to Asia's fortunes than the UK's, local investors are factoring in
ASX finishes sour financial year on a high note
Canberra Times / Posted 13 hours ago
is more tied to Asia's fortunes than the UK's, local investors are factoring in the likelihood of another rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia, which in turn has boosted market sentiment. Regardless of market contagion spreading from... Read more
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13h
Brisbane Times
ASX finishes sour financial year on a high noteis more tied to Asia's fortunes than the UK's, local investors are factoring in
ASX finishes sour financial year on a high note
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 hours ago
is more tied to Asia's fortunes than the UK's, local investors are factoring in the likelihood of another rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia, which in turn has boosted market sentiment. Regardless of market contagion spreading from... Read more
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13h
The Age
ASX finishes sour financial year on a high noteis more tied to Asia's fortunes than the UK's, local investors are factoring in
ASX finishes sour financial year on a high note
The Age / Posted 13 hours ago
is more tied to Asia's fortunes than the UK's, local investors are factoring in the likelihood of another rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia, which in turn has boosted market sentiment. Regardless of market contagion spreading from... Read more
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13h
Sydney Morning Herald
ASX finishes sour financial year on a high noteis more tied to Asia's fortunes than the UK's, local investors are factoring in
ASX finishes sour financial year on a high note
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
is more tied to Asia's fortunes than the UK's, local investors are factoring in the likelihood of another rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia, which in turn has boosted market sentiment. Regardless of market contagion spreading from... Read more
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14h
WA Today
ASX finishes sour financial year on a high noteis more tied to Asia's fortunes than the UK's, local investors are factoring in
ASX finishes sour financial year on a high note
WA Today / Posted 14 hours ago
is more tied to Asia's fortunes than the UK's, local investors are factoring in the likelihood of another rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia, which in turn has boosted market sentiment. Regardless of market contagion spreading from... Read more
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14h
New Zealand's National Business Review
NZ dollar heads for 4.3% quarterly gain on TWI basis after shaking off Brexitwill be less inclined to hike interest rates, so that even if the Reserve Bank
NZ dollar heads for 4.3% quarterly gain on TWI basis after shaking off Brexit
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 14 hours ago
will be less inclined to hike interest rates, so that even if the Reserve Bank of New Zealand cuts rates in August or the Reserve Bank of Australia cuts rates in coming months, "we're still attractive in a global sense". The kiwi didn't move much... Read more
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15h
Daily Telegraph
How you could save $2600 a yearcard accounts. “Fees as a proportion of the value of all home loans is now at
How you could save $2600 a year
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 hours ago
card accounts. “Fees as a proportion of the value of all home loans is now at the lowest level in 15 years,” he said. “Reserve Bank of Australia data shows that per credit card, annual fees have fallen over the past year, as have late payment... Read more
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16h
The Courier Mail
How you could save $2600 a yearcard accounts. “Fees as a proportion of the value of all home loans is now at
How you could save $2600 a year
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 hours ago
card accounts. “Fees as a proportion of the value of all home loans is now at the lowest level in 15 years,” he said. “Reserve Bank of Australia data shows that per credit card, annual fees have fallen over the past year, as have late payment... Read more
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18h
Perth Now
How election will affect housinghave been blamed for ballooning house prices. It’s been welcomed by the lobby
How election will affect housing
Perth Now / Posted 18 hours ago
have been blamed for ballooning house prices. It’s been welcomed by the lobby group First Home Buyers Australia and the Reserve Bank of Australia has expressed a degree of support for the idea. “I can guarantee that our measures will give a... Read more
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18h
Daily Telegraph
How election will affect housinghave been blamed for ballooning house prices. It’s been welcomed by the lobby
How election will affect housing
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 hours ago
have been blamed for ballooning house prices. It’s been welcomed by the lobby group First Home Buyers Australia and the Reserve Bank of Australia has expressed a degree of support for the idea. “I can guarantee that our measures will give a... Read more
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18h
Herald Sun
How election will affect housinghave been blamed for ballooning house prices. It’s been welcomed by the lobby
How election will affect housing
Herald Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
have been blamed for ballooning house prices. It’s been welcomed by the lobby group First Home Buyers Australia and the Reserve Bank of Australia has expressed a degree of support for the idea. “I can guarantee that our measures will give a... Read more
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18h
The Courier Mail
How election will affect housinghave been blamed for ballooning house prices. It’s been welcomed by the lobby
How election will affect housing
The Courier Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
have been blamed for ballooning house prices. It’s been welcomed by the lobby group First Home Buyers Australia and the Reserve Bank of Australia has expressed a degree of support for the idea. “I can guarantee that our measures will give a... Read more
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22h
Perth Now
Australian market set to open higherin economic news on Thursday, the Australian Bureau of Statistics is due to rel
Australian market set to open higher
Perth Now / Posted 22 hours ago
in economic news on Thursday, the Australian Bureau of Statistics is due to release job vacancies figures for May and the Reserve Bank of Australia releases financial aggregates data. In equities news, ChimpChange is set to list on the ASX. In... Read more
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1d
Perth Now
Aust households paying $4.3b in bank fees$1.251b (up 2.7 pct) * Six million housing loans; 900,000 new loans approved i
Aust households paying $4.3b in bank fees
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
$1.251b (up 2.7 pct) * Six million housing loans; 900,000 new loans approved in 2015 OTHERS: * $1.083b from deposit accounts, down 2.3 pct * $376m from personal loans, up 2.7 pct Source: Reserve Bank of Australia, Australian Bankers' Associati... Read more
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1d
The Courier Mail
Aust households paying $4.3b in bank fees$1.251b (up 2.7 pct) * Six million housing loans; 900,000 new loans approved i
Aust households paying $4.3b in bank fees
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
$1.251b (up 2.7 pct) * Six million housing loans; 900,000 new loans approved in 2015 OTHERS: * $1.083b from deposit accounts, down 2.3 pct * $376m from personal loans, up 2.7 pct Source: Reserve Bank of Australia, Australian Bankers' Associati... Read more
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1d
TheBull
The genie is out of the bottle - expect further volatilitychance of a rate cut from the Federal Reserve this year, while the prospect of
The genie is out of the bottle - expect further volatility
TheBull / Posted yesterday
chance of a rate cut from the Federal Reserve this year, while the prospect of the Bank of Japan, European Central Bank, Reserve Bank of Australia and Bank of England either cutting rates or adding to existing QE programs has increased. It’s no... Read more
2d
CNBC
Don’t run away from European equities! Seven of the best Brexit trades right nowglobal uncertainty creating additional impediments to Australia's transition aw
Don’t run away from European equities! Seven of the best Brexit trades right now
CNBC / Posted 2 days ago
global uncertainty creating additional impediments to Australia's transition away from mining-led growth. We expect the Reserve Bank of Australia to cut interest rates by 0.25 percentage points in August, and the risk of further adjustments... Read more
2d
The Age
New $12m sale at Paris end of Collins Street boosts boulevard of investor dreamsHenderson paid $32 million for a 12-level A-grade modern office tower at 52 Col
New $12m sale at Paris end of Collins Street boosts boulevard of investor dreams
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Henderson paid $32 million for a 12-level A-grade modern office tower at 52 Collins Street, tucked behind the Reserve Bank of Australia building and the Melbourne Club. Further down Collins Street, Newspaper House fetched $23 million... Read more
2d
New Zealand's National Business Review
Dollar rises back above US70c after Cameron says he won't rush for Brexitcut the official cash rate a quarter point to 2 percent in the monetary policy
Dollar rises back above US70c after Cameron says he won't rush for Brexit
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 2 days ago
cut the official cash rate a quarter point to 2 percent in the monetary policy statement on Aug. 11. Across the Tasman the Reserve Bank of Australia cut its cash rate by 25 basis points to 1.75 percent on May 4 and Rudings said there is "some talk... Read more
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2d
Daily Telegraph
Low prices are the real problemare just the beginning ... of a worrying trend RETAIL prices have stayed low f
Low prices are the real problem
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
are just the beginning ... of a worrying trend RETAIL prices have stayed low for a long time. So suspiciously low that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) started to wonder if something had gone wrong. The RBA says we’ve had “a large downward... Read more
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3d
WA Today
Perth fraudster used fake notes to buy mobile phone off Gumtreebest to meet and count in a light place. It's safer and easier. "We would also
Perth fraudster used fake notes to buy mobile phone off Gumtree
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
best to meet and count in a light place. It's safer and easier. "We would also recommend that people review the RBA's (Reserve Bank of Australia) Counterfeit Detection Guide... Read more
3d
Canberra Times
'This is just another shock which we didn't need'Fallout from Britain's shock vote to exit the European Union will not be enough
'This is just another shock which we didn't need'
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
Fallout from Britain's shock vote to exit the European Union will not be enough to force a cash rate cut at next week's Reserve Bank of Australia board meeting, say economists, although August now looks even likelier than before. They say despite... Read more
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3d
Brisbane Times
'This is just another shock which we didn't need'Fallout from Britain's shock vote to exit the European Union will not be enough
'This is just another shock which we didn't need'
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
Fallout from Britain's shock vote to exit the European Union will not be enough to force a cash rate cut at next week's Reserve Bank of Australia board meeting, say economists, although August now looks even likelier than before. They say despite... Read more
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3d
The Age
'This is just another shock which we didn't need'from Britain's shock vote to exit the European Union will not be enough to forc
'This is just another shock which we didn't need'
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
from Britain's shock vote to exit the European Union will not be enough to force a cash rate cut at next week's Reserve Bank of Australia board meeting, say economists, although August now looks even likelier than before. They say... Read more
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3d
Sydney Morning Herald
'This is just another shock which we didn't need'from Britain's shock vote to exit the European Union will not be enough to forc
'This is just another shock which we didn't need'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
from Britain's shock vote to exit the European Union will not be enough to force a cash rate cut at next week's Reserve Bank of Australia board meeting, say economists, although August now looks even likelier than before. They say... Read more
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3d
WA Today
'This is just another shock which we didn't need'Fallout from Britain's shock vote to exit the European Union will not be enough
'This is just another shock which we didn't need'
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Fallout from Britain's shock vote to exit the European Union will not be enough to force a cash rate cut at next week's Reserve Bank of Australia board meeting, say economists, although August now looks even likelier than before. They say despite... Read more
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3d
Sky News Australia
Local market brushes off Brexit fallsreport on the potential fallout of Brexit. The Council of Financial Regulators
Local market brushes off Brexit falls
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
report on the potential fallout of Brexit. The Council of Financial Regulators, including representatives of Treasury, the Reserve Bank of Australia, ASIC and APRA, will investigate the consequences of the UK leaving the European Union. Mr... Read more
3d
Herald Sun
Low prices are the real problemRETAIL prices have stayed low for a long time. So suspiciously low that the Res
Low prices are the real problem
Herald Sun / Posted 3 days ago
RETAIL prices have stayed low for a long time. So suspiciously low that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) started to wonder if something had gone wrong. The RBA says we’ve had “a large downward shift in the average rate of retail inflation” that... Read more
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3d
The Courier Mail
PM orders comprehensive Brexit reportreport on the potential fallout of Brexit. The Council of Financial Regulators
PM orders comprehensive Brexit report
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
report on the potential fallout of Brexit. The Council of Financial Regulators, including representatives of Treasury, the Reserve Bank of Australia, ASIC and APRA, will investigate the consequences of the UK leaving the European Union. Mr... Read more
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3d
Weekly Times
PM orders comprehensive Brexit reportreport on the potential fallout of Brexit. The Council of Financial Regulators
PM orders comprehensive Brexit report
Weekly Times / Posted 3 days ago
report on the potential fallout of Brexit. The Council of Financial Regulators, including representatives of Treasury, the Reserve Bank of Australia, ASIC and APRA, will investigate the consequences of the UK leaving the European Union. Mr... Read more
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3d
News.com.au
PM orders comprehensive Brexit reportreport on the potential fallout of Brexit. The Council of Financial Regulators
PM orders comprehensive Brexit report
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
report on the potential fallout of Brexit. The Council of Financial Regulators, including representatives of Treasury, the Reserve Bank of Australia, ASIC and APRA, will investigate the consequences of the UK leaving the European Union. Mr... Read more
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Perth Now
PM orders comprehensive Brexit reportreport on the potential fallout of Brexit. The Council of Financial Regulators
PM orders comprehensive Brexit report
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
report on the potential fallout of Brexit. The Council of Financial Regulators, including representatives of Treasury, the Reserve Bank of Australia, ASIC and APRA, will investigate the consequences of the UK leaving the European Union. Mr... Read more
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3d
Perth Now
Lowest prices are just the problemis worried about. Picture: Christopher Chan. RETAIL prices have stayed low for
Lowest prices are just the problem
Perth Now / Posted 3 days ago
is worried about. Picture: Christopher Chan. RETAIL prices have stayed low for a long time. So suspiciously low that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) started to wonder if something had gone wrong. The RBA says we’ve had “a large downward... Read more
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4d
Brisbane Times
'This may not be the time to catch a falling knife'around the world. In Australia, the chances of a cut to the cash rate, to 1.5
'This may not be the time to catch a falling knife'
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 days ago
around the world. In Australia, the chances of a cut to the cash rate, to 1.5 per cent, at the July board meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia shot up from near-zero to around 50 per cent before settling at 32 per cent on Friday. Any... Read more
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4d
WA Today
'This may not be the time to catch a falling knife'around the world. In Australia, the chances of a cut to the cash rate, to 1.5
'This may not be the time to catch a falling knife'
WA Today / Posted 4 days ago
around the world. In Australia, the chances of a cut to the cash rate, to 1.5 per cent, at the July board meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia shot up from near-zero to around 50 per cent before settling at 32 per cent on Friday. Any... Read more
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4d
The Age
'This may not be the time to catch a falling knife'around the world. In Australia, the chances of a cut to the cash rate, to 1.5
'This may not be the time to catch a falling knife'
The Age / Posted 4 days ago
around the world. In Australia, the chances of a cut to the cash rate, to 1.5 per cent, at the July board meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia shot up from near-zero to around 50 per cent before settling at 32 per cent on Friday. Any... Read more
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4d
Sydney Morning Herald
'This may not be the time to catch a falling knife'around the world. In Australia, the chances of a cut to the cash rate, to 1.5
'This may not be the time to catch a falling knife'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 days ago
around the world. In Australia, the chances of a cut to the cash rate, to 1.5 per cent, at the July board meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia shot up from near-zero to around 50 per cent before settling at 32 per cent on Friday. Any... Read more
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4d
Canberra Times
'This may not be the time to catch a falling knife'around the world. In Australia, the chances of a cut to the cash rate, to 1.5
'This may not be the time to catch a falling knife'
Canberra Times / Posted 4 days ago
around the world. In Australia, the chances of a cut to the cash rate, to 1.5 per cent, at the July board meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia shot up from near-zero to around 50 per cent before settling at 32 per cent on Friday. Any... Read more
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6d
Perth Now
Fixed deposit returns take a hitare not much better with an average interest rate of just 2.7 per cent, giving
Fixed deposit returns take a hit
Perth Now / Posted 6 days ago
are not much better with an average interest rate of just 2.7 per cent, giving a $540 return over two years. Before the Reserve Bank of Australia began its downward cash rate-cutting spiral in 2011, savers were seeing returns around the six per... Read more
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6d
Daily Telegraph
Fixed deposit returns take a hitare not much better with an average interest rate of just 2.7 per cent, giving
Fixed deposit returns take a hit
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
are not much better with an average interest rate of just 2.7 per cent, giving a $540 return over two years. Before the Reserve Bank of Australia began its downward cash rate-cutting spiral in 2011, savers were seeing returns around the six per... Read more
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6d
Adelaide Now
Fixed deposit returns take a hitare not much better with an average interest rate of just 2.7 per cent, giving
Fixed deposit returns take a hit
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 days ago
are not much better with an average interest rate of just 2.7 per cent, giving a $540 return over two years. Before the Reserve Bank of Australia began its downward cash rate-cutting spiral in 2011, savers were seeing returns around the six per... Read more
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6d
Herald Sun
Fixed deposit returns take a hitare not much better with an average interest rate of just 2.7 per cent, giving
Fixed deposit returns take a hit
Herald Sun / Posted 6 days ago
are not much better with an average interest rate of just 2.7 per cent, giving a $540 return over two years. Before the Reserve Bank of Australia began its downward cash rate-cutting spiral in 2011, savers were seeing returns around the six per... Read more
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6d
The Courier Mail
Fixed deposit returns take a hitare not much better with an average interest rate of just 2.7 per cent, giving
Fixed deposit returns take a hit
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
are not much better with an average interest rate of just 2.7 per cent, giving a $540 return over two years. Before the Reserve Bank of Australia began its downward cash rate-cutting spiral in 2011, savers were seeing returns around the six per... Read more
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6d
WA Today
$A jumps as markets bet on 'Bremain'exit from the European Union as Labor and the Coalition made a pitch to voters
$A jumps as markets bet on 'Bremain'
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
exit from the European Union as Labor and the Coalition made a pitch to voters to stick with them in the event of an exit. Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens, Treasury secretary John Fraser and Australian Prudential Regulation... Read more
7d
WA Today
Brexit vote: Markets brace for turmoilthe Australian dollar – rarely considered a safe-haven currency – hit its stron
Brexit vote: Markets brace for turmoil
WA Today / Posted 7 days ago
the Australian dollar – rarely considered a safe-haven currency – hit its strongest against the US dollar since before the Reserve Bank of Australia cut the cash rate to 1.75 per cent, nearly seven weeks ago. Sterling, too, recovered, to be back to... Read more
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