TIMELINE-Australian rate changes since 1990

Mon Nov 5, 2012 10:36pm EST

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SYDNEY, Nov 6 (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of Australia held
its main cash rate steady at 3.25 percent on Tuesday, following
its monthly policy meeting. The following is a chronology of the
Reserve Bank of Australia's interest rate moves since 1990.
    Each move is measured in basis points (bp), which are
one-hundredths of a percentage point.
    
 Oct  2 2012    Down  25 bp    to   3.25 
 Jun  5 2012    Down  25 bp    to   3.50 
 May  1 2012    Down  50 bp    to   3.75 
 Dec  6 2011    Down  25 bp    to   4.25 
 Nov  1 2011    Down  25 bp    to   4.50 
 Nov  2 2010     Up   25 bp    to   4.75 
 May  4 2010     Up   25 bp    to   4.50 
 Apr  6 2010     Up   25 bp    to   4.25 
 Mar  2 2010     Up   25 bp    to   4.00 
 Dec  1 2009     Up   25 bp    to   3.75 
 Nov  3 2009     Up   25 bp    to   3.50 
 Oct  6 2009     Up   25 bp    to   3.25 
 Apr  7 2009    Down  25 bp    to   3.00 
 Feb  3 2009    Down 100 bp    to   3.25 
 Dec  2 2008    Down 100 bp    to   4.25 
 Nov  4 2008    Down  75 bp    to   5.25 
 Oct  7 2008    Down 100 bp    to   6.00 
 Sep  2 2008    Down  25 bp    to   7.00 
 Mar  4 2008     Up   25 bp    to   7.25 
 Feb  5 2008     Up   25 bp    to   7.00 
 Nov  7 2007     Up   25 bp    to   6.75 
 Aug  8 2007     Up   25 bp    to   6.50  
 Nov  8 2006     Up   25 bp    to   6.25 
 Aug  2 2006     Up   25 bp    to   6.00 
 May  3 2006     Up   25 bp    to   5.75 
 Mar  2 2005     Up   25 bp    to   5.50 
 Dec  3 2003     Up   25 bp    to   5.25 
 Nov  5 2003     Up   25 bp    to   5.00 
 June 5 2002     Up   25 bp    to   4.75 
 May  8 2002     Up   25 bp    to   4.50 
 Dec  5 2001    Down  25 bp    to   4.25 
 Oct  3 2001    Down  25 bp    to   4.50 
 Sept 5 2001    Down  25 bp    to   4.75 
 Apr  4 2001    Down  50 bp    to   5.0 
 Mch  7 2001    Down  25 bp    to   5.5 
 Feb  7 2001    Down  50 bp    to   5.75 
 Aug  2 2000     Up   25 bp    to   6.25  
 May  3 2000     Up   25 bp    to   6.0 
 Apr  5 2000     Up   25 bp    to   5.75 
 Feb  2 2000     Up   50 bp    to   5.5 
 Nov  3 1999     Up   25 bp    to   5.0 
 Dec  2 1998    Down  25 bp    to   4.75 
 Jul 30 1997    Down  50 bp    to   5.0 
 May 23 1997    Down  50 bp    to   5.5 
 Dec 11 1996    Down  50 bp    to   6.0 
 Nov  6 1996    Down  50 bp    to   6.5 
 Jul 31 1996    Down  50 bp    to   7.0 
 Dec 14 1994     Up  100 bp    to   7.5 
 Oct 24 1994     Up  100 bp    to   6.5 
 Aug 17 1994     Up   75 bp    to   5.5 
 Jul 30 1993    Down  50 bp    to   4.75 
 Mar 23 1993    Down  50 bp    to   5.25 
 Jul  8 1992    Down  75 bp    to   5.75 
 May  6 1992    Down 100 bp    to   6.5 
 Jan  8 1992    Down 100 bp    to   7.5 
 Nov  6 1991    Down 100 bp    to   8.5 
 Sep  3 1991    Down 100 bp    to   9.5 
 May 16 1991    Down 100 bp    to  10.5 
 Apr  4 1991    Down  50 bp    to  11.5 
 Dec 18 1990    Down 100 bp    to  12.0 
 Oct 15 1990    Down 100 bp    to  13.0 
 Aug  2 1990    Down 100 bp    to  14.0 
 Apr  4 1990    Down 100-150bp to  15.0 to 15.5 
 Feb 15 1990    Down  50 bp    to  16.5 to 17.0 
 Jan 23 1990    Down  50-100bp to  17.0 to 17.5
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