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Australia jobless rate stuck at 5.2%, signals more work for RBA

Jul 17 2019

SYDNEY Australian full-time employment surged in June but the jobless rate stayed stuck at 5.2% for a third straight month as more people looked for work, a sign of spare capacity that argues for more policy stimulus.

Australia's central bank ready to cut rates again 'if needed'

Jul 15 2019

SYDNEY Australia's central bank would cut interest rates again "if needed" to support employment, wages growth and inflation, having already eased twice since June to a record low of 1%.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Encouraging Chinese data pulls Asian shares higher

Jul 15 2019

* MSCI ex-Japan reverse losses; Chinese, HK shares bounce off lows

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares pull ahead after encouraging Chinese data

Jul 14 2019

* MSCI ex-Japan reverse losses; Chinese, HK shares bounce off lows

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares, dollar brace for China GDP

Jul 14 2019

* MSCI ex-Japan slightly weaker; Australia, South Korea open lower

Australia's rate cuts, tax rebate helping economy, says central bank governor

Jul 11 2019

SYDNEY Australia's top central banker gave a positive assessment of the country's economy on Thursday, saying two policy rate cuts, tax rebates by the government and higher levels of infrastructure investment were supporting activity.

Australia's mortgage mountain a deadweight on spending: central bank research

Jul 11 2019

SYDNEY Australia's mountain of mortgage debt is an even greater deadweight on consumer spending than previously thought, a central bank paper argued on Thursday, suggesting recent rate cuts might not be enough on their own to revive activity.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares stumble as bets off on sharp U.S. rate cuts

Jul 08 2019

* Asia ex-Japan sell-off, Australia at five-week low, Nikkei slips

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares fall as bets off on sharp U.S. rate cuts

Jul 07 2019

* Asia ex-Japan subdued, Australia at five-week low, Nikkei slips

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares subdued on dampened U.S. rate cut expectations

Jul 07 2019

* Turkish lira near 2-week lows on c.bank independence worries

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