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Swati Pandey

Australia's central bank says 'premature' to end bond buying programme

Jun 15 2021

SYDNEY Australia's central bank signaled on Tuesday its willingness to extend its bond purchase programme next month and laid out various options for the plan with the aim of meeting its goals of boosting employment and inflation.

Australia's Victoria state expects further easing of COVID-19 curbs

Jun 12 2021

SYDNEY Australia's Victoria state expects to announce further easing of COVID-19 restrictions this week, acting Premier James Merlino said on Sunday, as the state reported one new locally acquired infection for a second straight day.

Australia, NZ dlrs broadly steady as action shifts to bonds

Jun 10 2021

SYDNEY, June 11 The Australian and New Zealand dollars were sidelined on Friday as bonds enjoyed their best week in over a year after investors dismissed a high reading on U.S. inflation as fleeting and no threat to super-easy monetary policy.

GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares, dollar hit pause ahead of U.S. CPI, ECB meeting

Jun 10 2021

LONDON/SYDNEY, June 10 Global shares hovered near a record high and the dollar also held steady on Thursday, eyeing U.S. inflation data for any sign the Federal Reserve could start tapering its massive stimulus.

GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares, dollar hit pause ahead of U.S. CPI, ECB meeting

Jun 10 2021

LONDON/SYDNEY, June 10 Global shares hovered near a record high and the dollar also held steady on Thursday, eyeing U.S. inflation data for any sign the Federal Reserve could start tapering its massive stimulus.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares in tight range ahead of U.S. CPI, ECB meeting

Jun 10 2021

SYDNEY, June 10 Asian shares edged higher but held their recent trading range on Thursday as investors focussed on U.S. inflation data and the risk of an upside surprise that could prompt the Federal Reserve to start tapering its massive stimulus.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares hold range as investors eye U.S. CPI

Jun 09 2021

SYDNEY, June 10 Asian shares edged higher but held their recent trading range on Thursday as investors focussed on U.S. inflation data and the risk of an upside surprise that could prompt the Federal Reserve to start tapering its massive stimulus.

S&P upgrades outlook on Australia's AAA rating to stable from negative

Jun 06 2021

(Reuters) -S&P Global Ratings upgraded its outlook on Australia's coveted "AAA" sovereign rating to 'stable' from 'negative' on Monday citing the country's "swift economic recovery" from the COVID-19 pandemic driven recession.

ANZ, Westpac see Australia c.bank adopting flexible bond-buying plan in July

Jun 04 2021

SYDNEY, June 4 Economists at Australia's two top lenders expect the country's central bank to shift to a "flexible" quantitative easing (QE) programme, highlighting the uncertainty over its eventual move to tapering its extraordinary stimulus.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks drift as investors turn cautious ahead of U.S. payrolls

Jun 03 2021

LONDON/SYDNEY, June 3 World stocks clung close to record highs on Thursday as investors weighed inflation concerns ahead of key U.S. economic data, while oil prices rose for a third straight session.

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