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Australian News Headlines: March 2, 2021


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UPDATE 1-Australia’s central bank commits to keep 3-year yields low amid bond rout

… SYDNEY, March 2 (Reuters) – Australia’s central bank on Tuesday re…, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) kept rates at 0.1% and emphasised…

March 01, 2021 10:46pm EST

Boeing, Australian air force say pilotless, fighter-like jet completed first test flight

… to be designed and manufactured in Australia in more than 50 years, flew under… control station in South Australia. The Australian government has…

March 01, 2021 10:41pm EST

UPDATE 1-Boeing, Australian air force say pilotless, fighter-like jet completed first test flight

… and manufactured in Australia in more than 50 years, flew under… station in South Australia. The Australian government has invested A$40…

March 01, 2021 10:37pm EST

TIMELINE-Australian interest rate changes since 1990

… SYDNEY, March 2 (Reuters) – The Reserve Bank of Australia held…. The following is a chronology of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s

March 01, 2021 10:33pm EST

METALS-Copper on track for 3rd straight fall as weak China data weighs

… of slowing Chinese energy consumption. DATA/EVENTS (GMT) 0330 Australia

March 01, 2021 10:21pm EST

UPDATE 2-NZ central bank tamps down market talk of quicker end to stimulus

… the United States, Europe, Japan and Australia, which have pledged to keep…-rocketing in Australia, Canada and other markets in a low interest rate…

March 01, 2021 10:16pm ESTAsian shares perk up as calmer bonds ease jitters

… will be on Australia’s central bank, which holds its monthly policy meeting… on Tuesday. Analysts expect the Reserve Bank of Australia to hold key rates…

March 01, 2021 09:53pm EST

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares perk up as calmer bonds ease jitters

… will be on Australia’s central bank, which holds its monthly policy meeting… on Tuesday. Analysts expect the Reserve Bank of Australia to hold key rates…

March 01, 2021 09:51pm EST

Boeing, Australian air force say pilotless, fighter-like jet completed first test flight

… to be designed and manufactured in Australia in more than 50 years, flew… a ground control station in South Australia. The Australian government has…

March 01, 2021 09:26pm EST

Dollar holds advantage over low-yielders, A$ looks to RBA

… on the looming policy meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia

March 01, 2021 08:32pm EST

Dollar holds advantage over low-yielders, A$ looks to RBA

… on the looming policy meeting of the Reserve Bank of Australia

March 01, 2021 08:19pm EST

FOREX-Dollar holds advantage over low-yielders, A$ looks to RBA

… of the Reserve Bank of Australia. The RBA’s monthly policy meeting…

March 01, 2021 08:17pm EST

PRECIOUS-Gold prices edge higher as U.S. Treasury yields retreat

…/EVENTS (GMT) 0330 Australia RBA Cash Rate March 0700…

March 01, 2021 08:16pm EST

Australia shares rise as strengthened recovery hopes enliven markets

…. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 index rose as much as 1.05% to 6,860.70, its… Bank of Australia on Monday also increased the size of its daily…

March 01, 2021 07:53pm EST

Asian shares rise as risk assets shine, Australian central bank eyed

… for risk. For now, all eyes will be on Australia’s central bank, which… the Reserve Bank of Australia to hold key rates at a historic low of 0.1% when…

March 01, 2021 09:55pm EST

GLOBAL MARKETS- Asian shares rise as risk assets shine, Australian c.bank eyed

… for risk. For now, all eyes will be on Australia’s central bank, which… the Reserve Bank of Australia to hold key rates at a historic low of 0.1% when…

March 01, 2021 07:11pm EST

Wall Street rallies on U.S. stimulus and vaccine hopes as bond markets calm

… the Australian dollar gained after Australia’s central bank increased its bond…

March 01, 2021 04:28pm EST

Wall Street rallies on U.S. stimulus and vaccine hopes as bond markets calm

… the Australian dollar gained after Australia’s central bank increased its bond…

March 01, 2021 04:27pm EST

GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall Street rallies on U.S. stimulus and vaccine hopes as bond markets calm

… in the United States, while the Australian dollar gained after Australia’s

March 01, 2021 04:26pm EST

Dollar gains on reflation trade, Aussie recovers

Australia’s central bank bought more bonds than expected in a bid… Bank of Australia (RBA) increased its bond purchases to A$4 billion…

March 01, 2021 03:38pm EST

Dollar gains on reflation trade, Aussie recovers

Australia’s central bank bought more bonds than expected in a bid… Bank of Australia (RBA) increased its bond purchases to A$4 billion…

March 01, 2021 03:25pm EST

FOREX-Dollar gains on reflation trade, Aussie recovers

Australia’s central bank bought more bonds than expected in a bid to stem… Friday’s three-week lows after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA…

March 01, 2021 03:25pm EST

GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall Street rises on U.S. stimulus and vaccine hopes as bond markets calm

… gained after Australia’s central bank increased its bond purchases…

March 01, 2021 03:04pm EST

Global bond markets rally as RBA ups bond buys, ECB official urges action to curb rate rise

… beyond a reasonable range. Meanwhile, the Reserve Bank of Australia… the flexibility embedded in its bond purchase program. In Australia, 10…

March 01, 2021 02:16pm EST

GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall Street rises on U.S. stimulus and vaccine hopes as bond markets calm

Australia’s central bank increased its bond purchases in a bid to stem…

March 01, 2021 11:33am EST

UPDATE 2-Euro zone yields fall for 2nd session

… soon. Australia is widely expected to adopt a cautious stance… in Australia where benchmark yields on ten-year debt fell by a massive 20…

March 01, 2021 11:27am EST

FOREX-Dollar gains on reflation trade, Aussie recovers

… after Australia’s central bank increased its bond purchases in a bid… rebounded from Friday’s three-week lows after the Reserve Bank of Australia

March 01, 2021 10:20am EST

Facebook signs up partners for German news product, but Springer baulks

… by Facebook for its users in Australia over legislation that requires tech…

March 01, 2021 09:08am EST

UPDATE 1-Facebook signs up partners for German news product, but Springer baulks

… week-long news blackout by Facebook for its users in Australia over…

March 01, 2021 09:08am EST

After Australia row, Facebook signs up partners for German news product

… for news content in Australia. Described as a “dedicated venue… standoff with Australia over a law requiring tech giants to pay traditional…

March 01, 2021 08:08am EST

RPT-COLUMN-Asia’s physical crude oil isn’t as tight as Brent pricing suggests: Russell

…(Repeats, no change to text.) By Clyde Russell LAUNCESTON, Australia

March 01, 2021 08:00am EST

FOREX-Dollar clings to three-weeks high as yields steady

…. The Reserve Bank of Australia will hold its monthly policy meeting…

March 01, 2021 07:32am EST

UPDATE 2-Daily Mirror publisher says platforms must be more transparent

…. Facebook’s recent media blackout in Australia illustrated the power wielded…

March 01, 2021 06:09am EST

Payments firm Klarna triples valuation to $31 bln by raising $1 bln

… competes with PayPal and Australia’s AfterPay, was finalising another…

March 01, 2021 06:00am EST

China moving ‘step by step’ in recertifying Boeing 737 MAX

… Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and several others. Australia said…

March 01, 2021 05:36am EST

Column: Asia’s physical crude oil isn’t as tight as Brent pricing suggests

…LAUNCESTON, Australia (Reuters) – When a market gets behind…

March 01, 2021 05:15am EST

UPDATE 2-China moving ‘step by step’ in recertifying Boeing 737 MAX

… Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and several others. Australia said…

March 01, 2021 05:10am EST

FOREX-Risk currencies, bitcoin recover as yields steady

…. The Reserve Bank of Australia will hold its monthly policy meeting…

March 01, 2021 04:23am EST

German yields fall for second day as selloff in bond markets subsides

… policy soon. Australia is widely expected to adopt a cautious stance…

March 01, 2021 03:52am EST

Foreign journalists in China see ‘rapid decline in media freedom’: survey

…, Australia helped two of its foreign correspondents leave China after…

March 01, 2021 03:48am EST

UPDATE 1-Foreign journalists in China see ‘rapid decline in media freedom’- survey

… Chinese state-owned media outlets. In September, Australia helped two…

March 01, 2021 03:40am EST

Swiatek builds mental strength with Lego

… before coming to Australia, where she did a 14-day quarantine before…

March 01, 2021 03:20am EST

Analysis: Central banks will happily ignore inflation-mongers

…. The Reserve Bank of Australia already launched a surprise bond buying…

March 01, 2021 02:55am EST

Australian teens lead class action against Whitehaven’s coal mine expansion

… to be approved in Australia on the basis of intergenerational equity… claim, by a group of eight teenagers from across Australia, begins…

March 01, 2021 02:24am EST

Australian PM says cabinet minister accused of rape ‘vigorously’ denies allegation

… a letter detailing the allegation. Australia’s Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said…

March 01, 2021 02:20am EST

Australian teens lead class action against Whitehaven’s coal mine expansion

… mines to be approved in Australia on the basis of intergenerational… claim, by a group of eight teenagers from across Australia, begins…

March 01, 2021 02:18am EST

Australian PM says cabinet minister accused of rape “vigorously” denies allegation

… a letter detailing the allegation. Australia’s Treasurer Josh Frydenberg…

March 01, 2021 02:12am EST

ANALYSIS-Central banks will happily ignore inflation-mongers

…. The Reserve Bank of Australia already launched a surprise bond buying…

March 01, 2021 02:00am EST

Cloud9 topples 100 Thieves in showdown at LCS Spring Split

… minutes as Ibrahim “Fudge” Allami of Australia had a kills-deaths…

March 01, 2021 01:16am EST

Australian shares jump most in nearly 2 months as upbeat data boosts recovery hopes

… of Australia (RBA) boosted investor sentiment by announcing a larger-than-usual…

March 01, 2021 01:07am EST

FOREX-Risk currencies recover from Friday carnage as bonds regain composure

… a 2.1% plunge on Friday. The Reserve Bank of Australia will hold…

March 01, 2021 01:03am EST

COLUMN-Asia’s physical crude oil isn’t as tight as Brent pricing suggests: Russell

… for Reuters.) By Clyde Russell LAUNCESTON, Australia, March 1 (Reuters…

March 01, 2021 12:37am EST

Australia, NZ dlrs recover from bond market tumult

… currencies. “A number of Australia’s states have snapped back from last year’s…

March 01, 2021 12:10am EST

Australia to boost spending on care for elderly after scathing report

…By Colin Packham CANBERRA, March 1 (Reuters) – Australia… substandard care. The Royal Commission report on Australia’s A$20 billion…

March 01, 2021 12:05am EST

Foreign journalists in China see ‘rapid decline in media freedom’- survey

…. In September, Australia helped two of its foreign correspondents leave…

March 01, 2021 12:00am EST

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks rally, battered bond market tries for stability

…, with Australia off 19%, the UK 16% and Canada 10%. The rout owed much…

February 28, 2021 11:41pm EST

Australia home prices, job ads surge as recovery blitzes expectations

… figures paint a rosy picture of Australia’s A$2 trillion ($1.6 trillion…. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), in fact, boosted the size of its daily…

February 28, 2021 10:19pm EST

UPDATE 1-Australia home prices, job ads surge as recovery blitzes expectations

… figures paint a rosy picture of Australia’s A$2 trillion ($1.6 trillion…. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), in fact, boosted the size of its daily…

February 28, 2021 10:06pm EST

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks rally, battered bond market tries to steady

… down 29% since last August, with Australia off 19%, the UK 16…

February 28, 2021 08:57pm EST

Australia’s Crown Resorts director quits over ties to billionaire shareholder

… that it had underpaid its staff. Several of Australia’s biggest… companies, including Woolworths, Coles and Commonwealth Bank of Australia

February 28, 2021 08:42pm EST

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