The Reserve Financial institution of Australia (RBA) stored rates of interest at file lows as anticipated. The central financial institution sounded comparatively upbeat resulting from sturdy jobs. The AU-US two-year bond yield unfold rose by three foundation factors post-RBA, serving to the AUD/USD flip constructive.
The bid tone across the Aussie greenback strengthened, pushing the AUD/USD pair to a session excessive of zero.7246 after the RBA stored charges unchanged as anticipated however sounded comparatively upbeat resulting from sturdy jobs.
The central financial institution lowered the expansion outlook to three % for 2013, took notice of the deterioration within the home and world economic system, cited family spending as a key threat to the economic system, however sounded upbeat on the labor market and kept away from reinforcing markets’ perception price reduce might be within the offing by the top of 2019.
Basically, the RBA is banking on the sustained labor market tightening to push inflation greater to its goal band of 2-Three %.
The unfold between the two-year Aussie and US authorities bond yields has improved to -67 foundation factors from -70 foundation factors seen forward of the RBA price determination.
The uptick within the price delicate yield differential is boding nicely for the AUD. The AUD/USD pair is presently buying and selling at session highs above zero.7240, having hit lows close to zero.7190 earlier at this time. The technical outlook, nonetheless, would flip bullish solely above the current excessive of zero.7295.