Glenn Stevens upheld the independence of the RBA in his time as governor.
Glenn Stevens' legacy shows how to maintain the independence of the Reserve Bank in crisis as well as the limits of monetary policy.
Much like a Rio Olympics basketball match, the United States’ economy is coming out on top while Australia lags behind.
The US economy is improving off the back of jobs figures while in Australia, the government is being warned by the Reserve Bank to step up its game.
Waiting for Superman.
Britain's central bank governor Mark Carney is like a prize fighter throwing his last, limp punches.
Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens and his successor should learn from the mistakes of other central banks.
It's not as easy as increasing quantitative easing when it comes to what central banks can do to address the current global uncertainty.
The G7's limited membership of like-minded countries gives it significant power to bring about meaningful economic growth.
African governments have some hard decisions to make if they want to breathe new life into the ‘Africa Rising’ narrative.
Africa needs to navigate the difficult economic waters that lie ahead without undoing the gains of the past two decades. Success will require difficult political choices.
Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, has been criticised for his comments on how Brexit will affect financial stability in the UK.
For everyone, there are things to like and not like in higher interest rates.
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The Federal Reserve is expected to raise rates for the first time in nine years next week. What does it mean for you?
Charting a different course.
With economies in Europe and America forging very different recoveries, their central banks are having to navigate by different stars.
Chair Yellen and her colleagues decided the economy isn’t ready.
The Fed's policy-setting committee decided to keep its benchmark interest rate unchanged. Here's why that's the wrong call.
Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has taken a no-nonsense approach to curbing inflation.
Monetary policy involves more than managing inflation, which is why it sometimes takes a committee to decide interest rates.
Fiscal policy can take up where monetary policy leaves off.
Comments by RBA Governor Glenn Stevens that monetary policy in the form of lower interest rates may have reached its limits, needs to prompt debate on fiscal policy taking over.
Iraqi troops training with the US Army June 2015.
On the face of it, Iraq and the US Federal Reserve share little. One is a country plagued by division, war and mayhem since the US invasion of 2003. It is a brutal world where there are no friends, few…
South African Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago is the third since the bank adopted a more transparent way of operating.
The South African Reserve Bank is a fine example of clear communication of the decision whether to hold, increase, or decrease interest rates. It also gives clear signals of future decisions.
The cut to China’s reserve requirement ratio (RRR) can also be seen as a move against China’s unregulated shadow banking sector.
The 100 basis points cut by the People's Bank of China is as much as about containing unregulated credit within China as a bolster to slowing growth.
Uncertainty around Greece defaulting on debt repayments continues to dominate the global outlook.
Financial markets have factored in a cut to Australia's cash rate, but economists - including the CAMA Shadow Board - aren't so sure.
Watch out, Mark - Plaid Cymru want to change your remit.
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According to our expert, Plaid Cymru has some sensible financial and monetary policies... and some less sensible, too.
Implementing monetary policy is like treating a patient. A central bank needs the freedom to choose which instrument will work best.
The desire of some lawmakers to subject the Fed to extra scrutiny betrays a misunderstanding of central bank independence and monetary policy.
How QE came about. ECB minutes released.
The first ever minutes from the rate setting meeting at the ECB should remind member governments of the Eurozone's disarray.
Keeping them waiting. Mario Draghi.
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Mario Draghi did get round to announcing a much-anticipated new round of quantitative easing (QE) in the end, but never have nine minutes felt so long. The world tuned into the European Central Bank press…