Reserve Bank wary of risks from low rates

Original article by Patrick Commins
The Australian – Page: 25 : 19-Feb-20

The minutes of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s board meeting for February show that the central bank considered the potential downside risks of further easing monetary policy when it left interest rates on hold. The board also noted that the coronavirus outbreak presents a risk to the economic outlook for both China and Australia in the near-term. Most economists expect an official interest rate cut in April or May, and the futures market has fully priced in a rate cut by October.


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