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AUD and NZD Heading South, Equities Higher

August 30, 2019

Asian indices finished mixed today as trade tensions between the China and USA ease. The Hang Seng trading 0.08 percent higher at 25,724, Nikkei225 in Japan ended 1.19% higher at 20,704. The Shanghai Composite trading 0.16 percent lower to 2,886, while in Singapore the FTSE Straits Times index finished 0,64 percent higher at 3,102. The ASX 200 in Australia finished 1.49% higher to 6,604.

Statement by Philip Lowe, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision

March 6, 2019

central scenario for the Australian economy is to grow by around 3 per cent this year. The growth outlook is being supported by rising business investment, higher levels of spending on public infrastructure and increased employment.