The Reserve Financial institution of Australia maintained its charges at its March assembly, consistent with expectations.
The central financial institution stored its key charge at 1.5%, as predicted by economists surveyed by Bloomberg. It final adjusted its rates of interest in August 2016 by lowering the important thing rate of interest by 25 foundation factors from the present stage.
Nevertheless, the RBA shook markets final month when it joined the US Federal Reserve by opening the door to a potential discount in rates of interest as a result of elevated financial dangers world wide and the slowdown within the Australian actual property market.
The Australian greenback was down zero.three% that day at zero.7072 US dollars.