Australian strategists and traders believe the Reserve Bank of Australia is unlikely to change its monetary-policy plans in response to a more aggressive US Federal Reserve, despite rising yields over the last month. The divergent central-bank paths could lead to more volatile markets, however.
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has embarked on an asset purchasing programme as part of its regular open market operations in support of monetary policy goals. KangaNews will provide subscribers with easy access to asset purchase data, which will be updated as the RBA makes information publicly available.
The lingering impact of fiscal stimulus continued to support a structurally altered Australasian debt market in 2021, transaction data from the KangaNews deal database show. Corporate and securitisation issuance capitalised on the absence of major-bank supply, while sustainability-aligned deal flow reached new heights.