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The Reserve Bank of Australia conducts monetary policy, works to maintain a strong financial system and issues the nation's banknotes. The Reserve Bank commenced
operations as Australia's central bank on 14 January 1960.

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2 September 2014

At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 2.5 per cent.

Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision

22 August 2014

21 August 2014

EMEAP Repo Markets: State of Play – A Report by the EMEAP Working Group on Financial Markets (2014)
Report published by EMEAP Working Group on Financial Markets, chaired by Dr Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets)

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