News & Announcements

May 2016

Panel participation by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the ACI FMA America panel discussion on the BIS Code, New York

Remarks by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the Profit & Loss Forex Network Conference, New York

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Global Code of Conduct for the Foreign Exchange Market: Phase 1

Opening remarks by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the launch of Phase 1 of the Global Code of Conduct for the Foreign Exchange Market, New York

Remarks by Glenn Stevens, Governor, at the Trans-Tasman Business Circle boardroom briefing, Sydney

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Developments in Global FX Markets and Challenges in Currency Internationalisation from an Australian Perspective

Speech by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the RMB FX Forum, Beijing

The Card Payments Review

Speech by Malcolm Edey, Assistant Governor (Financial System), at the Cards & Payments Australia Conference, Melbourne

Why Do Companies Hold Cash?

Research Discussion Paper 2016-03

At its meeting today, the Board decided to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 1.75 per cent.

April 2016

The Global Code of Conduct for the Foreign Exchange Market

Speech by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the ACI World Congress, Jakarta

Disagreement about Inflation Expectations

Research Discussion Paper 2016-02

Observations on the Current Situation

Speech by Glenn Stevens, Governor, at the Credit Suisse Global Markets Macro Conference, New York

Economic Forecasting at the Reserve Bank of Australia

Address by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic), to the Economic Society of Australia (Hobart)

At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 2.0 per cent.

March 2016

Call for Papers for the Reserve Bank of Australia Research Workshop 2016 to be held in Sydney on 19–20 December 2016

Panel participation by Malcolm Edey, Assistant Governor (Financial System), at the ASIC Annual Forum 2016, Sydney

Booms, Busts, Cycles and Risk Appetite

Speech by Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, at the Financial Risk Day 2016 Conference, Sydney

The Global Code of Conduct for the Foreign Exchange Market

Speech by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the FX Week Australia conference, Sydney

Resilience and Ongoing Challenges

Speech by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, at the Urban Development Institute of Australia's (UDIA) National Congress, Adelaide

Research Discussion Paper 2016-01

February 2016

Speech by Tony Richards, Head of Payment Policy Department, at the Payments Innovation 2016 Conference, Sydney

Speech by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the KangaNews DCM Summit, Sydney

Speech by Malcolm Edey, Assistant Governor (Financial System), at the Australian Shareholders Association (ASA) Investor Forum, Sydney

January 2016

December 2015

Speech by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets) at the 28th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney

Research Discussion Paper 2015-15

Okun's Law and Potential Output

Research Discussion Paper 2015-14

After the Boom

Address by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to an Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce (WA) Corporate Breakfast, Perth

November 2015

Speech by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the Bloomberg Summit, Sydney

Speech by Malcolm Edey, Assistant Governor (Financial System), at the Australian Property Institute's Queensland Property Conference, Gold Coast

Address by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the 2015 Economic and Social Outlook Conference, Melbourne

October 2015

Speech by Malcolm Edey, Assistant Governor (Financial System), at the International Swaps and Derivatives Association's (ISDA) 2015 Annual Australia Conference, Sydney

Speech by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, at the CFA Institute Australia Investment Conference, Sydney

Speech by John Simon, Head of Economic Research, at the Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality Conference, Sydney

Research Discussion Paper 2015-12

Address by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), to the Australian Financial Markets Report Launch, Sydney

September 2015

Speech by Alexandra Heath, Head of Economic Analysis, at an Urban Development Institute of Australia (WA Division Incorporated) Luncheon, Perth

Speech by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), to the Actuaries Institute ‘Banking on Change’ Seminar, Sydney

Briefing by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), on FX Global Code of Conduct, London

Speech by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, at a Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) event, Melbourne

Speech by Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Real Estate Symposium 2015, Sydney

As part of History Week 2015, the Museum's ‘Before Sunset’ exhibition explores the Bank's role in raising funds, offering assistance to service people in foreign countries.

Research Discussion Paper 2015-11

Research Discussion Paper 2015-10

August 2015

The Reserve Bank's Corporate Plan for 2015/16 has been prepared in accordance with section 35(1)(b) of the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013. This is the first Plan prepared by the Bank under the Act.

Remarks by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the National Reform Summit, Sydney

Research Discussion Paper 2015-09

A volume containing the papers and discussions from the 2015 Conference

Speech by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic), to the Economic Society of Australia (QLD) Luncheon, Brisbane

Speech by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, to the 54th Shann Memorial Lecture, Perth

July 2015

Address by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Boao Forum for Asia Financial Cooperation Conference, Sydney

Address by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Anika Foundation Luncheon, Sydney

Joint media release with the Hong Kong Monetary Authority

Panel participation by Mark Manning, Deputy Head of Payments Policy (Financial System), at the Global Investor/ISF Australia Securities Finance Masterclass, Sydney

June 2015

Address by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF) City Lecture, London

On behalf of current and former colleagues at the Reserve Bank, the Governor, Glenn Stevens, records, with deep regret, that former Governor, Sir Harold Knight KBE DSC, known to his friends and family as Harry, has died today, aged 95.

Speech by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the Launch of the Australian Centre for Financial Studies report on Financial Integration in the Asia Pacific, Sydney

Speech by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic), to the Australian National University, Canberra

Address by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Economic Society of Australia Luncheon, Brisbane

May 2015

Speech by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, to the Thomson Reuters' 3rd Australian Regulatory Summit, Sydney

Speech by Malcolm Edey, Assistant Governor (Financial System), at the Cards & Payments Conference, Melbourne

Speech by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, at the Corporate Finance Forum, Sydney

Research Discussion Paper 2015-07

Research Discussion Paper 2015-06

Speech by Sarv Girn, Chief Information Officer, at the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) Digital Bytes Breakfast 2015, Sydney

Research Discussion Paper 2015-05

April 2015

Speech by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Australian Financial Review Banking & Wealth Summit, Sydney

Panel participation by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the Forex Network, London

Research Discussion Paper 2015-04

Speech by Glenn Stevens, Governor, at an American Australian Association luncheon hosted by Goldman Sachs, New York, USA

Call for Papers for the Reserve Bank of Australia Research Workshop 2015 to be held in Sydney on 15–16 December 2015

March 2015

Council of Financial Regulators Consultation

Panel Discussion by Malcolm Edey, Assistant Governor (Financial System), to ASIC Annual Forum 2015, Sydney

Research Discussion Paper 2015-02

Speech by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the KangaNews Debt Capital Markets Summit 2015, Sydney

Address by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic), to the National RSL Clubs Conference, Hobart

Research Discussion Paper 2015-01

Speech by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, to the Goldman Sachs Annual Global Macro Economic Conference, Sydney

February 2015

January 2015

December 2014

Papers presented at the Reserve Bank of Australia's 2014 Research Workshop

Update: Response to Security Incident in Martin Place

The Reserve Bank expects to resume operations at its Head Office in Martin Place on 17 December.

Speech by Dr Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the 27th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney

Response to Security Incident in Martin Place

In response to the ongoing security incident in Martin Place, Sydney, the Reserve Bank of Australia has activated its business resumption facilities. All critical functions are expected to operate normally.

Research Discussion Paper 2014-14

November 2014

Address by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, to the Australian Business Economists (ABE) Annual Dinner, Sydney

Address by Alexandra Heath, Head of Economic Analysis Department, to the NSW Mining Industry & Suppliers Conference, NSW Parliament House, Sydney

Address by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) Annual Dinner, Melbourne

Speech by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic), to the Australian Business Economists (ABE), Sydney

Speech by Chris Aylmer, Head of Domestic Markets Department, to the Australian Securitisation Conference, Sydney

October 2014

Research Discussion Paper 2014-12

Remarks by Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, to the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) Panel Roundtable, Sydney

Remarks by Glenn Stevens, Governor, prior to the Annual General Meeting of the Australian Payments Clearing Association, Sydney

Address by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, to the Commonwealth Bank of Australia's 7th Annual Australasian Fixed Income Conference, Sydney

Address by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic), to the Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) National Congress, Adelaide

Remarks by Chris Aylmer, Head of Domestic Markets Department, to the Small to Medium Enterprise/Small Business Conference, Melbourne

Panel participation by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the Thomson Reuters FX Benchmark Event, Sydney

Speech by Dr Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), to Citi's 6th Annual Australian and New Zealand Investment Conference, Sydney

Panel participation by Malcolm Edey, Assistant Governor (Financial System), at the Australian Banking and Finance (AB+F) Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) Conference 2014, Sydney

Speech by Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, at the Paul Woolley Centre for the Study of Capital Market Dysfunctionality Conference 2014, Sydney

September 2014

Speech by Tony Richards, Head of Payments Policy, at the Chicago Payments Symposium, Chicago

Research Discussion Paper 2014-11

Speech by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic), to the Bloomberg Economic Summit, Sydney

Research Discussion Paper 2014-10

Research Discussion Paper 2014-09

As part of History Week 2014, the Bank's Museum has produced a series of postcards featuring notable Australians on our banknotes and their role in the First World War.

Address by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) Luncheon, Adelaide

August 2014

Research Discussion Paper 2014-08

Report published by EMEAP Working Group on Financial Markets, chaired by Dr Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets)

Remarks by Jenny Hancock, Senior Manager, Payments System Stability, Payments Policy Department, at the Risk Australia Conference, Sydney

The Reserve Bank commemorates the centenary of the commencement of the First World War with an online exhibition, From Bank to Battlefield. It is dedicated to the involvement of bank staff in the war and those who helped found the nation's central bank.

July 2014

A volume containing the papers and discussions from the 2014 Conference

Introductory remarks by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, at the RMB Internationalisation Roundtable, Sydney

Address by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to The Anika Foundation Luncheon, supported by Australian Business Economists and Macquarie Bank, Sydney

Panel participation by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the 2nd Latin America Australia Investors Forum, Sydney

Panel participation by Malcolm Edey, Assistant Governor (Financial System), at the Centre for International Finance and Regulation (CIFR) Market and Regulatory Performance Stream Symposium, Sydney

Research Discussion Paper 2014-06

Speech by Mark Manning, Deputy Head of Payments Policy (Financial System), to the Global Investor/ISF Australia Conference, Sydney

Remarks by Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, to the 2014 Economic and Social Outlook Conference hosted by the Melbourne Institute and The Australian, Melbourne

Speech by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Econometric Society Australasian Meeting and the Australian Conference of Economists, Hobart

Remarks by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), via Telepresence Robot to Camp Alphaville, London

June 2014

Panel moderation by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, at the G20 Conference: Strengthening the G20's Accountability and Effectiveness, hosted by the Lowy Institute, Melbourne

Speech by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic), on Labour Market Developments, hosted by The Wall Street Journal, Sydney

Speech by Sarv Girn, Chief Information Officer, to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) Adjusting Australia Series, Sydney

Speech by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's Symposium on Asian Banking and Finance, San Francisco

Speech by Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, to the University of Adelaide, Adelaide

Research Discussion Paper 2014-05

Speech by Tony Richards, Head of Payments Policy Department, to the Australian Savings & Deposits Conference 2014, Sydney

May 2014

Speech by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), to the Financial Services Institute of Australia, Adelaide

Research Discussion Paper 2014-04

Speech by Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, to the CITI Residential Housing Conference, Sydney

Remarks by Luci Ellis, Head of Financial Stability Department, at the Thomson Reuters' 2nd Australian Regulatory Summit, Sydney

Remarks by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the Women in Banking and Finance (WIBF) Business Series Lunch, Sydney

The Bank is redesigning its statistical tables to improve the delivery of data to users. Regular users can prepare for these changes by referring to information about the new formats.

April 2014

Research Discussion Paper 2014-03

Speech by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), to the Economic Society of Australia, Canberra

Research Discussion Paper 2014-02

Speech by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the American Chamber of Commerce (Qld) AmCham iiNet Business Luncheon, Brisbane

March 2014

Remarks by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to a panel discussion at the 17th Annual Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference, Hong Kong

Speech by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the 17th Annual Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference, Hong Kong

Opening Remarks by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, to the Centre for International Finance and Regulation Conference on the Internationalisation of the Renminbi, Sydney

Speech by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, to the ASIC Annual Forum 2014, Sydney

Speech by Malcolm Edey, Assistant Governor (Financial System), to the CFO Summit 2014, Gold Coast

Speech by Philip Lowe, Deputy Governor, to The Sydney Institute, Sydney

February 2014

Speech by Christopher Kent, Assistant Governor (Economic), to the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) Economic and Political Overview, Sydney

Remarks by Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets) at the CIFR Financial Market Developments Symposium, Sydney

January 2014

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