RBA minutes from October 3rd meeting state rate hikes abroad do not have any mechanical implications for Australian rates and any shift in rates depends on domestic economy

- Judged steady policy consistent with growth and inflation goals.
- Further strength in AUD would result to slower growth and inflation.
- Recent strength in jobs growth to underpin house hold income and consumption.

Link to full minutes release: https://www.rba.gov.au/monetary-policy/rba-board-minutes/2017/2017-10-03.html

Reaction details (01:39)

- AUD/USD immediately moved higher by 4 pips to 0.7849 from 0.7845, but then instantly pared this to trade below pre-announcement levels, trades 0.7837 (-16 pips) last.

17 Oct 2017 - 01:30- ForexImportant- Source: Newswires

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