What's Next: June 6, 2017

The Reserve Bank of Australia is set to make an announcement about the nation's interest rate policy. Market watchers expect the central bank to hold rates steady and perhaps cut them later this year.
The Reserve Bank of Australia is set to make an announcement about the nation's interest rate policy. Market watchers expect the central bank to hold rates steady and perhaps cut them later this year.PHOTO: REUTERS

Global meeting on clean energy

Officials and business leaders from around the world will gather in Beijing today for the Clean Energy Ministerial meeting, less than a week after United States President Donald Trump announced he would pull the US out of the Paris climate accord.

Attendees at the meeting will discuss the benefits of nuclear power, liquefied natural gas and renewables.


Seminar on workplace safety today

The Singapore Contractors Association will hold its 34th Annual Construction Safety, Health and Security Seminar today.

The seminar, held at the Employment and Employability Institute, aims to promote awareness over workplace safety. Participants will be updated on the latest developments in safety management systems and worksite safety practices.


Aussie central bank tipped to hold rates

The Reserve Bank of Australia is meeting today and is set to make an announcement about the nation's interest rate policy.

Market watchers expect the central bank to hold rates steady and perhaps cut them later this year, as Australia's economy has been dragged down by low wage growth and weak inflation.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 06, 2017, with the headline 'What's Next'. Print Edition | Subscribe