Among Australia's troubles are banks that can't pass on RBA rate cuts (50 bp last night) because...

|By:, SA News Editor

Among Australia's troubles are banks that can't pass on RBA rate cuts (50 bp last night) because - reliant on overseas markets - the lenders' funding costs are on the rise. "Infatuation" with Oz's debt (foreign ownership gov't bonds is skying) may be propping up the aussie, writes Anthony Doyle, but not for much longer. FXA -0.7%.