People walk past the Reserve Bank of Australia in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Australia's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point

 

              People walk past the Reserve Bank of Australia in  Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013.  Australia
People walk past the Reserve Bank of Australia in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Australia's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to a record low 2.5 percent on Tuesday because of slower growth and weakening commodity prices. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith)