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March quarter CPI expected to drop under 4%

Major bank economists have anticipated inflation to drop to its slowest pace since December 2021.

PODCAST: A new payroll tax burden

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Australia’s debt service ratio ‘extraordinary’: CBA

The change in the debt service ratio has been ‘extraordinary’, according to the major bank.

Home buying sentiment falls after record high: Westpac

Buyer sentiment decreased following a 15-month high reported last month, the major bank has revealed.

New loan commitments rebound: ABS

The value of new loan commitments has recovered after back-to-back declines, the ABS has shown.

PODCAST: Broker market share at record high

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Residential dwelling prices drive up household wealth: ABS

Growth of total household wealth accelerated in the December 2023 quarter, the ABS has revealed.

Housing affordability ‘one of the biggest policy issues’: Dutton

The rising cost of housing in Australia is “one of the biggest policy issues we need to get right,” the Leader of the Opposition Peter Dutton has said.

Rate moves not considered in March meeting, RBA reveals

The March minutes have shown the central bank did not deliberate on hiking or cutting the official cash rate.

PODCAST: Will the competition inquiry recommendations improve mortgages?

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