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22 Aug 2016
RBA ‘retains strong easing bias’, says ANZ
The Reserve Bank’s cash rate is likely to remain unchanged at 1.5 per cent, however ANZ sees a “clear risk of further eas...
16 Aug 2017
'Marginal’ borrower activity critical to financial stability: RBA
Monitoring what “marginal” borrower groups are doing is more important to financial stability than the actions of “aver...
8 Jun 2016
‘Conflicting economic trends’ force RBA's cash rate call
One of Australia’s most respected economists has weighed in on the Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to keep the offi...
5 Jul 2018
‘Flat’ housing market no longer contributing to growth: RBA
The central bank is no longer expecting the Australian housing market to make a positive contribution to economic growth, cit...
8 Nov 2018
‘Hawkish’ RBA outlook could signal early rate hike
The Reserve Bank has “surprised” the market with its “upbeat” economic outlook, which could be a “precursor to a ra...
16 Oct 2017
‘Higher risk’: RBA, Citi sound alarm on property investment
More Australians are buying multiple properties, a high number of investors are over 60 and most investor mortgages are negat...
23 Aug 2018
‘Investor exodus’ is ‘welcome news’ to RBA, says lender
The prudential regulator’s lending curbs had the “desired impact” of triggering a “significant exodus of investors”...
27 Oct 2016
‘Messy’ CPI result could stay RBA’s hand
A senior economist has said that the Reserve Bank of Australia is likely to keep rates on hold next Tuesday, in light of yest...
20 Jan 2017
‘Out of hand’ investors could trigger RBA hike
A resurgence in investor lending could see the Reserve Bank lift the cash rate earlier than expected, according to a market a...
14 Dec 2016
‘RBA will cut again,’ says economist
A leading Australian economist has predicted that the Reserve Bank of Australia will “reluctantly” cut interest rates nex...
11 Aug 2016
‘We are kidding ourselves,’ warns RBA governor
In his final speech, outgoing RBA governor Glenn Stevens said it may take “a moment of crisis” for a hard-nosed conversat...
12 Jun 2014
Accelerate capital accumulation: RBA
The head of the Reserve Bank believes lenders should speed up their capital accumulation while they still can. ...
15 Jun 2018
Analysis: Has the RBA cash rate become irrelevant?
Recent reports suggest that the recent rate hike in the US will impact Aussie mortgage rates. Meanwhile, pricing has become t...
11 Feb 2014
Andrew Wilson - 12 February 2014
This week making news; electronic transactions are on the horizon for NSW and one of Victorian’s top agency’s spends morn...
12 Jun 2018
Aussie banks less reliant on offshore funding: RBA
The Reserve Bank has outlined how Australia’s banks, which have traditionally relied on foreign markets for funding, have g...
5 Feb 2015
Bank modelling has RBA cutting rates to 1 per cent
The central bank’s decision to lower the official cash rate could signal a new downward trend. ...
16 Mar 2017
Banks can withstand a housing downturn: RBA
Macroprudential measures enacted since 2014 have put the four major banks in a position to cope with any future falls in hous...
1 Sep 2015
Banks reducing suburban retail footprint
More banks are downsizing their physical occupancies in suburban areas amid the rise of online shopping and banking, accordin...
20 Sep 2017
Best lending standards 'might not be enough': RBA
The central bank has clarified its views on Australia’s high levels of household debt and warned that “even the best lend...
22 Dec 2016
Board changes at RBA
Treasurer Scott Morrison has announced that Carol Schwartz will join the board of the Reserve Bank as a part-time member. ...

Comments

Investorwatch
I'm pretty concerned about investor activity right now and its impact on housing prices. Yes, banks have relaxed lending criteria, making it easier to get money but the impact Ive seen already in inve.....rba needs to get the nest year or so right otherwise well be in trouble.

Wombat
Any out-of-cycle downward cut to variable rates has to be minor and more likely an adjustment to previous rate cuts that were not fully passed on. The RBA's cash rate determines a benchmark for margin.....rba's cash rate determines a benchmark for margins, and while some lenders may take a hit on their m...
TJ
I dont know of any bank that has lifted their reverse mortgage interest rates out of line with any RBA movements. What the hell are they talking about?.....rba movements. What the hell are they talking about?

Brad
Such garbage... CHOICE is the most corrupt organisation in Australia, and only recommend businesses, companies, people that benefit themselves. The only conflict of interest via the commission syste...
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