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14 Nov 2019
No respite for RBA as weak wages growth continues
The Reserve Bank is set to continue carrying the burden of stimulating consumer spending, amid continually weak wages growth,...
15 Oct 2018
Non-bank rise could increase ‘stability risks’: RBA
The central bank has warned that an increase in the non-bank sector’s market share could pose a threat to financial stabili...
18 Nov 2019
Pressure remains on RBA as unemployment rises
In the absence of fiscal stimulus amid falling employment figures, the onus will be on the Reserve Bank of Australia to pull ...
20 Feb 2019
Price falls in Sydney and Melbourne ‘unusual’: RBA
The decline in home values across Sydney and Melbourne has been “large by historical standards” and unreflective of a lo...
16 Nov 2016
Property market ‘more complicated’ says RBA
The Reserve Bank of Australia is finding it increasingly difficult to form a clear idea of how the property market is perfor...
9 Jul 2020
QE ‘ramp-up’ only viable option for RBA
An expansion of the quantitative easing program may be the only monetary policy lever at the Reserve Bank’s disposal if the...
11 Feb 2020
QE on the way despite ‘hawkish’ RBA rhetoric
There’s a “high chance” that quantitative easing will be required following additional cuts to the cash rate, despite t...
10 May 2019
Rate cut across the ditch foreshadows RBA move
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has cut the official cash rate for the first time since November 2016, just a day after Aust...
3 Jun 2015
Rate decision 'accommodative', says RBA
The Reserve Bank has expanded on its decision to leave rates unchanged, expressing the board’s decision to implement “acc...
9 Feb 2018
Rate hike not on the cards any time soon: RBA
The central bank has reiterated its concerns over record high levels of household debt and said that it has no plans to lift...
10 Sep 2018
Rate hikes to ‘exacerbate’ housing downturn
The recent wave of out-of-cycle interest rate hikes on owner-occupier home loans could further dampen demand for property and...
7 Nov 2019
Rates heading to 0.25% despite ‘upbeat’ RBA
The Reserve Bank remains on track to cut the cash rate twice in the coming months, despite singing a “more upbeat” tune i...
8 Apr 2019
RBA ‘confident’ the financial system ‘remains resilient’
The central bank is confident in the resilience of the economy and financial system despite the recent housing market adjustm...
22 Aug 2018
RBA ‘disappointed’ by banks’ delay to roll out NPP
The RBA’s assistant governor for financial system, Michele Bullock, has said that she is “disappointed” by the major ba...
4 Jul 2019
RBA ‘leaves door open’ to further cuts
The central bank has not ruled out further adjustments to the cash rate, with a third cut forecast for as early as August. ...
23 Sep 2016
RBA ‘not inflation nutters’, says new governor
In his first speech as Reserve Bank governor, Philip Lowe says the RBA’s monetary policy is still accommodative and its ...
28 Sep 2016
RBA ‘shouldn’t just rely on low interest rates’ to assist economy
The Reserve Bank of Australia should be getting more help from the government in trying to boost the economy, a chief economi...
4 Nov 2015
RBA ‘stuck in the starting gates’
Mortgage broker network 1300HomeLoan says even if the Reserve Bank had cut rates yesterday, it would have had little material...
24 Oct 2014
RBA already using macroprudential tools: Narev
CBA chief executive Ian Narev says the Reserve Bank is already exercising macropudential tools by talking about housing risks...
7 Aug 2018
RBA announces August cash rate
The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced its cash rate determination for the month of August. ...

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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