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17 Jul 2019
RBA banks on double-pronged mortgage boost
The central bank is confident that its recent cuts to the cash rate, along with APRA’s changes to loan assessment requireme...
23 Jun 2016
RBA bullish on apartments despite settlement risks
The central bank believes apartments will continue to play an important role in the economy despite tighter credit conditions...
19 Jun 2017
RBA bullish on economy despite housing and debt risks
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe is confident that Australia will experience stronger growth over the coming years but says ...
30 Jun 2014
RBA calls for more data from FIRB
The Reserve Bank has recommended that more regular data be provided by the Foreign Investment Review Board on approved proper...
3 Jul 2018
RBA cash rate verdict revealed
The official cash rate for July has been announced by the central bank following its monthly board meeting.   ...
20 Nov 2014
RBA changes its tune on investor lending
Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens has toned down his language on investor lending. ...
30 Sep 2014
RBA close to curbing investor lending
Australian banks could soon face lending restraints as the Reserve Bank considers measures to control a boom in investor fina...
22 May 2019
RBA concedes it will ‘consider’ rate cut in June
Expectations of a cut to the official cash rate have been heightened after RBA governor Philip Lowe conceded that an adjustme...
22 Mar 2019
RBA confident in borrower resilience
Risks associated with the effects of falling home values on mortgage serviceability are “not large enough” to pose a “...
8 May 2017
RBA continues to ‘monitor risks’ to household balance sheets
In its recently released Statement of Monetary Policy, the Reserve Bank of Australia has highlighted that house prices have ...
8 Dec 2016
RBA could cut rates to offset mortgage repricing
One leading economist believes the Reserve Bank could still cut the cash rate next year, despite recent speculation that the ...
18 Jul 2014
RBA could follow New Zealand on LVR caps
The Reserve Bank could cap LVR or work with APRA to change capital requirements on residential mortgages. ...
2 Jul 2019
RBA cuts cash rate to new record low
The central bank has lowered the official cash rate for the second consecutive month, with attention now turning to the respo...
3 Oct 2019
RBA decision called into question
The timing of the Reserve Bank’s third cut to the cash rate in five months has been questioned, amid governor Philip Lowe...
8 Jul 2015
RBA decision leaves housing issues unaddressed
Loan Market chairman Sam White says the Reserve Bank’s decision to hold the cash rate steady at yesterday’s monthly board...
4 Mar 2015
RBA decision may reflect property concerns
The Reserve Bank’s decision to leave the cash rate unchanged yesterday could signal its concern about rising property price...
22 Jun 2017
RBA downplays bank levy impact
The Reserve Bank of Australia has played down the significance of the government's bank levy, noting it is "not particularly ...
4 Aug 2015
RBA ends suspense with interest rate announcement
The Reserve Bank of Australia has delivered the result of its monthly board meeting. ...
2 May 2017
RBA expected to leave rates on hold
Leading economists are confident that the Reserve Bank will leave the official cash rate unchanged at today’s board meeting...
27 Aug 2015
RBA exposes ‘intertwined nature’ of SMEs and mortgages
The Reserve Bank of Australia has released an extensive report examining the nature of SME funding in relation to house price...

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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