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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...
6 Sep 2017
RBA eyes 3% growth amid ‘troughed’ inflation
The Reserve Bank of Australia has doubled down on its 3 per cent growth target despite acknowledging that economic shocks “...
30 Sep 2019
RBA faces ‘conundrum’ in superfluous race to the bottom
The central bank is engaged in a race to the bottom as it looks to out-cut its global counterparts amid “abnormal” econo...
25 Jun 2019
RBA faces dilemma as global markets turn
The Reserve Bank may be forced to rethink its monetary policy approach, with expected rate cuts in the US and Europe blurring...
14 Oct 2019
RBA faces dilemma as investors flock back to market
The ABS has reported an investor-driven “pop” in home loan activity, which, according to ANZ Research, could be a cause f...
3 Oct 2017
RBA fears property investors could bring the market down
Given the high number of property investors in Australia, the Reserve Bank is worried that if capital growth slows, investors...
3 Nov 2014
RBA figures strengthen case for lending curbs
The Reserve Bank’s latest lending figures point to an increase in investor home loan growth in September. ...
23 Feb 2016
RBA flags ‘increasing risk’ in property market
The Reserve Bank of Australia has warned of the increasing risk in one real estate market as prices rise ahead of rents and v...
29 Aug 2014
RBA flags ‘systemic risk’ of home lending
The Reserve Bank has warned of the potential risks of directing any more finance towards housing in its latest submission to ...
7 Aug 2017
RBA flags issue with non-major turnaround times
Interest-only lending changes driven by increased regulatory scrutiny are creating processing headaches for the non-major ban...

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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