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21 Feb 2018
RBA flags potential ‘financial stress’ threat for next five years
The Reserve Bank of Australia is keeping a watchful eye on interest-only mortgagors whose terms are due to expire between th...
17 Aug 2018
RBA governor ‘appalled’ at royal commission revelations
Philip Lowe, the governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, has said that he is “incredibly disappointed” and “appalled...
27 Jun 2018
RBA governor appointed chair of global financial system committee
Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor Philip Lowe has been appointed as chair of the Committee on the Global Financial Sys...
3 May 2019
RBA has ‘ammunition’ but might not slash cash rate
There are many factors placing pressure on Australia’s central bank to drop the official cash rate to a new record low, but...
4 Jul 2017
RBA has lending rates ‘where they want them’: economist
The possibility of eight rate hikes in two years is “highly unlikely”, but a cash rate cut could be on the cards, accordi...
22 Nov 2017
RBA has no target for house prices, says Lowe
The RBA has joined APRA in stressing its indifference towards house prices, despite flagging risks in the property market and...
29 Jun 2017
RBA hikes could push mortgage rates to 7 per cent
The Reserve Bank of Australia could hike rates eight times in two years, pushing the average standard variable rate up to 7...
7 Jun 2016
RBA holds cash rate
The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept the cash rate on hold at 1.75 per cent after last week’s stronger GDP figures calmed...
7 Nov 2017
RBA holds cash rate at record low
The Reserve Bank of Australia has today announced the official cash rate for November, following its monthly board meeting. ...
7 Dec 2016
RBA holds rates on ‘strengthened’ housing market
Following its decision to leave rates on hold yesterday, the Reserve Bank of Australia says conditions in the housing market ...
17 Dec 2015
RBA indicates easing bias
The Reserve Bank of Australia has outlined the case for potential further rate cuts in the minutes of its December meeting. ...
7 Mar 2019
RBA insists housing slump won’t ‘derail’ economy
The downturn in the property market is “manageable” and will not impede economic growth, Reserve Bank governor Philip Low...
22 Nov 2018
RBA issues warning over fear-provoking lending penalties
The Australian economy will “suffer” if banks don’t take risks and restrict their lending appetite in fear of potential...
20 Oct 2014
RBA jawboning could be enough to scare investors
The Reserve Bank’s recent jawboning about frothy investor lending could be enough to cool the market. ...
12 Nov 2014
RBA jawboning fails to deter investors
A national survey of property investors has revealed that investor demand for property shows little sign of slowing any time ...
16 Feb 2018
RBA keen to see household debt moderate for ‘run of years’
The head of the Reserve Bank of Australia doesn’t want the rate of growth of housing costs and debt outstripping income gro...
18 Aug 2016
RBA keeping Australian dollar on a tight leash
The RBA cut interest rates in August in part to avoid the "complications" of an appreciating Australian dollar for domestic g...
19 Jun 2019
RBA lauds ‘effective’ tightening of lending standards
The Reserve Bank has pointed to new research suggesting that tighter lending standards have improved financial stability in t...
31 Oct 2016
RBA likely to cut rates in 2017: AB
Australia’s economic growth is showing signs of improvement, but the adjustment in house prices may drive further cuts thro...
3 Feb 2015
RBA losing interest in house prices: Deloitte
With below-trend growth and larger forces at play in the global economy, housing prices are becoming less of a concern for th...

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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