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12 Sep 2017
RBA: FHBs ‘crowded out of the market by higher housing prices’
First home buyers are "less likely to take on a mortgage" today than in the early 2000s, Reserve Bank economists have found, ...
30 Mar 2017
RBA: Funding costs ‘little changed’ since mid-2016
Banks’ funding costs have remained quite stable since the middle of last year, according to a Reserve Bank economist. ...
15 Apr 2019
RBA’s housing concerns abated by tighter underwriting
Tighter mortgage underwriting standards have eased the central bank’s financial stability concerns associated with weakenin...
17 Oct 2018
RC interim report could trigger further credit tightening: RBA
Banks could tighten their credit policies further in the wake of the release of the financial services royal commission’s i...
17 Nov 2017
Recession is not the answer and will lead to ‘destruction’: RBA
The Reserve Bank of Australia has slammed claims that a recession is the only way for the Australian economy to improve, sayi...
8 Jul 2019
Retirement lender passes on full RBA rate cut
A retirement lender has announced its decision to reduce interest rates in line with the Reserve Bank’s cash rate cut.  ...
18 Nov 2016
Rising debt fears could spell end of RBA rate cuts
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe has indicated that rate cuts could be off the table as cheap money fuels record-high levels...
21 Sep 2017
Small shock could trigger ‘serious correction’, warns RBA
Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe is worried about what will happen to highly leveraged Australian households wh...
26 Mar 2015
Strong risk of oversupply as investor demand persists: RBA
The Reserve Bank of Australia has warned that strong investor demand could lead to risks of an oversupply of units in Melbour...
23 Nov 2016
Subprime mortgages now 25% of RMBS market: RBA
Non-conforming RMBS deals have played a greater role in the Australian securitisation market over the past year with some rec...
5 Mar 2019
Two RBA rate cuts expected for 2019
Analysts are increasingly expecting the central bank to drop the official cash rate in the coming year, amid continued weanin...
16 Aug 2018
Wage growth spike not ‘meaningful’ enough to force RBA’s hand
The central bank’s cash rate outlook will not be swayed by the latest rise in the wage growth index, according to analysts....
5 Mar 2015
Westpac: RBA to cut rates in April or May
Westpac Group chief economist Bill Evans has conceded that his forecast of a rate cut this week “turned out to be a misjudg...
5 May 2017
Wrong housing policies could ‘exacerbate’ stability concerns
A major bank has highlighted that there are a range of “deep and varied drivers” of the housing affordability issue, emph...

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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