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14 Oct 2019
Criticism of personal guarantees for LRBAs rebuked
Calls to prohibit the use of personal guarantees to support LRBAs fail to acknowledge the prominence of this practice with al...
18 Dec 2019
Data shift threatens to ‘eradicate’ bank advantage: RBA
The growing availability of consumer data is threatening the banking sector’s “historic advantage” in the credit risk a...
5 May 2017
Debt binge has left Australians exposed to future shocks: RBA
Reserve Bank governor Phillip Lowe has shared his concerns over rising levels of household debt and the impact of increased p...
11 May 2020
Deferrals, redraws to offset decline in volumes: RBA
Banks are set to retain the current value of their mortgage books despite an expected decline in home loan volumes, according...
5 Sep 2017
Economic shocks ‘will occur’: RBA
The structure of the Australian economy will likely “continue to change” between 2017 and 2021, the central bank has said...
19 Aug 2019
Employment boost to provide RBA with ‘breathing space’
Strong employment growth will take pressure off the Reserve Bank, but “significant spare capacity” remains in the labour ...
31 Mar 2016
Falling bank share prices ‘significant’, says RBA
The Reserve Bank of Australia has commented on the recent volatility of local bank stocks in its latest monetary policy meet...
4 Nov 2019
Fed cuts again, could ‘offset’ RBA easing
The Federal Reserve has cut its funds rate for the third time in three months, undermining the RBA’s efforts to lower the A...
18 Dec 2015
Fed rate hike won’t force RBA’s hand, says economist
A leading Australian economist has argued that the US central bank’s decision to raise the Federal Funds rate to a 0.25 to ...
21 Jun 2019
Fixed rate demand bounced back before RBA cut
The demand for fixed-rate loans jumped back up in May after declining in the lead up to the 2019 federal election, new data h...
11 Dec 2015
Former Macquarie boss joins RBA
The Federal Treasurer has announced the appointment of Allan Moss AO as a part-time member to the Reserve Bank board for a fi...
10 Oct 2014
Former RBA board member calls for rate hike
A former Reserve Bank board member says raising interest rates to three per cent would help cool booming property markets in ...
30 Oct 2017
Former RBA governor joins Macquarie
Glenn Stevens, the former governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, has been appointed as an independent director to the boa...
26 Apr 2017
Funding pressures not to blame for rate hikes, says RBA
Banks’ ratcheting up of interest rates is not due to funding costs as they claim, the RBA has underscored at its latest mo...
18 Mar 2020
Further easing on the cards amid COVID-19 threat
Australia’s GDP growth is likely to be “noticeably weaker than previously expected”, the RBA has said, ahead of an emer...
5 May 2016
Glenn Stevens to step down as RBA governor
Treasurer Scott Morrison has announced the successor to outgoing Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens. ...
20 Apr 2018
Government announces RBA board replacement
Treasurer Scott Morrison has announced Kathryn Fagg’s replacement on the board of the Reserve Bank of Australia. ...
24 Jun 2019
Hat-trick of RBA rate cuts on the table
There’s a “very real chance” that the Reserve Bank will lower the cash rate three months in a row, according to ANZ Res...
21 Aug 2014
Home lending increasingly competitive, says RBA
The Reserve Bank has noted how low funding costs have led Australian banks to compete for home lending more actively than in ...
13 Apr 2018
Household debt risks ‘no longer building’: RBA
The “strengthening” of lending standards have helped reduce household debt, according to Reserve Bank governor Philip Low...

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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