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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...
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...
19 Apr 2017
Household debt vulnerabilities ‘increasing’: RBA
Australia's financial system is exposed to risks associated with high household indebtedness, which could “amplify and prop...
13 Oct 2014
Housing finance stagnates as RBA jawboning takes effect
Demand for home loans dropped off in August, according to new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). ...
20 Feb 2017
Housing market ‘not all about owning home’, says RBA
The RBA’s assistant governor (economic) says that although there are some “pockets of potential stress” in the housing ...
20 Apr 2017
Housing markets warrant ‘careful monitoring’: RBA
The Reserve Bank of Australia has clarified its stance on the official cash rate, noting that while indicators of financial s...
22 Nov 2016
Housing on RBA “wall of worry”, says CBA economist
The Reserve Bank’s growing fears over residential property are increasing the likelihood of tighter regulation, according t...
18 Oct 2016
Improved outlook to keep RBA ‘on sidelines’
A big four bank has said the Reserve Bank is likely to stay “on the sidelines” with regard to lowering the cash rate, i...
11 Mar 2016
Increased housing supply cooling house prices: RBA
The Reserve Bank of Australia has reaffirmed that it is continuing to monitor developments in the housing market “very clos...
21 Sep 2015
Increased supply of housing 'has to be the answer': RBA
Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens has spoken out about the seriousness of housing affordability and suggested how the natio...
4 May 2016
Industry figures applaud RBA cash rate call
The Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to slash the official cash rate to a new historic low is positive news for both th...
2 Dec 2015
Industry figures react to RBA rate decision
Industry professionals say there is no surprise that the Reserve Bank decided to leave the official cash rate unchanged at 2....

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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