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20 Feb 2020
Mixed RBA signals cloud rate outlook
Analysts are in two minds about the Reserve Bank’s monetary policy strategy, with recent remarks from governor Philip Lowe ...
6 Jun 2019
More lenders commit to full RBA rate cut
Macquarie Bank, ING, and two customer-owned banks are among the lenders that have also now committed to passing on the RBA...
6 Sep 2018
Mortgage credit still ‘readily available’, says RBA
The investor exodus from the housing market is a “normal” part of the cycle, the average interest rate is lower year-on-y...
25 Sep 2014
Mortgage market becoming ‘unbalanced’, says RBA
The Reserve Bank has highlighted the disproportionate surge in investor home loans as a potential risk to Australia’s finan...
22 Mar 2017
Mortgage rate hikes could force RBA’s hand
A 25 basis point out-of-cycle rate hike in owner-occupied mortgage rates could pressure the Reserve Bank to make another cash...
30 May 2019
Mortgage rates drop ahead of RBA move
Home loan rates are on the chopping block, with lenders taking action ahead of four potential cuts to the cash rate.  ...
23 Oct 2014
Mortgages getting riskier: RBA
The Reserve Bank has warned lenders and borrowers to “be careful” as home loans become riskier. ...
31 Jan 2020
New credit crackdown in sight amid RBA-fuelled rebound
The housing market’s sensitivity to the RBA’s easing strategy could trigger a new wave of lending restrictions from APRA,...
20 Sep 2019
New Fed cut ‘reinforces’ need for more RBA easing
The Federal Reserve has slashed rates for the second consecutive month, “reinforcing” the necessity of further cuts to th...
13 Sep 2016
New RBA deputy governor appointed
Treasurer Scott Morrison has named the new deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, filling the vacancy created by...
4 Aug 2015
No change expected for RBA rate decision
The Reserve Bank is expected to keep the cash rate on hold at 2.00 per cent at today’s monthly board meeting. ...
12 Aug 2019
No escape from global rate trap: RBA
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe has conceded that “while we might wish it were otherwise”, Australia’s monetary polic...
5 Jun 2019
No excuses: RBA governor calls on banks to pass on full cut
The lower cash rate “should be fully passed through to variable mortgage rates”, Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe has sa...
14 Nov 2019
No respite for RBA as weak wages growth continues
The Reserve Bank is set to continue carrying the burden of stimulating consumer spending, amid continually weak wages growth,...
15 Oct 2018
Non-bank rise could increase ‘stability risks’: RBA
The central bank has warned that an increase in the non-bank sector’s market share could pose a threat to financial stabili...
18 Nov 2019
Pressure remains on RBA as unemployment rises
In the absence of fiscal stimulus amid falling employment figures, the onus will be on the Reserve Bank of Australia to pull ...
20 Feb 2019
Price falls in Sydney and Melbourne ‘unusual’: RBA
The decline in home values across Sydney and Melbourne has been “large by historical standards” and unreflective of a lo...
16 Nov 2016
Property market ‘more complicated’ says RBA
The Reserve Bank of Australia is finding it increasingly difficult to form a clear idea of how the property market is perfor...
11 Feb 2020
QE on the way despite ‘hawkish’ RBA rhetoric
There’s a “high chance” that quantitative easing will be required following additional cuts to the cash rate, despite t...
10 May 2019
Rate cut across the ditch foreshadows RBA move
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has cut the official cash rate for the first time since November 2016, just a day after Aust...

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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