Independence for the RBA

Story Published: 1 May 2012

UPDATE 2:30 The RBA has cut the official cash rate by 50 basis points, bringing it to 3.75%

Cash Rate, Glenn Stevens, Interest Rates, Rba

RBA cuts rates by 25 basis points

Story Published: 5 Jun 2012

THE Reserve Bank has cut the cash rate by 25 basis points, citing volatility in world economies and modest growth in...

Banks, Cash Rate, Interest Rates, Rba

How to own a gold iPhone and eat children

Story Published: 27 Aug 2013

FACEBOOK to be rolled out to the starving and dying, the new iPhone will be gold and someone wants a 100-metre-tall statue...

Federal Election 2013, Greens, Iphone, Izealots, Kieran Salsone, Mortage, Opinion, Rba, Steve Jobs

St George Economics economy and finance update

Story Published: 4 Jun 2013

THE RBA will announce its latest position on the cash rate today at 2.30 pm. The RBA is expected to remain on hold given...

Cash Rate, Economy, Finance, Interest Rates, Rba, St George

ANZ follows other banks and passes on part cut

Story Published: 13 Oct 2012

ANZ has followed the lead of the other big banks by cutting its variable home loan interest rate by less than the Reserve...

Anz, Cash Rate, Economy, Interest Rates, Rba, Variable Home Loan Rate

RBA expects growth to stay below trend for the year ahead

Story Published: 14 Nov 2014

CONSUMER expectations for the pace of inflation lifted 0.7 percentage points (ppts) to 4.1% in November.

Consumer Expectations, Economy, Inflation Rate, Rba, St George

Official cash rate record low

Story Published: 24 May 2013

THE Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision this month to cut the official rate to 2.75% takes the cash rate to a record low...

Cash Rate, Interest Rate, Market, Rba

ANZ lowers rates by more than the RBA's own cut

Story Published: 10 May 2013

ANZ has trumped the other big four banks by lowering its standard variable rate by more than the Reserve Bank’s 25 basis...

Anz, Cash Rates, Interest Rates, Rba

Housing approval numbers to fall short of RBA expectations

Story Published: 4 Mar 2013

THE first ABS building approvals update for 2013 indicates that new home building activity will this year fall short of RBA...

Harley Dale, Hia, Housing Approvals, Market, Rba

Weak Aussie dollar means rate cut unlikely

Story Published: 2 Jun 2013

A WEAK Australian dollar since the beginning of May will be enough for the Reserve Bank to leave the cash rate on hold at...

Cash Rate, Hsbc, Interest Rates, Rba

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