RBA keeps rates on hold for third month

Story Published: 7 Apr 2015

INTEREST rates have stayed in a holding pattern, with the Reserve Bank deciding keep the cash rate steady at 2.25% for the...

Rates, Rba, Reserve Bank Australia

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

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

RBA leaves cash rate on hold

Story Published: 7 Aug 2012

THE Reserve Bank has left the cash rate on hold at 3.5%, indicating it was too soon to determine whether previous cuts on...

Housing Market, Rba

Confidence weak despite rate cuts

Story Published: 26 Jun 2012

WARY consumers are unmoved by recent interest rate cuts and healthy economic figures, according to an index of consumer...

Banks, Cash Rate, Interest Rates, Justin Norrie, Rba

Reserve Bank out of touch

Story Published: 2 Oct 2012

MOST economists think the Reserve Bank board will ease interest rates by 0.25%.

Bob Lamont, Consumer Spending, Opinion, Rba

Retirees unhappy with rate cut

Story Published: 2 Oct 2012

RETIREES have hit out at the Reserve Bank's decision to cut interest rates on Tuesday, saying it was a blow to older...

Cash Rate, Investments, Rba, Retirees

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