Posts tagged: Reserve Bank

Is Australia’s household debt putting the economy at risk?

It certainly came as no surprise that the official cash rate was kept on hold by the Reserve Bank Board at its April 2017...   Read More

Housing market coming off the boil

More reports have been emerging about the worrying state of Australia’s housing market. But are we set for a bubble to burst in certain...   Read More

What 2017 has in store for interest rates

The Reserve Bank of Australia kept the cash rate on hold in February at its first board meeting for 2017. The decision was in...   Read More

What the rate cut means for self-funded retirees

It was little surprise to anyone that the Reserve Bank of Australia cut the cash rate at its August 2016 board meeting. It’s at...   Read More

Interest rates in Australia – global influences

The Reserve Bank of Australia left the cash rate unchanged at its April board meeting, saying current monetary policy settings were appropriate. It stressed...   Read More

Rate cuts and property prices

The Reserve Bank of Australia has long said it was maintaining a watching brief on the Australian (and, indeed, global) economy and would take...   Read More