Reserve Bank news

All the latest news on the Reserve Bank and interest rates in Australia.

NSW says if in doubt, spend

NSW says if in doubt, spend

With the latest national economic figures putting the fear into many experts and average Aussies alike, New South Wales is intent on spending its way out of a crisis.

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The Reserve Bank looks ahead

The Reserve Bank looks ahead

When considering the shape of the economic climate in the months to come, it is vital to remember what has been done to prevent this crisis, the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA’s) assistant governor Malcolm Edey has said.

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The RBA puts down its scissors

The RBA puts down its scissors

For the first time in six months, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has decided not to cut interest rates, defying predictions and denying home loan customers and first-home buyers a rare spot of good news.

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RBA rate decision 'a line-ball call'

RBA rate decision 'a line-ball call'

Although experts had predicted that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) would cut interest rates by as much as 50 basis points, calling it was a line-ball call, new.com.au reports.

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Interest rates: time to fix?

Interest rates: time to fix?

With the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) deciding to leave interest rates unchanged, many Australians may be wondering whether it is time to fix their mortgage rates when they compare home loans.

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RBA rates to come down amid fear of a recession

RBA rates to come down amid fear of a recession

This week will be a big one for investors, policymakers, home loan customers and first-home buyers as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) prepares to make its next decision on whether to lower interest rates again.

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How low can the RBA go?

How low can the RBA go?

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) could take interest rates into uncharted territory if it lives up to the predictions of economists quizzed by the AAP.

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Debit cards gaining on credit cards

Debit cards gaining on credit cards

Although cheap credit cards have hogged the limelight as the plastic payment method of choice for Aussies for many years, debit cards are waiting in the wings.

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