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Macro prudential regulation in the Australian economy

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With the Australian property market continuing with its concerning level of increased demand the RBA governor Glenn Stevens has flagged the possible implementation of  macro prudential regulation for the first time in over a decade to help curb the current level of demand. 421 more words


25 Sept 2014 (AFR) - Apartment glut may deter investors

(25 Sept 2014, AFR, p12, Rebecca Thistleton )

‘The Reserve Bank has singled out Melbourne’s oversupplied apartment market as a threat to property investors. The RBA’s Financial Stability Review, released on Wednesday, said the surge in small units targeting university students appealed to a narrow market. 28 more words

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25 Sept 2014 (AFR) - RBA targets property boom

(25 Sept 2014, AFR, p1, Jacob Greber and James Eyers)

‘Banks and investors face an escalating campaign of pressure by regulators and potentially tougher credit controls orchestrated by the Reserve Bank of Australia to head off a property bubble. 41 more words

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Here we go again

Yesterday lunchtime saw the first free lunchtime concert of the season in the Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre.  Following tradition, it was presented by the members of the Ensemble Studio.  476 more words

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ABC radio interview on unemployment, the 4% target and the four pillars plan

I was interviewed this morning by Steve Austin on 612 ABC Brisbane regarding yesterday’s unemployment figures, particularly what they mean for the Government’s four pillars plan and its 4% unemployment rate target: 186 more words


The Erlkonigin RBT Clone Preorder $40

Here is a suave new twist on the “Kayfun alikes.” The Erlkonigin rebuildable atomizer clone is creeping into preorder status at a couple suppliers. Most Kayfun style atomizers are very similar with small differences to customize the vape such as increased airflow, larger capacity, or smaller size. 451 more words


10 Sept 2014 (AFR) - Investors take half of all housing loans

(10 Sept 2014, AFR, p7, Jacob Greber Economics correspondent)

‘Investors accounted for a record 49.7 per cent of total loans in July, ­adding to evidence the housing market is becoming enough of a risk to warrant higher official interest rates. 49 more words

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