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Low wage growth – A big cause of worry for Australia’s interest rate scenario!

Reserve Bank of Australia seems to have raised its hands when it comes to interest rate hike looking at the sluggish wage growth. The intend is to deliver a boost to households to take off the mounting debt burden. 782 more words

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Is RBA more relaxed when it comes to interest rate hikes in Australia?

The Reserve Bank of Australia has recently dismissed a chance of rate hike any time soon after a period of financial turmoil. This has found relation to emerging fears of inflation and the mountain of household debt. 720 more words

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CPI figures show inflation remains low – but households aren't feeling it | Greg Jericho | Business | The Guardian

should the rise in prices be driven mostly by essentials such as utility prices, rents, health and education as has been the case for some years now, this lack of a growth in wage rises will also mean that households will continue… 34 more words

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Sydney, Melbourne house prices on downswing along with construction dwindling below expectations!

January data for Sydney and Melbourne house price revealed continuation of the fall in prices (as per figures provided from CoreLogic). Particularly, there has been a 0.9 per cent fall in Sydney while Melbourne house prices were still slightly better off with just a 0.2 per cent fall. 601 more words

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Are lithium stocks tipped to lose their charm in 2018 and beyond?

With recent speculation on the global lithium prices under risk at the back of supply now expected to meet and then outstrip the demand scenario, ASX listed lithium stocks seem to bear the brunt of the macro picture. 970 more words

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Commodity Prices Drag Miners while Consumer Sentiment Pulls the Strings Up

On January 17, 2018, we saw ASX trending lower owing to miners that were a drag with iron ore slipping low and tipped for a downfall to $50 a metric ton. 637 more words

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