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Yesterday, for the final time this year the board of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) got together to discuss the official interest rate in Australia. 673 more words

General Finance

6 Dec 2017 (TheAge) - Reserve Bank of Australia leaves interest rates on hold at record low of 1.5 per cent in December

(6 December 2017, The Age, Business, [29, Eryk Bagshaw)

‘The Reserve Bank of Australia has left the official cash rate on hold at 1.5 per cent at its last meeting before Christmas, ending the year the same way it started – with interest rates at a record low. 62 more words

1.Market Observations


Today’s lunchtime recital in the RBA was really quite exceptional.  Simone McIntosh and Stéphane Mayer offered up a really well chosen program and executed it extremely well.   289 more words


Bursa Asia Selasa Pagi Umumnya Melemah, Suku Bunga Australia Dinantikan

(Vibiznews – Index) – Pasar saham Asia terpantau umumnya melemah pada awal perdagangannya hari Selasa (5/12), mengikuti sesi bursa AS semalam yang mixed, namun index Dow Jones berhasil mencatat rekor penutupan tertinggi. 117 more words


5 Dec 2017 (AFR) - House prices have more to fall, economists say

(5 December 2017, AFR, p6, by Su-Lin Tan)

‘House prices are set to ease as the growth in mortgage lending, which fuels price rises, finally starts to unwind, two economists have warned. 60 more words

1.Market Observations

Why a September 2018 RBA rate hike is unlikely?

In Australia, industries that used to generate employment in large numbers are looking to scale back. The automobile manufacturing industry is effectively dead with Toyota and Ford closing their plants and Holden closed the last car manufacturing plant in Australia citing a strong AUD currency, input costs and meagre economies of scale. 226 more words


Das Lowe-flation

RBA Gov Lowe gave the ABE Dinner speech this year — a speech entitled ‘Some Evolving Questions’.  The speech looks at the transition away from the mining investment peak , the broken link between jobs, wages and inflation, and the risks arising from the high household debt to income ratio. 644 more words