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  • RBA uses minutes to flag its intent

    For the second month in a row, the Reserve Bank of Australia has made a point of using the minutes of its board meeting to modify the impression given by its post-meeting announcement.

    Written by Garry Shilson-Josling, AAP Economist18 Sept. 13 09:23
  • Rate likely to stay on hold for 2013

    Homeowners' chances of scoring further mortgage relief are looking increasingly slim after the Reserve Bank of Australia kept its cash rate on hold for a third straight month.

    Written by Evan Schwarten03 April 13 09:58
  • GDP growth still needs to be broader: ACCI

    Business groups say the make-up of growth over 2012 indicates that the transition from resources to non-mining sectors to drive the economy may still need the helping hand of another interest rate cut.

    Written by Colin Brinsden07 March 13 11:31
  • $A forecast to maintain its value

    It's more good news for those travelling overseas and more bad news for manufacturers, farmers, local tourism operators and exporters.

    Written by Jason B. Lee15 Feb. 13 10:14
  • RBA gives no clear pointers on rates

    The RBA annoucement on Tuesday that it will keep the cash rate at 3.5 per cent came with no real hint that further cuts are in the pipeline.

    Written by Garry Shilson-Josling, AAP Economist07 Aug. 12 16:14

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