Interest rates

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Murdoch granted leave to expand legal case – as it happened
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Jordyn Beazley and Natasha May (earlier)

30, Jan, 2023 @7:52 AM

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Australia’s softening inflation unlikely to spell an end to interest rate hikes
The worst of the current inflationary cycle may be behind us, but the pain is probably not over for many households

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

24, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Australia’s unemployment rate remains at record lows but employers shed part-time jobs
Reserve Bank interest rate rises have dented labour demand with modest falls in employment and hours worked in December

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

19, Jan, 2023 @1:42 AM

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The Reserve Bank of Australia should hold off on raising rates again next month. Here’s why | Greg Jericho
Allowing time for the impact to flow through would be sensible. Inflation is falling, it’s just not yet visible in official figures

Greg Jericho

18, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Rates, growth and China: what will cause economic headwinds in 2023
Beijing’s Covid contortions and Reserve Bank’s interest movements will provide the pain points for the year ahead

Peter Hannam

31, Dec, 2022 @7:00 PM

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IMF sees potential for imminent ‘sizeable’ bust in Australia’s housing market
Report warns homes keep getting less affordable, and Australia has one of the highest rates of people spending more than 40% of their income on housing

Elias Visontay

27, Dec, 2022 @1:46 AM

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The number of Australians making a profit from property sales at 12-year high, research shows
Falls in prices are mostly affecting investors offloading high-density apartments, according to recent report

Elias Visontay

22, Dec, 2022 @5:43 AM

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Union fury over Labor decision to split aged care pay rises – as it happened
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Caitlin Cassidy and Mostafa Rachwani and Natasha May (earlier)

20, Dec, 2022 @7:57 AM

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Reserve Bank warns of more interest rate rises and ‘large increases in rents’ amid inflation crisis
RBA’s final meeting minutes reveal concerns about higher spending over summer holidays without Covid restrictions

Amy Remeikis

20, Dec, 2022 @3:41 AM

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Reserve Bank review ‘will be relevant’ to Philip Lowe’s chances of a second term, Chalmers says
Treasurer says it is not a ‘performance review’ but will ‘feed into our thinking’ about RBA leadership

Amy Remeikis

07, Dec, 2022 @11:10 PM

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Central bank signals more hikes to come – as it happened
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Josh Taylor and Natasha May (earlier)

06, Dec, 2022 @7:47 AM

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RBA tipped to lift cash rate again at board meeting as mortgage cliff looms
Economists widely predict 25 basis point rise but some say central bank may consider pausing rates after seven straight hikes

Peter Hannam

05, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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