Reserve Bank of Australia

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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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Record falls for Sydney and Melbourne housing in 2022 – but prices remain above pre-Covid levels
Rents increased by 10.2% nationally, CoreLogic says, despite the decline in home prices

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

02, Jan, 2023 @2:01 PM

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The year in Australian economics: inflation roars, interest rates bite and real wages fall off a cliff | Greg Jericho
Energy companies began swimming in cash and unemployment kept dropping in a 2022 that defied predictions

Greg Jericho

21, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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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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Australia’s unemployment rate remains at 3.4% in November as 64,000 new jobs added
National jobless rate remains at near 50-year low as rebounding economy faces labor shortages from lack of migration

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

15, Dec, 2022 @12:59 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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The RBA keeps slamming on the brakes, but the economy has already very much slowed down | Greg Jericho
GDP figures show wages and not just profits are starting to generate growth. Still, disposable income is going backwards

Greg Jericho

07, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Australia’s GDP grew 0.6% in September quarter and 5.9% annually as economy recovered from Covid lockdowns
GDP figures show rapid economic growth across the year as Covid lockdowns were lifted, but quarterly increase came in slightly below expectations

Peter Hannam

07, Dec, 2022 @12:48 AM

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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 interest rates: Reserve Bank raises official cash rate to 3.1%, the eighth increase in as many months
More pain for borrowers with interest rates to rise again after central bank lifts cash rate 25 basis points to the highest level since the end of 2012

Peter Hannam

06, Dec, 2022 @5:30 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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