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Market wrap: rate cuts, recession rumours and the RBA

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) lowered the cash rate by another 25 basis points on Tuesday, resulting in a new record low of 0.75%. Before deciding to cut interest rates, the RBA considered the trend to lower interest rates globally as a trigger ... More
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How to earn more in a low-rate environment

Responding to signs of a potential slowdown, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has made three rate cuts in 2019, in June, July and October, bringing the national cash rate to a record low of 0.75%. Given that the economy's vital signs continue ... More
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Reserve Bank cuts interest rates to record low of 0.75%

Recent evidence of a strong rebound in Sydney and Melbourne housing values wasn't enough to stave off a rate cut, with the RBA opting to slash interest rates further to a new record low. A trend towards higher unemployment and a slowdown in jobs growth ... More
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Market wrap: RBA hints at third rate cut for the year

In the face of global uncertainty and heightened volatility the All Ordinaries Index has shown resilience given that it has risen consistently from mid-August gaining around 309 points or 4.78%. This is a positive sign for investors with many now optimistic ... More
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RBA holds cash rate at 1% but a further cut looks likely

The RBA has resisted cutting the cash rate again at today's meeting. The RBA's decision to hold the cash rate at a record low of 1% was widely expected, coming after two consecutive months where the cash rate was slashed by a total of 50 basis points. ... More
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The easy home loan hack that could save you $40,000

If your lender passed on either of the two recent cash rate cuts, you might be excited about how much less you'll be paying each month on your mortgage. Before you start planning other ways to spend this new-found coin, consider this. Borrowers who ... More
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