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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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How to make the most of record low home loan rates

With the RBA taking the knife to the official cash rate for the first time since August 2016, it's time for consumers to cash in. On average, variable home loan rates are at a historic low of 4.06%, which means there's never been a better time ... More
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Market wrap-up: investors on edge ahead of RBA decision

The Australian sharemarket has risen over the past five consecutive months to now be trading at its highest level since December 2007, and is only around 4% from its all-time high. Following the post-election run, the Australian market has cooled this ... More
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What a Reserve Bank cash rate cut would mean for you

The odds of the RBA cutting rates have shifted It doesn't seem that long ago that most economists were saying the next move in interest rates would be up. Given that the official cash rate is still at a historically low 1.5%, it was reasonable to assume ... More
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