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What The Block result means for the property market

The champagne flowed freely on The Block finale on Sunday night. Winners Tess and Luke watched the hammer fall a whopping $630,000 over reserve. Even last-place finishers Mitch and Mark enjoyed a windfall of $384,000. While hysteria surrounding the ... More
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RBA holds cash rate at 0.75% at November meeting

Considering the RBA is running out of conventional monetary policy ammunition, the decision to hold the cash rate at the historic low of 0.75% was widely anticipated. The decision to keep rates on hold was supported by the latest labour market and inflation ... More
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Market wrap: Latitude Financial's $3.2bn IPO failure

After being snubbed by overseas institutional investors, Latitude Financials second attempt to list on the Australian Securities Exchange has failed. While local investors were strongly in support of its initial public offering (IPO), you have to ask ... More
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Five must-read books on the banking royal commission

If you have a bank account, insurance policy, and financial planner or belong to a superannuation fund, you want to avoid the wrong ones. One way is to understand the DNA of the companies behind these financial services. But up until last year, journalists ... 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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