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Are Australia’s banks greedy?

Given that inflation has been sitting at historical lows, employment has continued to soften and the Australian dollar r…

Rates on hold in July

There were no surprises at the July Board meeting, with the Reserve Bank of Australia choosing to leave the official cas…

RBA leaves rates untouched in June

A raft of positive economic data has encouraged the Reserve Bank of Australia to leave the official cash rate on hold.

RBA refuses to budge on rates

Positive movements in both consumer and business sentiment ultimately encouraged the Reserve Bank to leave the official…

Fixed versus variable rates

In today’s low rate environment, it can be tempting to lock into a low fixed rate but it’s important to understand how f…