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RBA leaves cash rate on hold in February -

THE RBA has left the official cash rate on hold at 1.5 per cent, but the majority of experts now believe the next move will be up. Frank Chung@franks_chung · 7, 20172:22pm. Video; Image ...and more »

Reserve Bank leaves interest rates on hold at 1.5pc - ABC Online

The Reserve Bank has left official interest rates on hold at 1.5 per cent for the sixth straight month. Key points: All 72 economists surveyed by Reuters expected interest rates to remain at 1.5pc; Reserve Bank still expects Australian economy to grow ...and more »

With $1 trillion of Australian mortgages, the RBA might be getting worried - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Reserve Bank of Australia frequently seeks feedback on the health of the economy. It might want to call the debt counsellors soon. Homeowners, consumers and property investors around Australia are making more calls to financial helplines as three ...and more »

Economists deeply divided over Australia's economic path in 2017 - The Sydney Morning Herald

At the start of the year economists seem more divided than ever over Australia's growth outlook. Will 2017 be a year of economic stagnation warranting more Reserve Bank of Australia rate cuts or will growth pick up, putting pressure on the central bank ...and more »

RBA leaves rates unchanged, flags pick-up in economic growth - Business Insider Australia

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) left interest rates unchanged at 1.5% at the conclusion its February monetary policy meeting, an outcome that was widely expected by markets and economists alike. In the accompanying monetary policy statement, the ...and more »

Reserve Bank leaves rates on hold in February - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Reserve Bank of Australia has left its cash rate steady at 1.5 per cent for the fifth consecutive board meeting as it prepares to release forecasts showing economic growth picking up and inflation climbing from 1.5 per cent to more than 2 per cent.and more »

10 things you need to know before markets open in Australia and Asia - Business Insider Australia

Good morning. Here's what's happening as Tuesday begins and RBA gears up for its first 2017 rates meeting. First, the scoreboard (7:45am AEDT): • Dow: 20045 -26 (-0.1%) • S&P 500: 2292 -5.6 (-0.2%) • SPI 200 Futures (March): 5,556 -34 (-0.6%)and more »

RBA starts 2017 with February cash rate hold -

At its meeting today, the first of 2017, the RBA board chose to leave the official cash rate on hold at 1.50%. The move was widely anticipated by economists. One hundred per cent of the experts surveyed in the Monthly RBA Survey predicted ...and more »

Australian and US Dollars: The Currencies to Trade Today - Currency Watch

What are the 'choicest' currencies to home-in on in the volatile world of financial markets? Internet broker FxPrimus's market analyst Marshall Gittler proposes two ideas for those looking for guidance. The first is the anticipate weakness for the ...and more »

Reserve Bank decision time: Good luck Australia! - Independent Australia

The Coalition Government needs to be stepping up and spending, not cutting interest rates — as everyone in the know knows, says Dr Steven Hail. ON THE FIRST Tuesday of every month (except January, when they are all off on their holidays) the governor ...and more »