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RBA keeps interest rates on hold again

The RBA is Australia’s central bank. Its key responsibility is setting the ‘cash rate’ — an interest rate it charges commercial banks for short-term loans.

Changes to the RBA
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Reserve Bank holds cash rate as new system takes effect

Changes to the RBA announced last year formally came into effect this week, following the first board meeting of the year.

What is the cash rate? 
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Bullock leaves cash rate unchanged

What is the cash rate? The Reserve Bank chose to leave the cash rate unchanged on Tuesday – the last meeting of 2023.

Interest rates and inflation
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Cash rate reaches 12-year high

Why did the cash rate rise? The Reserve Bank decided to raise the cash rate again on Tuesday, after keeping it unchanged since July.

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RBA keeps cash rate at 4.1% for the fourth month in a row

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has kept the cash rate unchanged at 4.1% for a fourth consecutive month.

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Economics

RBA will cut the number of interest rate meetings to 8

RBA Governor Philip Lowe has announced a cut to interest rate meetings after a review into the bank’s culture and practices.

RBA cut interest rate meetings
Economics

The RBA has left interest rates unchanged for July

The RBA has left interest rates unchanged at 4.1% for the month of July, with RBA Governor Philip Lowe saying inflation has “passed its peak”.

RBA cut interest rate meetings
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More experts, more debate: RBA review calls for major changes

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Economics

If inflation is falling, why aren’t my expenses?

The latest monthly figures show inflation in Australia has fallen from 7.4% to 6.8%, but that’s still a significant rise. What does it mean?

Australia's gender pay gap has stalled for the first time in nine years
Economics

The Reserve Bank has raised the cash rate to its highest level in 10 years

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) increased the cash rate from 2.85% to 3.1% today.

Could Australia be heading for a housing "bust"?
Economics

What are interest rates, and how does it affect housing?

What are interest rates, and how does it affect housing?

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