Market Talk

  • RBA announces cash rate call by Julia Corderoy

    The Reserve Bank of Australia has left the official cash rate on hold at 1.75%, for the second consecutive month

  • Business lending set to soar, says ING by Julia Corderoy

    Business credit is expected to experience strong demand in the second half of 2016, according to ING Direct

  • Bank capital raising is not over: APRA by Julia Corderoy

    The banking regulator has warned Australia’s major banks may have to further increase their capital buffers, despite the extra $18 billion raised in new equity last year

  • Demand for fixed rates on the decline by Julia Corderoy

    Demand for fixed rate home loans has dropped amid speculation of a further cash rate cut, which will take the official interest rate below 1.75%

  • Apartment approvals plummet in May by Julia Corderoy

    The number of new apartments approved for construction has dropped by more than 20% in May, official figures have revealed

  • RBA to keep rates steady tomorrow, but not for long by Julia Corderoy

    Another cash rate is highly likely following Britain’s shock Brexit vote, however, the Reserve Bank is not expected to drop the rate when it meets tomorrow