Market Talk

  • Decline in unemployment could put cash rate on ice by Julia Corderoy

    Encouraging unemployment figures may mean the Reserve Bank can hold off on cutting interest rates as early as next month

  • Let FHBs access superannuation: HIA by Julia Corderoy

    Allowing first home buyers to dip into their superannuation to purchase their first property is a good idea, according to a leading housing association

  • Dip in home loan demand by Maya Breen

    ABS data shows home loan demand fell slightly in January, but remains high by historical standards.

  • Brisbane house prices top new milestone by Adam Smith

    The median house price in Brisbane has hit a new milestone as the city continues to drive housing recovery in Queensland

  • Non-bank slashes fixed rates by Julia Corderoy

    A non-bank lender has announced fixed rate cuts across a range of its home loan products

  • RBA head hints at future rate cuts by Julia Corderoy

    The market is still betting on further cuts to the official interest rate, despite the RBA's decision to keep the cash rate on hold at 2.25% yesterday