RBA investigating bank funding claims
The Reserve Bank is looking closely at bank funding costs to ascertain whether rate rises are justified
Know your target lenders
The lending universe can at times appear complex, when you move beyond the familiar major banks. Semper Capital’s Andrew Way demystifies the lending spectrum
Brokers: Rate speculation "fuelled by media"
Brokers reacted to yesterday's bank interest rate rises and stronger than expected employment figures with cautious optimism. There was anger, however, at the role the mainstream media had played in stirring up public concern.
ANZ first to raise rates
ANZ bank is the first to announce it will raise rates following the RBA's decision to increase the official cash rate by .25%.
RBA decision: Rates up by 25bps
The RBA has today raised rates for the first time since March last year, pushing up the cash rate by 25bps to 3.25%
Loan Market: RBA moved too soon
Loan Market Group has slammed the RBA for lifting interest rates today, saying it has put "a healthy housing market in jeopardy".