As the debate around the RBA's potential introduction of macro-prudential tools took a further turn this week Savanth Sebastian of Commsec tells Australian Broker why brokers should not be too alarmed.
One industry pundit has said that the economy needs “significant improvement” before the Reserve Bank decides to raise the cash rate
Construction growth has surged to a new high in September, with home and apartment building leading the way
The RBA has announced its cash rate decision at its monthly board meeting
The Reserve Bank is likely to start increasing the cash rate mid next year, which will see interest rates continue to rise for the next three years
The Reserve Bank of Australia has fronted the Senate Inquiry into Affordable Housing and said supply side factors are “critically important” for sustaining long term housing affordability