Reserve Bank

Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Guy Debelle

The bank's decision to focus on just one thing puts the onus on the government to take action to rein in home prices.

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The Reserve Bank has limitless access to Australian dollars and a reputation to protect.

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The Reserve Bank should stick to its guns. Australia's economy still needs all the support it can get.

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The Reserve Bank Australia has exhausted the limits of monetary policy, There's no magic pudding, says governor Philip Lowe.

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Combined, APRA and the Reserve Bank are about to give households on $150,000 up to $120,000 more borrowing power.

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Profit incentives might prevent banks following the lead of the Reserve Bank when it next cuts rates. 

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Inflation has barely been within the Governor Philip Lowe's target band his entire time in office. Zero inflation means he should cut now, before the election.

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The new RBA monetary statement is just like the old one — but there are some things that are changing significantly, writes Richard Holden.

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Subdued growth and deflation are behind the Reserve Bank's unusual Budget day interest rate cut, says Tim Harcourt, the J.W. Nevile Fellow in Economics at UNSW.

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The Australian economy exceeds expectations, while China continues to worry. RBA Governor Glenn Stevens has reason to smile, Janet Yellen less so, writes Richard Holden.

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