INTEREST RATES

INSIGHTS, TRENDS AND CASE STUDIES

Global Central Banks have been lifting interest rates to combat 40-year high inflation numbers. What does this mean for commercial borrowers? Watch now.

Global Central Banks have been lifting interest rates to combat 40-year high inflation numbers. What does this mean for commercial borrowers? 

The RBA has upgraded its inflation forecasts, now seeing headline inflation at 7% by the end of 2022.

The key policy challenge will be to gradually return inflation to the 2%/2-3% target ranges sought in the US and Australia respectively, while avoiding taking interest rates too high producing a recession and a sustained rise in unemployment

The RBA’s Board meets today and a further interest rate increase is unanimously expected by market economists with the size of the rate increase uncertain.

A review into the RBA is expected to occur “relatively soon” according to the newly elected Labor Government.

Tapas Strickland and Tracy Ferguson present their insights into the local and global interest rate movements. Some key takeaways from […]

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has started raising rates for the first time since November 2010. What does this mean for commercial borrowers? Watch now.

The RBA met last week and raised rates by 25bps, lifting the cash rate target to 0.35%, and signalled further hikes over coming months

The RBA Board meets tomorrow in a meeting now widely expected to see the first increase in interest rates since November 2010.

In this Weekly we look at the potential impacts on theoretical borrowing capacity at different interest rates.

Wages likely to pick up despite NAIRU uncertainty. The RBA’s latest ‘best guess’ of the NAIRU is 4%.

Higher inflation is starting to impact buying conditions in the US. Will we see the same trend emerge in Australia?

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