The housing industry has warned a cut in migrant numbers could force the Reserve Bank into slicing interest rates to prop up a struggling property market that i…
Financial markets continue to bet that the next move in Australia’s cash rate will be down, not up.
It's not the usual suspects of rising energy costs, tolls or petrol that are hitting the hip-pockets of New South Wales voters the hardest.
When financial markets begin to price in rate cuts from the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), the bank almost always cuts rates -- eventually.
As those of you not living under a rock know, Sydney is in the midst of its worst housing downturn in modern history.
Australia’s financial regulator has lifted its restriction on banks’ ability to issue interest-only loans, in a move that will likely support house prices.
The RBA stuck to its growth forecasts when it held the cash rate at a record low 1.5 per cent at its most recent board meeting, but a reassessment looks even mo…
Over the last year or two a number of factors played out to create a perfect storm causing house prices (particularly in Sydney and Melbourne) to drop and house…
The Reserve Bank has belatedly acknowledged the damaging impact of the banking royal commission-induced credit squeeze on the residential property market.