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Housing market gets boost as APRA looks to review tight lending restrictions
23 May 2019

The federal election result appears to have given a boost of confidence to the housing market and to assist matters regulators are moving to ease up on their restrictive lending policies.

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RBA set to cut rates in the wake of federal election result
22 May 2019

In the wake of the surprise federal election result the Reserve Bank has indicated a rate cut is likely next month and wants the Morrison Government to join in stimulating the national economy.

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Rate cut looking more likely after unemployment rate jumps again
17 May 2019

The Australian unemployment rate has crept up for the second month in a row and it’s pushing the Reserve Bank closer to an official interest rate cut.

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Labor backs Coalition First Home Loan Deposit Scheme
15 May 2019

The Coalition has a plan to help first-home buyers who are struggling to save a deposit by guaranteeing a large portion of their deposit and saving them from having to pay lenders’ mortgage insurance.

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RBA holds its nerve and keeps rates unchanged ahead of federal election
08 May 2019

This month’s eagerly awaited RBA meeting has ended with the official cash rate remaining unchanged for a record 34thconsecutive month.

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