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Strong employment figures ease pressure for a February interest rate cut
24 January 2020

The RBA will be happy with new job market figures showing unemployment falling to its lowest level in nine months.

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Should the RBA cut rates again in February? Opinion is divided
22 January 2020

Major bank economists are expecting the RBA to cut interest rates to a new record-low of 1.5 per cent in February but there’s plenty of industry opposition to it.

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The brakes are on Melbourne's office rental growth
17 January 2020

Weakening business conditions and a flood of extra office space hitting the Melbourne CBD has put the brakes on our city’s office rental growth.

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Banks face spike in financial hardship claims in the wake of bushfire crisis
16 January 2020

Any bank customer that relies on tourism or farming in the bushfire-affected areas will be under some substantial pressure and it could lead to lower property prices and more defaults.

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ASIC to stretch bank board crackdown to cover big listed companies
15 January 2020

ASIC chairman James Shipton says auditors and superannuation trustees will be under more scrutiny and will face more enforcement action this year.

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