The cash rate decision for May has been announced by the RBA with the rate unchanged at 0.25%. The Bank has previously signaled it considers the current rate to be the floor, with many analysts predicting it will remain at this level for some time as the economy recovers from the impacts of COVID-19.
The cash rate decision for April has been announced by the RBA with the rate unchanged at 0.25%. Just 19 days ago the RBA announced a .25% emergency cut in response to the economic threat posed by the COVID-19 crisis, reducing the rate to its lowest ever level.
For the 3rd time in five months the Reserve Bank of Australia has decided to reduce the official cash rate, this time to 0.75%, in a concentrated effort to boost the economy. In making the decision to lower rates again the RBA has strongly reinforced its focus on supporting employment…
The Reserve Bank of Australia has decided to leave the official cash rate unchanged at 1% as it awaits fresh economic data to allow it to assess the impact of its June and July cuts. In making this decision not to drop rates again the RBA will have considered some early evidence of an improving housing market following its previous cuts. It will also have considered the impact a reduction in rates would have on the Australian dollar and overseas competitiveness.