OFFICIAL INTEREST RATES STEADY

·      RBA leaves rates on hold ·      Economy activity mixed ·      Future rate cuts likely ·      Housing markets rebounding The Reserve Bank has predictably decided to again leave official interest rates on hold over June following the rate cut announced

RBA Leaves Rates on Hold in April

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has announced it will hold the official cash rate at 2% in April. This is the tenth consecutive month that the official cash rate has been left on hold, despite a persistently strong Australian

Premier to unveil new Wickham interchange plans

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Transport Minister Andrew Constance will visit Newcastle on Monday to unveil the new plans for the Wickham transport interchange. The latest plans will build on an existing interchange design released last year. The interchange is

Harper Property

Should your first home be an investment property? Can’t decide whether to buy your first property as your home or as an investment property? Here are some issues that may help you make up your mind. With property prices soaring

Reserve Bank makes line-ball interest rate decision

The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced the result of its monthly meeting following a period of intense market speculation. In what was probably a close decision, board members decided to reduce the official cash rate from 2.25 per cent