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RBA urges government to boost economy

RBA urges government to boost economy

Good morning, early birds. The Reserve Bank has called on the government to boost the struggling economy, and Labor is pursuing Senate amendments to the Coalition's tax cuts after supporting them in the lower house. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

Reserve Bank holds off, lays ground rules for next cut

Reserve Bank holds off, lays ground rules for next cut

The Reserve Bank declined to cut rates yesterday but flagged that unless unemployment falls, monetary policy will ease.

Will Trump tip the Reserve Bank’s hand on a rate cut?

Will Trump tip the Reserve Bank’s hand on a rate cut?

The RBA has been watching Trump’s trade war threats for some time. Will his recent comments affect today's decision?

Property prices bumping up the chance of an interest rate cut

Property prices bumping up the chance of an interest rate cut

A key constraint on further interest rate cuts has vanished as property prices soften in Sydney and Melbourne.

What falling oil prices will mean for the RBA’s next rate decision

What falling oil prices will mean for the RBA’s next rate decision

As the world's economies struggle to cope with falling oil prices, what will Australia's central bank decide to do?

Rates aside, what the property market needs is confidence

Rates aside, what the property market needs is confidence

Despite the interest rate cut, what the property market most needs is a good dose of confidence. So where, asks property guru Michael Matusik, will that come from?

Joye: watch economists run from rate cut calls

Joye: watch economists run from rate cut calls

An August rate cut was always going to be improbable, barring a rogue core inflation number, writes Christopher Joye of Property Observer