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Reserve Bank prepares the ground for deeper, longer stagnation

Reserve Bank prepares the ground for deeper, longer stagnation

The Reserve Bank is cutting its economic growth forecasts... but it still insists the economy is fine.

Will Labor find its vision?

Will Labor find its vision?

Crikey readers on Labor, the drought and the economy.

The thoughts of Chairman Pete

The thoughts of Chairman Pete

Peter Costello blames central banks for creating populism. Alas, the blame lies a little closer to home.

Answering the meat and dairy question is not simple

Answering the meat and dairy question is not simple

Crikey readers discuss the government's agricultural agenda, stranded ISIS families and the economic mire.

Banking inquiry is just another short-sighted call

Banking inquiry is just another short-sighted call

Crikey readers on the government's interest rate inquiry, and the media's troubled approach to free speech.

The amnesiacs’ interest rate inquiry

The amnesiacs’ interest rate inquiry

People in Canberra have short memories, but do we really need another inquiry into why the banks don't pass on interest rate cuts?

Ponying up on interest rates

Ponying up on interest rates

There is now such a serious level of under-confidence in interest rates that it suggests something a bit more than just mere wobbles.

The government can still end Australia’s lost years of economic growth

The government can still end Australia’s lost years of economic growth

Australia's new normal is low growth, low interest rates, low inflation and low productivity. The government needs to act before low employment joins the list.

Reserve Bank looks to jolt alleged ‘strong economy’ with rate cut

Reserve Bank looks to jolt alleged ‘strong economy’ with rate cut

As expected, the Reserve Bank has cut interest rates to a new record low.

What the government really intends to do with the Hayne report

What the government really intends to do with the Hayne report

Crikey readers discuss the Morrison government's response to the royal commission, what Hayne missed, and the fate of interest rates in 2019.