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Petrol prices slide in Australia’s big cities, further falls ahead?

Motorists in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane enjoyed falling petrol prices last week, with unleaded pump prices falling between eight to 11 cents a litre.

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Westpac forecasts 0.75% cash rate – home loan rates to fall below 3%?

Australia’s cash rate is set to plunge to 0.75% by the end of 2019, according to Westpac’s latest forecasts

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Research reveals used car prices are cheaper in second half of the year

Analysis of over a decade’s worth of used car pricing data has revealed a number of interesting trends that may be useful for used car buyers and sellers.

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RBA seemingly all but certain to cut the cash rate in June

The governor of Australia’s central bank has ostensibly given Australia a heads up that the cash rate will be cut next month for the first time since August 2016.

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Home loan borrowing power to increase under APRA’s latest proposals

The Australian banking regulator has proposed rule changes which could allow households to take out bigger loans.

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Housing affordability records fastest improvement in six years: HIA

Good news for wannabe first home buyers – Australian housing has recorded the biggest quarterly improvement in affordability in nearly six years, according to the voice of Australia’s residential building industry.

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Loans.com.au, Bankwest, UBank and others slash mortgage rates

With Australia’s central bank widely expected to cut the cash rate in the coming months, more lenders have this week made rate cuts to some of the mortgages on offer.

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Unemployment rate rises to 5.2%: RBA to cut rates?

Despite a stronger-than-expected rise in employment in April, Australia’s unemployment rate has risen to 5.2% amid a surge in workforce participation.

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Wage growth stationary: Annual rate remains at 2.3%

The wait continues for an acceleration in wage growth in Australia, as latest figures show the annual growth rate remains below average at 2.3%.

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Melbourne the top destination for domestic travellers

Over 1.5 million Australians plan on spending at least one night in Melbourne on their next trip – more so than any other domestic destination.

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