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The worst is over? Home price downturn continues to slow

While Australia’s property downturn spread to other parts of the nation over April, the national rate of decline eased, with the median dwelling value recording the smallest monthly fall since September last year.

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Annual housing credit growth sinks to another record low

For the first time since records began in 1977, annual housing credit growth in Australia has slumped below 4%.

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Australians hit by nearly $500 million in scams in 2018

New figures have revealed scammers ripped off Australians by over $489 million last year, with investment fraud and romance scams hitting hardest.

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439,000 Aussies intend to retire in 12 months, despite meagre savings

The number of Australians planning to retire in the next 12 months has risen, with many set to rely on government benefits, according to research.

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Quarterly inflation hits zero, May RBA rate cut looks more likely

Australia’s latest set of inflation figures have underwhelmed economists, sparking fierce calls for the nation’s central bank to cut interest rates as soon as next month.

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RBA rate cuts ‘may have to wait’: March employment data smashes expectations

Despite Australia’s unemployment rate rising 0.1% points to 5%, employment growth in March was relatively strong, surprising many economists.

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Australia’s top 20 residential building hotspots revealed

A new report has identified Australia’s top 20 strongest growth markets for home building in 2019, with Melbourne suburbs dominating the list.

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RBA: Cash rate cut ‘appropriate’ if unemployment rises amid stagnant inflation

Members of Australia’s Reserve Bank Board are strongly considering the prospect of cutting the cash rate should Australia’s economy experience rising unemployment in the absence of rising inflation.

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86 400 ‘one step closer’ to launching its first home loan

Would-be bank 86 400 is readying the launch of its home loan offering after securing national distribution with a major mortgage broker network.

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Only 15% of consumers think the Federal Budget will improve their finances

Despite promising significant tax cuts, most consumers don’t expect the Australian Government’s 2019 Federal Budget to have a positive effect on their finances over the next 12 months, according to a survey.

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