Letters: Rates rumble, charting Leighton, property pitfalls

Members write in to discuss the interest rate cut, the recent performance of Leighton, anger at ANZ pension returns and more.

Instead of claiming self-serving credit for the Reserve Bank's cut in official interest rates, treasurer Wayne Swan should apologize to the people of Australia for failed Government policies hiking living costs - forcing the Bank to take strong action to help alleviate the financial pressures families are dealing with.

The Bank acknowledged it was vital to boost other sectors to replace a cooler resources industry.

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