The Distillery: Rates revisionism

Jotters look past the political hot air on interest rates and share their theories on what lies behind the departure of ex-News Corp chief Kim Williams.

Put aside the political nonsense about the inherent goodness or badness of interest rate cuts for a moment. Two commentators have taken another look at the Reserve Bank’s latest utterances on the economy for their weekend readers and the results are more than somewhat optimistic.

Meanwhile, the resignation of Kim Williams as chief executive of News Limited, the publisher of this website, has been given a thorough going over, with one commentator delivering a particularly insightful theory for his departure.

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