Why the RBA will cut rates

With a slow rise in unemployment and a worryingly low inflation rate, the Reserve Bank should cut rates at the August meeting.

The RBA needs to cut interest rates. Its Board will sit down on 6 August to consider the appropriate level of interest rates with a trifecta of critical economic news before it. Those three vital elements are;

These factors alone should ensure an interest rate cut next month and unless things change on these three measures, there will be more interest rate cuts after that.


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