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Economy Finance

NAB Profit Plunges

#NAB #Banking #HeiseSays NAB profits plunge. References https://www.nab.com.au/content/dam/nabrwd/documents/reports/corporate/fy19-investor-presentation.pdf ‘Disappointing’: NAB profits tumble 10.6 per cent, executives miss out on bonuseshttps://www.smh.com.au/business/banking-and-finance/nab-profits-tumble-10-6-per-cent-as-customer-compensation-costs-bite-20191107-p5385q.html

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Economy Real Estate

Interest Only Fire Sales

#RealEstate #Property #HeiseSays Is resetting interest-only home loans creating a risk of fire sales? References Is Australia an innovation nation or beneficiary of dumb luck? https://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-02/australia-rich-and-dumb-or-an-innovation-nation/11657984?section=business

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Economy Recession

Aussie Dollar Hits Decade Low

#RBA #CashRate #Australia #HeiseSays The Australian Dollar has dropped to a decade low. References Dollar hits decade low after RBA cuts rate to 0.75pc to head off rising unemployment https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-01/rba-cuts-rate-to-new-low-of-0.75pc/11562908?section=business https://tradingeconomics.com/australia/currency

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Economy Recession

The RBA Cut Rates to 0.75%

#RBA #CashRate #Australia #HeiseSays The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut the cash rate to a record low of 0.75%. Will the confidence hit to the market outweigh any benefit? References Statement by Philip Lowe, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision https://www.rba.gov.au/media-releases/2019/mr-19-27.html

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Economy

Australians don’t know the cash rate

#RBA #CashRate #Australia Nearly 90% of Australians don’t know what the cash rate is. A sign of lack of interest in financial news or failure of our education system? References https://www.news.com.au/finance/economy/interest-rates/most-australians-dont-know-what-the-official-cash-rate-is/news-story/825f4c8dc94cbcc26813f583aaf61ee3

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Political Commentary

Sydney Property is set to Skyrocket

#RealEstate #Property #SkyRocket Sydney property is apparently set to SkyRocket! Another attempt at inducing FOMO or an accurate prediction for the future? References Home seekers urged to buy Sydney property soon or risk paying a higher price https://www.news.com.au/finance/real-estate/sydney-nsw/home-seekers-urged-to-buy-sydney-property-soon-or-risk-paying-a-higher-price/news-story/a0321a743d1749c04e667508d58df49a Australia’s Housing Market Is Suddenly Heating Up Again https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-07/all-of-a-sudden-australia-s-housing-market-is-heating-up-again?srnd=premium-asia

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AUSPol Election 2019

Australian Mortgage Delinquencies on the Rise

#AusPol #Recession #MortgageDelinquencies Australian mortgage delinquencies are on the rise. This does not bode well for the economy and is another sign of the impending recession. References https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-05-02/negative-equity-on-the-rise-as-house-prices-continue-to-fall/11061780