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Chief economist update: RBA heading to zeroBY BENJAMIN ONG | WEDNESDAY, 7 AUG 2019 10:00AM
As expected, the RBA kept interest rates on hold at 1% following its back-to-back cuts in June and July. However, financial markets still expect another cut come November.
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