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Experts expect the RBA to hold: Finder

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024
... respondents don't expect the RBA to start cutting rates until December 2024 or later. Finder head of consumer research Graham Cooke said that local homeowners are still reeling from 13 rate hikes in the last two years. "Our data shows a staggering 40% ...

RBA steadies cash rate, flags more hikes

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 APR 2023
... cash rate to peak on average at 4%. Most of the panel agreed that it will peak between April and July this year. Graham Cooke, head of consumer research at Finder, said if the cash rate was to peak at 4%, that will equate to $15,000 more in interest ...

Reserve Bank tipped to hike rates again

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 6 JUN 2022
... further due to supply issues, so they have more work to do," Robertson said. Though Finder head of consumer research Graham Cooke added there was a possibility that the June rate increase could be higher than expected - 40 basis points rather than 25. ...

Aussies shell out $51m on crypto fees

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 31 JAN 2022
... Nearly one in three Millennials (29%) plan to invest in it the coming 12 months. Finder head of consumer research Graham Cooke said removing fees will lower the barrier to entry for those curious about investing in digital currency. "Bitcoin is seen ...

Economists expect a rate rise: Finder

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 31 JAN 2022
... are predicting a rise this year. Just one in five experts (19%) expect it to happen in the first half of the year. Graham Cooke, head of consumer research at Finder, said there has been a seismic shift in expectations of a rate rise in 2022. "A rate ...

Consumers lose out on IP changes

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 27 SEP 2021
... period. Years three, four and five will see benefit limits restricted to up to 60%. Finder head of consumer research Graham Cooke said the new changes will mean Aussies will not be able to claim as much and providers won't have to guarantee policy ...

Land tax favourable over stamp duty: Survey

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 30 NOV 2020
... schools, roads and other services that add value to all properties, the report found. Insights manager at Finder Graham Cooke said stamp duty can be a dealbreaker for those looking to relocate, and this can impact property demand and supply. "Buying ...

RBA cuts rate to new historic low

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 3 NOV 2020
... five to 10 years over the next six months. Despite many economists predicting the move, insights manager at Finder Graham Cooke said the rate cut was far from a certainty. "For the first time since 2011, the RBA has declared a Cup Day cut despite some ...

The rate that stops the nation

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 3 NOV 2020
... basis points to 0.10% while 11% predict a smaller drop of just 10 basis points to 0.15%. Finder insights manager Graham Cooke said a rate cut would have been seen as unprecedented only a few months ago. "The cash rate has already dropped 125 basis points ...

RBA expected to cut again; maybe even tomorrow

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 2 MAR 2020
... Survey found 90% of economists believe there will be a rate cut in 2020, with 15% expecting the cut to come tomorrow. Graham Cooke, insights manager at Finder, said 20 economists specifically called out the threat of the coronavirus. "House prices are ...
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