A tiny bit of pressure came off the Reserve Bank late last week when Janet Yellen raised the prospect of hiking interest rates soon. With special feature audio.
Getting debt levels down has a higher priority than interest rate cuts. With special feature audio.
His comments follow a speech today by Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler in which Mr Wheeler sought to answer critics who variously say he should stop lowering interest rates.
Northern hemisphere central banks have been kicking this can down the road for a long time. With special feature audio.