RBA Will Cut Cash Rate Today, Watch Comments on Labor Mkt Capacity

By Sophia Rodrigues

Published On 04 Jun 2019 , 07:33 AM

The RBA will cut the cash rate to a new record low at its meeting today and will maintain an easing bias. The market is prepared for both. But a key point of interest for the market will be the extent of easing bias that the RBA will convey. Will the language point to one more rate cut, or multiple cuts? Any hints will be in the comments on spare capacity in the labor market" and any view it expresses on housing market given recent developments. I will be watching whether RBA tweaks the last line "the Board will be paying close attention to developments in the labour market at its upcoming meetings" to include housing market.

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