RBA Cash Rate June 2023: RBA’s Tough Call, Wage Growth vs. Productivity Battle & What’s driving Property Values

Another month down and yet another close call by the RBA! Welcome back to Ben’s RBA and Economic Update.   Join Ben as he unpacks the RBA’s latest decision. From navigating loan default aversion to the RBA’s interest rate dilemma, the Aussie economy’s wage growth vs productivity battle, mortgage prison insights, cash flow management tips, and unexpected property price surges.   Tune in to stay updated on the latest market developments and gain valuable insights for making informed financial decisions.  In today’s RBA release, here are our key themes for this month’s economic update:  👉 The US avoids a loan default  👉 The RBA’s tough call on interest rates  👉 Taking a deeper dive into the Aussie economy looking at:  
  • Wages growth vs productivity is the new battle growth for inflation 
  • Some news for anyone stuck in Mortgage Prison as well as some important cash flow management tips to navigate through changing money landscape 
👉 Latest property update where Ben shares his views on why property prices are growing, and why they are growing even faster than expected!  Tune in now or watch the video below!   And here are all the time stamps!   00:00 – What Ben is covering today  World Economic Update Segment:  0:55 – United States Update  1:08 – United States: Debt Ceiling 4:10 – United States: Inflation   6:00 – United States: Interest Rates 6:50 – United States: Employment 7:50 – United States: Consumer Sentiment  8:25 – United States: Business Data 9:50 – China: Not focusing on China this month as not much has changed month on month 10:15 – Europe: Inflation  11:25 – Europe: Interest Rates 12:20 – Europe: Employment    Australian Economy Segment  13:30 – The Cash Rate Announcement!  17:45 – Mortgage Stress  25:50 – Ben’s Message  26:50 – Inflation  31:10 – Labor Force Data  37:25 – Wage Price Index Data   39:40 – Employment Data   43:00 – Consumer Sentiment  45:10 – Retail Sales / Consumer Spending  47:00 – Business Confidence & Conditions   Australian Property Market Update  51:15 – Property Data: Lending 52:58 – Building Approvals 56:51 – CoreLogic’s Home Value Index – May 2023  58:15 – What’s Driving Property Prices? 1:08:40 – Overall Property Outlook 

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