Interest Rates

Whether it’s the rate you pay on your mortgage or business loan to the return on your money at call in the bank…the interest rate is the key variable in the economy.

In fact, it’s THE most important signal in the economy. Alas, if you think the economists at the RBA know what they’re doing when they fix the price of money, you’ll soon learn why the economy lurches from boom to bust.

Will interest rates rise?

A question you all may have..

Markets and Money will show you the threats and opportunities. For example, when interest rates fall, investors often go hunting for dividend stocks and bid their prices up. When interests rate rise, you don’t want to own companies with a lot of rate sensitive debt.

Discover if you should be in cash, stocks or bonds and why below…

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