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Episode #120: Revisiting retail and home prices: will we see another rate hike?
Economy and markets
03 May 2024

Data this week on retail and home prices showed that the consumer is still struggling in Australia amid growing concerns there could be another rate hike this year.

The growth story in our view is that Australia is different to other markets because the consumer is much more sensitive to rising interest rates. Join Shane and Diana as they look at the prospects of another rate hike, whether Australian interest rates are 'too low' compared to our global peers, and why the strength in earnings is providing an offset for shares to the higher for longer story.

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