Warwick McKibbin

While US interest rates are rising and the fiscal stimulus from the Trump Administration will add further to global interest rates this was factored into my assessment of the appropriate interest rate in Australia 6 and 12 months ahead. The extent of global interest rate changes as a results of US policy is as I previously expected but the uncertainty has narrowed because the policies are now in place. It is almost inevitable that Australia will follow the US rate increases. The uncertainty is around at what speed.

Outcome date: 
Monday 02 April 2018
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