Low rates having delayed impact, RBA says

Low rates having delayed impact, RBA says

AAP The Reserve Bank is confident record low interest rates and a weaker Australian dollar are helping the economy, it's just taking a little longer than usual. RBA deputy governor Philip Lowe said the RBA's surprise February rate cut was partly caused by economy's sluggish response. "This was not because things had turned for the worse, but rather because of the lack of compelling signs that ec…

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