At its meeting today, the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia have decided to maintain the current policy settings, including the targets of 10 basis points for the cash rate.
- The global economy is continuing to recover from the pandemic and the outlook is for strong growth this year and next.
- The economic recovery in Australia has been stronger than expected and is forecast to continue.
- Housing markets have strengthened further, with prices rising in all major markets.
The Board is committed to maintaining highly supportive monetary conditions to support a return to full employment in Australia and inflation consistent with the target.
To view the full statement of Philip Lowe, Governor of the Reserve Bank, please click here.
Published : 04 May 2021