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The Rate Debate – Ep21

October 6, 2021
The Rate Debate – Ep21

What do you get when you throw a 32-year-fixed-income veteran into the room with a 32-year-old fixed income millennial? The Rate Debate.

Darren Langer and Chris Rands are seasoned fixed income specialists with a deep passion for bond markets and an opinion on just about everything. And while they may sit facing each other at work, they don’t always see eye-to-eye.

Tune-in each month to hear their take on the RBA’s interest rate decision and other macro matters that are influencing markets.

Episode 21: Tuesday 5th October 2021


Is the heat coming off the housing market?

While the RBA maintained its view of holding rates until at least 2024, Australia’s central bank has now acknowledged the need to curtail the housing boom and signalled the potential introduction of macro-prudential measures.

With APRA set to tighten lending standards, will we see heat come out of the red-hot domestic housing market?

Darren and Chris discuss their thoughts on this topic and more in episode 21 of The Rate Debate.

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