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Topic: Interest rates
Interest rates are the amount charged, expressed as a percentage of principal, by a lender to a borrower for the use of assets.
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Governance Leadership Centre
The Dismal Science - Unconventional wisdom
16 December 2019 | Mark Thirlwell MAICD
Mark and Ivan discuss the latest growth numbers, the outlook for monetary policy and developments in the housing market.
The challenge of low interest rates
1 December 2019 | Phil Ruthven AM FAICD
Phil Ruthven AM says historically low interest rates are a product of an unsettling global economic era.
The Dismal Science - Episode 24 - Less than one
16 October 2019 | Mark Thirlwell MAICD
Mark and Ivan catch up on the historic October rate cut and it's a Nobel edition of the number of the week.
Public investment could save the Australian economy
1 September 2019 | Mark Thirlwell MAICD
As private investment stalls, the RBA argues public investment could be the boost the Australian economy needs, says AICD chief economist Mark Thirlwell.
Economy and society and sustainability
The Economist: "Helicopter money" in Australia?
1 September 2016 | Stephen Walters GAICD
Quantitative easing as a form of monetary policy has been implemented by many global economies to counterbalance low interest rates. Stephen Walters considers the likelihood of it hitting Australian s...