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Economists are predicting the Reserve Bank of Australia will keep the cash rate on hold at its first interest rate meeting of the year today.

Better than expected jobs growth reduced the chances of a rate cut announcement during this meeting but most economists believe

there will be two rate cuts across the year. Governor Philip Lowe is also expected to discuss the economic impact of the coronavirus.

 

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