Elizabeth Knight

Elizabeth Knight comments on companies, markets and the economy.

Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe has hosed down the hawks.

The reality is the RBA has nowhere to move

For all those punters panicking about the prospects of an interest rate increase being imposed by the Reserve Bank, the latest inflation data, should allow them the opportunity to chill for the time being.

Capital requirements are going up, but banks can get there without "big bang" capital raisings.

Bank shareholders throw a $14 billion party

The banks and their shareholders exhaled a collective sigh of relief when the financial regulator pronounced that they were pretty damn close to being 'unquestionably strong'.