Economist sounds ominous interest rate warning after latest inflation figures
A leading economist says the latest inflation figures mean that the Reserve Bank of Australia will have no choice but to raise interest rates when they next meet.
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It comes after the cash rate rose to 7.8 per cent, its highest level since 1990.
Warren Hogan, economic Advisor to Judo Bank, told Chris O’Keefe inflation was “broad-based”.
“This is a sad story,” he said on 2GB Drive.
“It’s a story that we can’t get away from, everything’s going up in price.
“It’s genuine inflation and it’s a genuine concern, it is hurting Australians particularly low-income, vulnerable Australians.
“And of course it is ultimately going to mean higher interest rates”.
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