Website Notifications

Get notifications in real-time for staying up to date with content that matters to you.

More lenders pass on RBA rate cut


Following the Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to slash already historic low rates by 25 basis points, more announcements have been released on how much mortgagors will save.

Following Tuesday’s announcement, the big four banks, as well as ME, Macquarie and ING have all announced a reduction in their mortgage rate.

The big four 

Australia’s four largest commercial banks Commonwealth, National Australia Bank, ANZ and Westpac have all passed on an interest rate cut.


Commonwealth Bank - CBA will pass on the full 25 basis point cuts from 25 June, applying it to standard variable, owner-occupied interest-only, investor principal and interest and investor interest-only loans.

NAB - NAB also announced a 25 basis point cut, effective from 14 June. The cuts apply to owner-occupied principal and interest, investor principal and interest, owner-occupied interest-only and investor interest-only.

ANZ - ANZ has not passed on the full rate cut. Instead it will reduce interest rates by 18 basis points from 14 June.

However, ANZ has increased its term deposit rates to 2.35 per cent per annum for an 11-month term.

Westpac - Westpac has announced a 20 basis point reduction to its standard variable rates.

Outside the big four banks

ME Bank - ME today announced it will cut interest rates for all existing variable rate home loans by a further 0.25 per cent from 27 June.

Macquarie Bank- Macquarie Bank is passing on the full 25 basis point cut from Friday, 21 June.

ING - ING announced it was dropping the rate of its home loans by 17 basis points on May 30. 

Following the RBA’s rate cut, ING announced a further rate cut, passing on the full 25 basis points effective from 25 June.

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


More lenders pass on RBA rate cut
nestegg logo

Cameron Micallef

Cameron Micallef is a journalist at Nest Egg, writing primarily about personal wealth and economic markets. 

Prior to this, Cameron worked for Australian Associated Press. He graduated from the University of Wollongong with a double degree in communications and commerce.

You can contact him on: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

subscribe to our newsletter sign up
Recommended by Spike Native Network
Anonymous - This is silly. Most countries would think 3 per cent was fantastically low. Further, who measures how much economic activity is being destroyed by.......
Anonymous - What a load of rot! What is he comparing the detriment to, and how much does the GFC effects factor into his farcical calculations? ....
Anonymous - In other words, sack advisers and cut costs. It's the financial version of #me too movement.....
Anonymous - If that's after tax pay then I'm screwed.....