Australian interest rate changes since 1990



SYDNEY, Dec 6 (Reuters) - The Reserve Bank of Australia raised its cash rate by 25 basis points to 3.10% on Tuesday following a monthly policy meeting.

The following is a chronology of the Reserve Bank of Australia's interest rate moves since 1990. Each move is measured in basis points (bp), which are one-hundredths of a percentage point. Dec 6 2022

Up 25 bp

to 3.10 Nov 1 2022

Up 25 bp

to 2.85 Oct 4 2022

Up 25 bp

to 2.60 Sep 6 2022

Up 50 bp

to 2.35

Aug 2 2022

Up 50 bp

to 1.85 Jul 5 2022

Up 50 bp

to 1.35 Jun 7 2022

Up 50 bp

to 0.85

May 3 2022

Up 25 bp

to 0.35 Nov 3 2020

Down 15 bp

to 0.10

Mar 19 2020

Down 25 bp

to 0.25 Mar 3 2020

Down 25 bp

to 0.50 Oct 1 2019

Down 25 bp

to 0.75 Jul 2 2019

Down 25 bp

to 1.00 Jun 4 2019

Down 25 bp

to 1.25 Aug 2 2016

Down 25 bp

to 1.50 May 3 2016

Down 25 bp

to 1.75 May 5 2015

Down 25 bp

to 2.00 Feb 3 2015

Down 25 bp

to 2.25 Aug 6 2013

Down 25 bp

to 2.50 May 7 2013

Down 25 bp

to 2.75 Dec 4 2012

Down 25 bp

to 3.00 Oct 2 2012

Down 25 bp

to 3.25 Jun 5 2012

Down 25 bp

to 3.50 May 1 2012

Down 50 bp

to 3.75 Dec 6 2011

Down 25 bp

to 4.25 Nov 1 2011

Down 25 bp

to 4.50 Nov 2 2010

Up 25 bp

to 4.75 May 4 2010

Up 25 bp

to 4.50 Apr 6 2010

Up 25 bp

to 4.25 Mar 2 2010

Up 25 bp

to 4.00 Dec 1 2009

Up 25 bp

to 3.75 Nov 3 2009

Up 25 bp

to 3.50 Oct 6 2009

Up 25 bp

to 3.25 Apr 7 2009

Down 25 bp

to 3.00 Feb 3 2009

Down 100 bp

to 3.25 Dec 2 2008

Down 100 bp

to 4.25 Nov 4 2008

Down 75 bp

to 5.25 Oct 7 2008

Down 100 bp

to 6.00 Sep 2 2008

Down 25 bp

to 7.00 Mar 4 2008

Up 25 bp

to 7.25 Feb 5 2008

Up 25 bp

to 7.00 Nov 7 2007

Up 25 bp

to 6.75 Aug 8 2007

Up 25 bp

to 6.50 Nov 8 2006

Up 25 bp

to 6.25 Aug 2 2006

Up 25 bp

to 6.00 May 3 2006

Up 25 bp

to 5.75 Mar 2 2005

Up 25 bp

to 5.50 Dec 3 2003

Up 25 bp

to 5.25 Nov 5 2003

Up 25 bp

to 5.00 June 5 2002

Up 25 bp

to 4.75 May 8 2002

Up 25 bp

to 4.50 Dec 5 2001

Down 25 bp

to 4.25 Oct 3 2001

Down 25 bp

to 4.50 Sept 5 2001

Down 25 bp

to 4.75 Apr 4 2001

Down 50 bp

to 5.0 Mar 7 2001

Down 25 bp

to 5.5 Feb 7 2001

Down 50 bp

to 5.75 Aug 2 2000

Up 25 bp

to 6.25 May 3 2000

Up 25 bp

to 6.0 Apr 5 2000

Up 25 bp

to 5.75 Feb 2 2000

Up 50 bp

to 5.5 Nov 3 1999

Up 25 bp

to 5.0 Dec 2 1998

Down 25 bp

to 4.75 Jul 30 1997

Down 50 bp

to 5.0 May 23 1997

Down 50 bp

to 5.5 Dec 11 1996

Down 50 bp

to 6.0 Nov 6 1996

Down 50 bp

to 6.5 Jul 31 1996

Down 50 bp

to 7.0 Dec 14 1994

Up 100 bp

to 7.5 Oct 24 1994

Up 100 bp

to 6.5 Aug 17 1994

Up 75 bp

to 5.5 Jul 30 1993

Down 50 bp

to 4.75 Mar 23 1993

Down 50 bp

to 5.25 Jul 8 1992

Down 75 bp

to 5.75 May 6 1992

Down 100 bp

to 6.5 Jan 8 1992

Down 100 bp

to 7.5 Nov 6 1991

Down 100 bp

to 8.5 Sep 3 1991

Down 100 bp

to 9.5 May 16 1991

Down 100 bp

to 10.5 Apr 4 1991

Down 50 bp

to 11.5 Dec 18 1990

Down 100 bp

to 12.0 Oct 15 1990

Down 100 bp

to 13.0 Aug 2 1990

Down 100 bp

to 14.0 Apr 4 1990

Down 100-150bp to 15.0 to 15.5 Feb 15 1990

Down 50 bp

to 16.5 to 17.0 Jan 23 1990

Down 50-100bp to 17.0 to 17.5
Compiled by Wayne Cole; Editing by Jacqueline Wong

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