BOQ Passes on 20 Basis Point cut

Tuesday, 04/12/2012

Following today’s Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) meeting, BOQ has announced it will pass on a 20 bps rate cut this month.

CEO Stuart Grimshaw said BOQ was pleased to again pass on a 20 bps reduction to customers.

“For the past 12 months BOQ has consistently announced its rate change on the same day as the RBA meeting."

“This decision has provided a level of continuity and certainty for our customers and I believe they have appreciated it,” he said.

Mr Grimshaw said BOQ was conscious of the pressures facing all customers at this time of year, including those with home loans and those with deposits, and believed the 20 bps cut would strike a fair balance between the two.

The 20 bps rate cut brings BOQ’s standard variable rate home loan to 6.51% p.a. effective from Friday, 21 December 2012.