Christmas cheer in short supply as latest hike bites

Adrian Rollins
Updated November 14 2023 - 5:28pm, first published 10:44am

Almost half of households plan to spend less on Christmas gifts this year after the November interest rate hike and fears of further financial pain delivered a hefty blow to consumer confidence.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.


(min cost $0)

or signup to continue reading

See subscription options
Adrian Rollins

Adrian Rollins


Adrian Rollins is economics correspondent for the Canberra Times