4 July 2019

HSBC statement regarding interest rates

HSBC confirms that it will decrease variable home loan interest rates for owner occupiers and investors by 0.20% p.a., following the Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision on Tuesday 2 July 2019.

Following the change, HSBC’s Home Value owner occupied principal and interest will be 3.27% p.a.* (comparison rate 3.28% p.a.), making it one of the most competitive rates available in the market.

Key changes:

  • Owner Occupied Principal and Interest Standard Variable Rate home loan cut by 0.20% p.a. to 4.91% p.a.
  • Owner Occupied Interest Only Standard Variable Rate home loan cut by 0.20% to 4.91% p.a.
  • Investor Principal and Interest Standard Variable Rate home loan cut by 0.20% to 5.53% p.a.
  • Investor Interest Only Standard Variable Rate home loan cut by 0.20% to 5.83% p.a.

All variable rate reductions are for new and existing loans, and are effective from Monday, 22 July 2019.

An HSBC Australia spokesperson said:

"In making this decision, we have carefully considered the needs of both our home loans and savings customers. With one of the lowest variable home loan rates available in the market, we are continuing to focus on offering home-buyers great value and exceptional service.

“With rates reaching historically low levels, we encourage new and prospective customers to speak with us in branch, on the phone or via one of our broker partners about their home buying or refinancing ambitions.”

* New borrowings from $50,000 when applying by 31 July 2019, Terms and Conditions and lending criteria apply.

Media enquiries:

David Matthews
T: +61 2 9006 5682
M: +61 424 859 836
Email: david1.matthews@hsbc.com.au

Ashleigh Baines
T: +61 2 9255 2385
M: +61 466 939 408
Email: ashleigh.baines@hsbc.com.au