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Moody?s considers change to rating systems

Credit rating firm Moody’s Investors Service has put forward a request for comment regarding changes to how it rates financial pro...
May 24, 2019
$8 billion worth of government income tax cuts has helped fuel inflation, according to ANZ. In an Australian Financial Review report, ANZ estimates that each 0....
February 06, 2008
Sydney residential vacancy rates rose slightly to 1.2 per cent in January, but sustained under-supply of rental property is still putting upward pressure on rental prices. ...
February 06, 2008
Q407 results from Fitch Ratings’ “Dinkum Index” have shown a decline in the number of delinquencies on Australian prime mortgages. The 30+ day delinq...
February 06, 2008
The Reserve Bank lifted the official cash rate today, as expected, by 25 basis points to seven per cent – the highest rate in 12 years. Significant inflation pr...
February 05, 2008
National building approvals fell by a sharp 16 per cent during December from November to a seasonally adjusted 12,263 units, the ABS reported today. While the number o...
February 05, 2008
Australian banks are strong and should be well positioned to handle the turmoil currently enveloping global markets, Fitch Ratings announced today in its semiannual review and ...
February 05, 2008
Virgin Group yesterday submitted a reduced £1.2 billion (A$2.61 billion) bid to take over Northern Rock and rebrand it as Virgin Bank. The bid proposes a cash i...
February 05, 2008
The JP Morgan and Fujitsu Consulting monthly consumer survey has found around 300,000 Australian households are suffering from severe levels of mortgage stress. Speaki...
February 05, 2008
House price indexes rose in all eight capital cities in the December quarter to a weighted average of 3.2 per cent, according to figures released by the ABS today. Ade...
February 04, 2008
First home owners were granted a tax break by the federal cabinet this afternoon that is expected to see struggling borrowers save $4 billion in four years. Treasurer ...
February 04, 2008
Criticism of lenders charging deferred establishment fees for early loan repayment looks set to intensify should the anticipated RBA rate rise be confirmed tomorrow. F...
February 04, 2008
The Federal Government has announced a five-point plan to battle inflation and ease the stress of rising interest rates on struggling home buyers, The Sydney Morning Herald...
February 04, 2008
Weekly rents may rise by up to $100 over the next two years, The Investors Club has warned. According to The Investors Club President Kevin Young, should interest rat...
February 04, 2008
While homebuyers took a cautious approach to 2008’s first major weekend of auctions there was a slight improvement to buying activity compared to the same time last year,...
February 04, 2008
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