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Government could u turn on deposit guarantee

by Staff Reporter • 22 Oct 2008
Removal of the cap would be intended to stem the flow of cash leaving the institutions that are not covered by the... READ MORE

?10 billion government boost for ING

by Staff Reporter • 20 Oct 2008
The investment will bring ING’s core tier-1 ratio to around 8 per cent and will strengthen its capital position... READ MORE

October 08: INTERNATIONAL NEWS -- US Government takes control of...

by Staff Reporter • 17 Oct 2008
With nine per cent of Americans now behind in their mortgage repayments, or facing repossession, speculation had been... READ MORE

October 08: Mortgage Choice cuts costs and senior management

by Staff Reporter • 17 Oct 2008
The management restructuring will save the brokerage an estimated $1.2 million in the 2009/10 financial year and... READ MORE

October 08 -- PUBLISHER LETTER: Reason for optimism

by Staff Reporter • 17 Oct 2008
Over the last couple of months the US has witnessed the unthinkable: the government bailout of Freddie, Fannie and AIG... READ MORE

Lower rates and government incentives to boost property market

by Staff Reporter • 15 Oct 2008
Further market stimulus delivered yesterday with the Rudd government’s announcement that it will double the... READ MORE

Government budget initiatives to ward off slowdown

by Staff Reporter • 14 Oct 2008
Published: 14-10-08 Today's other news Government unveils boost to homebuyers Firstfolio to buy... READ MORE

August 08: Two speed economy to keep inflation high

by Staff Reporter • 20 Aug 2008
Australia’s economy is also in a twin state of decline and growth, with states benefiting from the resources... READ MORE

August 08: PUBLISHER'S LETTER -- Keep your eyes on the prize

by Staff Reporter • 20 Aug 2008
Over the last few weeks every aggregator and brokerage head I’ve spoken to has the same agenda – to boost their... READ MORE

ACCC approves Westpac and St George merger

by Staff Reporter • 14 Aug 2008
The proposed acquisition was unlikely to substantially lessen competition under section 50 of the Trade Practices... READ MORE

In search of liquidity

by Staff Reporter • 23 Jul 2008
RMBS activity all but evaporated in the wake of last year’s credit crunch but Australian lenders could be amongst... READ MORE

July 08: Monopolised aggregation industry a danger

by Staff Reporter • 23 Jul 2008
A recent Mortgage Business straw poll has revealed that 87 per cent of respondents expect commission changes to lead... READ MORE

July 08: GMAC-RFC suspends funding

by Staff Reporter • 23 Jul 2008
GMAC has reportedly assured its partners that it will “honour its obligations” in respect of all settled loans as... READ MORE

July 08: ING rations wholesale funds

by Staff Reporter • 23 Jul 2008
Brett Mansfield, ING DIRECT’s head of mortgage management, said the decision was made to preserve the bank’s... READ MORE

July 08: PUBLISHERS LETTER -- Work smarter, not harder

by Staff Reporter • 23 Jul 2008
In practice it’s a different story. The hard truth is that not everyone is a born salesman – and cross-selling... READ MORE
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