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Borrowers flocking to brokers following mortgage rate slashes 07 June 2019 235
FHB activity falls despite improvement in affordability 06 June 2019 123
Broking industry reacts to cash rate move 05 June 2019 176
RBA urged to ‘leave fuel in the tank’ 05 June 2019 155
Major banks pass on cash rate cut 04 June 2019 684
RBA pulls cash rate trigger 04 June 2019 471
Pundits fear banks won’t play ball if RBA cuts 04 June 2019 180
Aggregator head joins MFAA board 03 June 2019 295
‘Aggressive’ rate cut frenzy ensues as sentiment flips 31 May 2019 409
ING cuts variable home loan rates 30 May 2019 290
CBA reports post-election spike in mortgage applications 29 May 2019 375
Borrower fee flagged as option to mitigate clawback risks 28 May 2019 362
PM appoints new minister to oversee financial services sector 28 May 2019 257
Industry must ‘embrace’ scrutiny, says Loan Market head 27 May 2019 241
Brokers buoyed by shift in mortgage landscape 24 May 2019 293
Westpac amends residential lending policy 24 May 2019 375
Commissions to stay but change is ‘constant’ 23 May 2019 192
Boutique aggregator appoints new head 21 May 2019 199
Election Eve: Voters to determine the future of broker rem 17 May 2019 473
Major bank broker flows diverge 15 May 2019 546
Broker share hits record high for December quarter 14 May 2019 341
Major bank cuts rates by up to 60bps 13 May 2019 1226
Brokers battle for the seat of Burt 09 May 2019 458
New no-deposit home loan offering launched 08 May 2019 924
RBA reveals cash rate 07 May 2019 536
‘Aggressive’ competition stunts Westpac’s mortgage growth 07 May 2019 338
Broker enters race for parliamentary seat 06 May 2019 484
Macquarie CEO holds firm on broker support 06 May 2019 457
Third-party channel dominates NAB’s mortgage growth 03 May 2019 526
Broker growth to remain uninterrupted: ANZ CEO 02 May 2019 397
Mortgage lending growth sinks to four-year low 01 May 2019 437
ING hikes commercial rates 01 May 2019 395
Broker policy contest heats up 30 April 2019 546
Treasury-led commissions review ‘has to go’: FBAA 29 April 2019 589
TMB joins fixed rate cutting frenzy 29 April 2019 330
YBR reports quarterly results 29 April 2019 339
Newly licensed bank affirms commitment to broker channel 24 April 2019 665
Virgin Money announces rate cuts 23 April 2019 570
ALP showing ‘willingness’ to discuss commissions 18 April 2019 864
Challenger bank unfazed by broker uncertainty 17 April 2019 409
Neo-lender banks on brokers with new partnership 15 April 2019 668
YBR makes progress on $300m securitisation initiative 15 April 2019 472
BOQ’s sharp mortgage slump offset by broker growth 12 April 2019 519
Invoice financier looking to fill SME lending void 11 April 2019 276
Senator ‘yet to be convinced’ of trail utility 09 April 2019 787
Macquarie appoints new head of broker 08 April 2019 874
Crossbencher rebukes proposed trail ban 08 April 2019 708
Bankwest launches valuation tool for brokers 05 April 2019 609
Mortgage arrears rate to continue climbing: Moody’s 04 April 2019 599
ING announces commercial credit policy changes 03 April 2019 528
Pre-budget cash rate decision revealed 02 April 2019 630
Housing market plagued by ‘uncertainties’ as downturn continues 02 April 2019 838
Labor announcement to spark ‘mini surge’ in housing market 01 April 2019 1046
Introducer program ‘halved’, ANZ reveals 29 March 2019 668
ANZ CEO backs market solution to commission debate 28 March 2019 598
ING reprices home loan offerings 27 March 2019 552
‘Bank built for brokers’ troubled by uncertainty 19 March 2019 779
NAB stands firm on broker front in Hayne response 18 March 2019 743
PM defends policy call as pressure mounts on ALP 15 March 2019 920
CBA suspends demerger plans 14 March 2019 1248
Banks respond to revocation of trail ban 14 March 2019 985
Rebound in housing finance ‘unlikely’ as slump continues 13 March 2019 537
Aggregator seeks to bust broker ‘myths’ 12 March 2019 1058
CBA CEO weighs in on flat-fee model 08 March 2019 1537
AMP lifts variable mortgage rates 08 March 2019 845
Bank to fuel broker ‘momentum’ with sharp rate cuts 07 March 2019 1158
TMB cuts mortgage rates by up to 50bps 06 March 2019 1016
RBA announces cash rate decision 05 March 2019 1115
Shareholders approve bank-aggregator rebrand 05 March 2019 1018
Legislators urged to put broker uncertainty to bed 04 March 2019 812
Firstmac one step closer to acquisition 01 March 2019 780
ABA contests royal commission’s SME reform 28 February 2019 389
Australian Conservatives voice support for broker channel 26 February 2019 861
Industry reacts to Labor’s policy revision 25 February 2019 1512
AFG profits stable amid mixed lending result 25 February 2019 610
Mortgage Choice CEO slams ‘destructive’ lender-pays flat-fee model 22 February 2019 801
Treasury flags broker reform risk ahead of Labor response 21 February 2019 1052
Citi affirms commitment to broker channel 18 February 2019 1015
Treasurer urged to initiate industry consultation 18 February 2019 625
One Nation rallies behind brokers, backs trail 18 February 2019 911
Government and opposition battle on broker front 15 February 2019 1327
Bank CEO renews support for standardised commissions 15 February 2019 549
MPs slam call to ban upfront commissions 14 February 2019 945
RC reforms would not ‘sound death knell’: Deloitte 11 February 2019 754
Comyn mulling RC impact on demerger 08 February 2019 953
RBA reveals cash rate verdict 05 February 2019 689
Banks send open letter to politicians 04 February 2019 522
Bank announces 18 bps rate rise 01 February 2019 1219
$83bn SME funding gap exposed 01 February 2019 677
Non-bank appoints new GM 31 January 2019 722
Banks buck trend and cut rates 31 January 2019 1209
Loan Market adopts ‘whistleblower’ platform for brokers 29 January 2019 655
Fixed rate demand jumps as variable rates rise 29 January 2019 951
Lenders ‘poaching’ refinancers as competition intensifies 25 January 2019 624
Sydney downturn ‘sharpest in over two decades’ 25 January 2019 726
Call for cool heads as RC report looms 24 January 2019 906
Complex credit space heightening broker favourability 23 January 2019 500
FBAA head to lead charity on relief mission 23 January 2019 721
Lender cuts buffer rate but tightens expense checks 22 January 2019 654
Financial stress affecting 2 in 5 employees 22 January 2019 750
Market share growth testament to broker value 17 January 2019 1260
FBAA slams campaign to end commissions 17 January 2019 1259
Broker market share hits record high 16 January 2019 1903
ANZ purchases $40m stake in brokerage 16 January 2019 1327
Bank announces 20bps rate rise 15 January 2019 1045
RBA rate cut expected amid funding gap ‘blow out’ 15 January 2019 988
Virgin Money hikes variable rates 11 January 2019 1293
‘Fluid’ rate environment ripe for brokers 11 January 2019 597
Cost pressures compel bank to pull rate trigger 09 January 2019 1006
Boutique brokerage weighing up flat-fee model 08 January 2019 805
What it’s like to be a broker in Tasmania 02 January 2019 564
Resimac tightens LVR policy 21 December 2018 787
Bank to implement broker commission changes 20 December 2018 1262
Newly licensed bank committed to ‘integral’ broker channel 19 December 2018 776
Major bank sheds light on new broker segmentation model 18 December 2018 1076
NAB CEO to take extended leave 18 December 2018 930
Morningstar mulls impact of scrapping comms 17 December 2018 516
Bank CEO urges RC to consider ACCC findings 14 December 2018 909
The top young brokers under 30 13 December 2018 1710
ACCC report highlights need to preserve broker model: AFG 13 December 2018 960
Major bank announces credit policy changes 11 December 2018 900
Court approves acquisition of SME lender 10 December 2018 762
ASIC whistle-blower issues warning to brokers 07 December 2018 1032
Bank hikes rates, reintroduces home loan fee 07 December 2018 547
Bank appoints new broker head 03 December 2018 853
ANZ CEO weighs in on the HEM debate 03 December 2018 1220
Uncertainty over broker agency ‘surprising’: Bendigo chairman 30 November 2018 1389
ANZ CEO laments complex ‘408-step’ mortgage process 29 November 2018 1690
Introducer program ‘contained’, insists NAB CEO 27 November 2018 1069
Mortgage Choice, AFG call out CBA ‘bullying’ 23 November 2018 1674
‘Does he take us for mugs?’: Aggregator head blasts Comyn 21 November 2018 1686
Industry slams ‘self-serving’ CBA 20 November 2018 1562
Major bank CEO backs fees-for-service model 19 November 2018 2204
Flat commissions could eliminate ‘lender choice conflicts’: AFG 14 November 2018 1492
Regionals rally behind brokers in RC response 14 November 2018 873
Major aggregator dismisses ‘surprising’ RC question 13 November 2018 1121
Bank proposes introduction of standardised commissions 12 November 2018 852
Macquarie restricts SMSF loan offering 09 November 2018 1691
Bank announces remuneration changes 08 November 2018 1615
RBA announces November cash rate 06 November 2018 855
Elite Business Writers 2018 06 November 2018 1698
Macquarie unfazed by threat of broking reform 05 November 2018 904
Brokers, wholesale funder spur major bank lending rise 02 November 2018 824
Major bank ‘highly dependent’ on brokers, says CEO 01 November 2018 1374
Greens call for ownership reform in broking industry 31 October 2018 1042
No trail should mean no clawbacks, says brokerage CEO 30 October 2018 1161
FHBs an outlier amid lending slump 30 October 2018 452
‘Corporate cop’ commences policing of CBA 29 October 2018 918
Another major bank changes broker commissions 25 October 2018 2825
Major brokerage appoints new CEO 25 October 2018 1645
YBR to diversify offering as it aims to fill market ‘gap’ 25 October 2018 1113
Bank announces new head of broker 23 October 2018 1529
Major bank CEO defends brokers 22 October 2018 1462
Market share rise proof that ‘commissions work’, says non-bank 18 October 2018 709
Removing trail would turn brokers into ‘hunters, not farmers’ 17 October 2018 1335
Mortgage Choice appoints new CFO 16 October 2018 1019
ANZ CEO chimes in on broker debate 15 October 2018 1434
Brokers on a ‘one-way ticket’ to 60–70% market share 15 October 2018 977
Government fast-tracks SME tax cuts 12 October 2018 698
‘Tricky’ broker model ‘mostly works well’: Westpac CEO 12 October 2018 1608
Pressures rising in SME sector 11 October 2018 829
Major bank profits could rise by 1.8% if trail is cut 10 October 2018 1482
FBAA refutes RC concern over broker commissions 09 October 2018 843
Bank reports ‘double system’ mortgage growth 09 October 2018 1169
ASIC permanently bans former NAB branch manager 08 October 2018 1460
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