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Mortgage Lenders Council?s Canberra talks show promise

by Staff Reporter • 14 Apr 2008
Lisa Montgomery, head of consumer advocacy with non-bank lender Resi, said she was satisfied with the day’s... READ MORE

Job demand declines for retail banking and mortgage sectors

by Staff Reporter • 11 Apr 2008
The index recorded a 3.78 per cent fall in demand in the finance and banking sector, seasonally adjusted, compared to... READ MORE

Bank of England cuts rates by 0.25 per cent

by Staff Reporter • 11 Apr 2008
Despite inflation reaching a nine month high in February, the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy... READ MORE

Non-bank representative appointed to Financial Sector Advisory Council

by Staff Reporter • 10 Apr 2008
Mr Swan said that revitalisation of the council was necessary during current financial market turbulence and that the... READ MORE

NAB and TCU form partnership to extend Indigenous banking

by Staff Reporter • 9 Apr 2008
NAB executive director and chief executive said that the bank would provide the funding to Traditional Credit Union... READ MORE

Rate cuts not far off: NAB

by Staff Reporter • 9 Apr 2008
According to the report, business conditions fell in March to reach plus seven index points, the lowest reading since... READ MORE

ANZ prepares for $1 billion in bad debt

by Staff Reporter • 8 Apr 2008
In a trading update Mr Smith said the bank now expected its total provision charge for credit impairment to be around... READ MORE

Big banks' exit fees dwarf credit unions?

by Staff Reporter • 7 Apr 2008
The report, commissioned by Treasurer Wayne Swan, has shown on average that exit fees across the big five... READ MORE

RBA backs lenders? rate hikes

by Staff Reporter • 7 Apr 2008
In his opening speech to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics on Friday, Mr Stevens... READ MORE

Wide Bay confident of profit expectations, despite higher funding...

by Staff Reporter • 7 Apr 2008
Managing director Ron Hancock admitted that the group had been exposed to higher funding costs but was able to recoup... READ MORE

Mortgage Lenders Council back on non-bank agenda

by Staff Reporter • 7 Apr 2008
As a prelude to the discussions, head of consumer advocacy with Resi and former president of the council Lisa... READ MORE

Demand for loans drives UK lender to halt applications

by Staff Reporter • 3 Apr 2008
The move comes after the lender received unprecedented applications for its home loans following the withdrawal of... READ MORE

St George increases standard variable rate

by Staff Reporter • 1 Apr 2008
George Beatty, St George’s acting group executive of retail banking, said the bank had sustained increased... READ MORE

Westpac bumps extra 0.10pc on standard variable rates

by Staff Reporter • 1 Apr 2008
As of Wednesday the rate of interest on its variable-rate products will be 9.37 per cent. Westpac group executive... READ MORE

Major UK lender scraps loans

by Staff Reporter • 31 Mar 2008
Nationwide’s two-year fixed-rate home loan with fee, and its two-year tracker home loan with/without fee, will... READ MORE
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