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Non-bank market share slides again

by Staff Reporter • 11 Dec 2007
Figures released by the ABS yesterday revealed the number of owner-occupied dwellings financed by non-banks decreased... READ MORE

Bluestone prices A$408.9 million RMBS

by Staff Reporter • 10 Dec 2007
The Sapphire XI Series 2007-2 Trust included 1,344 non-conforming loans that have been seasoned for 11.98 months. The... READ MORE

BoQ to take on the big banks

by Staff Reporter • 7 Dec 2007
Speaking at the bank’s annual general meeting, managing director David Liddy said the latest merger with Home... READ MORE

Bank of England cuts cash rate

by Staff Reporter • 7 Dec 2007
While the Committee conceded that upside risks to inflation remain, slowing demand growth should ease the pressures... READ MORE

Adelaide Bank increases home loan rates

by Staff Reporter • 6 Dec 2007
It is the first of the major banks to pass on the increased cost of funding to its mortgage customers. According to... READ MORE

Consumers uncomfortable with non-bank sector

by Staff Reporter • 4 Dec 2007
Alan Shields, research director at Retail Finance Intelligence (RFI), the company that undertook the research, cited... READ MORE

Home shareholders support BoQ merger

by Staff Reporter • 3 Dec 2007
A total of 94.39 per cent of shareholders supported the merger, which will be implemented by way of a Scheme of... READ MORE

Rudd cautions banks of rate rise risk

by Staff Reporter • 3 Dec 2007
Speaking on ABC radio, Rudd urged the banks to consider the “financial pressure” Australian families have... READ MORE

Pepper cracks non-conforming RMBS deadlock

by Staff Reporter • 28 Nov 2007
The Pepper Residential Securities Trust No.7 is the first non-conforming residential mortgage transaction in... READ MORE

Australian RMBS delinquencies fall September quarter

by Staff Reporter • 28 Nov 2007
Figures released by Fitch Ratings yesterday showed 30+ day delinquencies for the prime mortgage market decreased to... READ MORE

Regional banks' strong profit sign of future strength

by Staff Reporter • 28 Nov 2007
According to a KPMG study released yesterday, operating profit after tax for regional banks increased 14 per cent in... READ MORE

Virgin the preferred saviour of Northern Rock

by Staff Reporter • 27 Nov 2007
Virgin’s proposal includes a £11 billion ($25.9 billion) repayment of the emergency loans lent by the... READ MORE

Credit crunch starting to affect UK small companies

by Staff Reporter • 27 Nov 2007
UK entrepreneurs and smaller business owners are starting to feel the squeeze of tighter credit, though the impact... READ MORE

Wide Bay a step closer to netting Mackay

by Staff Reporter • 23 Nov 2007
Nearly 33 per cent of MPBS shareholders – including its founding families, chairman Richard Wallace and... READ MORE

RAMS directors confirm support for Westpac deal

by Staff Reporter • 21 Nov 2007

Shareholders will vote on the Westpac proposal at the company’s upcoming AGM on 26 November.

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