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Wizard launches loan for SMEs

by Staff Reporter • 11 Jul 2008
Wizard Home Loans yesterday announced it would target the small to medium sized enterprise (SME) market with the...READ MORE
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Inflationary expectations stay at record high

by Staff Reporter • 11 Jul 2008
Expectations for record high inflation remain high because of increased fuel, rent and food prices, the Melbourne... READ MORE
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Strong growth for major aggregator

by Staff Reporter • 10 Jul 2008
Despite depressed national home loan figures, Choice Aggregation Services (Choice) has reported an increase in... READ MORE
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June unemployment results better than expected

by Staff Reporter • 10 Jul 2008
Unemployment fell to an unexpected 4.2 per cent in June, from 4.3 per cent in May, as 24,000 more full time jobs were... READ MORE
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RBA must keep rates high: IMF

by Staff Reporter • 10 Jul 2008
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged the RBA to maintain a tight stance of monetary policy in its latest... READ MORE
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Consumer sentiment lowest in 16 years

by Staff Reporter • 10 Jul 2008
Consumer sentiment fell to the lowest level since 1992 in July, the Westpac Melbourne Institute Index of Consumer... READ MORE
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Loan volume slump won?t hurt diversified brokers

by Staff Reporter • 10 Jul 2008
The weakest mortgage approvals in eight years and morbid consumer sentiment have not dented the broking... READ MORE
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BankWest joins St George in new round of rate rises

by Staff Reporter • 9 Jul 2008
BankWest has become the second bank to increase the rate on its standard variable mortgage products independent of any... READ MORE
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Australian business confidence lowest since 9/11

by Staff Reporter • 9 Jul 2008
Business conditions and sentiment deteriorated sharply in June, NAB’s monthly Business Survey and Economic... READ MORE
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Housing finance commitments continue downward spiral

by Staff Reporter • 9 Jul 2008

The value of housing finance activity declined again in May, figures from the ABS revealed today.

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Barclays cuts sub-prime loan products

by Staff Reporter • 9 Jul 2008
The UK's fourth largest bank will stop selling new loans through its sub-prime loans unit and plans to cut around 300... READ MORE
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Housing supply to deteriorate further

by Staff Reporter • 9 Jul 2008
The prospect of an improvement in dwelling supply now appears further away than ever as builder sentiment plunged in... READ MORE
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Big banks to spend billions on IT

by Staff Reporter • 8 Jul 2008
The big four banks will invest heavily in IT in a bid to update old systems and better compete with online... READ MORE
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Brokers remain confident despite rate rise fears

by Staff Reporter • 8 Jul 2008
Brokers are braced for a fresh wave of bank rate hikes in the wake of St George’s 20 basis point rise to its... READ MORE
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US house prices down, but improvement apparent

by Staff Reporter • 8 Jul 2008

Almost all US housing markets suffered a decrease in value, figures from Radar Logic revealed yesterday.

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