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Personal, commercial finance commitments drop in March

by • 12 May 2008
Rising interest rates are curbing consumer demand not only for home loans but also personal and commercial...READ MORE
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Broker numbers set to drop

by • 12 May 2008
After years of growth broker numbers look set to fall as tough market conditions and commissions restructuring... READ MORE
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Owner-occupied financing drops for non-banks, banks

by • 11 May 2008
Tight funding conditions, increased unaffordability levels and recent media negativity impacted non-bank financing... READ MORE
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Westpac and St George to forge nation?s largest bank

by • 11 May 2008

Westpac announced this morning that it is in merger discussions with St George Bank.

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Inflation set to decline: RBA

by • 11 May 2008
The economy is set for a period of below-trend growth as well as an easing in inflationary pressures, the RBA said on... READ MORE
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New Choice Aggregation Services CEO announced

by • 11 May 2008
Brendan O’Donnell has been named as the new CEO of Choice Aggregation Services (Choice) following the... READ MORE
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NAB profit up 25.8 per cent

by • 9 May 2008
National Australia Bank (NAB) today reported a 25.8 per cent rise in net profit to $2.7 billion for the first half of... READ MORE
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Rents outgrowing wages in Sydney

by • 9 May 2008
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Rates not the monster behind mortgage stress

by • 9 May 2008
Rising interest rates are not the defining cause of mortgage stress, according to mortgage insurer Genworth... READ MORE
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Macquarie?s reverse mortgages off the market indefinitely

by • 9 May 2008
Ongoing deterioration in global credit markets and the continued increase in the cost of funds have forced Macquarie... READ MORE
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Borrowers blame lenders for debt problems

by • 7 May 2008
Three in four Australians hold financial institutions responsible for the current debt crisis, research by the... READ MORE
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RMBS volumes plunge 80.5pc

by • 7 May 2008
Moody’s Australian RMBS Performance Review released yesterday confirmed the startling lack of activity in... READ MORE
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Bluestone committed to broker channel

by • 7 May 2008
Bluestone has reiterated its strong support for brokers despite its decision to temporarily withdraw its reverse... READ MORE
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Mortgage lending set for tough 18 months

by • 7 May 2008
Flagging consumer sentiment, record low housing affordability and the global credit crunch are all expected to take... READ MORE
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Boost for Victorian first home buyers

by • 7 May 2008
First home buyers in regional Victoria will be able to receive up to $15,000 in government assistance towards the... READ MORE

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