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Asian banks lead foreign share of business loan approvals

The share of business loan approvals owned by foreign banks has been “fairly high” thanks to Asian banks’ growing presence, the Res...
July 28, 2021

Fintech hub Stone & Chalk plans to open a new fintech hub in Melbourne in order to explore how to bring fintech innovation to the agribusiness sector.

August 11, 2017

Bank funding has burnt many business owners, but as one operator reveals, securing funding for export purposes is much less painful for growing businesses.

August 11, 2017

The strength of the Australian business sector continued in July, with business conditions rising to their highest level since early 2008.

August 11, 2017
A Sydney broker has said that up to 80 per cent of his commercial deals, mostly residential property developments, are still being funded by domestic banks and some of the majo...
August 10, 2017
  Commercial property tenants are being caught in costly legal disputes arising from their own failures around the lease agreements they sign, a leading ...
August 04, 2017

Prospa has secured $20 million of funding from a Silicon Valley lender, in what the fintech argues is a reflection of the growing need for alternative financing options.

August 04, 2017

Suncorp Bank has reported that, in the year ending June 2017, its SME loan book rose to $5.72 billion, up by 7 per cent on the prior financial year.

August 03, 2017
In an era where digital channels and fintech are shaping the future of financial services, one non-bank lender is keeping things traditional by focusing on simple products and q...
August 03, 2017
Strong demand for asset finance and a significant increase in commercial mortgage applications have driven growth in total business credit over the June quarter, new research h...
July 28, 2017

A Sydney-based broker has started securing funding from Asia after seeing the big four banks turn down “perfectly good” deals.

July 28, 2017
Asset finance can be a lucrative offering, and it can be a hard nut to crack, requiring both a large amount of time and a vast amount of knowledge. Annie Kane sits down with fri...
July 27, 2017

The small business lender has announced that it has appointed two new state-based business development managers (BDMs) to “foster the growth of broker channel”.

July 23, 2017

Nearly 90 per cent of Australian businesses use information technology for financial purposes such as online banking and making payments, new data has shown.

July 21, 2017

The amount of commercial finance provided by lenders dropped from $41.7 billion in April 2017 to $41.4 billion in May 2017, figures from ABS have shown.

July 21, 2017
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