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Australian House Prices Not in a Bubble: Westpac Boss
Residential
Friday March 10 2017

Australian House Prices Not in a Bubble: Westpac Boss

Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe may be losing sleep over house prices, but the head of one of the nation's biggest banks doesn't believe there's a...

Only 53 per cent of Sydney Housing Approvals are being Completed
Residential
Tuesday December 13 2016

Only 53 per cent of Sydney Housing Approvals are being Completed

The latest Housing Monitor results for Metropolitan Sydney indicate that housing completions have dropped to only 53 per cent of those that receive planning approval.

BOQ Wary of Increased Settlement Risk
Residential
Friday December 2 2016

BOQ Wary of Increased Settlement Risk

Bank of Queensland chairman Roger Davis says the lender is cautious over the state of the Australian housing market, with concerns emerging in its key Brisbane...

Why Your Development Finance Was Rejected
Business
Monday April 25 2016

Why Your Development Finance Was Rejected

I regularly get contacted by desperate developers wanting to fund their project, frantic because they have committed their time, funds and or equity into a project...

Banks Scrutinized Over Foreign Property Buyers
Business
Wednesday July 23 2014

Banks Scrutinized Over Foreign Property Buyers

Australia's leading banks are being grilled about their oversight of the investment activities of foreign buyers of domestic property.

Business
Mar 16 2018
NAB's 'Introducer Program' Under Spotlight

National Australia Bank paid thousands of people about $100 million in commissions to "introduce" potential customers to the bank, an inquiry has heard.

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Mining
15 Dec, 2017
NAB Will No Longer Back New Coal Projects

National Australia Bank says it will stop lending for new thermal coal mining projects, becoming the first major Australian bank to phase out support for the...

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Business
13 Jul, 2015
Financial System 'Ignoring Climate Risk'

Australia's financial system is ill-prepared for the impacts of climate change, an issue ignored in the Abbott government's inquiry led by David Murray.

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