Banks Could Issue Tracker Loans, says ASIC
The head of the corporate watchdog has blamed the "oligopoly" of the major lenders for an absence of tracker rate mortgages in the Australian home loan...
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...
Residential Construction Driving Personal Loan Demand
Low interest rates and perkier housing construction has prompted a surge in demand for personal loans as people kit out their new homes.
Personal Loans Help Drive Home Renovation Boom
Australians are more likely to take a loan out to renovate their homes than to splash out on a holiday or a lavish wedding.
Declined Coal Mine Loan May Halt 10,000 Jobs
Indian mining giant Adani's plans for Queensland's largest coal mine have reportedly hit a snag.
Housing 'Credit Crunch' Hightens Risk
Rising global interest rates and tighter bank lending risk triggering a "mini-credit crunch" that could send Australia's house prices, a new report warns.
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.
Queensland Premier Vetos $1bn Adani Rail Loan
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has made good on her election promise to veto a billion-dollar federal government loan to Indian mining giant Adani for the construction...
NZ: 40% Deposit Required to Acquire Property Financing
ASB Bank and ANZ Bank New Zealand have followed Westpac Banking Corp's lead in clamping down on lending to property investors by requiring at least a...