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Malavika Santhebennur

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Malavika Santhebennur is the features editor on the mortgages titles at Momentum Media.

Before joining the team in 2019, Malavika held roles with Money Management and Benchmark Media. She has been writing about financial services for the past six years.

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DocuSign unveils digital ID verification partnership

DocuSign unveils digital ID verification partnership

The digital signature services provider is partnering with Australia Post to integrate its ID verification with Australi...READ MORE
APRA confirms treatment of SME loan schemes

APRA confirms treatment of SME loan schemes

APRA has stated that the federal government’s SME loan schemes can be regarded as an eligible guarantee by the governm...READ MORE
Major banks settle US class actions

Major banks settle US class actions

Two major banks have settled class actions in the US in relation to the trading of bank bill swap rate-based products. ...READ MORE
Auction volumes highest since April 2020

Auction volumes highest since April 2020

Last week marked the busiest auction week since the first week of April 2020, while the preliminary clearance rate held ...READ MORE
Prolonged rise in riskier loans could spur intervention

Prolonged rise in riskier loans could spur intervention

While the recent rise in “riskier” lending is not enough to prompt a regulatory response in the near term, this coul...READ MORE
Treasurer appoints new APRA member

Treasurer appoints new APRA member

The government has appointed a full-time APRA member to replace Geoff Summerhayes, while APRA has made changes in respon...READ MORE
Chris Venter

REA Group appoints technology executive

The global real estate group and owner of realestate.com.au has appointed an ANZ executive to the role of chief technolo...READ MORE
APRA charts ‘stronger’ approach to licensing new ADIs

APRA to review approach to new bank licensing

The prudential regulator has launched a consultation on its updated approach to licensing and supervising new authoris...READ MORE
Non-bank prices $750m RMBS

Non-bank prices $750m RMBS

Pepper Group has priced a $750-million RMBS, marking its first securitisation for 2021. READ MORE
Loan delinquency to rise, then fall in 2021

Loan delinquency to rise, then fall in 2021

Mortgage delinquencies will rise over the first half of 2021 as support measures expire but will decline later in the ye...READ MORE
Home buying intentions spike in February

Home buying intentions spike in February

Home buying spending intentions rose further in February, with the home buying market expected to play a key role in sup...READ MORE
Auction volumes second-highest year-to-date

Auction volumes second-highest year-to-date

Auction volumes spiked across the combined capital cities last week to the second highest number of weekly auctions over...READ MORE
BOQ completes equity raise to acquire ME Bank

BOQ completes equity raise to acquire ME Bank

The non-major bank has completed the final stage of its equity raising, with the proceeds to be used to fund the acquisi...READ MORE
Resimac cuts rates for self-employed borrowers

Resimac cuts rates for self-employed borrowers

The non-bank lender has reduced rates by up to 88 bps and waived some of its fees across its Prime Alt Doc range of home...READ MORE
Firstmac issues warning on SMSF loans offsets

Firstmac issues warning on SMSF loans offsets

The lender said it has shelved plans to offer an offset with its residential SMSF lending product after receiving advice...READ MORE

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