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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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APRA closes Westpac case, EU remains

APRA closes Westpac case, EU remains

APRA has closed its investigation of Westpac into possible breaches of the Banking Act 1959 in relation to allegations o...READ MORE

Sydney property prices reach new record high

Sydney property prices have recovered from a slump in 2019 and during the COVID-19 crisis to reach a new record high, ac...READ MORE
Small-business finance platform enters market

Small-business finance platform enters market

A new finance platform that allows small businesses to access equity, grants and loans has launched in Australia. ...READ MORE
PEXA partners with homelessness organisation

PEXA partners with homelessness organisation

The digital property settlement service provider has formed a funding partnership with an organisation that tackles home...READ MORE
Housing affordability declines sharply in regions

Housing affordability declines sharply in regions

Housing affordability in regional Australia has deteriorated amid the shift in preferences for regional areas during the...READ MORE
Rising house prices temper buyer interest: Westpac

Rising house prices temper buyer interest: Westpac

Tensions are emerging in the housing market, which may point to an “emerging squeeze” on affordability from rising p...READ MORE
RBA rate forecasts defy global view

RBA rate forecasts defy global view

The RBA has laid to rest any chance of a rate rise before 2024 despite expectations that other central banks could raise...READ MORE
Major bank slashes fixed rates

Major bank slashes fixed rates

Westpac has lowered mortgage rates across the banking group on its fixed rate owner-occupier and investment loans by up ...READ MORE
Sellers keen to sell homes but hold off: survey

Sellers keen to sell homes but hold off: survey

More than half of all home owners said that they are delaying listing their property despite an overall increase in sell...READ MORE
Cities chalk up over 80% auction success rates

Cities chalk up over 80% auction success rates

Auction clearance rates exceeded 80 per cent across the capital cities last week, although a public holiday across some ...READ MORE
REA Group appoints data officer at PropTrack

REA Group appoints data officer at PropTrack

The property services group has appointed a former CoreLogic executive to its newly created role of chief product, data,...READ MORE

Lakeba unveils fund for tech start-ups

The technology company has launched a new fund designed to invest in technology scale-ups that are aiming for exponentia...READ MORE

Plenti launches green BNPL finance

The non-bank lender has announced the launch of specialist interest-free finance option for renewable energy technology....READ MORE

High-end properties lead house price surge

The “high end” of the property market in the capital cities has benefited the most from the recent housing upswing, ...READ MORE
Westpac cuts SME guarantee scheme loan rates

Westpac cuts SME guarantee scheme loan rates

The bank has reduced lending rates on some SME loans by up to almost 50 bps on new lending for products offered under ...READ MORE

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