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Sarah Simpkins

AUTHOR|No. of Articles: 168

Sarah Simpkins is the news editor across Mortgage Business and The Adviser. 

Previously, she reported on banking, financial services and wealth for InvestorDaily and ifa.

You can contact her on [email protected].

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Banks shouldn’t wait for regulatory intervention: ANZ CEO

Banks are too reliant on regulatory oversight to do what is right for borrowers, the big four boss has said. READ MORE

Reverse mortgage lenders tapping 1.5% of market: Deloitte

Reverse mortgage lenders have accessed a small fraction of the potential retiree housing market in Australia, according ...READ MORE

Domain acquires property data specialist

Domain has entered into an agreement to acquire property and valuations data provider Insight Data Solutions. READ MORE

High repayments squeeze Heritage loan growth

A high rate of loan repayments through the pandemic has somewhat slowed the growth of Heritage Bank’s book, despite a ...READ MORE

Pulse members back Teachers Mutual merger

An overwhelming majority of Pulse Credit Union members have supported the proposed deal with Teachers Mutual Bank Ltd, w...READ MORE

Higher housing supply won’t kill price rise: RBA

Increasing housing supply will help combat rising prices but it’s “not a panacea”, according to a Reserve Bank eco...READ MORE

Big four likely to dampen competition: ACCC

The watchdog’s chair has said it is not in the interest of the big four banks or their shared owners to fire up rivalr...READ MORE

Regulator warns slow movers in open banking

Banks that have not met their open banking obligations by November will risk facing enforcement action, the ACCC has cau...READ MORE

Risky lending rise pricks APRA’s ears

The regulator’s chair has expressed concern with an uptick in high debt-to-income lending, but has said there will be ...READ MORE

NAB to answer to AUSTRAC probe

The big four bank is set to answer questions around potential anti-money laundering breaches in the coming weeks, accord...READ MORE

Major bank acquisitions hurt competition: Judo CEO

The chief of the neobank has warned against allowing large incumbent banks to swallow up fintechs, saying it could stifl...READ MORE

Great Southern Bank boosted by FHB rise

With the help of brokers introducing younger customers, Great Southern Bank has grown its home loan book by almost 25 pe...READ MORE

APRA watches for lockdown impact on mortgage rise

The housing market boom and economic rebound grew loan books in the three months to June, but APRA has warned the ongoin...READ MORE

Forced coal lending could hit mortgage costs: Banks

Forcing banks to lend to fossil fuel producers could affect their cost of capital and resulting loan prices, according...READ MORE

RBA reveals cash rate call

The Reserve Bank has declared its September rate decision, amid ongoing lockdown restrictions. READ MORE

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