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15 Jun 2022
BNPL ‘debts’ to be included in DTI ratios: APRA
Banks will need to include buy now, pay later and higher education debts when reporting debt-to-income ratios to the regulato...
15 Jun 2022
Nano expands digital loan offering
Nano has expanded its digital home loan offering to home buyers and investors, as well as refinancers. ...
15 Jun 2022
Australian home values top $10 trillion
The value of Australia’s 10.8 million residential homes has topped $10 trillion for the first time. ...
15 Jun 2022
Capital city clearance rates plummet
Fewer than 1,400 homes were taken to auction across the capital cities this week, with clearance rates the lowest to date th...
14 Jun 2022
Non-banks to take over in construction lending: Survey
While supply chain issues and insolvency risks have eaten away at banks’ appetites for construction lending, non-bank lende...
14 Jun 2022
Treasurer says inflation will put pressure on October budget
The Treasurer, Jim Chalmers, has said cost-of-living solutions will be a key focus in Labor’s first budget. ...
14 Jun 2022
Borrower sentiment falling as inflation soars: ANZ
Consumer confidence has hit its lowest level in almost two years, according to data from ANZ and Roy Morgan. ...
14 Jun 2022
Triple whammy 50-bp cash rate hikes tipped by NAB
Economists at the major bank believe the Reserve Bank will repeat its largest cash rate increase in two decades not once, bu...
13 Jun 2022
Refinances ramping up across Australia: PEXA
There has been a significant uptick in customers switching lenders, with refinance volumes across states being as much as 26....
13 Jun 2022
Brisbane ranked tenth for house price growth globally
Three Australian capitals have been listed among the top 20 cities for property price growth, according to a new report. ...
13 Jun 2022
Calls for monthly inflation data as cash rate ascends
With inflation being critical to the Reserve Bank’s interest rate decisions, accountants have urged the government to incr...
13 Jun 2022
Fintech launches Islamic banking prototype
Digital consultancy Mobiquity has launched a Shariah-compliant banking technology product, which banks can use to roll out Is...
10 Jun 2022
Non-majors lift mortgage and savings rates
After the big four lifted rates by 50 bps, several non-majors have followed suit hiking rates on both mortgages and savings. ...
10 Jun 2022
Housing affordability continues downward spiral: REIA
The Reserve Bank’s signals of further rate hikes are expected to further deteriorate housing affordability, as the proporti...
10 Jun 2022
Outsized rate rise to steepen property downturn: Bluestone
This week’s higher-than-expected cash rate rise will introduce a new fear factor for property buyers, an economist has warn...
10 Jun 2022
ANZ Institutional confirms executive leadership additions
The banking group has named two executives to oversee its commodities and environmental markets as it aims to expand its sust...
9 Jun 2022
RBA tipped to repeat 50-bp hike
Economists from three of the big four banks believe the Reserve Bank will duplicate its largest rate rise in 22 years. ...
9 Jun 2022
Home prices fall at fastest rate in over 30 years
Australia’s housing boom has crashed into the wall, with a new PropTrack analysis suggesting that growth has dropped to its...
8 Jun 2022
Major banks pass on 50-bp rate hike
The big four banks have all announced that they will increase home loan variable interest rates by 0.50 per cent per annum ...
8 Jun 2022
NHFIC names 5 new lenders to FHLDS
The housing corporation has confirmed that five more non-major lenders will be able to offer the Australian government’s de...

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