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27 May 2022
‘NAB now, pay later’: NAB launches BNPL
In the face of ever-increasing competition from fintechs in the buy now, pay later space, NAB has nabbed its share by launchi...
27 May 2022
Liberals should continue super for housing push, says senator
Senator Andrew Bragg has called for his party to retain its super for housing election policy, as it re-evaluates its agenda ...
27 May 2022
Young FHBs rise over FY20: ABS
Australians aged between 25 and 34 accounted for over half of the country’s first home buyers over the period, according to...
26 May 2022
ASIC didn’t appeal ‘Wagyu and Shiraz’ case due to pandemic: Former ASIC deputy chair
The regulator didn’t appeal the decision of the Westpac expenses case due to the “economic and health crisis”, the form...
26 May 2022
NZ lifts interest rates
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has lifted the benchmark interest rate to 2 per cent, as it tries to get a handle on surging...
26 May 2022
‘Everything has a limit’: RBA predicts housing to cool
The central bank’s assistant governor has reflected on when supply will meet demand, noting that while lowered prices ar...
26 May 2022
NAB lowers its DTI
The big four bank is decreasing its debt-to-income threshold to “meet regulatory obligations” and “lend responsibly”....
25 May 2022
CBA sticks to economic forecast following Labor win
The major bank has said that a change in government did not currently necessitate a change to its economic forecast nor its i...
25 May 2022
Treasurer Chalmers outlines economic priorities
The new federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers has set out Labor’s first priorities for the “tricky” economy. ...
25 May 2022
Westpac mortgage tech head takes on permanent role
The major banking group has confirmed that its acting head of mortgage technology has accepted a long-term position. ...
24 May 2022
Mortgage industry on the election outcome
With Anthony Albanese and several cabinet ministers sworn in following Labor’s election win, members of the mortgage and pr...
24 May 2022
Cash rate to more than double in June: Westpac
The bank’s chief economist has responded to the RBA’s latest board meeting, maintaining that rates will lift by 40 bps ne...
24 May 2022
Election drags auction clearances to 2022’s lowest: CoreLogic
The combined capitals recorded their lowest preliminary clearance rate for the year to date, with the CoreLogic analysts poin...
24 May 2022
ANZ appoints new board member
ANZ chairman Paul O'Sullivan has announced Jeff Smith will join the board as a non-executive director. ...
23 May 2022
Election 2022: What’s next for housing?
Following Saturday’s (21 May) federal election, here’s a recap of the housing policies we can expect to see this year. ...
23 May 2022
Perceived mortgage costs nearly double in 1 year: NAB
The bank’s latest data suggests that mortgage fees have decreased during the last quarter, while surging over the past 12 m...
23 May 2022
Resimac confirms 1st social bond in $1bn RMBS
The non-bank group has closed its latest RMBS, stating that a portion will be focused towards its inaugural social bond. ...
23 May 2022
AFG CFO steps down
The aggregator’s chief financial officer is set to depart, for a posting with another ASX-listed company. ...
20 May 2022
Acacia, uno partner for climate mortgage app
The brokerage has teamed with the fintech, for the launch of a new app that will let borrowers compare pricing and environmen...
20 May 2022
Mortgage demand sinks for 1st time since 2019
The desire to secure a mortgage has collapsed across the country, according to a new analysis from Equifax. ...

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