Breaking news

  • Shorten falls short for specialised lenders by Adam Smith

    Payday lenders say a proposed increase to a cap on interest rates will make little difference, and have urged the government not to rush through mooted regulations of the industry

  • Suburbs tipped to see major falls by Aidan Devine

    A number of indicators show that select areas within Northern Queensland, rural Tasmania and the South Australia coast might see price crashes soon

  • House prices may be on the mend by Adam Smith

    Median house prices have seen their first quarterly rise in 20 months, and the result has prompted analysts to theorise the market could be stabilising

  • Westpac reshuffles NSW management by Mackenzie McCarty

    Westpac has named a new national manager of aggregator partnerships and a NSW state manager following a key executive departure

  • Fixing still favoured as RBA cut looms by Adam Smith

    Demand for fixed rate loans continues to build despite the near-certainty of an RBA cut next week

  • Broker in the big house over Ponzi plot by Adam Smith

    A WA broker has been jailed for running a Ponzi scheme which bilked clients out of $1.2m