Breaking news

  • House price growth cools despite August bump by Phil McCarroll

    The next two to three months are set to give true indication of the strength of the Australian housing market as the rate of price growth across the capital cities continues to cool

  • Government set to probe small business lending by Phil McCarroll

    The Federal Government will probe bank lending to small businesses as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull tries to stave off opposition calls for a broader inquiry into the finance industry

  • MoneyQuest acquires franchise brokerage by Julia Corderoy

    Broker network MoneyQuest has announced the acquisition of another broker franchise

  • Firstmac off auction block, for now by AB

    Non-bank lender Firstmac is off the selling block for now sources say, after discussions with banker Goldman Sachs for Queensland lender fell through

  • APRA identifies new target in banking stability crusade by Phil McCarroll

    The head of the APRA has signalled the regulator will look to different methods to ensure the stability of the banking sector after its crackdown on residential investment lending proved to be effective.

  • Fintech surpasses $100 million in home loans by Julia Corderoy

    An online home loan auction platform has auctioned off more than $100 million worth of home loans on its platform since its inception earlier this year