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  • 'Equilibrium' ahead, as market share flatlines by Adam Smith

    Brokers are unlikely to see any market share improvement in 2012 beyond the 43% they already control, according to Deloitte partner James Hickey

  • Lenders brace for further consolidation by Ben Abbott

    Homeloans chairman Tim Holmes told the non-bank lender's AGM in Perth on Friday that directors and management were expecting further industry consolidation to occur over the next 12 months

  • Productivity paramount, but no 'foot off the pedal' by Adam Smith

    Companies will have to drive greater productivity in the New Year as the full force of NCCP comes to bear on the industry

  • Outlook gloomy for FHB deposits by Adam Smith

    More than a third of renters don't believe they'll be able to save a deposit anytime soon, and close to half believe they'll have to find a better job to afford property

  • ANZ, Suncorp see AFG gains by Ben Abbott

    Major bank ANZ has come out on top of AFG's panel competitors in October by garnering the largest market share gains among the group's 1800 brokers

  • ASIC chair defends subprime role by Adam Smith

    ASIC chairman Greg Medcraft has defended his role as head of a French bank accused of playing a part in the US subprime crisis