Breaking news

  • Carbon tax tops interest rate worries by Adam Smith

    The carbon tax is weighing on consumers' minds, with Gen Y showing the most concern over the levy

  • RBA divided on Melbourne Cup rate cut by Adam Smith

    The RBA minutes showed a split on the decision to cut rates, with arguments for both easing and a policy "on the tight side of normal"

  • Sydney rental 'crisis' to continue by Adam Smith

    Sydney's tight rental market has shown some marginal improvement, new figures suggest

  • 'Muddy' valuation rules need reform by Adam Smith

    A central registry of valuers should be created to stop borrowers having to pay for multiple valuations, a top broker has argued

  • Sampson departs Provident for Citi by Ben Abbott

    Provident Capital's head of lending distribution Steve Sampson has left the business for a retail role at Citibank, with managing director Michael O'Sullivan assuming his responsibilities

  • The coalface: Sebastian Scurria, Better Choice by Ben Abbott

    A patchy market is not making the Perth market easy, but Better Choice Mortgage Services' Sebastian Scurria is finding diversification - and where the business is located - makes all the difference