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  • Price war threatens commission levels by Ben Abbott

    An ongoing lender price war is putting pressure on bank margins, with the risk banks could see broker commissions as a cost that could be further cut, according to Advantedge's Steve Weston

  • ACLs to prove a liability by Ben Abbott

    ACLs could be seen as a liability for buyers of broker businesses in future, and as a result are unlikely to add any value to a business, according to an industry expert

  • YBR enters funds management by Adam Smith

    Yellow Brick Road has announced its official entry into funds management after hinting at the move in September

  • FirstMac posts strong results by Adam Smith

    FirstMac has posted a strong full-year profit, and claimed its results prove banks can move further on interest rates

  • Affordability suffers, but housing sees signs of life by Adam Smith

    New dwelling numbers are up, but migration has dropped off and affordability is faltering, a new report indicates

  • Optimism returning for businesses by Adam Smith

    Businesses are showing signs of optimism following months of gloom over the state of the economy