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  • RBA nods to 'improving' dwelling investment by AB

    The minutes of the RBA's June meeting, released yesterday, reveal board members are concerned at the continued high rate of the Australian dollar

  • First caveat lodged in e-conveyancing roll-out by Calida Smylie

    A new e-conveyancing platform is signing up solicitors and conveyancers in Victoria as part of a controlled roll-out across the country over the next 18 months

  • SMEs generally upbeat on future prospects by AB

    The majority of small and medium enterprises expect prospects for revenue growth to improve over the next year, although nearly three-quarters say economic conditions will impact business

  • Bank home loan ads 'confusing and misleading', say consumers by AB

    A credit union is campaigning for clearer home loan rate advertising from lenders, saying very few Australians know how to correctly interpret bank advertisements’ financial content

  • Government 'unusually quiet' on first home buyer front by Calida Smylie

    A mortgage head hopes speculation that a successful finance scheme will be sold off to meet state budget shortfalls does not come true

  • YBR signs media deal by Calida Smylie

    YBR has increased its debt facility to help pay off acquisitions, and has signed a deal with a media company which will allow it – and its brokers – to access cut-rate advertising