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  • ACCC launches CBA/Aussie review by Mackenzie McCarty

    The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission is investigating CBA's takeover of Aussie Home Loans, saying it's concerned about whether the aggregator can continue to be a 'unique or a vigorous' competitor

  • Big changes needed to lure first home buyers back by Mackenzie McCarty

    First home buyer numbers have stagnated in the past few months and experts say it's not a case of 'one size fits all' when it comes to luring them into the current market

  • Lenders ramping up bids for market share by Mackenzie McCarty

    It's a difficult time for lenders aiming at a flagging mortgage market, so some are offering home loans covering up to 100% of the purchase price - but is it a smart option for borrowers?

  • Lonely economist predicts cash rate rise by Mackenzie McCarty

    One HSBC economist expects the cash rate to reach as high as 3.25% by the end of the year, thanks to Chinese economic recovery

  • MFAA seeks more time on ASIC's broker 'independence' ban by Mackenzie McCarty

    As the moratorium on brokers' claims of independence approaches, the MFAA has issued a submission to ASIC asking the regulator for more time to comply

  • RBA 'too little, too late' to stop home loan fall by Adam Smith

    An industry figure has pointed a finger at the RBA for failing to act quickly enough to stop a fall in home loan approvals