A woman has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years' jail time after tricking the Australian arm of a global bank into lending her more than $700,000 by using fake documentation
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
The Australian Institute has issued a report showing over 50% of big bank shares are owned by the same shareholders – lighting fire to the concept of legitimate competition
An overwhelming majority of economists are expecting the Reserve Bank board to reduce the cash rate again today
The economic outlook is different now than it was five years ago – and consumers don’t like it. Can brokers help ease the pain?
The property market looks set to remain flat for the remainder of 2012 - and although the turbulent conditions are giving lemons, savvy brokers are still making lemonade. We speak to PETER BROMLEY of LJ Hooker and PAUL BLOXHAM of HSBC for their market outlook.