Surviving everyday volatility
Volatility has become more obvious this year due to global economic factors, but you can buttress your business against the ebb and flow with these 5 tips from Sue Hirst.
Big Four maintain market dominance
Australia's four largest lenders hold almost nine out of every 10 mortgages despite the Federal Government's year-long crusade to increase competition in the home lending space.
Keep it simple, say brokers on commissions
Brokers have welcomed changes to Suncorp's commission structure, which they argue is indicative of a broader shift towards simplicity
Rigoni attacks big bank broker dominance
Maria Rigoni has resurfaced to rail against the power of the big banking institutions, which she argues have killed off independent brokers
No more major mergers: Norris
Having benefited greatly from a merger during the financial crisis, Commonwealth Bank CEO Ralph Norris has declared that the era of major acquisitions for the Big Four is now over
NZ High Court rules against Westpac
Westpac has lost its legal battle with New Zealand's Inland Revenue Department (IRD) over tax avoidance, the department announced today.