Industry welcomes review of bank commissions
The banking and mortgage industries have welcomed the independent review of commissions and payments made to bank staff, saying it will build trust and increase transparency
Investment lending back on the rise
Housing finance increased in May driven by a spike in investment lending, according to figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics
RBA announces cash rate call
The Reserve Bank of Australia has left the official cash rate on hold at 1.75%, for the second consecutive month
Demand for fixed rates on the decline
Demand for fixed rate home loans has dropped amid speculation of a further cash rate cut, which will take the official interest rate below 1.75%
Ease up, APRA?
As annual growth in investment lending slides, Australian Broker investigates whether APRA should reassess its 10% annual growth limit
2016 federal budget round-up
The Federal Budget has been announced and the industry has weighed in. So what does the new budget mean for brokers, their clients and the market in 2016?