Non-major's big growth spurt
Boasting enviable year-on-year mortgage growth of more than 130% in 2019, HSBC is expanding its footprint as one of Australia’s leading non-major banks. Just how has it managed such strong growth, and how has the broker network been key to the bank’s success?
Change is here to stay
At the risk of parroting a profoundly overused phrase, we’re facing unprecedented circumstances. In response, Chris Thomas, NAB’s general manager, commercial, says the bank is ready to play a ‘critical role’ in supporting its brokers and customers through the economic impact of COVID-19
How one lender is navigating COVID-19
Group's resilience in the face of crisis decades in the making as oldest operating non-bank in Australia
The regional rundown
Is working in big cities overrated? Top regional brokers divulge the biggest opportunities and challenges experienced outside the concrete jungle
'We want to be more than just a neobank'
Australians now have access to a new digital 'smartbank' called 86 400. CEO Robert Bell speaks to Australian Broker about modernising bank technology to help customers take control of their money, why being a 'new' bank is not enough, and the role of brokers in the transition to open banking
Simplifying Commercial: Lenders reveal first steps to growth
Diversifying into commercial doesn’t have to be difficult. Pepper Money’s Malcolm Withers and La Trobe Financial’s Mark Hood discuss their tips for breaking into commercial, the latest market trends, and where to fi nd growth in 2020