Market Talk

  • The international broker

    Junhao Sun, MD and founder of AUSUN Finance, tells Australian Broker how he leveraged a cultural market niche to build an award-winning, diversified brokerage in just over five years

  • Better together

    Pressured by economic conditions and lending restrictions, SMEs are increasingly turning to brokers for support. But in the face of such complexity, how can the third party channel deliver? From referral partnerships to advisory boards, Australian Broker explores the answers

  • The solutions architect

    Sensing trouble on the horizon in the business credit space, Fifo Capital CEO Wayne Morris is heading a series of product innovations that will support Australia’s private sector to tackle its cash flow conundrums

  • Primed to lead

    With its prime loans now outperforming its core product suite, Pepper Money is poised to dominate a new sector of the non-bank mortgage space. Aaron Milburn, director of sales and distribution, tells Australian Broker what this means for the market

  • The customer is always right by Melanie Mingas

    ASIC’s latest report reveals concerning trends around the expectations placed on brokers, as well as the financial literacy of consumers. Australian Broker examines the findings and how they could influence future regulation of the industry

  • The business builders by Melanie Mingas

    Supporting mortgage brokers to reach beyond resi, FAST has added a new alternative lender to its panel, OnDeck Australia. CEOs Brendan Wright and Cameron Poolman explain why it’s a match made in heaven for SME clients

  • The power of connection by Melanie Mingas

    Empowered by a new generation of connected technology, not to mention forward-thinking lenders and aggregators, broking is more efficient than ever before. However, when it comes to building a successful business, there’s only one connection that really matters

  • Inspiring Change by Melanie Mingas

    This year, the FAST Women in Business series welcomed more than 400 delegates across five events. Designed to empower, inspire and connect professionals from all walks of life, this is just one way the aggregation group is supporting more people to succeed in broking

  • Seeking solutions by Melanie Mingas

    Self-employment, illness and divorce are just some of the life situations that can see a borrower classified as specialist. With the banks increasingly unable to meet the needs of such borrowers, Australian Broker examines the alternatives

  • Commercial's big break by Melanie Mingas

    From non-residential property to asset and construction finance, by some estimates untapped commercial lending opportunities are currently worth $85bn. But when it comes to finding solutions for clients, Australian Broker finds that there is more to the sector than meets the eye