RBA news

  • Shadow banks inflating apartment risks by Miklos Bolza

    One economist has warned of a construction slowdown caused by greater numbers of alternative lenders investing in high rise dwellings

  • Arrears at five year high by Miklos Bolza

    The number of mortgage delinquencies is back on the increase with levels rising, especially in the mining states

  • LMI provider suffers Moody’s downgrade by Miklos Bolza

    The result stems from a higher level of risk in the Australian housing market as well as reduced demand for LMI products

  • New loans vulnerable to market shocks by Miklos Bolza

    Ratings agency Moody’s has warned that mortgages taken out over the past 12 months will be most at risk in the event of a rate rise

  • Major market share rebounds by Miklos Bolza

    The latest industry data shows that the major banks are back in the hunt, growing their market share over the previous quarter

  • Banks to face incoming mortgage headwinds by Miklos Bolza

    Continuing trends towards owner occupiers and P&I borrowers are forecast to cause future financial difficulties for the banks