• July 14, 2020

Month: October 2010

Competition heats up for mortgage business

Competition heats up for mortgage business Scott Murdoch | The Australian | October 21, 2010 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/competition-heats-up-for-mortgage-business/story-e6frg8zx-1225941418879 The mortgage market could be distorted if rising interest rates revive non-bank lenders, Commonwealth Bank chief executive Ralph Norris…

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Banks befriend Social Media

Banks befriend social media Gayle Bryant | The Sydney Morning Herald |October 20, 2010 http://www.smh.com.au/money/on-the-money/banks-befriend-social-media-20101013-16ika.html The growing popularity of social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook is encouraging financial services organisations to start interacting…

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ANZ CEO Mike Smith calls for bold federal economic reforms

ANZ CEO Mike Smith calls for bold federal economic reforms Lyndal McFarland | Dow Jones Newswires | October 19, 2010 http://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/industry-sectors/anz-ceo-mike-smith-sees-australian-dollar-staying-strong/story-e6frg96f-1225940747732 The Gillard government must consider bold economic reform and avoid over-regulation to ensure growth…

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NAB managers keen for rates hike after Reserve Bank holds fire

NAB managers keen for rates hike after Reserve Bank holds fire

Peter Taylor | Herald Sun | October 07, 2010 http://www.news.com.au/money/interest-rates/nab-managers-keen-for-rates-hike-after-reserve-bank-holds-fire/story-e6frfmn0-1225935260698 Senior managers at National Australia Bank agitated for mortgage rates to be jacked up after the Reserve Bank kept the official cash rate on hold…

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Our non-existent housing bubble

John Wilson | Business Spectator | October 07, 2010 http://www.businessspectator.com.au/bs.nsf/Article/housing-bubble-property-mortgage-banks-investment-pd20101006-9Y5BX?opendocument&src=rss Much has been made of the recent strong growth in house prices in Australia. A number of commentators describe the market as being a price…

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Green shoots begin to emerge as property sector picks up

Adele Ferguson | Sydney Mornig Herald | October 4, 2010 http://www.smh.com.au/business/green-shoots-begin-to-emerge-as-property-sector-picks-up-20101003-162sx.html Australians investing in the $294 billion listed and unlisted property sector have been to hell and back in the past couple of years as…

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Green shoots begin to emerge as property sector picks up

Adele Ferguson | Sydney Mornig Herald | October 4, 2010 http://www.smh.com.au/business/green-shoots-begin-to-emerge-as-property-sector-picks-up-20101003-162sx.html Australians investing in the $294 billion listed and unlisted property sector have been to hell and back in the past couple of years as…

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