Trending Financial News 14 February 2020

Home loan market is red hot The number of new home loans approved for owner occupiers rose 17.9% in December 2019, over the previous December, [...]

POSTED ON February 14, 2020
Trending Financial News 14 November

Banks offer help to bushfire victims Wild deadly bushfires are still out of control across much of northern NSW and Queensland. New South Wales and [...]

POSTED ON November 14, 2019
Trending Financial News 31 October

*Disclaimer: Citi credit card product names have changed effective 20 Jan 2020 as following: Citi Clear Platinum is now Citi Clear; Citi Rewards Platinum is now Citi [...]

POSTED ON October 31, 2019
Trending Financial News 29 October

First Home Buyer Deposit Scheme caps announced The Morrison government’s First Home Buyer Deposit Scheme will start on 1 January 2020. The scheme will guarantee [...]

POSTED ON October 29, 2019
Trending Financial News 28 October

Pension Loans Scheme rates under review Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced a review of the interest rates charged by Centrelink’s Pension Loans Scheme. The current [...]

POSTED ON October 28, 2019
Trending Financial News 24 October

Bank branches are disappearing – fast Almost 10 per cent of bank branches have closed over the last two years. 16 per cent of ATMs [...]

POSTED ON October 24, 2019
Trending Financial News 16 October

Which Sydney suburb has the highest rental yield? The average rental yield in the greater Sydney area is 2.8 per cent for houses and 3.7 [...]

POSTED ON October 16, 2019
Trending Financial News 9 October

ANZ to pay more compo to customers ANZ Bank will pay remediation costs of $559 million to customers who have been charged fees wrongly on [...]

POSTED ON October 9, 2019
Trending Financial News 3 October

Scott Morrison says banks are ‘profiteering’ The Prime Minister Scott Morrison has slammed the big four banks for not passing on the RBA’s October rate [...]

POSTED ON October 3, 2019
Trending Financial News 1 October

Sydney property prices are rising – at last After two years of falling home values, Sydney house prices are now rising again as buyer activity [...]

POSTED ON October 1, 2019
Trending Financial News 26 September 2019

Sydney no longer Australia’s most expensive housing market Sydney has lost its title as Australia’s most expensive city for homes to Byron Bay, population 30,000. [...]

POSTED ON September 26, 2019
Trending Financial News 23 September 2019

What is a ‘community bank?’ Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has lost its exclusive right to brand itself as a community bank following a ruling in [...]

POSTED ON September 23, 2019
Trending Financial News 19 September 2019

What are the odds of winning Powerball? The Powerball jackpot this week is the biggest in Australian history at $150 million and one in three [...]

POSTED ON September 19, 2019
Trending Financial News 15 August

Global markets are falling The Australian stock market’s key index, the ASX200 fell more than 100 points on opening today and is now below the [...]

POSTED ON August 15, 2019
Trending Financial News 13 August

Aussie John wants his home loans back “Aussie” John Symond, the founder of non-bank lender Aussie Home Loans has suggested he wants to buy back [...]

POSTED ON August 13, 2019
Trending Financial News 12 August

Bankwest slashes loan approval times Bankwest has announced new mortgage approval timeframes to try and lure customers who don’t want to wait weeks for loan [...]

POSTED ON August 12, 2019
Trending Financial News 8 August

Commbank to savers: brace for more pain Commonwealth Bank chief Matt Comyn expects the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates by another 0.25 percentage points [...]

POSTED ON August 8, 2019
Trending Financial News 7 August

Big Aussie Bank for sale – going cheap AMP has refused to comment on speculation it is selling its retail banking arm – AMP Bank. [...]

POSTED ON August 7, 2019
Trending Financial News 2 August

Bank customers get rights to own data Open Banking laws passed by parliament yesterday give consumers more rights to access their own data held by [...]

POSTED ON August 2, 2019
Trending Financial News 31 July

ASX sets new high, after 12 long years The key Australian sharemarket index, the ASX 200, closed at 6845.1 points yesterday, a new record high. The ASX [...]

POSTED ON July 31, 2019
Trending Financial News 29 July

Limit $100 notes says government taskforce Australians are keeping wads of $100 and $50 notes hidden away and the government’s taskforce into the black economy [...]

POSTED ON July 29, 2019
Trending Financial News 24 July

Commonwealth Bank cuts savings account rates Commonwealth Bank has cut savings rates by up to 0.25 percentage points. Australia’s biggest bank has more than $265 [...]

POSTED ON July 24, 2019