Monthly Archives: June 2015

Stop cutting rates: ANZ chairman – Aust Broker Online

As read in the Aust Broker Online, ANZ’s Bank chairman David Gonski has said interest rates are only one factor in the economy’s performance as he urges the Reserve Bank not to cut rates next month. Speaking at a business lunch in Sydney,  Gonski said that lower oil prices and the falling dollar were already […]

Comprehensive credit reporting is costly and inefficient, says major bank – Aust Broker Online

As read in the Aust Broker Online, a major bank says mandatory Comprehensive Credit Reporting (CCR) recommended in David Murray’s Financial Services Inquiry would be costly and inefficient. The Final Report of Murray’s Financial Systems Inquiry recommends industry efforts to expand credit data sharing under the new voluntary CCR regime. However, if participation is inadequate […]

Save thousands on your home loan – Courier Mail

As  read in the Courier Mail, paying more than the minimum amount off your mortgage can save you hundreds of thousands of dollars over the term of the loan. And with interest rates at record lows the potential to save is even greater. So if you are one of many homeowners choosing to pay just […]

Slump in job ads suggest need for rate cut – Australian Broker Online

As read in the Australian Broker online, declining job advertisements signals the need for further monetary policy easing, says ANZ’s chief economist. According to ANZ’s Job Advertisement Series, job adverts fell 1.4% in March for the first time after 9 months of rises. Despite declining slightly in March, job adverts still remain elevated. However, this […]