Mortgage price war could blunt impact of APRA curbs

With lenders slashing variable rates, APRA's efforts to cool the red-hot housing market could face issues

Capital makes play for commercial real estate investor

The fund manager makes a long-expected bid to acquire the company

APRA should leave non-banks alone – Liberty CEO

James Boyle says the regulator should continue to exclude non-banks from its lending restrictions, as they provide a "safety valve" for the market

A broker-first focus

Brokers remain a key focus for Citi over the coming months as it prepares to be bought by a major bank. Head of mortgages Matt Wood explains why the move is exciting and what else the bank is working on

Australian cities among the least affordable housing in the world - report

Cities with a price-to-income ratio higher than 5.1 are considered "severely unaffordable"

Westpac probes employees over alleged Forum fraud

The bank is conducting an investigation to determine whether any employees are culpable in the alleged $300 million scam

Judo pushes on toward ASX listing

The upstart bank is pushing ahead with a formal investor roadshow despite the current lockdowns

NAB slapped with $18.5 million fine

The Federal Court ordered the penalty for failures related to misleading fee disclosures

Watchdog sets timeline to rule on NAB-Citi merger

The regulator has already warned it would take a “very, very close look” at the $1.2bn deal

Morrison suggests it's time to exit COVID cave when jabs rise

Modelling suggests strategy could expose the nation