Peter Kell

Thought brokers were bad? Try financial advisers

Damning ASIC report finds bank advisors don’t act in the client’s best interest 75% of the time, with consequences for brokers

MPA's Hotlist 2017 - Part 1

MPA's Hotlist profiles the 30 brokers, bankers, regulators and other who've had the biggest influence on the industry in 2017

Regulators win: investor lending at ‘all-time low’

AFG announcement comes in same week ASIC celebrates reducing interest-only lending by $4.5bn

Morning Briefing: Regulator says banks must boost adviser oversight

ASIC says the big banks still need to improve oversight of their financial advisers... Franchise boss welcomes ASIC's broker commission report...

Taking a stand

Find out who made our 2016 Hot List in tech, research and more,

Low Doc: Embracing the wider market

Low-doc clients are being offered a bigger range of products, giving brokers more choice and more ways to engage these clients

ASIC and brokers: Communication breakdown?

With 2016 set to be a year of regulation and inquiries, ASIC and brokers are struggling to see eye-to-eye. Industry bodies, experts and ASIC say what’s gone wrong, and how this relationship could be improved.

Morning Briefing: ASIC launches online interest-only loan tools

ASIC's two new online tools are designed to show the costs associated with interest only mortgages... Weak commodities create slippery slope for Aussie dollar...

Morning Briefing: China crash to benefit Australian real estate?

Australia real estate market ‘uncertain’ amid Chinese stock crash… Rents at record highs in Australia’s largest cities… Sydney man convicted of $7 million home loan fraud...