Faster, more responsible decisions with frictionless bank data

Posted by Marc Jarvis on Oct 23, 2019 2:12:45 PM

Lenders are achieving significantly faster loan assessments by leveraging a straight-through processing model enabled by financial technology.

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Topics: Responsible Lending, Finance Brokers

How to prepare for a construction sector downturn and drive success for your business

Posted by Rukan Zaman on Aug 19, 2019 10:21:00 AM

The construction sector is weakening under pressure from the early stages of what appears to be a sharp downturn in housing construction and signs of a topping out in non-residential construction activity.

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Topics: Australian Economy, Construction

How to future-proof your business as the construction sector slows

Posted by Rukan Zaman on Aug 8, 2019 2:38:00 PM

The near-term outlook for construction remains somewhat fragile, with the dwelling cycle set to weaken and growth in private sector non-residential construction subdued.

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Topics: Australian Economy, Construction

Private sector non-residential construction and public sector infrastructure slows

Posted by Rukan Zaman on Jul 24, 2019 9:59:00 AM

While non-residential construction activity outside the mining sector has been growing solidly since 2016, this has slowed markedly since the second half of last year.

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Topics: Australian Economy, Construction

Understand how slower dwelling construction is impacting on the broader sector

Posted by Rukan Zaman on Jul 18, 2019 4:27:00 PM

The construction sector is weakening under pressure from the early stages of what appears to be a sharp downturn in housing construction and signs of a topping out in non-residential construction activity.

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Topics: Australian Economy, Construction

How to Prepare for a Construction Sector Downturn

Posted by Rukan Zaman on Jul 11, 2019 11:42:09 AM

The construction sector is weakening under pressure from the early stages of what appears to be a sharp downturn in housing construction and signs of a topping out in non-residential construction activity.

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Topics: Australian Economy, Construction

Achieve incredible productivity and compliance outcomes by connecting two innovative broker platforms

Posted by Phillip Djukanovic on Jun 7, 2019 4:00:01 PM

Verifications, checks, compliance… it isn’t a secret that the broker workload is becoming increasingly onerous. Added to this is the growing pressure to continually improve deal velocity while upholding responsible lending and compliance obligations.

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Topics: Responsible Lending, Finance Brokers

Quick Guide: Business Expectations, September Quarter 2019 Preliminary Results

Posted by Stephen Koukoulas on Jun 5, 2019 10:20:23 AM

The latest illion Business Expectations Index has recorded a severe slump in business conditions over the March 2019 quarter, with the Actuals index falling to its lowest point since the March 2016 quarter.

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Topics: Australian Business Expectations, Australian Economy

Data61 and Their Role in Open Banking

Posted by Luke Howes on Apr 12, 2019 2:38:54 PM

As Open Banking (OB) becomes institutionalised in the Australian banking system, it is paramount for key industry bodies to establish the foundations and guidelines to ensure stable and efficient standardisation.

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Topics: Open Banking

Bank Data as a Key Risk Indicator

Posted by Luke Howes on Apr 12, 2019 2:36:47 PM

The nature of a bank’s business model means the origination of credit is paramount to generating revenue. However, a major aspect to lending is about the assessment of risk and that requires sound credit risk management. The efficient and prudent management of credit risk and the credit risk assessment process are critical.

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Topics: Open Banking, Responsible Lending