Commonwealth Bank

Credit growth 'building up'

banking.

Clancy Yeates New lending to business has jumped to levels not seen since the global financial crisis.

Banks fighting over mid-sized businesses

banks

The big four banks are doing all they can to win over mid-sized businesses but bank satisfaction ratings among that segment have either dropped or are static, research shows.

Silence on rising rates for business loans

banking.

Gareth Hutchens Outpouring of criticism and bank bashing replaced with total lack of reaction.

RBA slashes interest rates to 3.75 per cent

Interest rates may be lifted next month...

Chris Zappone RBA slashes rates by the most since the GFC in a bid to reignite growth in the sagging economy.

Missing tax cut doesn't spell doom for small business

budget

Max Mason Wayne Swan’s surprise decision to drop Labor’s previously promised one per cent cut in the company tax rate will still have benefits for small business, economists say.

No respite for exporters from lower AUD

Dollar.

Local exporters are still battling to remain competitive despite a recent dip in the value of the Australian dollar, a survey suggests.

Businesses now less satisfied with banks

Loan.

Eric Johnston Small to mid-sized business is again emerging as the key battleground for banks to build their lending book as the mortgage market cools.