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Banking royal commission overhaul delayed due to coronavirus

The federal government has hit pause on the implementation of the banking royal commission recommendations for six months due to COVID-19.

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House prices to drop up to 15% in Sydney and Melbourne, banks say

Australia's strongest housing markets are set to be hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, with NAB and ANZ predicting double-digit price falls.

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Coronavirus house price falls unlikely to increase home ownership: AHURI

Home ownership across Australia is predicted to fall despite house price falls brought on by the COVID-19 economic crisis.

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Coronavirus drives record growth for retail sales in March

Retail sales increased by a record 8.5% in March, as panic buying and online shopping spurred an enormous increase in consumer activity.

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How to financially prepare yourself for possible unemployment

Coronavirus has resulted in many job losses and according to projections by the Grattan Institute, nearly a quarter of Aussie workers could be out of work in the coming weeks. Here’s how to prepare yourself financially for possible unemployment.

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Housing activity plunges as nervous buyers and sellers desert the market

Buyers and sellers deserted the national property market in April hoping to wait out the impacts of coronavirus, with new figures showing a slowdown in house prices.

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Contactless payments surge 44% during COVID-19 as shoppers fear germs

Nearly half of Aussies have decreased their use of cash when making purchases in person because of coronavirus fears, new data shows.

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International students in Victoria to receive $1,100 coronavirus relief payment

International students in Victoria will receive a relief payment of up to $1,100 as part of a Victorian Government emergency support package.

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How to control your online shopping during isolation

With coronavirus restrictions closing down non-essential bricks and mortar stores and forcing us to stay within our homes, online shopping has surged.

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Banks make it "unnecessarily difficult and costly" for borrowers to compare home loans, says ACCC

Australia's consumer watchdog says the big four banks have made it "unnecessarily" difficult for borrowers to compare home loans, and it could be costing customers up to $5,000.

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