Housing affordability improves

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The March quarter edition of the Adelaide Bank/Real Estate Institute of Australia Housing Affordability Report shows an improvement in housing affordability across all States and Territories with the proportion of median family income required to meet average loan repayments decreasing by 1.3 percentage points to 30.4 per cent. This was a decrease of 1.3 percentage

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Bendigo launches Socially Responsible Growth Fund

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The wealth division of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank is pleased to announce the introduction of the new Bendigo Socially Responsible Growth Fund. Sandhurst Trustees, issuer of the new product is also pleased to be able to announce that the new fund has attained certification from the Responsible Investment Association Australasia. Head of Wealth, Paul Rohan

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Billion dollar breakthrough for Australia’s largest Mortgage Fund

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The Sandhurst Select Mortgage Fund has pushed through the $1 billion mark in funds under management for the first time since November 2011. Paul Rohan, Head of Wealth at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank said: “The Sandhurst Select Mortgage Fund has been steadily growing in popularity with our customers and this is a wonderful milestone for

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Leveraged tops for customer satisfaction

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The Investment Trends 2015 Margin Lending Investor Report revealed that Leveraged was the highest rated margin lender in the industry for the Overall Client Satisfaction and number one for Net Promoter Score*. Head of Leveraged David Arnold credited the win to a focus on a commitment to continually improve the customer experience. “The survey result

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Melbourne leads for December Quarter house price growth.

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The latest edition of the Bendigo Bank/REIA Real Estate Market Facts Report identifies some interesting trends around the Australian residential property market that should prove useful for people seeking properties across several price points. Dennis Bice, Executive Retail, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank said: “Melbourne median house prices recorded the strongest growth with 5.3% for the

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Million dollar scholarship program boosts students’ success

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Young Australians have shared in more than $1 million worth of scholarships thanks to Bendigo and Adelaide Bank and its program partners. This year the Bank has handed out more than 170 scholarships, to first and second year students. The program has been made possible thanks to support from the Bank’s Community Bank® network, and

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Housing affordability improves, but first home-buyers still missing in action

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The Adelaide Bank/Real Estate Institute of Australia Housing Affordability Report for the September quarter 2013 recorded an improvement in housing affordability with the proportion of income required to meet loan repayments decreasing 1.2 percentage points to 29.8%. Compared to the same quarter of the previous year, the figure fell 3.5 percentage points. All states and

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Leveraged Equities announce two new gearing solutions managers

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Leveraged Equities, a Division of Bendigo & Adelaide Bank has announced the appointment of two new Gearing Solutions Managers for NSW and Victoria. Marcus Neville (NSW) joins the Leveraged Equities Team from ANZ Margin Lending where he excelled in building the business since 2010. Marcus is a great communicator and effortlessly builds rapport with key stakeholders.  Prior to ANZ,

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Bendigo Bank number one in business banking

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Bendigo Bank has continued its run as the business bank with Australia’s highest customer satisfaction rating. The Bank recorded a satisfaction rating of 80.6 per cent with its business banking customers for the six months to June, according to the most recent report from Roy Morgan Research. Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s Executive Retail Dennis Bice

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BEN boosts Leveraged Equities, Elevates Tullio

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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (BEN) today announced it intends to boost investment into its margin lending business Leveraged Equities (LE) in response to early stirrings in investor confidence. LE will have its own place at the bank’s Executive table with the appointment of current Head of Wealth Markets, Alexandra Tullio, to a new Executive role

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