Bugger married at first sight – the best TV in Australia is The Royal Commission

Bugger Married at First Sight, the best TV ever is watching the Royal Commission on the feed while you are working, or better yet, listening to it as you attack yet another data …

Consumer sentiment and mortgage stress on the rise

For the first time in five years the broad sentiment of Australians has moved from mildly negative – to mildly positive. The broad trend in predicted improving economic conditions, along …

First home buyer volume flatlines

There are more Australian first home owners in the market today as a proportion of all home buyers than there have been for more than five years. The uptick – which …

The war on the banks – or the myth of the convenient monster

There is an idea that runs through literature that goes like this – if you want to create a simple and compelling narrative then you need to create a monster, …

White Paper – The Shock of the New

Excerpt The financial services industry is in a state of flux. As competition heats up and companies scramble for market share, there are some new kids on the block threatening …

Retail funds will struggle in the shift from product to service

At the moment around the world, financial services is an industry in transition from being a product provider to a service provider, and if the first wave of data is …

Bank staff trump brokers on service times

The latest round of CoreData Home Loan Mystery Shopping in which 275 customers moved through the home loan process showed a rapid shift in channel behaviour. The Mystery Shopping Process …

Regulation battles in the UK – the opening of the second front

William Maye reports from CoreData UK about the likely effects of the upcoming Mifid II legislation. UK based financial advisers  have been through four years of regulatory change and there …

From Russia with doubt

When we all think of Russia – we tend to think of it as the alternative superpower – the controlled economy ying to the capitalist yang of the Unites States, …

Digital disruption races ahead in Europe and China

It’s easy to see why banks and fund managers alike are in love with automation – in terms of management, scalability and cost, machines are a lot easier to lover …

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