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29th Jan 2020
Consumer credit demand decline eases. Mortgage enquiries show positive growth.

Equifax Quarterly Consumer Credit Demand Index: Dec 2019

Overall consumer credit applications down -7.3% (vs Dec quarter 2018). Credit card applications declined by -9.9% (vs Dec quarter 2018) and personal loan applications dropped by -5.3% (vs Dec quarter 2018)

Mortgage enquiries increased by +12.6% (Vs Dec quarter 2018), continuing trend from previous quarter.

13th Aug 2018
Solar leads alternative energy take-up in Victoria

New research from Equifax indicates Victorians are highly receptive to conversion to solar power, battery storage and electric cars.

16th Apr 2018
Demand for new Alternative Finance more than doubles

SYDNEY, Monday, 16 April 2018 – Demand for new alternative finance increased 130 per cent in H2 2017[1], compared with the same period the previous year, according to newly released data from Equifax, the global information solutions company and the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand.

10th Apr 2018
Insolvencies on the decline, but pockets of risk remain

SYDNEY, Tuesday 10 April, 2018 – The number of Australian companies entering external administration (ex-ad) decreased by 20 per cent year-on-year in Q4 2017, but there are still pockets of concern according to newly released data from Equifax, the global information solutions company and the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand.

4th Apr 2018
SMEs riskiest after four years in business

Small and Medium Enterprises urged to keep a closer eye on finances as they approach their four-year milestone.

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