ROBUST business loans more than offset the decline in residential mortgages, resulting in a 0.8 per cent month-on-month increase in total bank lending for the month of June.

MORTGAGE rates in the US were caught in a tug of war this week as economic news pushed them up and then pulled them down, leaving them back where they started.

THE framed coat of arms hanging in the headquarters of the Hanley Economic Building Society in Stoke-on-Trent depicts two squirrels in ermine robes above the motto "Save Safely, Build Surely",...

UNSURPRISINGLY, housing loans in Singapore shrank for the fifth straight month in May, as cooling measures introduced last July continued to work their way through the property market .

INVESTORS in Australian mortgage bonds are demanding higher premiums to buy the riskiest tranches of new debt, as a slowing economy stokes concerns a property downturn could get worse and increase...

MORE than a decade after the recession, one in 11 mortgaged properties in the United States is considered "seriously underwater", according to the home equity report by ATTOM Data Solutions.

[WASHINGTON] US home sales fell more than expected in March, pointing to continued weakness in the housing market despite declining mortgage rates and slowing house price gains.

[COPENHAGEN] Soon, the government of Japan might be the only issuer paying less to borrow than Danish homeowners.

[WASHINGTON] Sales of new US single-family homes fell more than expected in January, suggesting the housing market weakness persisted early in the first quarter, despite a moderation in mortgage...

A DECADE after Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed under US government control, a key Senate Republican has proposed allowing them to return to being private companies.