Banking

Home loan approvals drop slightly in February 2021

New housing loan commitments edged down in February 2021, but still remain close to record levels. The latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) loan indicators data for February shows a 0.4% drop in new loan approvals, seasonally adjusted, to a total of $ 28.6 billion. This is the first drop …

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Iraq passes $ 89 billion federal budget bill

It took four months, six tries and many other delays before Iraq’s 2021 federal budget bill passed on March 31 after intense negotiations. The current bill aims to address the country’s challenges in the face of growing unemployment, delays in the distribution of wages, pensions, widespread corruption and falling oil …

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Here’s what’s included in Grand Prairie’s $ 75 million bond election

Grand Prairie voters will soon decide to approve $ 75 million in economic development bonds. If approved, the funding would support the revitalization of commercial, retail, residential and mixed-use developments and neighborhoods in Grand Prairie, including corridor and facade improvements and land acquisition, officials said. city. Early voting begins April …

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Millennials are buying a home – Finance & Commerce

The good news for Millennials in Twin Cities looking to buy a first home is, according to a nationwide survey of potential homebuyers, 20’s and 30’s have more savings than in previous years to put down a down payment. The bad news is that almost every other factor in the …

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National Bank under the scanner of the Bangladesh Bank

Bangladesh Bank has asked the National Bank not to disburse any loans without its prior approval. The banking watchdog recently received allegations that the lender had disbursed a fair amount of funds by bypassing its board approval. For all the latest news, follow the Daily Star’s Google News channel. This …

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