Lending

Alternate Term Label:
Lending markets
Discussion paper

Should superannuation funds do more direct lending?

In the right circumstances, superannuation funds could provide capital for growth to SME’s and business more generally, complementing more traditional capital sources such as banks, according to this discussion paper.
Dataset

E-lending project: large-scale international dataset

The Large-scale International Study shows comparative availability and terms for a much larger sample of almost 100,000 books across those same five jurisdictions.
Dataset

E-lending project: focused Australian dataset

The Focused Australian Study shows availability and terms of access for a sample of 546 books across the five main Australian library ebook aggregators (Overdrive, James Bennett, Wheelers, Bibliotheca and Bolinda). This case study provides an overall snapshot of the competitive playing field in a...
Report

Social emergency lending: social emergency saving

This report proposes a new scheme, ‘Social Emergency Lending,’ to help Australian households under financial stress borrow money at very low interest rates.
Report

Survey of marketplace lending providers

This report provides an overview of the marketplace lending industry, based on the findings from ASIC’s survey of a limited cross-section of marketplace lending providers in November 2016.
Working paper

Securities lending, empty voting and corporate governance

This paper examines the corporate governance implications of securities loans, in particular the impact of securities loans on shareholders’ voting rights and the control of listed Australian companies. The paper considers whether the current regulatory framework for securities loans in Australia adequately addresses the concerns...
Working paper

A model of network formation for the overnight interbank market

We introduce an endogenous network model of the interbank overnight lending market. Banks are motivated to meet the minimum reserve requirements set by the Central Bank, but their reserves are subject to random shocks. To adjust their expected end-of-the-day reserves, banks enter the interbank market...