May 09 2022
The banking transaction data available through open banking offers a powerful add-on to credit reporting data and internal credit scores, giving lenders greater confidence when assessing loan applications from “credit immature” borrowers.
This is the key finding of an illion study of how Australian consumers with little or no credit profile are dealt with by lenders.…
Dec 22 2021
With Australians now sharing their financial data, new opportunities are opening for both small and large businesses.
Consumer awareness and confidence about the benefits of data sharing is growing, as greater competition in the financial services market improves customer experiences.
For businesses to access this new wealth of data, certain regulatory requirements must be met.
Our quick guide…
May 26 2021
Approved deposit taking institutions (ADIs) hold a raft of data that shows both the financial state and spending behaviour of a depositor. This information is captured whenever there is an inflow or outflow of funds in a current account, overdraft, credit card, revolving personal loan or home loan.
While this data offers the capability to understand…
May 21 2021
19 May 2021: Sydney, Australia: Leading data and analytics business illion has accelerated the rollout of open banking in Australia with the launch of an innovative new transaction score.
illion’s data scientists have unlocked new insights into consumers’ credit risk behaviour, based on key trends from income and expense transactions that have traditionally been hidden.
Mar 03 2021
The big open banking decision – should your organisation go it alone, or is a third party the way to go?
With the Consumer Data Right (CDR) now live, customers can share their banking data with third party institutions such as banks, credit unions, fintechs, online lenders and money management apps. This is open banking, a regulated way for consumers to share their data, giving them greater control and encouraging widespread competition. It’s likely that by…
Jan 19 2021
By Richard Atkinson, GM Consumer Product, illion
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has published its third set of amendments of the Consumer Data Right (CDR) rules which are required to underpin Australia’s emerging open banking system.
The amendments follow the release of a Consultation Paper by the ACCC in October 2020, where feedback was requested on…
Nov 25 2020
By Jarrid Ohanessian, GM illion Open Data Solutions
The ACCC has recently published the latest set of feedback on further changes to the Consumer Data Right (CDR) rules which are part of Australia’s emerging open banking system. These changes are aimed at making CDR data more widely available, with lower barriers to entry.
As Australia’s oldest and…
Nov 12 2020
The first phase of open banking is well and truly live in Australia. With the Consumer Data Right (CDR) introduced in July 2020, consumers can now share their banking data with third party institutions such as other banks, credit unions, fintechs, online lenders and money management apps.
There are obvious benefits for consumers, but open banking…
Oct 30 2020
The Consumer Data Right will give Australians the ability to choose who they share their financial data with securely, efficiently and with full control.
Accredited lenders, fintechs and other firms can now also give their customers more insights about their spending and saving habits, and will be able to significantly improve assessment times, be more consistent in…