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Banking & Finance
ANZ has dragged other major banks into the "toxic culture" claims made by a sacked trader giving evidence of lewd Bloomberg chats.
This technology has everyone from Richard Branson to Glenn Stevens talking.
Clancy Yeates ANZ Bank has followed National Australia Bank in raising interest rates for some of its business customers, also increasing rates on some lines of credit.
ANZ's defence against a $30 million claim from sacked trader Etienne Alexiou says traders from other banks were part of the allegedly 'toxic' culture.
Kim Hjelmgaard Credit Suisse said it would eliminate 4000 jobs as it attempts to cut costs following a huge quarterly loss. Its shares fell to a 25-year low.
Commonwealth Bank staff were allegedly complicit in a $76 million Ponzi scheme and received secret commissions for their role in the alleged fraud, which was ignored by the bank's management for almost five years - until police were alerted.
Sally Rose Deloitte has backed a claim by the industry superannuation lobby, previously dismissed by Assistant Treasurer Kelly O'Dwyer, that new disclosure laws for choice products will exempt about 72 per cent of the retail sector.
Visa says opening its technology platform to outside developers will help it win transactions by devices on the 'internet of things'.
Australian investors were expected to dump the stock. But Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank's CEO says they are the reason for its solid London float.
Hundreds of thousands of ANZ customers have launched their final appeal against the bank over credit card late fees in the High Court.
Sally Rose The company directors' lobby has lashed an industry sponsored review of boards in the non-profit super sector, led by former Reserve Bank boss Bernie Fraser.
Shaun Drummond New small business lender Spotcap will use a €31.5 million ($48.5 million) debt and equity injection from private equity house Finstar Financial Group to expand operations in Australia, Spain and The Netherlands and into new markets.
Shaun Drummond In response to an APRA clampdown on lending to landlords, banks are now fighting over the owner-occupier market. The big banks are winning so far.
Narayanan Somasundaram National Australia Bank has raised some business lending rates citing increased costs in a move that may spur competitors to follow.
Manuel Baigorri Five of the biggest 20 M&A deals in history occurred in 2015. This year promises to be more modest though cash reserves top $US6 trillion, JPMorgan Chase says.
Shaun Drummond Recently listed marketplace lender DirectMoney is targeting $100 million in loans a year as it goes after the more than $30 billion in banks' revolving credit card debt.
Sally Rose Nicole Salisbury is angry that a government run superannuation scheme growing her compulsory retirement savings at less than the official inflation rate will not allow her to roll over her balance to another fund.