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Clancy Yeates reports on banking and finance and is a former Canberra business correspondent.
Clancy Yeates More and more people do not use an ATM in a typical week, new figures show.
Clancy Yeates HSBC has singled out the booming trade and investment flows between Australia and China as a key priority.
Clancy Yeates Housing investor credit growth expanded at a quicker pace than the banking regulator's 10 per cent-a-year cap in May.
Clancy Yeates ANZ Bank has been given the green light to offer a wider range of financial services in Thailand after it was granted a banking licence by the country's regulators.
Clancy Yeates Investors may have fallen out of love with Australian banks, but they remain among the most profitable lenders in the developed world.
Clancy Yeates Banks have failed to pass on lower interest rates to credit card customers during the current cycle of rate cuts, in an attempt to claw back weaker interest and fee revenue from spendthrift consumers.
Clancy Yeates ME Bank is pushing ahead with plans for a rapid expansion in mortgages after a sweeping overhaul of its IT systems.
Clancy Yeates Australia's biggest bank is taking further steps to tighten credit policies for home loan customers, as lenders face pressure to slow growth in the mortgage market.
Clancy Yeates Australian households and businesses handed over some $12 billion in fees to their banks in 2014, with credit cards the largest source of fees for consumers.
Clancy Yeates and James Eyers Capping investor credit growth at 10 per cent a year will have little impact on house prices, says National Australia Bank.
Clancy Yeates Assistant governor Guy Debelle has highlighted the relatively low investment in Asian markets by Australian asset managers and outlined the scope for further financial integration with the region.
Clancy Yeates, James Thomson and Jonathan Shapiro Westpac is moving to bolster its capital position and lower exposure to funds management, selling down its stake in BT Investment Management by up to $700 million.
Clancy Yeates A recovery in mortgage-backed securities is lifting competition in the $1.3 trillion mortgage market.
Clancy Yeates Former executive chairman of failed stockbroker BBY Glenn Rosewall remains a member of an official panel charged with taking action over breaches of the market integrity rules.
Clancy Yeates Mobile banking in Australia is now more common than online banking, says international survey. About four in 10 Aussies use their mobile to bank, a sharp increase from a year ago.
James Eyers and Clancy Yeates Banks and industry super funds face tougher penalties for luring clients into default superannuation funds as part of the government's plans to strip the Fair Work Commission of its role in the...
Jonathan Shapiro and Clancy Yeates Bank of England governor Mark Carney has delivered a blueprint to stamp out bad behaviour in banking that will reach as far as Australia.
Clancy Yeates, Shaun Drummond and Jonathan Shapiro ANZ chief executive Mike Smith has sounded a fresh warning about the danger of asset bubbles being inflated by record low interest rates, as investors chase returns by piling into...
Clancy Yeates Westpac chief executive Brian Hartzer has vowed to lift efficiency and sharpen the bank's focus on its customers.
Clancy Yeates The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has unveiled two proposals to toughen the rules by requiring that lenders set aside capital funding to cope with changes in rates from ultra-low levels.