The most obvious response to likely increases in capital requirements would be to cut shareholder payouts, Perpetual portfolio manager Anthony Aboud says.
Clancy Yeates writes on business specialising in financial services. Clancy is based in our Sydney newsroom.
Few customers are happy with their bank, despite very low interest rates.
Resimac and Homeloans are are teaming up to try to lift their share in the mortgage market.
Banking, finance and insurance is perceived as the least ethical sector of Australia's economy, according to a new survey.
Customers may soon be able to put simple banking questions to a robot.
Banks are likely to hold on to at least part of any RBA rate cuts between now and early next year, Morgan Stanley analysts say.
There are key economic reasons why we should care about the incentives banks give their staff.
Banks are competing more fiercely to attract household deposits as lenders also slug it out in a slower-growing mortgage market.
National Australia Bank has raised its forecasts for Sydney and Melbourne house prices in 2016 after a surprisingly strong first half, but it believes the market will slow to a near standstill next year.
Credit ratings agency Moody's predicts a squeeze on bank profit margins.