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Clancy Yeates reports on banking and finance and is a former Canberra business correspondent.
Clancy Yeates The country's biggest credit union, CUA, says a near record proportion of its customers are taking out fixed-rate home loans, a sign more borrowers believe the next move in official interest rates...
Clancy Yeates Documents reveal Reserve Bank examined various options for limiting riskier lending.
Clancy Yeates The Reserve Bank's preferred way of reining in a harmful housing credit boom would be to force banks to impose higher "buffers" to safeguard loan affordability in the event of future interest rate...
Clancy Yeates Soft results from big Western banks in Asia have underlined the challenging environment facing ANZ as it encounters growing competition from global lenders targeting the region.
Clancy Yeates Westpac is reshuffling its senior executives, appointing long-serving finance chief Phil Coffey as deputy to chief executive Gail Kelly.
Clancy Yeates Westpac is reshuffling its top executive ranks, promoting finance chief Phil Coffey to the newly-created role of deputy chief executive officer, in a move that is likely to reignite speculation over...
Clancy Yeates and James Eyers ANZ will appeal the Federal Court's controversial ruling last month that it charged "extravagant, exorbitant and unconscionable" late-payment fees on credit cards
Clancy Yeates Bank of Queensland's credit rating has been upgraded, in a change the regional lender says will help it compete with its bigger rivals.
Clancy Yeates The number of banks trying to lure customers with cash payments has increased sharply.
Clancy Yeates Banks are increasingly offering borrowers cold hard cash in an attempt to sign them up as mortgage customers.
Clancy Yeates A slide in bond yields has pushed down banks' fixed borrowing costs, with National Australia Bank the latest lender to cut rates on a range of fixed-rate home loans.
Clancy Yeates National Australia Bank has cut a range of fixed home loan interest rates, as competition in the mortgage market heats up.
Clancy Yeates Three years after National Australia Bank claimed it was ''breaking up'' with its rivals, its strategy is undergoing a subtle but significant shift.
Clancy Yeates ANZ chief executive Mike Smith has sold $17.3 million of shares in the bank.
Clancy Yeates ANZ Bank chief executive Mike Smith has sold $17.3 million worth of shares in the bank, and will use some of the money to fund a property purchase.
Clancy Yeates World Bank's managing director concedes banking rules will restrict infrastructure lending.
Clancy Yeates Minister Bruce Billson says the APRA has gone too far with rules to make banks safer.
Clancy Yeates The world's biggest economies vow to get tough on tax dodging by multinational companies.
Clancy Yeates and Glenda Kwek Finance ministers say they will act to unlock trillions of dollars in infrastructure investment.
Clancy Yeates Policies that force banks to withdraw capital from financial system threaten to choke growth.