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Clancy Yeates reports on banking and finance and is a former Canberra business correspondent.
Clancy Yeates Big banks could be forced to pay back more than $55 million in fees.
Clancy Yeates Senior figures in finance urge industry to raise number of women in top executive and director roles.
Clancy Yeates An Australian hedge fund that lost $US67 million when it bought toxic assets from investment bank Goldman Sachs is a step closer to having its day in court, after a New York court quashed Goldman...
Clancy Yeates David Murray's financial system inquiry should examine ways to beef up consumer protection and improve disclosure standards for retail investors, some of the country's top economists say.
Clancy Yeates An Australian hedge fund that lost $US67 million when it bought toxic mortgages from Goldman Sachs is a step closer to having its day in court against the investment bank, after a New York court...
Clancy Yeates ANZ says higher business confidence is finally prompting companies to increase borrowing.
Clancy Yeates ANZ Bank says higher business confidence is finally prompting firms to increase their borrowing, a trend it expects to strengthen in 2014.
Clancy Yeates ANZ Bank is conducting a sweeping review all of its home loan, savings and small business accounts to ensure they are operating correctly, after a major glitch forced it to refund $70 million to...
Clancy Yeates Australian banks' lending to Chinese borrowers has soared by 75 per cent in a year, as the industry rushes to lift its exposure to Asia's powerhouse economy.
Clancy Yeates Households set to borrow more on credit cards, NAB's top retail banker has predicted.
Clancy Yeates Lots of national myths get bandied about on Australia Day, and a common one is that we are a fairly classless society.
Clancy Yeates Australian companies warned they face a growing risk as they push into developing countries.
Clancy Yeates ANZ urges corporate regulator to be aware of looming risks in property market, highlighting potential dangers of geared real estate investment by self-managed super funds.
Clancy Yeates National Australia Bank is making a push to increase its share in consumer lending, cutting interest rates on personal loans and launching a new offer to woo more credit card customers.
Clancy Yeates Valuations of most of the big four Australian banks remain ‘‘stretched’’, investment bank Goldman Sachs says.
Clancy Yeates Smaller lenders are making an aggressive push into the market for fixed-rate home loans, pinching a significant number of new customers from the big four last year.
Clancy Yeates The sheer size of Australia's banks is shaping up as one of the more interesting issues facing this year's inquiry into the financial system.
Clancy Yeates Figures show the average credit card balance fell by the largest proportion on record.
Clancy Yeates Australia's big banks could face headwinds in sustaining their strong rates of dividend growth, as a result of new rules requiring them to hold billions of dollars more in capital.
Clancy Yeates The Australian arm of UBS has been forced to review internal processes and put $1 million towards financial literacy after some staff tried to manipulate a key local interest rate.