Clancy Yeates reports on banking and finance and is a former Canberra business correspondent.
Clancy Yeates Banks have rushed to pass on the official interest rate cut to their home loan customers in full, as lenders try to tempt debt-shy consumers into borrowing more.
Clancy Yeates Australia's banking regulator resists industry pressure to delay liquidity reforms.
Clancy Yeates Beirut Hellenic Bank seeks to broaden its appeal by changing its name to Bank of Sydney.
Clancy Yeates Beirut Hellenic Bank is seeking to broaden its appeal by changing its name to Bank of Sydney, in the latest attempt by a bank to adopt a more local identity.
Clancy Yeates The banking regulator will not delay planned reforms to coincide with the rest of the world.
Clancy Yeates and Philip Wen Australian banks this week rewarded shareholders with a round of bumper dividends, suggesting the financial sector is dodging the gloom gripping other parts of the economy.
Clancy Yeates Macquarie Group's bumper dividend and profit performance raises a key question: is the home-grown investment bank on the path back to its former glory?
Clancy Yeates Macquarie Group has joined the rush to reward shareholders with super-sized dividends, as cost cutting and better market conditions drive the investment bank's first rise in full-year profit in three...
Clancy Yeates Macquarie's stock is trading at three-year highs, but the bumper result does not mean the boom times have returned.
Clancy Yeates The Macquarie Group has reported a net profit of $851 million for the year to March 31.
Clancy Yeates While structural shifts take a toll on Macquarie, analysts expect to see signs of improvement on Friday.
Clancy Yeates The surge in the big four banks’ share prices has unleashed a debate over whether the sector has entered bubble territory.
Clancy Yeates Bendigo and Adelaide Bank is in focus after a key shareholde dumped its $350 million stake in fellow regional lender Bank of Queensland.
Clancy Yeates ANZ’s move to ramp up its dividend payments has sparked predictions that other lenders will follow suit and return a bigger slice of profits to shareholders.
Clancy Yeates ANZ chief Mike Smith urges the government to resist raising taxes to boost the budget.
Clancy Yeates ANZ Bank shares have surged to a record high after it vowed to give shareholders a bigger slice of future profits, raising investor hopes of even stronger returns across the sector.
Clancy Yeates ANZ Bank chief executive Mike Smith has warned the government against raising taxes to strengthen the budget bottom line, instead suggesting it use spending cuts and lower taxes to stimulate economic...
Clancy Yeates ANZ surprises with a higher than expected payout as profit swells thanks to lower charges for bad loans and a strong international showing.
Clancy Yeates ANZ, Westpac and NAB are set to notch up combined earnings of more than $9b, in the profit season that kicks off tomorrow.
Clancy Yeates Australian banks say move may cause some foreign banks to review their presence in US.