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Clancy Yeates reports on banking and finance and is a former Canberra business correspondent.
Clancy Yeates Australia's major banks are the most profitable in the developed world, according to the BIS.
Clancy Yeates The Senate economics committee report calls for sweeping changes to ASIC's funding for complaints.
Clancy Yeates Economic conditions supporting house prices are ''as good as they get'' and average house price growth will cool to between 2 per cent to 3 per cent year on year, according to a top Australian...
Clancy Yeates National Australia Bank is stepping up its attempt to grab a bigger slice of the $1.3 trillion home loan market, introducing a new trailing commission as part of a move to write more loans through...
Clancy Yeates Australia's major banks face growing international competition for big business customers, as Japanese and Chinese lenders intent on regional expansion increase their lending to local institutional...
Clancy Yeates NAB's prospects of selling its British banking business receives a boost with float of rival lender.
Clancy Yeates Governments could curb the soaring cost of home insurance by erecting stronger defences against natural disasters, such as constructing firebreaks and flood levees, or introducing tougher building...
Georgia Wilkins and Clancy Yeates Critics of the government's wind back of financial planning laws are turning to a Senate report out next week.
Georgia Wilkins and Clancy Yeates Consumer groups and industry super funds have hit out at the federal government's decision to push ahead with controversial changes to financial advice reforms.
Clancy Yeates Households paid more in bank fees in 2013 for the first time in four years.
Clancy Yeates Retirement funds are on track for another financial year of double-digit returns, with the typical superannuation fund notching up growth of 12.6 per cent over the 11 months to May.
Clancy Yeates Westpac and ANZ Bank have been the most aggressive of the major banks in increasing their lending to commercial property, as banks pump billions more into a sector offering growth but also posing...
Clancy Yeates Westpac has the most confident business customers among the big four banks, while National Australia Bank's clients are the gloomiest.
Clancy Yeates Wayne Byres will find himself at the centre of the biggest policy debates in global finance.
Clancy Yeates Westpac has rejected calls for Australia's major banks to pay a levy because they get cheaper funding due to assumptions they are "too big to fail".
Clancy Yeates Australian homes are among the most expensive in the world when household incomes and rents are taken into account, International Monetary Fund figures show.
Clancy Yeates Macquarie Group staff are finally saying goodbye to one of the perks that employees of the investment bank once enjoyed.
Clancy Yeates Banks have been winding back the number of mortgages with deposits of less than 5 per cent, adding to signs lenders might have become more wary about high-risk loans.
Clancy Yeates Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens is backing moves requiring banks to aggressively build up capital buffers ahead of schedule.
Clancy Yeates Australian banks are tipped to benefit from the shift to negative interest rates in Europe.