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Clancy Yeates reports on banking and finance and is a former Canberra business correspondent.
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.
Clancy Yeates The Australian arm of UBS has been forced to review internal processes and will put $1 million towards financial literacy after some of its staff tried to manipulate a key local interest rate.
Clancy Yeates Australia’s big four banks will be forced to set aside billions more in capital to meet new rules designed to make them more resilient and less of a risk to the financial system.
Clancy Yeates It has been 17 years since the last financial system inquiry, but former Westpac chief Bob Joss still remembers parts of it ''vividly''.
Clancy Yeates NAB chairman Michael Chaney has been urged to fight the Coalition’s $5.5-billion-a-year paid parental leave on behalf of shareholders.
Clancy Yeates National Australia Bank's head of business banking has painted an upbeat picture of the economy in 2014, saying there are growing signs clients will lift their borrowing as the global outlook...
Clancy Yeates Insurance Australia Group is making an aggressive move to become the country's biggest provider of commercial and motor insurance, snapping up Wesfarmers' underwriting businesses for $1.85 billion.
Clancy Yeates Insurance Australia Group is betting regulators will allow it to snap up Wesfarmers insurance arm for $1.85 billion, despite the deal increasing concentration in the motor insurance market.
Clancy Yeates Smaller banks say probe presents a rare chance to level the playing field.
Clancy Yeates, Madeleine Heffernan Gail Kelly backs Glenn Stevens' campaign to talk down the Australian dollar.
Clancy Yeates Westpac chairman says weaker $A has hepled lift confidence across the economy.