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Clancy Yeates reports on banking and finance and is a former Canberra business correspondent.
Clancy Yeates The Commonwealth Bank's first quarter earnings swelled by almost 10 per cent to $2.3 billion, buoyed by growing customer numbers and lower impaired loans.
Clancy Yeates The stage is being set for a showdown between Joe Hockey and four of the most powerful corporations in the country.
Mark Mulligan and Clancy Yeates House price growth is slowing and building approvals have slumped, but some lenders remain upbeat on investor demand for Australian property.
Clancy Yeates Westpac chief Gail Kelly has warned the whole economy could wear the costs of making the financial system safer by forcing Australia's big banks to hold billions of dollars more in capital.
Clancy Yeates Westpac's profits have jumped 8 per cent to a record $7.6 billion, as record low interest rates fuel a bounce in credit growth and declining bad debts among borrowers.
Clancy Yeates Commonwealth Bank chief executive Ian Narev has offered to step in and testify at a Senate inquiry into the bank's financial advice scandal, as the lender prepares to write to 300,000 customers...
Clancy Yeates National Australia Bank is pushing ahead with its vow to defend its turf as the country's biggest business bank, unveiling a new campaign to lend $1 billion a month to business customers.
Clancy Yeates One of the country's most senior bankers has raised concerns about an "irrational obsession" with property investment.
Clancy Yeates The Commonwealth Bank will write to 300,000 customers of its Commonwealth Financial Planning business informing them of a compensation scheme for victims of dud advice.
Clancy Yeates ANZ chief executive Mike Smith has warned that customers could face higher interest rates if banks are forced to hold larger capital buffers, an option being considered by the government’s...
Clancy Yeates and Toby Johnstone Bank bosses have played down property sector concerns.
Clancy Yeates ANZ Bank chief executive Mike Smith has warned that home loan customers would be forced to pay more for credit if banks were forced to hold larger capital buffers, one option being considered by the...
Clancy Yeates ANZ Bank has delivered a 10 per cent jump in profits and higher dividends, helped by a strong performance in its Australian and international divisions and its wealth business.
Clancy Yeates and Joyce Moullakis National Australia Bank chief executive Andrew Thorburn is ramping up a campaign to rid the bank of poorly performing assets, declaring that selling its British business is a top priority as he looks...
Clancy Yeates National Australia Bank is examining a float of its United Kingdom business, after a fall of nearly 10 per cent in full-year profits due to hefty write-downs in the UK.
Clancy Yeates National Australia Bank chief executive Andrew Thorburn is expected to set out plans for selling the bank's UK businesses on Thursday, as he seeks to close a troubled chapter in the lender's history.
Clancy Yeates and Ruth Liew Suncorp chief executive Patrick Snowball has raised concerns the financial system inquiry may place too little focus on lifting competition in banking, as debates about stability dominate the public...
Clancy Yeates As ANZ shares resume trading after Monday's gaffe, here are some stand-out corporate disclosure errors.
Clancy Yeates Australia's big banks are likely to sell assets and issue new shares through their dividend reinvestment plans in order to satisfy a predicted toughening in capital rules, fund managers and analysts...
Clancy Yeates ANZ Bank has accidentally released detailed information to investors ahead of its full year profit results, in an embarrassing gaffe that forced the lender to halt trading in its shares.