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Clancy Yeates reports on banking and finance and is a former Canberra business correspondent.
Clancy Yeates New Westpac chief executive Brian Hartzer has abolished his old position and elevated the bank's top technology role in his first day in the job, as he seeks to put his stamp on the country's second...
Clancy Yeates ANZ Bank has weighed into the political debate about corporate tax dodging, telling a Senate committee that 29.
Clancy Yeates When Gail Kelly called Brian Hartzer to offer him a job in 2011, he was in the middle of an overhaul of the Royal Bank of Scotland, Britain's second-biggest bank.
Clancy Yeates Bank warnings that tougher capital rules threaten to damage the economy have failed to convince several leading economists, who say the impact will be minor at best.
Clancy Yeates National Australia Bank, the country's biggest agribusiness lender, is changing its policies so that credit assessments put more weight on the sustainability of customers' business practices.
Clancy Yeates National Australia Bank looks set to further bulk up its investment in business banking, as it seeks to fend off an attack from rivals betting on a rebound in borrowing.
Clancy Yeates European banks slashed their exposure to Australia's economy by more than $US30 billion in the year to September, according to figures from the Bank for International Settlements.
Clancy Yeates Australia has one of the world’s biggest pools of private retirement savings, but retirees are among the most fearful they’ll outlive their nest eggs.
Clancy Yeates Bank of Queensland chief executive Jon Sutton✓ has vowed to lift the bank's low rate of home loan growth, in the face of competition that he says is near the most ferocious he has seen.
Clancy Yeates Macquarie Group appears to be bucking the weakness engulfing rivals such as Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan and Bank of America.
Clancy Yeates Stockbroker Charlie Aitken is taking a more upbeat view on the major Australian banks, saying the sector's high dividends makes it a good bet in an environment of record-low yields.
Clancy Yeates OzForex shares fell sharply this morning after it said Westpac had ended its relationship with the payments company as part of a wider move to exit the remittance sector.
Clancy Yeates While most of us were on holidays, something happened off the coast of Gladstone in Queensland that will have hip-pocket implications for consumers across the eastern states.
Clancy Yeates Banks are slicing interest rates on popular online savings accounts, as competition for deposits wanes and costs are pushed up by new regulations.
Clancy Yeates National Australia Bank is seeking to lift its exposure to the fast-growing Indian economy, as the government pushes for financial services to be part of any free trade agreement.
Clancy Yeates Peer-to-peer lenders have posted spectacular growth overseas. How big a threat are they to local banks?
Clancy Yeates Business credit growth looks unlikely to pick up from its sluggish pace over the coming months, according to new figures showing demand for loans slowed late last year.
Clancy Yeates Australian bank profit growth is likely to be slowed down this year by higher bad-debt charges and hot competition for customers, a new report from Fitch Ratings says.
Clancy Yeates Fraudsters are using a phone service for people with hearing or speech impairments as part of a scam in which customers' money is stolen by hacking into bank accounts.
Clancy Yeates When investors think about risks facing banks, climate change is rarely front of mind. This could be about to change, amid warnings of a "carbon bubble."