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Clancy Yeates reports on banking and finance and is a former Canberra business correspondent.
Clancy Yeates and James Eyers Macquarie analysts are forecasting Commonwealth Bank shares are on track to trade within a whisker of $100 in a year's time, saying yield-hungry investors will be drawn to its rising dividends and...
Clancy Yeates The Commonwealth Bank has moved to reassure investors that a looming crackdown on risky lending to landlords will not restrain the home loan business that powers its earnings, after delivering a $4.
Gareth Hutchens and Clancy Yeates Loans for investment housing skyrocketed almost 20 per cent in the the year to December, and economists warn they will surge higher after the Reserve Bank's surprise interest rate cut to a record low...
Clancy Yeates The Commonwealth Bank's first-half profits have swelled 8 per cent to $4.62 billion, but Australia's biggest bank sees "a significant threat" for the economy.
Clancy Yeates It’s becoming clearer that surging house prices don't encourage us to go out and spend like they used to.
Clancy Yeates Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens says a move to establish an official clearing bank for the local renminbi market should fuel growth in direct trade between the currencies of Australia and China.
Clancy Yeates The country's largest bank is expected to deliver a record interim result on Wednesday, helped by a pick-up in credit growth, falling funding costs and low bad debts.
Clancy Yeates ANZ Bank will pass on the Reserve Bank's 0.25 percentage point interest rate cut to customers in full, saying its funding costs had eased in the second half of last year.
Clancy Yeates and James Eyers Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac have announced standard variable rate cuts but they will not take effect until February 20.
James Eyers and Clancy Yeates The country's two biggest banks have cut interest rates for home loan customers, with the Commonwealth Bank matching the Reserve Bank's reduction and Westpac giving customers a slightly bigger rate...
Clancy Yeates Commonwealth Bank shares hit a new record high of $90.67 after the Reserve Bank cut the cash rate to 2.25 per cent on Tuesday.
Clancy Yeates National Australia Bank's executive responsible for driving the lender's push into Asia, Daryl Johnson, is leaving the bank slightly more than a year after he was appointed to the job.
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 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 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 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.