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Clancy Yeates reports on banking and finance and is a former Canberra business correspondent.
Clancy Yeates Banks are reining in home lending to investors in resource sector hot spots.
Clancy Yeates Institutional investors are increasingly keen to take on risk held by Australian insurers.
Clancy Yeates David Murray says he will put Australia's dependence on foreign capital under the microscope.
Clancy Yeates David Murray says he will put Australia's dependence on foreign capital under the microscope as part a sweeping review of how well the financial system is working.
Clancy Yeates The government's financing arm has taken a step towards building a market to support long-term borrowing by infrastructure projects, issuing its longest-dated bond.
Clancy Yeates Macquarie is ramping up its aggressive push into home lending, joining the rush of banks to increase commissions paid to mortgage brokers.
Clancy Yeates National Australia Bank chief executive Cameron Clyne's statutory pay has been cut by $1 million to $7.7 million after the bank fell short of key targets in 2012.
Clancy Yeates National Australia Bank chief executive Cameron Clyne’s statutory pay was cut by $1 million to $7.7 million in 2013, after the bank suffered investor backlash over remuneration last year.
Clancy Yeates As more and more young people face being locked out of the housing market by soaring prices, it's time to acknowledge the obvious.
Clancy Yeates ANZ chief executive Mike Smith remains the highest-paid bank boss in Australia.
Clancy Yeates ANZ chief executive Mike Smith looks set to retain his position as the highest-paid bank boss in Australia, after his 2013 remuneration rose to $10.4 million.
Clancy Yeates New figures show Australian households have half a trillion dollars, or more than a fifth of their financial assets, tied up in securities issued by the nation's banks.
Clancy Yeates One of Australia's most senior bankers, Westpac's Brian Hartzer, has denied lenders are lowering their credit standards in the rush to sign up new customers.
Clancy Yeates As competition in the mortgage market intensifies, Westpac’s Brian Hartzer denies lenders are lowering their credit standards in the rush to sign up new customers.
Clancy Yeates, Peter Martin Maurice Newman says it will be like hitting a brick wall' when national income growth collapses.
Clancy Yeates Financial regulator plans to help Australian banks cut reliance on ''kindness of strangers'' for funding.
Clancy Yeates, Peter Martin Tony Abbott's pick as the head of his Business Advisory Council says Australia faces a collapse in the growth of national income so severe it will feel ''like hitting a brick wall''.
Clancy Yeates Banks are writing more home loans to borrowers with relatively small deposits, as first-home buyers and investors go head-to-head in the rush to snap up properties.
Clancy Yeates If you look at what the numbers show, things are much more complicated than they may first appear.
Clancy Yeates First home buyers and investors go head-to-head in the rush to snap up properties.