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Clancy Yeates reports on banking and finance and is a former Canberra business correspondent.
Clancy Yeates National Australia Bank staff have been served orders to appear before a New York court.
Clancy Yeates Top banking regulators urged the federal government to consider charging banks a fee in exchange for the taxpayer guarantee on deposits, in a move that could have raised up to $38 billion over 25...
Clancy Yeates AUSTRALIA has posted its widest trade deficit since before the global financial crisis, due to a plunge in the nation's most lucrative exports, fanning fears of a premature end to the resource boom.
Clancy Yeates A unanimous judgment in Mr Forrest's favour also disagreed with ASIC's interpretation.
Clancy Yeates Billionaire miner Andrew Forrest has been cleared by the High Court of misleading investors and breaking disclosure rules.
Clancy Yeates The High Court has ruled mining billionaire Andrew Forrest and his iron ore company Fortescue Metals Group did not mislead investors.
Clancy Yeates Banks will face intense pressure to pass on the full rate cut if the RBA moves the cash rate.
Clancy Yeates Banks will face intense pressure to pass on any interest rate cut if the RBA moves the cash rate this week, with the big four in a more comfortable position today than when they refused to match...
Clancy Yeates A walk through big shopping strips reveals something peculiar about the 'retail recession'.
Clancy Yeates Until now, the booming trade between Australia and China has mainly been driven by a cold, shiny material: steel.
Clancy Yeates Big business has thrown into doubt government plans to slash corporate taxes by rejecting all the options to fund the lower rate.
Clancy Yeates Labor’s plan to lower corporate taxes is in turmoil, with big business bluntly rejecting the government’s options for funding a cut in the company tax rate.
Clancy Yeates The Reserve Bank has warned banks against trying to hit ''unrealistic'' profit targets through ''indiscriminate'' cost-cutting and weaker lending standards that could sow the seeds of future problems...
Clancy Yeates Global funding pressures on the big banks are easing, with the cost of raising new debt falling to levels not seen since before the latest outburst of eurozone turmoil, the Reserve Bank says.
Clancy Yeates The booming liquefied natural gas sector says a proposal to cut its tax breaks would make Australia's tax regime for LNG the most uncompetitive in the world, threatening billions in investment and...
Clancy Yeates Once referred to as 'shock absorbers', our dollar recently characterised as a villain.
Clancy Yeates The government's financing arm has defended its $11 billion investment in the nation's home loan market.
Clancy Yeates Chief executive of government's financing arm denies it invested in "low-doc" loans.
Clancy Yeates RBA to pay federal government $500 million after the central bank made its first profit in three years.
Clancy Yeates The Reserve Bank has delivered its first profit in three years, swinging back into the black with earnings of $1.1 billion in the year to June.