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Clancy Yeates reports on banking and finance and is a former Canberra business correspondent.
Clancy Yeates State treasurers will this week consider calls to cut the GST-free threshold for goods bought from overseas online stores, in an attempt to bolster flagging revenues.
Colin Kruger and Clancy Yeates Consolidated Media shareholders approve the company's sale to News Corp for $1.94 billion.
Matt O'Sullivan and Clancy Yeates Chief executive claims Qantas is 'in the best position in all segments that it operates in'.
Clancy Yeates The $80 billion Future Fund looks to shield its portfolio from further bouts of market volatility.
Clancy Yeates The $80 billion Future Fund has signalled it is looking to splash out on more infrastructure assets, in an attempt to shield its portfolio from further bouts of market volatility.
Clancy Yeates James Packer misses his billion dollar pay day at ConsMedia's AGM to ramp up his push for a second casino in Sydney.
Clancy Yeates Regulators are threatening to impose tougher rules on an opaque $65 trillion-a-year market.
Clancy Yeates Allan Moss has weighed into the debate over Australia's $1.4 trillion retirement savings system.
Clancy Yeates Future Fund chairman David Gonski has sought to defend the fund's social and environmental credentials.
Clancy Yeates Nicholas Moore adds investment banking to the list of industries suffering from structural changes.
Clancy Yeates Macquarie Group says it is on track to post its first full-year increase in profits since 2010, despite sluggish conditions on global markets taking a hefty toll on its flagship investment banking...
Clancy Yeates The taxpayer-owned Future Fund has put its $219 million in tobacco investments under review, and will consider the case for ditching the controversial holdings.
Clancy Yeates Business hopes of a company tax cut have been killed off by a high-powered government advisory group.
Clancy Yeates HOPES of a company tax cut have been killed off by a high-powered government advisory group, after much of corporate Australia refused to surrender tax benefits in exchange for lower taxes.
Clancy Yeates A senior Reserve Bank official says housing markets are not the biggest threat to financial stability, despite the economic turmoil unleashed by property busts in the United States and elsewhere.
Clancy Yeates Union-backed superannuation funds are calling for sweeping new rules requiring fund managers to reveal their pay packets.
Clancy Yeates Japanese banks are stepping into the funding gap left by crippled European lenders pulling their capital from Australia.
Clancy Yeates Japanese banks stepped into the gap left by European lenders pulling their capital from Australia during the latest bout of market turmoil, new figures show.
Clancy Yeates Big business will be forced to hand over company tax payments to the government earlier.
Clancy Yeates The budget will receive a $8.3 billion boost in the three years from 2014 as the government moves to collecting company taxes every month, rather than quarterly.