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Clancy Yeates

Clancy Yeates writes on business specialising in financial services. Clancy is based in our Sydney newsroom.

ASIC wasn't 'focused on its main job,' says David Murray

ASIC wasn't 'focused on its main job,' says David Murray

The banking veteran has taken a swipe at the corporate watchdog for focussing on the wrong things.

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Westpac's BT will rebate conflicted payments to 140,000 customers

Westpac's BT will rebate conflicted payments to 140,000 customers

The asset manager will stop its financial advisers from receiving commissions on investment products that were agreed to before a ban on such payments.

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Why this house price slump is different from the last one
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Why this house price slump is different from the last one

The downturn in property prices is different from previous dips in an important way: it is being driven by banks' home loan decisions.

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Priestley steps down from ASX, Future Fund amid cartel case 'distraction'

Priestley steps down from ASX, Future Fund amid cartel case 'distraction'

The former CEO of JP Morgan in Australia says the cartel case over ANZ's capital raising may become a "distraction".

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IAG offloads Asian businesses for $525m

IAG offloads Asian businesses for $525m

Insurance Australia Group is selling off three of its Asian businesses in a deal that will raise more than half a billion dollars.

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ASIC warns on climate risk as heat turns on directors

ASIC warns on climate risk as heat turns on directors

Large corporations are under increasing pressure to tell their investors more about risks they may face from climate change.

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Clydesdale banks on Branson brand appeal in Virgin Money merger

Clydesdale banks on Branson brand appeal in Virgin Money merger

Australian shareholder-controlled Clydesdale Bank will join forces with Richard Branson's Virgin Money.

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Highly geared borrowers tipped to face extra scrutiny

Highly geared borrowers tipped to face extra scrutiny

Customers seeking to borrow more than six times their income are tipped to come under increased scrutiny.

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Westpac faces ASIC legal action over sacked financial adviser

Westpac faces ASIC legal action over sacked financial adviser

An "emboldened" corporate cop is taking legal action against Westpac over allegedly poor advice given by a sacked adviser.

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Call to warn parents over guaranteeing kids' loans

Call to warn parents over guaranteeing kids' loans

Banks would have to warn parents planning to guarantee their children's business debts that they risk losing their home under proposals to the royal commission.

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Big banks in bear market on housing, royal commission jitters

Big banks in bear market on housing, royal commission jitters

The major banks have all fallen at least 20 per cent from highs reached before last May's budget shocked the industry with a bank tax.

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