Shorten to hold Royal Commission look into into banks

Story Published: 8 Apr 2016

Bill Shorten has announced if elected the opposition will hold a Royal Commission into the Australian banking an financial...

Big Banks, Bill Shorten, Editors Picks, Royal Commission

Banks unlikely to lift rates

Story Published: 9 Mar 2012

THE major banks are unlikely to increase their variable interest rates this month, according to a survey by a leading...

Big Banks, Cash Rate, Interest Rates, Rba, Variable Interest Rates

Multi-banking on the rise

Story Published: 3 Jul 2012

CONSUMERS are more willing to two-time their main banking partner, according to an Ernst & Young report.

Big Banks, Ernst & Young, Interest Rate, Loans, Multi-Banking

US treasury wanted Libor reforms

Story Published: 15 Jul 2012

NEW documents show United States treasury secretary Timothy Geithner pressed the Bank of England four years ago to make...

Banking, Big Banks, Libor Rate, Timothy Geithner, Us Treasury Secretary

Can banks make a profit by investing in the Barrier Reef?

Story Published: 30 May 2013

BIG Bank's support of the coal and gas industries focused attention on the ways large banks' investment decisions can put...

Big Banks, Great Barrier Reef, Melissa Bos, Opinion, The Conversation

Bad management killed major bank, not the GFC, says report

Story Published: 5 Apr 2013

ENTERING 2008 HBOS was an institution that had forced its way on to the top table of British banking.

Andy Hornby, Big Banks, Contagion, Gfc, Hbos, Sir James Crosby

Lobby group laments criticism over bank super profits

Story Published: 26 Oct 2012

THE lobby group representing Australia’s banks has urged people to think twice before criticising banks for making record...

Anz, Big Banks, Profits

Home owners raiding their super

Story Published: 19 Aug 2012

DESPERATE property owners on the brink of losing their homes are raiding their superannuation in growing numbers.

Big Banks, Home Owners, Home Ownership, Mortgage, Superannuation

Greens' levy on big banks would bring in $11 billion

Story Published: 10 Mar 2013

A GREENS proposal to slap a 0.2% levy on the assets of Australia’s big four banks would add $11 billion to the budget...

Asset Levy, Banks, Big Banks, Greens

Bank rises spur rate cut rumours

Story Published: 2 Mar 2012

BORROWERS believe bank rises will result in RBA rate cut.

Big Banks, Cash Rate, Interest Rates, Rba