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Aussie bank stocks are crashing but retail investors are bullish

Analysts say retail investors like the dividend story. The big four lenders - Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, NAB and ANZ Group - trade with an average dividend yield of 6.2 per cent, the highest level since 2012.


AUSTRALIANS' love affair with bank stocks is only getting more torrid.

As financial shares tumbled last month by the most in more than two years, net buying by individual investors rose to the highest level on record, according to Commonwealth Bank of Australia's securities