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Aussie banks focus on job cuts as inquiry looms

Big Four respond to revenue crunch by reducing costs; strategy coincides with start of a royal commission looking into misconduct in the financial sector starting on Monday


AUSTRALIA'S big banks are responding to a revenue crunch by cutting jobs and other costs, prompting fears on the eve of an inquiry into their businesses that the industry's tarnished reputation is about to take another hit.

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