[BENGALURU] Major Australian banks can weather a substantial rise in credit losses triggered by the coronavirus outbreak while credit ratings of most banks in the country are not at risk of a...

[BENGALURU] Australia's prudential regulator on Tuesday outlined proposals to increase the amount of equity banks need to support investments in large subsidiaries, and to reduce that for smaller...

[SYDNEY] Australia's biggest banks are expected to cut dividend payments and tap bond markets for more funding to cope with tougher capital requirements as regulators look to safeguard the sector...

[SYDNEY] Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) said on Friday the value of its mortgages with late payments reached its highest level in at least seven years.

[SYDNEY] Westpac Banking Corp and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group are starting to lower the interest rate they use to stress tests customers' loan applications, a move expected to help...

[SYDNEY] Australian bank earnings are getting squeezed by the central bank's move to cut the cash rate to a record low 1 per cent, analysts and investors say, as it gets harder to reduce deposit...

AUSTRALIA'S Big Four lenders are pushing back on the regulator's plan to require banks to make detailed credit checks on borrowers to estimate loan affordability instead of relying on indices,...

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AUSTRALIA'S central bank holds its first policy meeting of the year facing a world re-shaped, and not for the better. Unwelcome economic news at home and abroad are challenging the Reserve...

[CANBERRA] Australia's corporate regulators will be subjected to a new oversight body in a shake-up of the banking sector recommended on Monday by a high-powered independent inquiry into financial...

THE chairman of National Australia Bank Ltd (NAB) said at an inquiry into sector misconduct that it would take a decade to fix the profiteering culture that has shredded the reputation of the...