[BENGALURU] Shares of the "Big Four" Australian lenders fell on Wednesday, a day after the prudential regulator asked banks and insurers to consider deferring dividend payouts or use buffers until...

[SYDNEY] Australian banks will take large losses from loans to businesses in the tourism and education sectors this year, while facing a broader hit in housing loans if the Covid-19 outbreak...

[SYDNEY] Australia's prudential and corporate regulators are checking the contingency plans of banks and other financial institutions to prepare for a potential coronavirus pandemic which could...

[SYDNEY] Australia's Westpac Banking Corp said on Wednesday its 2020 profit would be hit by a rise in costs related to improving risk management systems in the wake of a money-laundering scandal...

AUSTRALIA'S No 2 lender Westpac Banking Corp was hit with a second US class-action lawsuit in less than a week on Monday, over issues with its financial crime monitoring amid a recent money...

AUSTRALIA'S banking regulator will use its increased investigative powers for the first time to examine whether Westpac Banking Corp directors and executives broke the law as part of the bank's...

[SYDNEY] Australia's banking regulator will use its increased investigative powers for the first time to examine whether Westpac Banking Corp directors and executives broke the law as part of the...

[SYDNEY] Westpac Banking Corp has implemented additional transaction monitoring, its chairman said at the Australian lender's annual shareholder meeting on Thursday, seeking to mollify investors...

SPH Reit has obtained A$205 million (S$194.8 million) in secured loans from Westpac Banking Corp to finance its proposed acquisition of a half-stake in Westfield Marion Shopping Centre.

[WELLINGTON] Australia's major banks shrugged off concerns about further weakness in dividend payout ratios and earnings downgrades after New Zealand announced tougher capital requirements on...