Despite much public interest in, and debate around, the major banks’ purported “gouging” and taxpayer-guaranteed status, some very fundamental questions remain unanswered, says Christopher Joye on Property Observer.READ MORE
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Around the world, bank executives are squealing at the proposed toughening of their capital and liquidity requirements and, around the world, regulators are ignoring them and pressing ahead.READ MORE
Ralph Norris knows what it’s like to be the most hated person in Australia. He’s greedy, overpaid, an enemy of the Aussie battler. But he also knows what it’s like to wield serious clout, writes Tom Cowie.READ MORE
The story in the Fairfax broadsheets today about how big business wants a sovereign wealth fund to save our windfall from the resources boom again was a horribly lopsided article.READ MORE
Even though Ralph Norris is highly rated by regulators and bankers as not only doing a good job at the Commonwealth Bank, but also being a good banker, he has an unfortunate tendency to stick his Kiwi boot on his tongue and leave it there.READ MORE
Perhaps Business Spectator’s legendary columnist Robert Gottliebsen isn’t reading Steve Keen’s columns (or these ones) particularly closely. If he did, he probably wouldn’t be blaming the bankers’ communication skills for their current public relations foibles.READ MORE
This morning Crikey received the below internal memo from Commonwealth Bank CEO Ralph Norris sent to Commonwealth employees.READ MORE