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Commonwealth abandons wealth management, returns to being just a bank

Commonwealth abandons wealth management, returns to being just a bank

The death of vertical integration continues apace as the Commonwealth moves to demerge its financial advice and wealth management arms.

Guthrie has a long, long way to go

Guthrie has a long, long way to go

Crikey readers debate the stand Michelle Guthrie has taken for the ABC, and pile onto David "The Dinosaur" Murray.

The last dinosaur roars for vertical integration

The last dinosaur roars for vertical integration

David Murray's self-interested warnings to the banking royal commission not to go too far would leave Australians at the mercy of a badly warped financial planning industry.

Bye bye, Dover: time to properly license financial planners

Bye bye, Dover: time to properly license financial planners

The closure of Dover Financial illustrates that only tough regulatory decisions lie ahead for financial planning.

What happens when the masters of the financial universe turn on each other

What happens when the masters of the financial universe turn on each other

JPMorgan is reported to have received immunity in exchange for turning on ANZ. That's worth some examination.

Crikey Worm: banks wait with bated breath

Crikey Worm: banks wait with bated breath

Good morning, early birds. Criminal cartel charges are expected to be filed against ANZ as early as tomorrow. Plus, big divisions in the Labor Party over asylum seekers. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Criminal cartel charges against ANZ signal the banking sector’s retribution

Criminal cartel charges against ANZ signal the banking sector’s retribution

The banking royal commission has scored its biggest kill yet as the ACCC announces cartel charges against ANZ.

Crikey Worm: Pauline Hanson crashes the PM’s gravy train

Crikey Worm: Pauline Hanson crashes the PM’s gravy train

Good morning, early birds. Pauline Hanson has backflipped on the government's corporate tax cuts. Plus: the first day back at Senate Estimates and the banking royal commission really delivers. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

A huge expose from Reclaim Australia. No crisis at the NMA. Plus: oh lordy, that is not what 'Hallelujah' is about...

New AMP chair’s views on regulation living proof of Godwin’s Law

New AMP chair’s views on regulation living proof of Godwin’s Law

David Murray thought regulating bank culture was Nazism, there was no need for a royal commission and the banks are regulated too heavily. As incoming chair of AMP, maybe his views have now changed, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane wonder.