July, 2018

Investors come out ahead as big banks finish year with a bang

and , Jul 02, 2018

Despite the royal commission, the big banks made sure the financial year ended on a high note for investors — much better than workers.

Government and big banks cop a hiding on super

, May 29, 2018

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The Productivity Commission's vision for superannuation is very far from the one the government and the big banks have been hoping for.

Rundle: the finance sector must be socialised

, Apr 19, 2018

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The finance sector is a social resource. In a modern society it is an essential utility, as much as the water or power system is.

Banks’ share price slump has been years in the making

and , Apr 03, 2018

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Bank share prices have slumped over the last twelve months as years of misconduct have finally caught up with the big financial institutions, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

How regulators lost their way on banking competition

and , Feb 07, 2018

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New work from the Productivity Commission confirms our regulatory model for banking leads to inefficiency and big bank dominance.
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Crikey Worm: tortuous path to the bank royal commission

, Dec 01, 2017

Good morning, early birds. The Prime Minister has finally buckled on his opposition to a banking royal commission, but at what cost? And Sam Dastyari has been saved (for now) by factional politics. It's the news you need to know, with Max Chalmers.

One Nation uncovers the squillion-dollar bank conspiracy

, Sep 20, 2017

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An inquiry into lending to primary producers is spending a peculiar amount of time on fictions about international financial conspiracies.

Commonwealth ‘culture’ inquiry — right idea, wrong inquirer

, Aug 28, 2017

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The banking regulator has announced it will conduct an independent inquiry into the Commonwealth Bank's culture. It's a good idea -- but someone else should be doing it, Glenn Dyer and Bernard Keane write.

Razer: in the long run, household debt will kill us all

, Aug 01, 2017

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It’s not just Helen Razer and her Cassandra commie mates fretting. Australia is in a private debt hole from which we might not escape.

The return of Rod Culleton — to the other side of the table

, Jul 18, 2017

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Ousted senator Rod Culleton is back at a Senate inquiry -- on the witness side of the table -- as One Nation chases disgruntled farmers.