April 19, 2018 13
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.
April 3, 2018 13
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.
February 7, 2018 6
New work from the Productivity Commission confirms our regulatory model for banking leads to inefficiency and big bank dominance.
December 1, 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.
September 20, 2017 15
An inquiry into lending to primary producers is spending a peculiar amount of time on fictions about international financial conspiracies.
August 28, 2017 3
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.
August 1, 2017 10
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.
July 18, 2017 1
Ousted senator Rod Culleton is back at a Senate inquiry -- on the witness side of the table -- as One Nation chases disgruntled farmers.
May 22, 2017 7
Banks expect that the government's new bank levy will be a tax write-off, which will reduce the overall impact on the banks by around one-third.
May 16, 2017 7
Big banks will still have enough assets to stay standing in the event of a crisis, despite crying poor over the bank levy.