Good morning, early birds. A leaked report has brought fresh scrutiny to NAB's conduct during the royal commission, and yet more probes are summoned into Crown Resorts' conduct. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.
While the government wants us to focus on the regulatory failings of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority, there's a need for another review — of why the Liberals worked so closely with the big banks.
In the aftermath of the banking royal commission, should we have a royal commission into Australia’s $24 billion-a-year gambling industry?
Yes this would be a huge step forward, but the devil is in the detail (or the lack thereof).
Rather than hiding from parliament, there is political advantage in Scott Morrison bringing on extra sittings and going hard, early on Kenneth Hayne's royal commission recommendations.
The Liberals are having trouble saying sorry about the banking royal commission. We're happy to help out.
If the Liberals hadn't been so determined to protect their big bank and financial adviser mates, much of the "fees for no service" scandal of recent years would never have occurred.
What royal commission? Investors think major financial institutions will be able to get on with generating massive profits if today's early share trading is any guide.