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Banking royal commissioner Kenneth Hayne.

Dear minister, you don’t have to worry about the banks being moral

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud is worried about banks acting like moral arbiters. We're here to tell him not to stress.

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As bad bank debts soar, will credit managers become caring grant givers?

If restructuring small business debt is enough to keep businesses afloat and people employed, then that is the sort of hit the banks should be taking. But will they?

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Spend a buck, gain a thousand: Big Four political donations reach record levels

While big bank donations to parties have dried up, the world's big consulting firms have replaced them as sources of political funding, all while taxpayers hand more and more money back.

Want to fix banking culture? Here’s where to start.

Crikey readers discuss the drastic steps needed to fix the broken culture steering Australia's banks, while elsewhere readers enter the ongoing religious freedom debate.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (Image: AAP Image/Joel Carrett)

The amnesiacs’ interest rate inquiry

People in Canberra have short memories, but do we really need another inquiry into why the banks don't pass on interest rate cuts?

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

Frydenberg announces banking inquiry

Good morning, early birds. The government has called an inquiry into the power of the big banks amid the RBA's rate cuts, and ISIS affiliates take advantage of chaos in northern Syria. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

A consumer guide to Australian monopolies

From supermarkets to human services, these industries don't suffer competition — and Australians are paying the price.

Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (Image: Wikicommons)

Iran addresses detention of Australians

Good morning, early birds. Iran has confirmed that it is holding three Australians for spying within the country, and the ACCC seeks another inquiry into unfair conduct by the banks. It's the news you need to know, with Rachel Withers.

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Is a great wave going to swamp Australia’s housing market?

With a small but growing percentage of homeowners owing banks sums greater than the value of their homes, what are the looming risks to the economy?

Investors give banks a tick in wake of royal commission

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.

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