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The banks will never be able to pay for the damage they’ve done

The banks will never be able to pay for the damage they’ve done

Crikey readers respond to the costs and damages incurred by Australia's disgraced banking sector.

Six things Morrison must do to be competitive against Labor

Six things Morrison must do to be competitive against Labor

If Scott Morrison is to compete effectively against Labor, he must tackle six priority areas that his predecessor failed to deal with effectively.

If ‘integrity officers’ are good enough for banks they’re good for enough for politics

If ‘integrity officers’ are good enough for banks they’re good for enough for politics

Scott Morrison likes the idea of putting "integrity officers" into the big banks. He should start with politics first.

ASIC granted new powers over big banks

ASIC granted new powers over big banks

Good morning, early birds. ASIC has been granted new supervisory powers over the big banks. Plus, John Lloyd and Tim Soutphommasane leave the building. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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

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

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

Government and big banks cop a hiding on super

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

Rundle: the finance sector must be socialised

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

Banks’ share price slump has been years in the making

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

How regulators lost their way on banking competition

New work from the Productivity Commission confirms our regulatory model for banking leads to inefficiency and big bank dominance.

Crikey Worm: tortuous path to the bank royal commission

Crikey Worm: tortuous path to the bank royal commission

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.