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

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

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.

When it comes to data, Big Tech isn’t the only threat to our privacy

When it comes to data, Big Tech isn’t the only threat to our privacy

While the focus on the abuse of personal data has been on the major tech companies, banks have been engaged in the same process for years.

Big business gives the gifts of wage stagnation and credit squeeze this Christmas

Big business gives the gifts of wage stagnation and credit squeeze this Christmas

A credit squeeze following the royal commission and wage stagnation are two big risks to the economy. Both ultimately derive from the same source.

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.