It was an action-packed year that featured several financial scandals, vital moves on the regulatory front and a hint that a massive third-party shake-up may be on the way.
Australia’s major banks are forecast to continue performing strongly in 2015 and are said to be well-positioned to weather a mild recession.
Japan may have finally broken the “stranglehold” of deflation that has weakened bank lending and the real estate market for 25 years.
A new chief executive has been unveiled to take the reins at Mortgage Choice.
Mortgage Choice has warned APRA that action against investor lending could damage Australia’s fragile economy.
Australia’s big four banks have been accused of scaremongering over proposed changes to lending rules.
New research has pointed to a strong outlook for jobs in 2015, with financial services leading the way.
Aussie Home Loans executive chairman John Symond has backed his decision to sell the majority of Aussie Home Loans to CBA in light of the recent spotlight on vertical integration.
Two major banks have delivered an underwhelming response to one of the key recommendations of the Financial System Inquiry.
Wide Bay Australia will seek shareholder approval to change its name to Auswide Bank at a general meeting on 20 January.