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NAB targeted by Indigenous group over stake in Canadian pipeline

NAB targeted by Indigenous group over stake in Canadian pipeline

National Australia Bank has been targeted by a coalition of more than 100 activist organisations who are calling for divestment from Canada’s Coastal GasLink project, a controversial pipeline fiercely opposed by the Wet’suwet’en nation.

  • by Charlotte Grieve

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‘We are the leading business bank’: CBA continues push into SMB market

‘We are the leading business bank’: CBA continues push into SMB market

Business banking has become a key battleground in the banks’ search for growth amid the historically low interest rate environment, with CBA launching new merchant terminals to claw market share.

  • by Charlotte Grieve
ANZ cyber audit reviews staff access to critical systems
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ANZ cyber audit reviews staff access to critical systems

ANZ Bank has hired external auditors to investigate controls around staff access to critical technology, after claims some former employees retained backdoor access to internal systems.

  • by Charlotte Grieve
Australia’s climate uncertainty a turn-off for investors: IGCC

Australia’s climate uncertainty a turn-off for investors: IGCC

Australia is on par with Saudi Arabia and Russia as one of the least attractive destinations for green investment, as the world switches to a cleaner energy future.

  • by Charlotte Grieve
China plays down contagion fears as clock ticks on Evergrande

China plays down contagion fears as clock ticks on Evergrande

China’s central bank insists the fallout from Evergrande’s looming collapse can be contained. That looks set to be tested this week.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
Cut-price mortgage battle could stymie moves to slow booming housing market

Cut-price mortgage battle could stymie moves to slow booming housing market

A price war between banks trying to lure new customers with cheap interest rates could dull the impact of the banking regulator’s recent move to slow the housing market.

  • by Clancy Yeates
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‘We’ve not progressed’: Male CEOs in more than 96% of ASX-listed finance firms

‘We’ve not progressed’: Male CEOs in more than 96% of ASX-listed finance firms

Macquarie Bank and AMP are examples of two major finance firms with female CEOs. But research shows smaller firms are falling behind.

  • by Charlotte Grieve
House prices to surge by 22 per cent this year, says Westpac

House prices to surge by 22 per cent this year, says Westpac

Economists at Westpac have upgraded their forecasts for the housing market, warning it could force regulators to try to further rein in credit growth.

  • by Swati Pandey
Banks play vaccination State of Origin while insurers sit on sidelines

Banks play vaccination State of Origin while insurers sit on sidelines

Just how insurance companies will price their premiums to account for the COVID-unvaccinated is a thorny issue, a bit like the decisions being made by companies about whether their staff should be jabbed or not.

  • by Elizabeth Knight
Crypto Bitlord offers advice
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Crypto Bitlord offers advice

Crypto Bitlord suggests saving $5 a week missing coffee or starve yourself to get top on a yacht next week it’s your choice.

ANZ settles debanking case brought by bitcoin trader

ANZ settles debanking case brought by bitcoin trader

Digital exchange operator Allan Flynn has been told by the bank that it will reassess any application by him for a new account, stipulating he is not subject to a lifetime ban.

  • by Sarah Danckert