There is hope for a different kind of bank – that serves the public and shareholder good.
APRA announced it will open its new season with an inquiry into the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. But the opening of this new show raises some questions for the producers.
The APRA inquiry puts the regulator in the tricky position of trying to be seen to be tough on bank scandals but juggling its close relationship with the government and the CBA.
It's not likely the Australian appetite for property will change but this means we need to hedge our bets against any risks by improving diversification and the way banks finance mortgages.
Recalling August 9 2007 – the start of the credit crunch and global financial crisis.
The novelist's life was marked by the financial industry ... and not always for the best.
Providing security in the blockchain would convert into a degree of predictability in the technology. If this was shown to work in the long term, it would also create trust.
ATMs will need to evolve to remain relevant, perhaps taking on other services entirely.
It all began with a newfangled bank machine in Enfield.
Applying the GST to banking has much sounder economic underpinnings than the current levy, would have raised much more revenue, and would have applied to all banks rather than just the big banks.
The blockchain has been successful when it comes to cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, but we haven't yet figured out other uses.
Treasurer Scott Morrison said Australia's banks have a return on equity about twice that of banks in other advanced economies. Is that right?
LIBOR continues to evoke irritation, frustration and fear – for traders, central bankers and the public.
A new report confirms how the rich become deluded about their talents, but also hints at a growing acknowledgement of inequality.
Laws cannot keep pace with technological advances – but that may not be a bad thing.
Already becoming a darling of Wall Street, blockchain technology's biggest real benefits could come to the world's poorest people. Here's how.
The Chinese government is doing its best to stop China's bad loan problem from blowing up.
Shadow banking provides investors with the means to isolate risks, transfer profits, avoid regulation and increase the range of money-like financial products available for investment.
Banking in a highly financialised society like Britain could be seen as akin to a fundamental human right.
Entities at the centre of the storm engulfing South Africa's social grants distribution system have claimed to be champions of financial inclusion. The claim in itself is scandalous.