1H20 results: solid, bar a few 'own goals'
The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced a series of measures intended to prop up the Australian economy and ensure banks and other financial institutions continue to have access to liquidity.
Read the executive summary of the 2020 Outlook Report: Financials.
As the Reserve Bank of Australia gradually pushes its policy rate toward 0%, the debate is growing if it will move to unconventional monetary policies
One step forward, two steps back. Central banks across the globe fold cards as markets reassess interest rate expectations amid a backdrop of slowing global growth and ongoing trade tensions.
Recent monetary and regulatory developments are positive for the outlook of Australia’s housing market and Residential Mortgage Backed Securities (RMBS)
Read the latest company updates form this week
Analyst Andrew Mayes gives his verdict on the Royal Banking Commission
Impact of the proposed increase in capital for the big banks
The Interim Report of the Financial Services Royal Commission is sober reading, highlighting a financial system where misconduct engineered poor outcomes for many customers and, when revealed, the remediation and punishment appeared to fall substantially short of expectations. But the industry response to the Interim (and final) Report could also increase the visibility and attractiveness of some non bank finance companies as an alternative provider of credit, including some FIIG originated deals.