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Economy

Banks Delay Open Banking

Open Banking has been delayed in Australia.

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Finance

Westpac Accused Of Money Laundering

Westpac has been accused of money laundering. Yep, we really need that cash ban.

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Economy Finance

Banks Profits Plunge

#Banks #Profits #HeiseSays The profits of the big four plunge. References Banks’ messy results will not cloud the not-so-pretty picture https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-27/banks-messy-results-will-not-cloud-the-not-so-pretty-picture/11639074?section=business

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Economy

Consumer Confidence is up

#ConsumerConfidence #Westpac #Retail Westpac has reported that Consumer Confidence is up in August. A sign that the retail recession is turning around or simply the result of the tax rebate and the start of a new financial year? Let’s make sure to check next month when people receive the credit card bills. References Investopia Westpac […]

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Property

Banks say they are not to blame for the Housing Crash – References

#Banking #Housing #HousingCrash I look at a recent AFR article in which Westpac CEO Brian Hartzer claims that banks are not to blame for the housing crash. Seemingly ignoring recent evidence from Melbourne land sales. References Westpac CEO Brian Hartzer says banks ‘not to blame’ for house slump https://www.afr.com/business/banking-and-finance/westpac-ceo-brian-hartzer-says-small-business-hurt-by-lending-crackdown-20190130-h1anog YouTube Cards