Fitch has placed the Australian majors on notice over their ratings amid funding concerns
NAB boss Cameron Clyne has again flagged the possibility the bank won't follow any move by the RBA next week
The IMF has urged Australian banks to increase their capital in a move certain to rile the majors
ANZ announced on Friday it would keep retail mortgage interest rates stable this month, in its first review of interest rates independent of the central bank
Property confidence is down in Australia’s biggest states as investors look to resource-rich areas in 2012.
Many questioned the Labor government's decision in October to offer lenders the safety of Australia's credit rating but a new report suggests interest rates could be much higher if it had decided against allowing banks to sell covered bonds.