The Australian Bankers' Association has again sprung to the defence of bank profits in the wake of a bumper reporting season
Fitch has dealt an expected AAA rating to inaugural covered bonds from two of the majors
Majors and second tiers have continued to respond to this week's RBA rate cut by dropping standard variable rates
ANZ has announced a $5.36bn full-year statutory profit, but said difficult business conditions will be here "for some time"
Westpac has become the third major to announce record full-year profits, with the bank's cash earnings rising 7% to $6.3bn
PLAN Australia CEO Trevor Scott has declared he now has the right team, business structure and plan in place to reinvigorate PLAN's offering