11 hrs ago
First home buyers struggle in property market
Investors are taking on record levels of housing finance as first home buyers continue to struggle to enter the growing property market.
11 hrs ago
Sharemarket: Insurer QBE leads the falls for a flat finish
The sharemarket reversed early gains to finish flat on Tuesday, with a slump in insurer QBE erasing early rises fuelled by record highs on Wall Street overnight.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
NAB plans customer migration to NextGen platform
National Australia Bank has announced that 4 million customers will be migrated to its NextGen core banking platform over the next three years.
Australian market set to open flat
QBE shares fell more than 22 per cent after the company said it expects to post a $250 million loss for calendar 2013 because of weakness in the North American market.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
The Washington Post
NAB Branches Write 25% More Mortgages in October, November
National Australia Bank Ltd., the country's fastest-growing mortgage lender, wrote 25 percent more mortgages in its branches in October and November, the head of its retail bank said.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Australia's Economy Slowed Last Quarter as Mining Boom Waned
Australia's economy expanded slower than economists forecast last quarter as non-dwelling construction and machinery and equipment investment detracted from growth, sending the nation's currency lower.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
US tapering fears send ASX lower
Resurgent fears of US Federal Reserve tapering drove global borrowing costs higher and pushed the Australian sharemarket into the red again.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Retail sales beat expectations in October
Economists were expecting sales to increase by 0.4 per cent during the month, after rising by 0.9 per cent in September.
RPT-Fitch Affirms NAB's Covered Bonds at 'AAA'/Stable
Fitch Ratings has affirmed National Australia Bank Limited's outstanding AUD11.7bn mortgage covered bonds at 'AAA'.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Growing Risky Australian Mortgages Fuel Record Home Prices
Australia 's biggest banks , whose lending standards helped the nation avoid a property crash during the global credit crisis, are raising concern with home loans helping to fuel record house prices.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Aust bonds slightly higher in quiet trade
National Australia Bank head of research Peter Jolly said trading was light on Friday due to the Thanksgiving Day public holiday in the United States.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Shares open higher
IG market strategist Stan Shamu said the local market was taking its lead from Wall Street, which received a boost from positive US consumer confidence and employment data, and Europe where Germany's DAX30 index rose to record highs.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Cape Lambert Announces MCC Transfers A$80 Million into Escrow Account
Cape Lambert Resources Limited is pleased to advise that Metallurgical Corporation of China Limited has now transferred the disputed sum of A$80 million into an escrow account held with the National Australia Bank , as directed by the arbitrator.
Australian banks set to issue flurry of hybrids early next year
Australian banks are preparing to issue a flurry of hybrid debt instruments in early 2014 thanks to red-hot demand from self-managed retirement funds and a quirk in the local tax code that makes hybrids a cheap way for banks to borrow.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
ANZ lifts business customer satisfaction
ANZ has lifted its standing among business customers in recent months, while rival National Australia Bank remains at the bottom of the pack among the big four banks.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Which suburb is SA's most generous?
A NEW "flying squad" will randomly descend on schools to conduct security checks on staff and volunteers in an attempt to stop sexual predators.
Clydesdale chief's pay soars after return to profit
CLYDESDALE Bank chief executive David Thorburn has seen his total pay package treble after swingeing job cuts helped the Glasgow-based lender to climb back into the black.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Fixed rates on the rise, as Reserve Bank cuts look less likely
MARK COLVIN: Australian interest rates could still go even lower. The Reserve Bank has explicitly left open the prospect in the minutes of its November meeting.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Rise in fixed interest rates offer hint of RBA's next move
A recent rise in fixed rates by all four major banks and many smaller lenders offers a hint of what is to come from the RBA.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Bonus slashed for bank executive after tough year
Cameron Clyne, chief executive at National Australia Bank, saw his bonus cut as the owner of Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks failed to meet key performance targets.