westpac

Christopher Joye

Today I analyse a case before the Federal Court where the judge has, thus far, refused to accept the joint submission from both ASIC and Westpac that Westpac should be fined $35 million for breaching Labor's new responsible lending laws because the judge cannot find any such breach. It is... Show More

CommSec

CommSec Advisory’s Nicky Kritikos speaks with Tom Piotrowski about the upcoming bank earnings results due out from ANZ and Westpac, as well as NAB’s recently released FY results For more market updates, visit https://www.commsec.com.au/market-news/the-markets.html Show More

Elliot Clarke

This week the focus is on Australian Q1 GDP; the ECB; and finally come Friday, on nonfarm payrolls in the US. The weekly essay in this edition covers off on our expectations for Australian GDP. https://wibiq.westpac.com.au/wibiqauthoring/_uploads/file/Australia/2016/May/WestpacWeekly20160530.pdf Show More

Christopher Joye

In The AFR my main column argues that---shock, horror---the new Westpac hybrid, called Westpac Capital Notes 4 (ASX: WBCPG), is actually a good deal. That's a first for me. I explain that while CBA's Perls 8 has performed very well in the secondary market it has been the dud I... Show More

Nicholas Forsyth

5400 continues to provide some resistance for Aussie stocks, with a weak wage number and greater chance for another interest rate cut not enough to keep buyers on the front foot. The ASX was off -39 points although there was decent individual stock moves. Show More

Elliot Clarke

Australian consumer sentiment was disappointing in April, the index falling 4% to 95, materially below the 100 optimist/pessimist divide. Family finances and economic expectations both deteriorated, and there was clear evidence of concerns regarding housing affordability. On the labour market, the key result was the marginal improvement in the unemployment... Show More