Marcus Padley

The shock election result at the weekend is very good news for the bank sector. The sector has already reacted with a sharp rise in all the big four banks, as well as Macquarie (ASX:MQG), Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) and Bank of Queensland (ASX:BOQ). What we have to ask... Show More

Bell Potter

We recap some of the profit reporting season highlights from the past week including Macquarie Group, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank, Suncorp Group and JB Hi-Fi. Full reports are available below via links. Show More

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Jack Copeman

Given the reputational damage suffered by the big four Australian banks throughout the Banking Royal Commission hearings, many bank customers and investors are looking for alternatives. Whilst still in its infancy, Australia’s banking and credit start-up sector has grown leaps and bounds in recent years, with Afterpay Touch Group (ASX:APT)... Show More

Financial services have been making headlines for all the wrong reasons in recent weeks. Following Rowena “Shock and” Orr’s public shellacking of the wealth management industry, AMP Limited has since lost almost its entire board of directors, as well as a big part of the executive team. The banks were... Show More

James Gerrish

The bourse performed well on a slow news day today, as banks and miners lead the index higher. Banks, in particular the regionals in Bendigo and Bank of QLD, were shown a bit of respite from investors with the big four also finishing higher. ANZ announced a range of impacts... Show More