ANZ, Westpac out on a political limb

ANZ and Westpac are out on a political limb after shunning rate cuts, writes AFR national affairs columnist Jennifer Hewett. "The much broader political and economic issue is whether RBA rate cuts can do enough, especially with interest rates already at record lows.

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"We think ANZ is undervalued at this time and this decision will support profitability." Just nine minutes after the Reserve Bank of Australia announced a 25 basis point interest rate cut on Tuesday,

Reserve Bank worried about high household and dairy farm debt levels Some households and dairy farms are over indebted. Some New Zealand households and dairy farms would face financial problems if their incomes fell or costs rose because they have high debt levels. Banks would face large losses if households and dairy farms defaulted on their loans at the same time as house prices and farm prices were falling.

The two Australian banking pillars that boast outposts in Papua New Guinea find themselves right in the middle of negotiations between the PNG government and the World Bank over a US$300 million loan needed to ease a gathering foreign exchange crisis. The ANZ and Westpac, along with local Bank South.

The ANZ Bank has pledged to look at cutting credit card rates and stopping its millions of dollars in political donations as its boss apologised for failing customers. Chief executive Shayne Elliot told a parliamentary committee the banking industry has lost touch with its customers and acknowledged high interest rates on credit cards have long.

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CBA, Westpac, ANZ and NAB banks said they were aware of the deep unpopularity of "foreign ATM" fees among Australians. The CBA was the first to abolish the $2 fee for each withdrawal by non-customers.

Jacinda Ardern knows better than most that these political. work out at about 70 percent of their profits, if they chose to retain their dividends to inject that capital instead of paying it back.

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Prompted by a question from Greens MP Adam Bandt, whose party has so far missed out on the lucrative corporate donations, ANZ. A Westpac spokesman said the bank’s policy since 2008 has been that.

THE ANZ Bank is out on a limb in its Federal Court stoush with the australian taxation office over access to customer accounts in Vanuatu. So far, the nation’s other major banks are holding their.