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Barrenjoey looks to lift women on board after O’Dwyer appointment

Barrenjoey looks to lift women on board after O’Dwyer appointment

The investment banking startup said it would appoint two more women as directors in the coming weeks, which will leave its board with 40 per cent female representation.

  • by Clancy Yeates

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RBA warns against ‘over-exuberance’ as house prices rise

RBA warns against ‘over-exuberance’ as house prices rise

The Reserve Bank has warned that a debt-fuelled surge in house prices could leave households more exposed to financial shocks.

  • by Clancy Yeates
New texts reveal former British PM David Cameron’s Greensill dealings

New texts reveal former British PM David Cameron’s Greensill dealings

The Anglo-Australian group’s collapse has embroiled some of the British Conservative party’s biggest identities after it was revealed the former prime minister used his political connections to seek help for the firm.

  • by Latika Bourke
Banks dial back COVID-19 caution as economy improves

Banks dial back COVID-19 caution as economy improves

Banks are being less conservative in assessing home loan customers as the economy recovers from recession.

  • by Clancy Yeates
Westpac set for windfall in US Coinbase float

Westpac set for windfall in US Coinbase float

Westpac is set to reap a hefty windfall from the looming float of Coinbase, after the United States cryptocurrency giant revealed a surge in quarterly profits.

  • by Clancy Yeates
While the world dithers, China prepares to unleash a digital currency
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While the world dithers, China prepares to unleash a digital currency

China’s development of a central bank-issued digital version of its currency is gathering pace and could pose a long-term threat to US dollar dominance.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
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What five super titans say about Your Future, Your Super reforms

What five super titans say about Your Future, Your Super reforms

While many superannuation funds remain critical, the industry regulator has nothing but praise for the Your Future, Your Super bill.

  • by Charlotte Grieve
‘No economic sense’: Tic:Toc breaks ranks with peers on lending changes

‘No economic sense’: Tic:Toc breaks ranks with peers on lending changes

The fintech has developed technology to automate compliance with responsible lending laws, and says other lenders could do the same thing.

  • by Clancy Yeates
‘Silence not an option’: ANZ refuses to sign letter condemning Myanmar violence

‘Silence not an option’: ANZ refuses to sign letter condemning Myanmar violence

ANZ has not joined more than 65 multinationals with operations in Myanmar that have publicly condemned the coup, as violence escalates in the country.

  • by Charlotte Grieve
New AMP chief’s salary ‘generous’ but less than De Ferrari’s

New AMP chief’s salary ‘generous’ but less than De Ferrari’s

AMP’s incoming chief executive will be paid $500,000 less than her predecessor. But corporate governance experts say this has nothing to do with gender and is still above average.

  • by Charlotte Grieve
New AMP boss has broken the glass ceiling, but now faces the glass cliff

New AMP boss has broken the glass ceiling, but now faces the glass cliff

The glass cliff phenomenon is used to illustrate the tendency for women to be placed in executive positions in struggling companies where the risks of failure are great. AMP fits the description perfectly.

  • by Elizabeth Knight