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Banks are helping make it easier for small businesses to access finance, as lending to small businesses over 2015 reached its highest level on record, the Australian Bankers’ Association said today.
The banking industry supports making it easier and quicker for customers to resolve disputes with their bank, the Australian Bankers’ Association said today.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has today welcomed recommendations to better protect our economy from organised crime and terrorism financing.
Australia’s banks will today begin to implement comprehensive new measures to protect consumer interests, increase transparency and accountability and build trust and confidence in banks.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has today supported the expanded powers and increased resources for ASIC announced by the Federal Government.
The Australian banking industry believes a royal commission into financial services is unnecessary and a waste of taxpayer funds, Australian Bankers’ Association CEO Steven M�_nchenberg said today.
The Australian Bankers’ Association has today warned about a telephone scam trying to get Sydneysiders to disclose personal and banking information.
The banking industry has welcomed the voting down in Parliament today of the Greens’ counterproductive proposal to ban ATM fees.
A range of assistance packages are available from banks to help communities affected by the bushfires in Western Australia, the Australian Bankers’ Association said today.
The Branch Closure Protocol outlines the banking industry’s commitment to provide personal and small business customers in remote, rural and regional areas ongoing face-to-face banking services in the event of a branch closure.
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