14 October 2019
Australia’s banks stand ready to assist the ACCC in this inquiry. Banks are no stranger to public scrutiny and look forward to the opportunity to cast more light on mortgage pricing and the many important factors that influence the setting of interest rates.
The first priority of Australia’s banks is the implementation of the Royal Commission. Banks are also working night and day to prepare for the Consumer Data Right to empower customers to more easily shop around for the financial service that best meets their needs.
Contact: Rory Grant 0475 741 007
Australians affected by the catastrophic bushfires across parts of Australia are encouraged to contact their bank to access a wide range of assistance available.
Senior bank representatives have today heard firsthand of worsening drought conditions from farmers affected at a roundtable convened by AgForce Queensland. The roundtable, held at the request of AgForce just outside Toowoomba in Nobby, brought together senior banking representatives responsible for agricultural lending as well as local farmers and community groups. CEO of the Australian… Read more »
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has given the final approval for a new version of the Banking Code of Practice 2019 that implements recommendations of the Royal Commission. The approval comes after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) gave authorisation in November this year for the Royal Commission changes to the Code… Read more »