Tightening up the rules on tightening up the rules on guarantees would greatly reduce the amount of small business ...

Why bankers had a good week

Banking industry insiders believe they had a win at the banking royal commission this week. It was the week when the Hayne commission came head-to-head with tough commercial reality.

Westpac's star witness Colin Roden has since left the bank.

The Rat moves on as other BBSW traders stay

Westpac has parted ways with top trader Colin "The Rat" Roden but will stand by other top executives after the Federal Court said the bank acted unconscionably but didn't manipulate the bank bill swap rate.

Suncorp has defended a practice of attempting to recover the balance of bad business loans, even after the ombudsman ...

Suncorp applied bad loans pressure

Suncorp has defended a practice of attempting to recover the balance of bad business loans, even after the ombudsman deemed them irresponsible.

From emerging to submerging markets

Investors plunged into emerging markets in 2017 and earned big. Now, with Turkey and Argentina teetering on the edge of crises, is the emerging market trade dead?

Opinion

The chief beneficiaries of the third stage of proposed income tax cuts will be earning up to $200,000.

Wage rises will make $200k a middle income

The chief beneficiaries of the third stage of proposed income tax cuts will be earning up to $200,000 but still be classified as middle-income earners by the time the cuts are delivered.

The invite purports to offer a photo opportunity with Trump and ticket to the dinner for $US150,000 - three times the ...

Wealthy Chinese offered access to Trump

Dozens of wealthy entrepreneurs in China received a letter offering a handshake and a one-on-one photo with the president for $US100,000 - a "VVIP" trip "to be remembered for a lifetime".

Business 'passionate' about Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef Foundation chairman John Schubert said the not-for-profit charity was qualified to receive the $444 million grant from the Turnbull government to help protect the reef.

Personal Finance

Australians have been quick to embrace cashless payments for their day-to-day transactions but cash is still in strong ...

Aussie still love cash

Australians have been quick to embrace cashless payments for their day-to-day transactions but cash is still in strong demand.