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UPDATE 2-Headwinds hitting capital at Australia's Westpac ahead of January deadline

3:58am BST

* Dividend cut on cards to meet capital requirement - analyst

Australia's ANZ records spike in late payments amid shrinking loan book

16 Aug 2019

SYDNEY Australia and New Zealand Banking Group said on Friday the value of its mortgages with late payments reached its highest level in at least seven years.

UPDATE 3-Australia's Blackmores changes tack in China as profit falls

15 Aug 2019

* FY profit falls 23.6% to A$53.5 mln vs A$59.9 mln analysts view

Knife-wielding man goes on Sydney rampage, one woman dead

14 Aug 2019

SYDNEY A man went on a stabbing rampage in downtown Sydney on Tuesday, killing one woman and wounding another before he was restrained by members of the public, police said, adding they were not treating it as a terrorist incident. | Video

UPDATE 2-Australia's NAB posts flat Q3 cash profit as bad debts, costs rise

14 Aug 2019

* Australia's third-biggest lender posts A$1.65 bln cash earnings

Australian regulator loses court battle against Westpac over lending standards

13 Aug 2019

SYDNEY An Australian court on Tuesday dismissed allegations that Westpac Banking Corp had approved mortgages without adequate credit checks, dealing a blow to the regulator's efforts to toughen lending standards.

Australia's AMP draws 'line in sand' as funds drain away

08 Aug 2019

SYDNEY Troubled Australian wealth manager AMP Ltd sought investor support for a capital raising to fund a turnaround plan on Thursday, as it posted its biggest half-year loss as a listed company following damaging revelations of misconduct.

Australia's CBA disappoints as costs rise, delays payout

07 Aug 2019

SYDNEY Commonwealth Bank of Australia dashed investor hopes for capital handouts and posted its second consecutive annual profit fall on Wednesday, missing expectations as rising costs and falling rates ate into margins.

UPDATE 3-Australia's CBA disappoints as costs rise, delays payout

07 Aug 2019

* Disappointing that capital and cost management delayed - CS

Murdoch's Fox Corp to buy fintech Credible Labs in $397 million deal

05 Aug 2019

SYDNEY U.S. broadcaster Fox Corp on Monday agreed to buy Credible Labs Inc in a deal valuing the online finance broker at $397 million (£326 million), as the Murdoch-controlled firm hunts for growth following the sale of its film and TV assets to Disney.

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