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Aussies positive about nation: research

February 26, 2021 at 05:33AM The nation’s ability to quash the coronavirus pandemic has fuelled a rise in optimism that Australia is the “lucky country”, according to a new behavioural economics report. A survey conducted by the economic arm of National Australia Bank found the country’s safety and stability in wake of the pandemic prompted a boost in sentiment Australia is the best place to call home. via Banking | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site https://bit.ly/3r9GZNb
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ASX tumbles after Wall Street slumps

February 26, 2021 at 04:58AM The ASX tumbled after Wall Street slumped, as rising bond yields “sparked fear across equity markets”. via Banking | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site https://bit.ly/3aVHxR1
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‘Shop around’: Advice to savers after latest cuts

February 26, 2021 at 12:09AM Commonwealth Bank has dealt another blow to savers by slashing interest rates on a slew of deposit accounts. via Banking | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site https://bit.ly/3qXS4jY
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Major accusation against big four bank

February 25, 2021 at 12:58AM The corporate watchdog is suing National Australia Bank for allegedly wrongly charging customers periodic payment fees almost 200,000 times over four years. via Banking | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site https://bit.ly/3aOVSP6
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ASX slumps, all major sectors hit

February 24, 2021 at 06:30AM The Australian sharemarket fell substantially on Wednesday, with all major sectors losing ground, while global artificial intelligence and data analytics leader Appen was hammered for its half-year results. via Banking | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site https://bit.ly/3brO192
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ASX dips but travel stocks jump

February 22, 2021 at 07:14AM The Australian sharemarket fell slightly but travel stocks jumped as the COVID-19 vaccine rollout began while the big miners hit record levels thanks to higher commodity prices. via Banking | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site https://bit.ly/2Nu50zB
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Major bank slashes home loan rates

February 22, 2021 at 05:24AM National Australia Bank has slashed a slew of fixed home loan rates, as the COVID-19 economic downturn continues. via Banking | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site https://bit.ly/2NNZkk1
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Aussie bank announces new takeover

February 22, 2021 at 12:18AM Bank of Queensland has confirmed it will fully acquire industry fund-owned ME Bank in an attempt to scale up its retail banking offering and diversify into new regions of the country. via Banking | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site https://bit.ly/3bqLpIF
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ASX has worst week this month so far

February 19, 2021 at 06:22AM The Australian sharemarket tumbled after negative leads from overseas, with resources sector stocks among the losers. via Banking | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site https://bit.ly/3pDCkBb
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ASX flat but Penfolds owner dazzles

February 18, 2021 at 06:30AM The Australian sharemarket finished flat after another epic day on the reporting season calendar, with top performers including ANZ and Treasury Wine Estates while biotech giant CSL got a shot in the arm from a big profit surge. via Banking | news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site https://bit.ly/2Ng5IAw