Bank Checks News
Friday August 7, 2009NO MATTER how hard they try, Australia's banks just can't keep out of trouble.
Saturday June 20, 2009WITH the nation's biggest lender behind him and paying top-line fees for financial advice, Bruce Milburn figured he had the breaks in place to cope with a falling market. But he didn't.
Saturday June 20, 2009WITH the nation's biggest lender behind him, and paying top fees for financial advice, Bruce Milburn figured he had the brakes in place to cope with a falling market. He didn't.
Tuesday June 16, 2009THE keenest men start queuing about 2am at the Gilo checkpoint that divides the West Bank city of Bethlehem from Jerusalem.
Wednesday June 10, 2009A HIGH-FLYING former hedge fund manager who pretended he was a trainee bus driver to avoid paying maintenance for his children in Britain has been served with bankruptcy proceedings by his former wife. Simon Sywak, who now lives in the Sydney suburb of Cherrybrook, is being pursued by Helen Sywak in the NSW Supreme Court.
Wednesday August 13, 2008ISRAEL'S lame-duck Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, has reportedly offered the Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, a deal that would give Palestinians control of 93 per cent of the West Bank.
Friday January 25, 2008A ROGUE trader has stunned global financial markets by defrauding France's second-largest bank of $8.2 billion - the largest trading fraud in history.
Friday December 7, 2007PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd and Treasurer Wayne Swan have declared a "new era of independence and transparency" for the Reserve Bank, announcing a new system of appointing members to the central bank board.
Tuesday May 23, 2006In Victoria, background checks unfairly block the way for some.
Thursday March 10, 2005Mark Read's International All Sports says Commonwealth Bank of Australia has only itself to blame for failing to prevent one of its branch managers from racking up an internet gambling debt of $17 million.
Wednesday December 3, 2003Bank share prices remained under pressure yesterday as analysts calculated the likely impact on their earnings of another interest rate hike when the Reserve Bank announces its decision this morning.
Thursday June 5, 2003Mr Ruddock's concern for Mr Dante Tan, whose cheque donating $10,000 to the Liberal Party was sent directly to the minister's postal address (``Ruddock's $10,000 man faces extradition", Herald, June 4), is truly heartwarming. Similarly, the previous Australian citizenship checks on Mr Tan w
Wednesday October 30, 2002IT was a case of third time unlucky for a Norah Head man who made repeated attempts to cash a stolen cheque at a Bateau Bay bank.
Saturday August 3, 2002A former National Australia Bank employee who was a chronic gambler was sentenced to five years' jail yesterday for stealing more than $1 million from the bank.
Thursday August 10, 2000Australian cricketers could face audits of their bank accounts to determine if they are involved in match-fixing, but only if they agree to the checks. Mr Malcolm Speed, chief executive of the Australian Cricket Board, said yesterday that he would support audits approved by the players. Howeve
Saturday December 18, 1999COLONIAL has thrown down the gauntlet to other financial institutions by opening a full service bank branch inside a Hunter supermarket. In a banking first, the branch opened yesterday in Coles Supermarket at Junction Fair Shopping Centre, in The Junction. It will trade Monday to Friday from 9
Wednesday October 27, 1999First the State Bank branch down the road went. Then ANZ and Westpac shut up shop. Now the Commonwealth is closing its branch in Newport, and locals fears the suburb may not recover. Last week the Commonwealth Bank announced that its Hall Street branch in Newport would stop trading on 26November