Bad and Bankwest spinoff options at CBA

Four pillars is finished, fragmenting right now. A narrow bank is set to be rescued from the sewers of a Big Four controller. Others may follow.The disruption may be lame or lively, but the familiar model of an oligopoly of four - ANZ, CBA, NAB and Westpac - is being recast.The voluntary dismembering of the status quo by the cartel is rolling by in a manner helpful to long term interests of finance, banking and the shenanigans of profit reporting for the years ahead.There are champagne options in some eyes, the whole thing a nuisance to many. Our take? Rotten branding being split two ways. read more


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Bad and Bankwest spinoff options at CBA

Four pillars is finished, fragmenting right now. A narrow bank is set to be rescued from the sewers of a Big Four controller. Others may follow.The disruption may be lame or lively, but the familiar model of an oligopoly of four - ANZ, CBA, NAB and Westpac - is being recast.The voluntary dismembering of the status quo by the cartel is rolling by in a manner helpful to long term interests of finance, banking and the shenanigans of profit reporting for the years ahead.There are champagne options in some eyes, the whole thing a nuisance to many. Our take? Rotten branding being split two ways. read more

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