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Lite card finds a niche

BankWest's Lite MasterCard is finding a niche after entering the market in the middle of 2002. The bank reported credit card advances at December 2002 of $310 million, up 30 per cent on card advances of $239 million in June 2002 and up 42 per cent on December 2001. read more

Homeloans profit falls

Homeloans Limited, a Perth-based mortgage manager, reported a lower profit in the half year to December 2002: read more

Cabcharge margins improve

The innovator in payments surcharging in Australia, taxi payments provider Cabcharge, squeezed higher margins out of its near monopoly (in the sense of collecting its commission) on card-based and voucher payments in taxis. read more

NAB in retreat at top end of town

National Australia Bank yesterday provided a picture of their conservative stance at the top end of the market over the last year or so, a period in which the bank reoriented its portfolio toward higher rated credits, lost its appetite for project and structured finance and dispensed with experienced staff. read more

Biggest bank ranks third and fourth

Though already known from research by East & Partners and Greenwich, Ian Scholes reminded investors that the bank ranks third in penetration of the corporate banking market, third in structured finance and fourth in transactional banking. read more

Rhetoric and reality

Ian Scholes wants the market, and staff, to regard National as "a magnet for talent, and "the place everyone wants to work." read more

ANZ targets advisers for deposits

ANZ will slice and dice its specialist business units for a fourth (or perhaps it's a fifth) time since deciding on this approach in 2000. This time the changes affect the segments that broadly fall under the heading of personal banking, a group of businesses overseen by Elmer Funke Kupper. read more

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