Major Banks

Balancing act for the major banks with regulatory and economic headwinds

The Australian major banks (“the Majors”), like many other businesses, are dealing with substantial economic and regulatory headwinds.

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Major banks confront challenging conditions: Australian Banks Half Year Analysis 2018-19

KPMG analysis finds that the Australian major banks (‘the majors’) have reported a continued decline in aggregate cash profits for the first half of 2019. KPMG’s Major Australian Banks Half…

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Major Banks: Transitioning to a simpler, safer and more transparent model

KPMG Major Australian Banks Full Year Analysis 2017-18

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An era of industry transformation: Major Australian Banks Half Year Analysis

New KPMG research finds that the Australian major banks (‘the majors’) are facing a challenging new era of industry transformation, reporting a decrease in aggregate profits for the 2018 half year.

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Fintech and digital innovation: the future of banking

How will fintech, one of the fastest-growing sectors in the global financial services industry, fit in and alter the Australian landscape?

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Tougher conditions, tougher measures: KPMG Major Australian Banks Full Year Analysis 2016-17

The Australian major banks (‘the majors’) continue to adapt to tougher market conditions, reporting a modest increase in aggregate profits for the 2017 full year.

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Adapting to a challenging environment: KPMG major Australian banks half year analysis

KPMG finds the Australian major banks (‘the majors’) continue to perform well and adapt their businesses, reporting an increase in aggregate profits for the first half of 2017.

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Greater public scrutiny of banks: the new reality

There is an increasing global perception that banks put shareholders’ and executives’ interests ahead of their customers and the community. This perception is more real for banks than for other…

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Major Banks: from fair weather to headwinds as fortunes shift and capital requirements bite

Australia’s big four banks (“majors”) reported an aggregate three percent fall in profit in the first half of 2015-2016, attributed to two major factors: increasing non-performing loans and higher capital…

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Major Banks: Courage required, embracing disruption key to growth

The Australian major banks (the majors) this FY15 reported another record earnings result, but return to shareholders is down as the banks face an accelerating pace of change and compounding…

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