Westpac Banking Corp (WBCPB.AX)
17 Sep 2014
Wed, Aug 10 2016
* Shares down 3.4 pct to one-month lows (Adds analyst comment, updates shares)
SYDNEY, Aug 11 Australia's No.3 lender Westpac Banking Corp said on Thursday its level of stressed assets edged up in the three-months to June as a mining downturn led to higher corporate as well as consumer defaults.
HONG KONG, June 15 The structured commodity finance division of Australia's Westpac bank expects revenues to grow by a third this financial year as new products gain momentum, but business is likely to level out next year as the global economy falters.
ZURICH, May 26 Swiss bank UBS has recruited former Westpac Chief Executive Gail Kelly as a senior global adviser to its top management, according to a memo seen by Reuters.
SINGAPORE, May 25 (IFR) - Westpac Banking Corporation has priced a A$2.3 billion (US$1.7 billion) offering of five-year dual-tranche senior unsecured medium-term notes, including its debut climate bond.
SYDNEY, May 9 Two of Australia's biggest banks on Monday said they are investigating suspected fraud involving false declarations by a number of home loan borrowers who rely on foreign income.
SYDNEY, May 6 Westpac Banking Corp, Australia's No.3 lender, will launch a new money transfer service in June, according to a letter seen by Reuters, more than a year after it forced several remitters out of business by closing their bank accounts.
MELBOURNE, May 2 Australian and New Zealand shares fell on Monday, hurt by the big banks after a rise in bad debts marred no.3 lender Westpac Banking Corp's half-year results, but gains in Telstra and miners helped trim the market's losses.
* Westpac shares hit nearly 3-week lows on Monday (Updates with fresh CEO comments, shares)
MELBOURNE, May 2 Australian shares are poised to fall on Monday after Chinese manufacturing data for April cast doubt over the strength of a pick-up in the economy and no.3 lender Westpac Banking Corp reported weaker-than-expected half year earnings. Local share price index futures fell 0.1 percent ahead of the Chinese data and Westpac's results to 5,225.0. The benchmark rose 0.5 percent last Friday. New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index slipped 0.2 percent to 6,804.76 in