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Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ANZ.AX)

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Australia And New Zealand Banking Group Intends To Buy-Back Up To $1.5 Bln Of Shares On-Market
Sunday, 17 Dec 2017 03:37pm EST 

Dec 18 (Reuters) - Australia And New Zealand Banking Group Ltd ::ANZ NOW INTENDS TO BUY-BACK UP TO $1.5 BILLION OF SHARES ON-MARKET.COMPLETES SALE OF 20 PERCENT STAKE IN SHANGHAI RURAL COMMERCIAL BANK.CET1 CAPITAL RATIOS AS AT SEPT. 30, 2017 TO REMAIN BROADLY UNCHANGED ON PRO FORMA BASIS.PURCHASE OF SHARES WILL LIKELY BEGIN IN JANUARY 2018.  Full Article

Veritas Investments Says ANZ Extended Banking Facilities To Co
Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017 07:37pm EST 

Nov 30 (Reuters) - Veritas Investments Ltd ::‍TRANCHES OF BANK DEBT DUE FOR REPAYMENT TO ANZ ON NOV 30, 2017 EXTENDED TILL FEB 28 ,2018, BY AGREEMENT WITH ANZ​.  Full Article

Australia And New Zealand Banking Group updates on on-market purchase of ANZ Shares
Monday, 13 Nov 2017 06:00pm EST 

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Australia And New Zealand Banking Group Ltd :Intends to purchase on-market about $120 million of ANZ shares to settle employee compensation schemes​.  Full Article

ANZ says ‍court approves ANZ and ASIC settlement over bank trading & bank bill swap rate​
Thursday, 9 Nov 2017 10:25pm EST 

Nov 10 (Reuters) - Australia And New Zealand Banking Group Ltd :‍Court approves ANZ and ASIC settlement over bank trading and bank bill swap rate​.‍ANZ has agreed to a $10 million penalty​.‍"There has been no allegation by ASIC of collusion between ANZ and other institutions"​.Agreed to enter into enforceable undertaking with ASIC, where independent expert will be appointed.‍To make a payment of $20 million to a financial consumer protection fund & $20 million payment toward ASIC's costs​.  Full Article

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group says it will close its Philippine retail banking business ‍​
Sunday, 5 Nov 2017 05:27pm EST 

Nov 6 (Reuters) - Australia And New Zealand Banking Group Ltd :To close Philippine retail banking business to focus on institutional banking in Philippines‍​.  Full Article

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group says FY cash profit up ‍18 pct
Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017 04:50pm EDT 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Australia And New Zealand Banking Group Ltd ::FY cash profit up ‍18% to $6,938​ million.FY net profit up 12 percent to $‍6,406​ million.‍ANZ'S CET1 ratio increased 96 bps to 10.6% during year​.Proposed final dividend 80 cents per share‍​.FY ‍net interest income decreased $223 million (-1%), largely due to a 8 basis points decrease in net interest margin."‍In 2018 we expect revenue growth environment for banking will continue to be constrained"​​.  Full Article

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group says co and ASIC agree in-principle settlement over BBSW case
Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 07:23pm EDT 

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Australia And New Zealand Banking Group Ltd :‍ANZ and ASIC agree in-principle settlement over bank trading and bank bill swap rate​.‍Reached confidential agreement with ASIC to settle court action relating to Australian Interbank BBSW market​.‍Financial impact to ANZ will be reflected in 2017 financial year results and largely covered by provisioning held as at 31 March​.‍ASIC has asked court to stand down trial for 48 hours​.  Full Article

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group agrees to sell shareholding in Metrobank Card Corp​
Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017 04:53am EDT 

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Australia And New Zealand Banking Group Ltd :ANZ agrees to sell shareholding in Metrobank Cards.‍ANZ agrees to sell shareholding in Metrobank Card Corporation​.‍ANZ has agreed to sell half its 40 percent stake in MCC to Metrobank, for US$144 million​.Expects post-tax gain on sale about A$245 million & increase in ANZ's APRA CET1 capital ratio by 9 basis points in FY2018​.Also entered put option to sell remaining 20 percent stake in MCC to Metrobank, exercisable in Q4 of FY18.Put option exercised on ‍same terms for same consideration​.  Full Article

IOOF announces completion of A$461 mln placement​
Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 06:30pm EDT 

Oct 18 (Reuters) - IOOF Holdings Ltd :announces successful completion of A$461 million institutional share placement​.‍completed placement of approximately 43.5 million ordinary shares at an issue price of A$10.60 per share, to raise A$461 million.​.  Full Article

ANZ says ‍John Key appointed to board of ANZ New Zealand
Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017 05:05pm EDT 

Oct 18 (Reuters) - ANZ Bank New Zealand Ltd :ANZ new zealand board changes and chairman appointment.‍John Key has been appointed to board of ANZ New Zealand from 18 October 2017 and will become its new chair in January 2018​.‍Chair of ANZ New Zealand John Judge will be retiring from its board of directors in january 2018​.  Full Article

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

Dec 18 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2100 GMT on Monday: