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Paulina Duran

Britain's Harry scales Sydney Harbour Bridge, joins group hug at Bondi

8:05am EDT

SYDNEY Britain's Prince Harry climbed Australia's Harbour Bridge on Friday, accompanied by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, during a royal tour that broke with the staid routine of such events to involve the royal couple in a group hug on Bondi Beach. | Video

UPDATE 1-U.S. private equity-owned Coronado cuts IPO size, raises about $550 mln - sources

7:00am EDT

SYDNEY, Oct 19 U.S. private equity firm Energy and Minerals Group (EMG) has cut the size of the Australian IPO of its coal miner Coronado Global Resources and priced it at the bottom of the offered range, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

U.S. private equity-owned Coronado cuts IPO size, raises about $550 mln - sources

6:31am EDT

SYDNEY, Oct 19 U.S. private equity firm Energy and Minerals Group (EMG) has cut the size of the IPO of its Coronado Global Resources Inc to 20 percent of the coal miner, and priced it at the bottom of the offered range, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

UPDATE 2-Australia Telstra's shareholders reject executive pay proposals

Oct 16 2018

* Sixty one pct of shareholders reject its remuneration report

Australia embraces royal couple after pregnancy announcement

Oct 16 2018

SYDNEY Crowds thronged the Sydney Opera House and the shores of the city's sparkling harbor on Tuesday to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, on their first public appearance in Australia since the announcement they were expecting a child. | Video

Australia's ANZ fired senior executives due to bad banking behavior: CEO

Oct 11 2018

SYDNEY Australia and New Zealand Banking Group fired over 200 staff for wrongdoing, including senior executives, due in part to issues raised at a public inquiry into financial sector misconduct, ANZ Chief Executive Shayne Elliott said on Friday.

Australia's ANZ fired 200 staff due to bad banking behaviour - CEO

Oct 11 2018

SYDNEY, Oct 12 Australia and New Zealand Banking Group fired over 200 staff for wrongdoing, including senior executives, due in part to issues raised at a public inquiry into financial sector misconduct, ANZ Chief Executive Shayne Elliott said on Friday.

UPDATE 2-Australian bank CEOs say inquiry was needed to expose abuses

Oct 11 2018

* CBA's Comyn says incentives may have played part in misconduct (Recasts on both bank CEOs reversing opposition to inquiry)

Australia's banking regulator accepts criticism from inquiry as 'reasonable'

Oct 11 2018

SYDNEY Australia's banking watchdog accepted criticism leveled against it by a powerful financial sector inquiry as "reasonable", and said it may need to take a fresh look at its approach to prosecuting and punishing poor conduct.

Australian banking heads face parliamentary grilling over misconduct

Oct 10 2018

SYDNEY, Oct 11 Australia's two top bankers will be questioned by a parliamentary committee on Thursday over revelations from a public inquiry that found banks repeatedly pursued profits ahead of their customers' interests.

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