Saturday , May 26 2018

Banking

NAB’s cash profit falls 3% as bad debts rise

  Melbourne / Bloomberg National Australia Bank (NAB) Ltd.’s third-quarter profit fell 3 percent amid rising expenses for bad debts and provisions for mining and agricultural loans, rounding off the most challenging reporting season for the nation’s lenders in six years. Unaudited cash profit from continuing operations, which excludes one-time ...

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Secret Swiss bank accounts aren’t so secret anymore

  Bloomberg Crime writers and Hollywood producers take note: Secret Swiss bank accounts aren’t so secret anymore. Switzerland’s reputation for tight-lipped discretion made it a magnet for money from dictators and tax dodgers, along with the fictional assassin Jason Bourne. Now whistleblowers and a crackdown after the 2008 financial crisis ...

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