Original article by Michael Roddan
The Australian – Page: 21 : 5-Dec-17
Shares in Australia’s major banks have fallen in the wake of the Federal Government’s decision to hold a royal commission into the sector. Westpac CEO Brian Hartzer says the issue of a royal commission has been a key concern for US investors in recent weeks. Meanwhile, the Opposition and the Australian Greens have urged the Government to broaden the inquiry’s terms of reference.
WESTPAC BANKING CORPORATION – ASX WBC, AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY, AUSTRALIAN GREENS, COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA – ASX CBA, NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK LIMITED – ASX NAB, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP LIMITED – ASX ANZ, AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF THE TREASURY