2 May 2013 - Australian Banks to Enjoy Further Gains
Lachlan Colquhoun, Head of Markets Analysis at East and Partners outlines how factors like cost-cutting are helping spur solid earnings results from Australia's 'big four' lenders.
18 December 2011 - Low Credit Demand Helps Australian Banks
Paul Dowling, Principal Analyst Principal Analyst, East and Partners says the depressed demand for credit is saving Aussie banks, and that if current domestic deposit taking continues at its current traction, it could dramatically decrease rollover funding.
3 November 2011 - ANZ boosts profit 12pc to $5.3b
ANZ has posted a $5.3 billion profit, taking the total cash profit for the four big banks to $24 billion in the face of economic turmoil and slow credit growth.
2 November 2011 - Australian Banks, CBA, Westpac, RBA Rates
Paul Dowling, principal analyst at East & Partners Pty Ltd, talks about Australia's banking industry. Westpac Banking Corp, Australia?s second-largest lender, said second-half profit fell 13 percent as lending growth slowed and debt market turmoil triggered a drop in earnings at the bank?s treasury unit. Dowling also discusses the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to cut interest rates. He speaks with Susan Li on Bloomberg Television's "First Up."
4 October 2011 - RBA & Australian Banks
Paul Dowling, principal analyst, East and Partners, says that real increased funding pressures on the Aussie banks emanating out of the Euro zone crisis is relative to the changed mix in bank funding in Australia.
3 October 2011 - ANZ class action questions bank fees
Thirty four thousand ANZ customers are challenging the bank's fees and charges in what may be Australia's biggest class action.
9 August 2011 - Australia Banks Limited Domestic Growth
Paul Dowling, Principal Analyst at East and Partners says Australia banks are experiencing low growth domestically, hence, they have started looking elsewhere for opportunities.
18 July 2011 - Australian Bank Funding Behaviour
Paul Dowling, Principal Analyst at East and Partners on Australian banks.
5 June 2011 - Still Bullish on Australian Banks
Paul Dowling, Principal Analyst at East and Partners is still positive on the Australian banks and believes that they are well capitalized and generate record profits.
May 2011 - The Big Bank Debate; Australia Versus China
Paul Dowling, Principal Analyst at East & Partners say the real strength of Australia's banks lie in their domestic market, which is very much a game of deposits. But Tom Quamby, Director, Regional Banks Sector, Asia Ex-Japan at Barclays Capital says underwriting standards in China have been improving and he's seeing signs of strong home buying in the mainland.
May 2011 - Australia Companies Hungry For Growth
Paul Dowling, principal analyst at East & Partners discusses
where Australia's top corporates are looking soothe their
appetite to expand.
3 May 2011 - ANZ posts record profit
ANZ has posted a record half year profit of $2.7 billion thanks to falling bad debts and increased institutional earnings.
12 October 2010 - Small businesses soft targets for bank profits
Leading independent banking analyst Paul Dowling says there is often no justification for business lending rates Leading independent banking analyst Paul Dowling says there is often no justification for business lending rates.
26 May 2010 - Impact of EU Debt Crisis on Asian Banks
Paul Dowling, principal analyst at East & Partners, says European lenders in Asia have already begun turning the taps off. He speaks to CNBC's Oriel Morrison about the impact of the EU debt crisis on the banking sector in Asia.
20 April 2010 - NAB pursues options after AXA takeover blocked
The battle for control of AXA Asia Pacific could be headed for the courts, after the ACCC rejected the National Australia Bank's $14 billion takeover bid.
21 September 2009 - Investment Banks Hiring Again
Investment banks are hiring again and Macquarie is an example, says
Paul Dowling, principal analyst at East & Partners. He speaks to guest
host, Andrew Freris of BNP Paribas Wealth Mgmt, CNBC's Martin Soong,
Karen Tso & Sri Jegarajah.
24 February 2009 - Suncorp Metway posts earnings slump
Suncorp Metway is facing the perfect storm in banking, insurance and
wealth management. First-half earnings at the regional bank and
insurance group slumped by a third, bad debts are rising and Suncorp
is now rudderless, with the bank now searching for a chief executive
and chief financial officer.
29 October 2008 - St George Posts 13% Rise in FY Cash Profit
Discussing St. George's 13% rise in full-year cash profit with Paul
Dowling from East & Partners, John Farrell from Shaw Stockbroking,
Charlie Lanchester from Perpetual and CNBC's Oriel Morrison.
29 October 2008 - Waiting for a Good Buy
As valuations continue to tumble, Paul Dowling, principal analyst at
East and Partners says institutions are waiting for a good buy. He
also discusses St. George's earnings with CNBC's Karen Tso and Sri
21 October 2008 - Where Next for Australia's Financial Sector?
There could be significant upside for Australian's big four banks,
says Paul Dowling, principal analyst at East & Partners. He tells
CNBC's Oriel Morrison & Amanda Drury why. He also offers his outlook
for Australia's financial sector.
25 September 2008 - Outlook for Australian Banks
Paul Dowling, principal analyst at East and Partners believes Australia's banking system remains sound. He assesses the health of the Australian banks, with CNBC's Amanda Drury.
22 August 2008 - Business Insider, CBA Customer Satisfaction
The Commonwealth Bank claims customer satisfaction is at the
centre of its strategic priorities. In order to get an external
perspective we spoke with Paul Dowling, principal analyst at East
& Partners, to hear his thoughts about any progress CBA is making
in this critical area.
28 July 2008
Where Next for NAB & ANZ?
With the NAB and ANZ Bank announcing additional write-downs due to
subprime exposures, Paul Dowling, principal analyst at East and
Partners reviews the road ahead for both these banks, with CNBC's
Jeffrey James & Sri Jegarajah.
9 July 2008
St George Might Lose Business
According to a report from East and Partners, 60% of St George's
business customers will shift banks if the deal with Westpac goes
through in the next 12 months. Paul Dowling, principal analyst at
East and Partners reveals why, with CNBC's Jeffrey James & Sri
7 April 2008
ANZ's Financial Woes
ANZ expects its first-half credit provisions to exceed
expectations, raising fears of more writedowns. Paul Dowling,
principal analyst at East & Partners tells CNBC's Martin Soong
that this is not a systemic issue.
13 February 2008
Aussie Banks Oversold
Australian banks have not had a direct exposure to the global
credit crisis and subprime. Paul Dowling, principal analyst at
East and Partners talks about the why bank shares are still
oversold, with CNBC's Amanda Drury.
25 October 2007
ANZ Bank Earnings
Discussing earnings results from ANZ Bank with Paul Dowling,
banking analyst at East and Partners and CNBC's Jeffrey James.