Asian markets traded sideways on Friday after the sell-off in mainland China on Thursday and as oil prices advanced off lows.
Australia's biggest banks - the Big Four - won;t face any pressure on funding costs in the wake of a downgrade by Moody's Investors Services, a Deutsche Bank analyst says.
Asia markets fell on Thursday amid U.S. political turmoil as a special counsel was appointed to lead a probe of Russian election involvement.
Equities in Asia traded sideways in Wednesday trade as investors digested the dramatic dismissal of FBI Director James Comey in the U.S.
Australia announced a six basis-point levy on the deposits of the country's five biggest banks in its annual budget with Treasurer Scott Morrison saying the move is to shore up federal revenues.
Markets in Asia were subdued in Tuesday trade, with investors focused on the South Korean election and Australian federal budget.
Brian Hartzer, CEO of Westpac, discusses the bank's earnings growth amid increased competition and margin pressures in the Australian banking space.
Most Asia markets were lower on Thursday as the Fed stuck to a hawkish bent overnight and metal prices tumbled.
Most Asia markets declined on Wednesday, tracking Wall Street's negative close overnight, with resources and financial shares under pressure.
Asia markets ended lower on Tuesday, with the Australian dollar slipping in the wake of the RBA's on-hold call.
Japanese stocks fell on Wednesday, weighed by the stronger yen and following an apparent North Korea missile test that reports said failed.
The dollar recovered slightly following reaction to a G20 summit dominated by Trump's protectionist bent extended last week's sales.
Asian stocks were mixed on Tuesday, as the dollar remained soft amid uncertainty over U.S. President Donald Trump's trade policies.
Asian markets fell on Friday, as investors digested China's full-year trade figures in yuan-terms and waited for more data to be released.
Asia markets were mixed on Monday, but the Nikkei climbed, likely getting a boost from the weaker yen and a better-than-expected Japanese GDP.
Asian markets were broadly higher, after the FBI again cleared U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton of potential criminal charges.
Daryl Guppy, CEO at Guppytraders.com, looks at the charts for DBS and ANZ, and says that they appear bullish.
Australia's big four banks have been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons in the past year.
East and Partners' Martin Smith discusses the failure of Australian banks to pass on the central bank's rate cut to customers.
Most Asian markets retreated on Monday, with traders likely holding their horses ahead of a speech from Fed chair Janet Yellen on Friday.