NAB chief executive Andrew Thorburn called Mike Baird just two days after he quit as NSW premier to see if he was interested in resuming his banking career.
Fairfax Media is a step closer to spinning off lucrative real estate business Domain after the media group's first-half earnings dropped by nearly 10 per cent.
National Australia Bank has lifted first-half earnings 6.5 per cent to $3.31 billion, even as the sale of its unprofitable UK unit dragged it into the red.
ANZ has cut its interim dividend for the first time since the global financial crisis after its first-half cash profit slumped 24.3 per cent drop to $2.782 billion.
Westpac's commitment to helping limit global warming to less than two degrees Celsius isn't going to end its investment in coal projects any time soon.<br />