An inquiry that has exposed
rampant greed and wrongdoing in Australia's major banks and
wealth managers wraps up this week ahead of a final report which
could trigger sweeping reform of the financial sector of the
world's 12-largest economy.
China shares rose on Thursday
morning on hopes for policy support and as U.S. Federal Reserve
Chairman Jerome Powell made comments interpreted as a dovish
shift, but investors remain wary ahead of the upcoming G20
meeting in Argentina.