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The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has announced its decision to keep the countercyclical capital buffer (CCyB) for authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) on hold at zero per cent.

The CCyB is an additional amount of capital that APRA can require ADIs to hold at certain points in the economic cycle to bolster the resilience of the banking sector during periods of heightened systemic risk. APRA reviews the buffer quarterly. It has been set at zero per cent of risk-weighted assets since it was introduced in 2016.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today announced it has granted volt bank Limited a licence to operate as an authorised deposit-taking institution (ADI) without restrictions under the Banking Act 1959.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has authorised under the Insurance Act 1973 for Arch LMI Pty Ltd to carry on insurance business as a lenders mortgage insurer, and for Arch Financial Holdings Australia Pty Ltd to be an APRA-authorised non-operating holding company.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has welcomed the Productivity Commission’s final report into superannuation efficiency and competitiveness as an important step towards delivering better outcomes for members.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has announced it has authorised China Everbright Bank Co., Ltd as a foreign authorised deposit-taking institution (ADI) under the Banking Act 1959.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released its annual superannuation statistics for the year ended 30 June 2018.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has announced that it will remove its supervisory benchmark on interest-only residential mortgage lending by authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs).

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today announced it has authorised Xinja Bank Limited as a restricted authorised deposit-taking institution (Restricted ADI) under the Banking Act 1959.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has today released its Life Insurance Institution-level Statistics publication for the year ending 30 June 2018.

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has today released its Annual Friendly Society Bulletin publication for the year ending 30 June 2018.

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