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Media releases 2015

In this section, you will find the latest Commonwealth Bank Media Releases. The copyright of this material always remains with the Commonwealth Bank, but please feel invited to use the text and information in any way specified by standard journalistic practice. Subscribe now.

25 November 2015: Commonwealth Bank refunds affected Home Loan Package customers

25 November 2015: Commonwealth Bank UNiTEs to shine a light on domestic violence

23 November 2015: Firm spending growth continues in October: CommBank Business Sales Indicator (BSI)

19 November 2015: Commonwealth Bank to educate financial planners on women’s financial needs 

19 November 2015: Digital wallet expands to give Australians even more ways to pay

19 November 2015: International Blockchain Workshops come to Sydney

18 November 2015: Commonwealth Bank provides Emergency Assistance for customers affected by WA bushfires

16 November 2015: CommSec sees more traders investing in overseas stocks

12 November 2015: Commonwealth Bank to move 10,000 people to state-of-the-art workplace at Australian Technology Park by 2020

11 November 2015: Commonwealth Bank lodges submission on gender inequity in retirement

9 November 2015: Retailers predict big growth from changing shopper behaviour

6 November 2015: Commonwealth Bank welcomes clarity on life insurance reforms

5 November 2015: Commonwealth Bank achieves WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality and announces new gender target

5 November 2015: September Quarter Trading Update

5 November 2015: Commonwealth Bank implements sustainability policies and practices

2 November 2015: Investment expert appointed as Independent Director on Colonial First State and Colonial Mutual Super boards

27 October 2015: Farm robotics fuel demand for highly skilled workers

22 October 2015: Commonwealth Bank raises Standard Variable Rates by 15 basis points

20 October 2015: Commonwealth Bank welcomes FSI response

20 October 2015: Business spending growth strongest in seven years

19 October 2015: Commonwealth Bank refunds affected agribusiness customers

12 October 2015: Business must ‘think like start-ups’ to embrace innovation

7 October 2015: Commonwealth Bank welcomes ASIC’s announcement regarding former planners

6 October 2015: Commonwealth Bank welcomes Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

30 September 2015: Promontory Financial Group provides an update on the Open Advice Review program

30 September 2015: Excellence in education: Australians say teachers give life-changing lessons

28 September 2015: CommBank enhances SMSF experience with new digital features

21 September 2015: Nationwide spending remains above decade average, despite growth slowing in August

17 September 2015: Spotlight on giving – who are Australia’s most charitable?

3 September 2015: Quicker queues for 35,000 Caloundra Music Festival goers

1 September 2015: Commonwealth Bank response on bank deposit levy decision

27 August 2015: New retirement index reveals average single Australian will reach 61 per cent of retirement needs

26 August 2015: Commonwealth Bank recalls ‘Cosmic Light Beam Torch’

25 August 2015: Small businesses could save 40 per cent of time spent managing finances

20 August 2015: July business spending growth steady

20 August 2015: CommBank revamps travel insurance for cardholders

12 August 2015: Long-term strategy delivers continuing customer satisfaction and profit growth

30 July 2015: CommBank reveals new mobile wallet innovations

27 July 2015: South Australian businesses benefit from three-day tech fest

27 July 2015: The rise of the Gen Y retail share investor

27 July 2015: Older workers optimistic about staying in the workforce longer

24 July 2015: Commonwealth Bank to moderate investor home loan growth

22 July 2015: Business spending lifts again in June

20 July 2015: The Commonwealth Bank’s response to APRA’s release on increases to capital adequacy for residential mortgage exposures

17 July 2015: The financial road for Australia over the last two decades

14 July 2015: Taste of tech hits Hobart town

9 July 2015: City of Gold Coast transforms payment service delivery

8 July 2015: Commonwealth Bank welcomes Prime Minister’s cyber security summit

1 July 2015: Pace of economic growth expected to increase in 2015/16

30 June 2015: CommInsure launches Annuities via CFS retail platforms

25 June 2015: Commonwealth Bank supports life insurance reforms

23 June 2015: Commonwealth Bank $50m investment boosts teachers and schools

23 June 2015: Spending by business hits strongest rise in three years

19 June 2015: CommBank reveals new app for tablet

10 June 2015: CommBank app for smartwatches now available for customers

2 June 2015: CommInsure boosts annuities offering

1 June 2015: Commonwealth Bank widens Australia-China corridor

29 May 2015: Promontory Financial Group provides an update on the Open Advice Review program

20 May 2015: Nationwide consumer spending remains healthy in April

11 May 2015: Commonwealth Bank’s teaching awards are now open

6 May 2015: Commonwealth Bank of Australia March quarter trading update

5 May 2015: Borrowers and savers benefit from CommBank response to RBA cash rate decision

28 April 2015: Australian farmers forecast investment growth

23 April 2015: Nationwide spending grows at a measured pace in March

23 April 2015: ASIC releases Comparison Report for CFPL and FWL varied licence conditions

22 April 2015: Commonwealth Bank provides emergency assistance for customers affected by NSW storms

9 April 2015: CommBank to deliver app for smart watches

31 March 2015: Commonwealth Bank set to disrupt the payments space

16 March 2015: Commonwealth Bank accepting donations at all branches to support relief efforts for Vanuatu

9 March 2015: Commonwealth Bank announces changes to the Bank’s Board of Directors

2 March 2015: Commonwealth Bank appoints new Group Executive

23 February 2015: Consumer spending rises modestly in January

20 February 2015: Commonwealth Bank provides emergency assistance for customers affected by cyclones

11 February 2015: Commonwealth Bank of Australia delivers cash earnings growth of 8 per cent for first half 2015

4 February 2015: Businesses expect better year ahead despite confidence easing

4 February 2015: CommBank cuts mortgage rates for home owners

2 February 2015: Applications open: Commonwealth Bank staff support Australian youth through $2 million community grants program

29 January 2015: Commonwealth Bank to expand financial literacy programs

21 January 2015: Sales continue to grow in December, but at a slower pace

4 January 2015: Commonwealth Bank activates Emergency Assistance Package for customers affected by South Australian and Victorian bushfires