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Media Releases 2003

19 December 2003
Federal Court says ACCC case against Bank fails

17 December 2003
Commonwealth Bank NetBank fraud alert

16 December 2003
Commonwealth Bank introduces EFTPOS multicurrency service

5 December 2003
Commonwealth Bank lifts interest rates by 0.25%

3 December 2003
Australian PSITM: First signs of slowing in property related sectors

2 December 2003
PERLS II offer to open 10 December 2003

1 December 2003
Proposed PERLS II issue update

28 November 2003
Credit and Christmas - Commonwealth Bank's commonsense tips

27 November 2003
Quarterly review of housing affordability September quarter 2003

27 November 2003
Commonwealth Bank proposes $750m hybrid equity issue

24 November 2003
CPF negotiates $610 million sale of retail portfolio to Westfield Trust - delivers strong total return to stakeholders

12 November 2003
Commsec releases first retail Stop Loss in Australia

7 November 2003
Commonwealth Bank lifts interest rates by 0.25%

5 November 2003
Stronger retail adds to property and tourism gains but not reflected in jobs growth

4 November 2003
Commonwealth Bank launches $2.5 bn securitisation of small and medium-sized entity credit exposures – a first for the Australian market

3 November 2003
CommSec achieves another trading record

29 October 2003
Commonwealth Bank statement in relation to sentencing of Kim Faithfull

29 October 2003
The Commonwealth Bank and Flight Centre announce new awards deal

28 October 2003
Commonwealth Bank - Tops $100bn in Home Loans

10 October 2003
CFS Gandel Retail Trust (GAN) Acquisition of 50% interest in Chatswood Chase shopping centre

9 October 2003
Insurance on the decline despite high risks, new research reveals

8 October 2003
Commonwealth Bank is committed to passing on credit interchange savings to merchants

7 October 2003
CommSec launches Professional Trader

3 October 2003
Services activity accelerates in September underpinned by property market and tourism

2 October 2003
Another record month for CommSec

1 October 2003
Clarification of article that appeared in the Money Management Magazine

1 October 2003
Transfield Services and CFSP combine to launch new dimension in property services for large corporates with Five D Joint Venture

1 October 2003
Head banker David Murray talks finance and banking on DollarsandSense website forum

29 September 2003
Commonwealth Bank sets new benchmark with Australia’s first ‘lite’ EFTPOS terminal

19 September 2003
Commonwealth Bank launches new 'Which new Bank' customer service vision

10 September 2003
Commonwealth Bank announces its first reverse mortgage for senior Australians

4 September 2003
Swatting up on economics

1 September 2003
CommSec Achieves Record Trading

29 August 2003
70 primary schools awarded $5,000 Commonwealth Bank e-Learning Grants

25 August 2003
Commonwealth Bank introduces Mobile GPRS EFTPOS

20 August 2003
Commonwealth Bank Full Year Results - June 2003

19 August 2003
Commonwealth Bank of Australia Annoucement

7 August 2003
Young Australians are the nation's best savers, says Commonwealth Bank survey

5 August 2003
Recipe for business success

30 July 2003
Housing affordability falls to a 13 year low

21 July 2003
Commonwealth Bank introduces next generation EFTPOS to merchants

29 June 2003
What is a SWOT analysis? Young business entrepreneur provides the answers on DollarsandSense website

26 June 2003
Commonwealth Bank takes out FinanceAsia award for the second year

20 June 2003
Record number of primary schools apply for e-learning grants

18 June 2003
Commonwealth Bank fixed home loan interest rates cut to new lows

18 June 2003
Commonwealth Bank leads the way in Visa and Mastercard online security features

13 June 2003
First State expands into China

6 June 2003
The Commonwealth Bank divests custodial business

2 June 2003
Superannuation expert helps to unravel super maze on DollarsandSense website

2 June 2003
Commonwealth Bank selects consortium to upgrade online banking system

30 May 2003
Introducing CommServe Financial Limited A New Name for CMG Asia Pensions and Retirement Limited

30 May 2003
Commonwealth Bank - Security alert

23 May 2003
Commonwealth Bank's $5000 E-learning grants - last call to primary schools

23 May 2003
North Queensland couple wins $10,000 CommSec share portfolio prize

22 May 2003
Customer service contribution key objective of Commonwealth Bank's new IT approach

19 May 2003
Commonwealth Bank’s $5000 e-learning grants - Last call to primary schools

12 May 2003
Cheung Kong Affiliate iBusiness and Commonwealth Bank establish AMTD Financial Planning Limited

8 May 2003
Housing affordability stabilises for the first time in two years

6 May 2003
Cancer appeal riders top $500k

5 May 2003
‘Rethink the Big R’ says Commonwealth Financial Planning as survey reveals the new modern-age retiree

5 May 2003
Youth invited to debate how they can make a difference to global issues in the May Dollars and Sense website forum

29 April 2003
New Group General Counsel appointed

15 April 2003
CommSec acquires TD Waterhouse

15 April 2003
Commonwealth Bank Denies FSU Allegations

15 April 2003
Commmonwealth Bank's tips for Easter banking and shopping

11 April 2003
Commonwealth Bank $5000 e-learning grants: primary schools urged to apply

31 March 2003
Commonwealth Bank unveils new youth strategy aimed at nurturing a new ‘financially savvy’ generation

30 March 2003
Commonwealth Bank’s autumn ‘50:50’ home loan specials

18 March 2003
Commonwealth Bank NetBank Fraud Alert

14 March 2003
Commonwealth Bank announces two senior appointments

14 March 2003
Commonwealth Bank’s new “Low Docs” offering makes it easier for Australia’s self-employed to get into property market

14 March 2003
Commonwealth Bank launches fifth Global Australian Mortgage Securitisation

11 March 2003
Commonwealth Bank Wins International Awards

6 March 2003
Commonwealth Bank appoints new Retail Service Executive

5 March 2003
Commonwealth Bank announces new Board member

5 March 2003
Commonwealth Bank staff generate $119,469 for Breast Cancer Research

4 March 2003
General Manager CommSec in the hotseat on DollarsandSense March forum

3 March 2003
CommInsure offers emergency Life Insurance Premium Relief for Farmers and Graziers

21 February 2003
Commonwealth Bank introduces innovative business solution for retailers

19 February 2003
Commonwealth Bank cuts fixed home loan interest rates to new lows

13 February 2003
Commonwealth Bank Statement

12 February 2003
Commonwealth Bank Interim Results - 31 December 2002

10 February 2003
Commonwealth Bank offers flood relief package

10 February 2003
Commonwealth Bank Delivers Liquidity To Clients With Cognotec's Solutions

7 February 2003
Australian primary school students saved more than $16 million in 2002

7 February 2003
Housing affordability falls for fifth consecutive quarter

30 January 2003
Commonwealth Bank Cuts Fixed Home Loan Interest Rates

29 January 2003
Commonwealth Bank extends bushfire relief to Victorian customers

27 January 2003
Commonwealth Bank and Bluestone in home loan agreement

21 January 2003
Commonwealth Bank offers free safe custody and storage of personal valuables for ACT residents

19 January 2003
Commonwealth Bank sets up emergency hotline for fire victims

17 January 2003
Commonwealth Bank and Qantas sign domestic credit card deal