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Media Releases 2008

24 December 2008
Commonwealth Bank to acquire up to $4 billion of Wizard originated prime mortgages

18 December 2008
Commonwealth Bank receives Treasurer’s approval for the acquisition of Bankwest and St Andrew’s

16 December 2008
Commonwealth Bank Statement – Capital Raising

16 December 2008
Agri falls into line with broader market

2 December 2008
Commonwealth Bank reduces home and business loan interest rates by 1.00%

20 November 2008
CommBank donates $100,000 to Queensland Premier’s Disaster Relief Appeal

18 November 2008
Commonwealth Bank activates emergency package for people affected by Brisbane storms

18 November 2008
Agri rallies in irrational market

10 November 2008
CommInsure celebrates 135th anniversary and $1 billion in life insurance inforce premiums

10 November 2008
Commonwealth Bank executes wholesale portfolio and administration agreement

4 November 2008
Commonwealth Bank reduces home loan interest rates by 0.58%

27 October 2008
Agri feels the pressure as fear grips the market

20 October 2008
Commonwealth Bank cuts variable & fixed home loan interest rates

19 October 2008
Commonwealth Financial Planning launches new study revealing funding shortfalls for carers

Commonwealth Financial Planning womens carers report

15 October 2008
Commonwealth Bank cuts fixed home loan interest rates by up to 1.55% pa

8 October 2008
Commonwealth Bank of Australia to acquire BankWest and St Andrew's

A letter from Ralph Norris to all customers and colleagues of Commonwealth Bank, BankWest and St Andrew’s

7 October 2008
Commonwealth Bank cuts home loan interest rates

29 September 2008
Commonwealth Bank announcement

24 September 2008
Commonwealth Bank enhances home loan offerings

23 September 2008
Commonwealth Bank research recognised with two industry awards

18 September 2008
Agri holds its own in troubled market

15 September 2008
Commonwealth Bank activates emergency package for people affected by Cranbourne methane gas issue

12 September 2008
Commonwealth Bank welcomes Velocity Awards

10 September 2008
Commonwealth Bank commits to Darling Park

2 September 2008
Commonwealth Bank cuts home loan interest rates by 0.25%

29 August 2008
Commonwealth Bank make strategic investment in Aussie

28 August 2008
Commonwealth Bank's first branch in Vietnam opens for business

20 August 2008
Agri tumbles, but remains in top three market performers

13 August 2008
Commonwealth Bank of Australia delivers solid result in challenging environment

13 August 2008
Commonwealth Bank withdraws from discussions to acquire ABN AMRO Australia Holdings Pty Ltd

29 July 2008
Commonwealth Bank committed to our Indigenous Australians

23 July 2008
Commonwealth Bank of Australia in discussions to acquire ABN AMRO Australia Holdings Pty Ltd

22 July 2008
Agri holding up despite rising market pressures

21 July 2008
Failing the financial health test

11 July 2008
Commonwealth Bank lifts home loan interest rates

11 July 2008
CommSec launches Australia’s first iPhone share trading application

26 June 2008
Mark Lazberger appointed CEO of Colonial First State Global Asset Management

18 June 2008
Agri maintains market leading position despite a slight fall in returns

6 June 2008
CommBank sets pace with online car loan approvals

5 June 2008
CommSec launches integrated cash management solution

2 June 2008
Commonwealth Bank ready for pen or pin

28 May 2008
Commonwealth Bank seeks growth through structured investment solutions launch

16 May 2008
Commonwealth Bank announces appointment of new Director

8 May 2008
Commonwealth Bank securitises A$15.6bn of home loans

5 May 2008
Commonwealth Bank provides faster turn around for home loans

5 May 2008
Commonwealth Bank wins Western Australian State Government banking business

28 April 2008
Commonwealth Bank Core Banking Modernisation

24 April 2008
Commonwealth Bank launches specialist Healthcare Banking division

23 April 2008
Commonwealth Bank appoints Chief Risk Officer

16 April 2008
Australian agri stocks still best market choice

14 April 2008
Baby Boomers respond positively to market conditions

4 April 2008
Commonwealth Bank Lifts Home Loan Interest Rates

2 April 2008
Commonwealth Bank secures asset finance partnership

26 March 2008
Commonwealth Bank switches off 1.4m lights during ‘Earth Hour’

25 March 2008
Commonwealth Bank announces gain of $355m from VISA IPO

17 March 2008
Warwick Negus to complete his term as CEO Colonial First State Global Asset Management

14 March 2008
Commonwealth Bank offers online statements, determined to reduce paper use by 20%

10 March 2008
Commonwealth Bank lifts deposit and loan interest rates

13 February 2008
Commonwealth Bank Dividend Reinvestment Plan

13 February 2008
Commonwealth Bank of Australia delivers solid result in difficult environment

6 February 2008
Commonwealth Bank lifts deposit and loan interest rates

1 February 2008
Commonwealth Bank appoints General Counsel

25 January 2008
Commonwealth Bank – determined to be different

23 January 2008
Commonwealth Bank activates emergency package to help Queensland flood victims

23 January 2008
Agri sector holds strong despite broader market losses

18 January 2008
CommInsure helps customers find over $2.5m of their lost super

14 January 2008
Commonwealth Bank to open its first Vietnam branch in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

11 January 2008
Commonwealth Bank expands its ASX grain products

9 January 2008
Commonwealth Bank lifts home loan interest rate by 0.10 per cent per annum

7 January 2008
Commonwealth Bank activates emergency package for northern NSW flood victims