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Things you should know

12 June 2012

Innovation and evolution of the payments system

This year the Australian Payments Clearing Association (the self-regulatory body for our payments industry) celebrates its twentieth anniversary and Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, provided his insight on the innovation and stability of the payments system.

This video clip also provides an interesting snapshot of the huge leap we’ve taken in those twenty years (did you know that in 1994 there were 26,000 EFTPOS terminals… and now we have over 750,000!).

Know More

Stay tuned for the Commonwealth Bank’s white paper on Analytics and how payments information can transform business outcomes, due for release in June 2012.

Federal Budget Analysis

With the Federal Budget fresh on everyone’s minds, see the Commonwealth Bank's analysis of the effects it will have on individuals, business, Government and the Australian economy.

State of the States April 2012

View the latest state and territory economic performance report from CommSec’s Chief Economist, Craig James.