Craig James

Monetary policy and COVID set to steal focus in 2021

January 2021

CommSec’s Chief Economist, Craig James, shares his expectations and predictions for the year ahead. 

Man with baby

Aussies’ financial wellbeing improves during pandemic, research shows

December 2020

Uncertainty during 2020 saw Australians save more and spend less, with the vast majority seeing their financial wellbeing score improve or remain unchanged despite the economic impacts of a once-in-a-century pandemic.

Commonwealth Bank building

Update on COVID-19 temporary loan repayment deferral data 

November 2020

Commonwealth Bank provided an update on its loan repayment deferral data for the month of October 2020 reporting a net reduction of 59% in total loan deferrals.