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Household spending intentions fall by 3.8% in April

Latest CommBank HSI Index data shows normalising of spending patterns post COVID, with strong increases in travel and entertainment activity alongs...
10 May 2022
Household spending

CommBank HSI Index at record high in March as economic recovery revs higher

Stronger economic momentum spurs increases in spending intentions across 11 of 12 spending categories, led by transport, travel and retail.
12 April 2022
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CBA spending data shows Australians on the move in February

The CommBank HSI Index rose 1.8% in February, led by increased spending on transport and post summer holiday home buying.
8 March 2022
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Household spending intentions down in January due to Omicron, while latest card data shows economic recovery back on track

The CommBank HSI Index dropped 10% in January, but new card data suggests consumer spending is now recovering.
8 February 2022
Household spending

Household spending intentions in December highest since 2017, but COVID cases impact spending in January

CommBank HSI Index rose 2.5% in December driven by increased spending on travel, transport and retail. Omicron causes spending to drop in January.
20 January 2022
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Aussies plan to spend $4 billion in this year’s Boxing Day sales

Australians plan to spend more than $550 each online and in-store during the Boxing Day sales, with most preferring to shop in-store.
21 December 2021
Household spending

Australian household spending intentions return to pre-COVID levels for first time

CommBank's HSI Index for November has recorded sharp rises in transport and travel spending and increased retail activity, as consumers head into C...
7 December 2021
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Aussies put home buying plans on ice as they emerge from lockdown

Home buying spending intentions have taken a hit in October, but remain buoyant for the year, according to CommBank’s new Household Spending Intent...
9 November 2021
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CommBank launches new Household Spending Intentions Index

Data-driven economic indicator shows post-lockdown surge in Australian consumption led by increased spending on travel, transport and entertainment.
9 November 2021
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Supply constraints put brakes on motor vehicle spending intentions

CommBank’s new Household Spending Intentions Index has revealed motor vehicle spending intentions slipped in October after enjoying a strong year.
9 November 2021
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Spending intentions fall during lockdowns

Household Spending Intentions (HSI) data for July 2021 shows year on year declines in most spending categories for first time since the start of pa...
17 August 2021
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Spending intentions increase for education, fitness & health

Household Spending Intentions (HSI) for June 2021 shows falls in the home buying, retail, travel, entertainment & motor vehicle categories in compa...
20 July 2021

COVID-19 restrictions have lower than expected impact on card spending in NSW

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has revealed the latest card spend data for the week ending 2 July.
6 July 2021
Household spending

Stronger spending intentions for May show growing consumer confidence

Increases in home buying, education, health and fitness spending intentions reflect continued economic recovery, according to combined CBA and Goog...
15 June 2021
Household spending

Home buying, retail, entertainment spending intentions climb in April

Spending intentions across all seven categories march higher as Australian households recover from Covid-19 impacts, according to combined CBA and ...
18 May 2021
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March spending intentions surge amid Australia’s economic rebound

Stronger spending intentions on COVID-hit sectors reflect broad economic recovery and base effects, according to combined CBA and Google data for M...
20 April 2021
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Home buying intentions soar in February, while retail spending intentions show signs of cooling

Prospective spending on residential property neared a record, and spending plans for entertainment, education and health and fitness categories als...
16 March 2021
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Home Buying, Travel, Health & Fitness spending intentions climb in January

Appetite for property ticked higher in January 2021, with combined CBA and Google data showing an increase in home buying intentions.
16 February 2021
Household spending

Travel, entertainment spending intentions increase in December

Australian household spending intentions for travel and entertainment ticked higher at year-end, even as appetite for home buying softened, accordi...
19 January 2021

Aussies' financial wellbeing improves during pandemic, research shows

Uncertainty during 2020 saw Australians save more and spend less, with the vast majority seeing their financial wellbeing score improve or remain u...
22 December 2020
Household spending

Home Buying and Retail spending intentions strengthen in November

Spending intentions grew in a number of key categories last month, according to combined CBA and Google data.
15 December 2020
Household spending

Stay on top of your spending this festive season

A window into our psychology can help us avoid that January spending hangover, according to CBA’s Head of Behavioural Economics, Will Mailer.
11 December 2020
Household spending

Spending intentions: A mixed bag in October

Combined CBA and Google data highlights how spending intentions were mixed across different sectors last month, according to CBA’s Chief Economist.
17 November 2020

Card spending surges as restrictions ease and internal borders improve

Spending on services was the dominant driver in a 13 per cent year-on-year increase in overall spending last week, according to latest research fro...
10 November 2020

Uneven recovery continues in September

CBA’s Chief Economist Stephen Halmarick confirms spending intentions largely tracked sideways in September, while expecting future improvements.
20 October 2020
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Recovery in household spending intentions stalls

Greater Melbourne’s stage 4 restrictions impacted household spending intentions in August, according to the CBA’s latest data.
15 September 2020
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Household spending intentions improved in July

While the latest data indicates that the recent lockdowns and border closures are clearly slowing the pace of spending, there was solid improvement...
18 August 2020