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Community

Wellbeing hub kindles community connection in aftermath of Lismore floods

CASPA Services continues connecting community members and services with help from CommBank Flood Relief funding.
27 June 2022
Innovation

How artificial intelligence is changing the face of banking

CommBank is leveraging its Customer Engagement Engine and Artificial Intelligence capabilities to deliver global best experiences for customers, sa...
24 June 2022
Business

Young Aussies increasingly opting for regional lifestyle

Local businesses in regional areas across the country are bursting with new opportunities as more people, particularly young people, migrate from c...
23 June 2022
Community

COVID a game-changer for workplaces

Vivid Sydney – the annual festival of light, music and ideas – came to an end this weekend after 23 days of illuminating light installations and pr...
21 June 2022
Community

Flood relief supports First Nation Food Security Project

Indigenous Futures Foundation distributes more meals to Indigenous communities facing food insecurity in flood affected areas with CommBank Flood R...
20 June 2022
Business

'A pipe dream’ turned reality': Veterans making moves in the business world

Matt Lewis is one of more than 30,000 veterans turning their learned experiences in the Australian Defence Force into business skills.
15 June 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

CommBank International Inclusion Series to take centre stage

In the lead up to the CommBank International Inclusion Cricket Series, CBA Newsroom sat down with CommBank employee and captain of the Australian D...
10 June 2022
Community

Wildlife recovery continues in the aftermath of NSW floods

Wildlife hospital in NSW Northern Rivers region uses CommBank Flood Relief funding to help treat animals injured and orphaned in the recent floods.
9 June 2022
Workplace

Workplaces help to establish respect: CBA’s Sian Lewis

CommBank’s Group Executive Human Resources, Sian Lewis, joined panellists at the Diversity Council Australia’s Anna McPhee Memorial Oration to disc...
9 June 2022
Technology

CBA sets new aggressive recruitment target

Last year, Commonwealth Bank appointed more than 800 new engineers as part of a bold new recruitment plan. This year, the recruitment target is eve...
3 June 2022
Community

CommBank Careers sponsors Vivid Sydney 2022

The annual festival of lights, music and ideas is making its return in 2022 – and it is bigger, brighter and more brilliant than ever before.
1 June 2022
Economy

CBA economic and markets research rises in KangaNews fixed income poll rankings

Macroeconomic and ESG research see strong gains in survey of institutional investors.
1 June 2022
Education and youth

Girls in Tech inspires young women to consider a STEM profession

Commonwealth Bank has once again played host to the annual Girls in Tech event – which sees female students from across the country see, learn and ...
30 May 2022
Natural disasters

CBA donates laptops to flood affected students

Following the devastating flooding earlier this year, CBA has sought to donate more than 600 laptops to school and university students impacted by ...
30 May 2022
Technology

CommBank unleashes engineering excellence

CBA has hosted a two-day engineering symposium for its growing network of engineers.
19 May 2022
Business

CBA Quick Take: The evolution of digital payments

CBA Newsroom sat down with Commonwealth Bank’s General Manager Merchant Solutions, Karen Last, to discuss the evolution of the bank’s merchant’s pl...
17 May 2022
Our people

CBA chairman to retire after setting a new course for the bank

Catherine Livingstone has led the Board through a challenging and transformative period for CommBank with the stage set and the timing right for he...
27 April 2022
Our people

CommBank’s Chair-elect Paul O’Malley

Paul O’Malley’s approach to strategic development, forged at BlueScope Steel among other senior executive roles, has equipped him well for the task...
27 April 2022
Our people

Care, courage and commitment epitomised on the “frontline”

Reservists play a critical part in today’s Australian Defence Force. CBA Newsroom talks to six of the bank’s reservists about the importance of the...
25 April 2022
Our people

Serving the country and the bank: honouring our defence force reservists

As Australia is once again able to publicly commemorate Anzac Day, we mark the unstinting and humble effort of those CBA staffers who “don the unif...
22 April 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

Matty J learns dreams can come true in retirement

In the latest episode of The Penny Drops, Matty J speaks to two retired Aussies living their dreams and a financial commentator to unpack superannu...
19 April 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

The penny drops on investing for Matty J

In this week’s episode of The Penny Drops, Matty J speaks to CommSec’s Tom Piotrowski to better understand investing and the share market.
14 April 2022
Business

CBA supports KKR’s investment in Ritchies Transport

Enhanced capabilities sees CommBank active in Australasian private equity transactions.
8 April 2022
Next Chapter

Best practice model unveiled to help organisations supporting people impacted by financial abuse

New report reveals service models must consider legal and non-legal needs of victim-survivors of financial abuse.
7 April 2022
Corporate responsibility

The network effect and how it is changing the face of work at CBA

With LinkedIn having named CommBank as number one in its annual Top 25 companies for career progression, Sian Lewis explains the importance of prof...
6 April 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

What you need to know about buying a home in 2022

In this week’s episode of The Penny Drops, Matty J speaks to a CommBank Home Lending Specialist to find out all the steps you should take when buyi...
5 April 2022
Business

Recipient of the CBA John Monash Scholarship focussed on Australia’s transition

The 2022 CBA John Monash Scholarship recipient, Timothy Rownes, has shared how his scholarship will allow him to support Australia’s net zero carbo...
5 April 2022
Agribusiness

Creating a community sized impact

Aussie farmers continue producing productive conversations on mental health.
4 April 2022
Business

Federal Budget 2022 – CBA ‘bullish’ on the outlook for key commodity prices

CommBank’s economists are expecting prices for iron ore, coking and thermal coal to remain higher than the Budget’s longer term forecasts, which th...
30 March 2022
Economy

Federal Budget 2022: Population growth on the rise after COVID-19

With the pandemic having seen migration to Australia stall to almost zero in 2021, the re-opening of international borders is now forecast to help ...
30 March 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

The art of mixing money and love

In this week’s episode of The Penny Drops, Matty J joins his fiancé Laura to chat with industry experts about the best ways to successfully mix mon...
29 March 2022
Digital

CBA using technology to improve customer experience

Commonwealth Bank’s Matthew Malady and Lee Challoner-Miles highlight some of the steps the bank is taking digitally to support customers affected b...
29 March 2022
CommSec

“Regional Australia is flourishing”: CommSec economist

Not even a once-in-a-generation global health pandemic can stop regional Australia from flourishing, says CommSec Senior Economist Ryan Felsman.
29 March 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

Matty J learns how to ‘Budget like a Boss’

In this week’s episode of The Penny Drops, Matty J learns the successful art of budgeting and how a clear and realistic budget can help you achieve...
25 March 2022
Business

Federal Budget 2022 – The spending areas and key numbers to watch: CommBank

With all eyes on next week’s Budget, CBA’s Chief Economist Stephen Halmarick looks at the likely impact on the economy and who could benefit from t...
25 March 2022
Economy

Economy “firing on all cylinders” set to deliver $40b Budget benefit

Stronger employment numbers, lower welfare payments and surging commodity prices will help improve the bottom line in next week’s Federal Budget ac...
22 March 2022
Corporate responsibility

CBA helps launch new ad campaign to address violence against women and children

CBA CEO Matt Comyn joined panellists as part of the Federal Government’s unveiling of phase four of its ‘Stop it at the Start’ campaign.
18 March 2022
Marketing and sponsorship

‘The Penny Drops’ for former bachelor Matty J, as he explores his finances

This week, Matty J unveiled his new podcast series focusing on all things finances – The Penny Drops. Each week, Matty J will explore a new financi...
17 March 2022
Next Chapter

CBA shares financial abuse elimination efforts at UN global event

CBA CEO Matt Comyn this morning addressed the UN Global Compact Target Gender Equality live event on the work the bank is doing to support financia...
16 March 2022
Economy

Commodity prices spike leaves Australian dollar undervalued

The Australian dollar is currently undervalued relative to commodity prices, according to CBA's Head of International Economics, Joe Capurso.
15 March 2022
Community

CBA reaffirms commitment to stamp out financial abuse

At the Future Women Leadership Summit, CBA CEO, Matt Comyn, spoke about the bank’s determination to ‘stamp out’ financial abuse.
9 March 2022
Next Chapter

Good leaders stay true to who they are

CBA’s Group Executive Human Resources, Sian Lewis, shared her thoughts on leadership with attendees at the recent Future Women Leadership Summit in...
8 March 2022
Community

Supporting the next generation of cricket’s game changers

Local Western Australian cricket club recognised for its work building an inclusive and welcoming environment for girls and women to play cricket.
2 March 2022
Business

CBA CEO says outlook is bright

In his keynote address at the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce today, CBA CEO said the bank would continue to play an important role in support...
1 March 2022
Sustainability

CBA and Viterra partner on Australia’s first sustainability-linked, syndicated inventory financing

The transaction commits Viterra to ensure the sustainability of products it purchases in Australia, as well as imports.
16 February 2022
Group performance

Australian economy remains resilient despite COVID pandemic

CBA economists believe the Australian economy will remain strong in 2022, although caution remains in the near-term due to the latest Omicron varia...
9 February 2022
Group performance

Continued community support critical to CBA strategy

Commonwealth Bank remains committed to making a positive contribution to its customers, communities and people.
9 February 2022
Group performance

Innovation at the fore as CBA strengthens its digital focus

Cutting-edge partnerships help accelerate Commonwealth Bank’s world-leading digital experience, with customers reaping the rewards.
9 February 2022
Group performance

CBA announces an increase in 1H22 profits and improved dividend

The Group has today unveiled a 23 per cent uplift in its cash profit for the first half of its 2022 financial year, supported by lower loan loss pr...
9 February 2022
Economy

Strong partnership with clients sees CBA top 2021 Australian debt capital markets league table

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) was the leading bank for Australian debt capital markets in 2021 according to Bloomberg data, raising $19.7 bi...
25 January 2022
Business

CBA’s Global Markets sales and research score highly in Peter Lee 2021 client surveys

Strong results across fixed income, FX and rates and in inaugural ESG rankings.
11 December 2021
Community

Creating sustainable outcomes for the environment and Indigenous communities

Commonwealth Bank has extended its partnership with the Aboriginal Carbon Foundation.
6 December 2021
Next Chapter

Urgent need to address evidence gap in disability and financial abuse knowledge

New research has found people living with disability have a potentially higher risk of facing economic and financial abuse in the context of domest...
3 December 2021
Innovation

Bank harnesses AI to improve customers’ financial wellbeing

Commonwealth Bank’s Dr Andrew McMullan and Dan Jermyn sat down with CBA Newsroom to discuss how the bank is harnessing its AI capabilities to deliv...
2 December 2021
Education and youth

2022 CBA John Monash Scholars announced

One of this year’s scholarship recipients, Tim Rownes, aims to use his Scholarship to support Australia’s net zero carbon transition.
23 November 2021
CommBank app

Strong customer demand leads CBA to innovate

Commonwealth Bank CEO Matt Comyn and strategic partners, Gemini and Chainalysis, discuss CBA’s move into crypto.
12 November 2021
Household spending

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
Household spending

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
Sustainability

CBA launches inaugural sustainability conference, Financing Australia’s Transition

The virtual one-day event welcomed more than 1,300 registrants from the business, government and investor communities and focused on trends and dev...
28 October 2021
Career

A career in STEM can be for anyone

From communications to user experience design, x15ventures graduate Jaime Di Laudo discusses her career journey to date.
15 October 2021
Digital

How technologists and engineers are key to building the bank of the future

CBA’s tech leaders spoke to iTNews about how they’re structuring their teams to deliver the bank’s goal of digital-first, highly personalised produ...
15 October 2021
Community

World-first digital platform launched to support domestic and family violence victim-survivors

The One Stop One Story Hub pilot will make it easier for victim-survivors to access a holistic range of essential services without needing to retel...
14 October 2021
Our people

Vietnam: From division to healing - paying our respects half a century on

This year’s Remembrance Day will mark the 50th anniversary of the last Australian combat troops to return home following their service in the Vietn...
11 October 2021
Technology

Govt recognises CBA’s digital features and data analytics as ‘innovative’

The government has singled out Commonwealth Bank’s data-driven and unique digital experience in a new report.
17 September 2021
Diversity

Three CEOs on the future of inclusion and diversity in the workplace

Matt Comyn, Alan Joyce and Jennifer Westacott speak with Fran Kelly on the role of corporate Australia in championing inclusion.
17 September 2021
Business

CBA opens up access to economic and sustainability reports

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is making it easier to access economic and sustainability reports produced by the bank’s Global Economic & Mar...
16 September 2021
Innovation

Xccelerate21 winners ready to make a splash

The Splashup co-founders look to shake up the ecommerce retail space with their AI-driven product helping shoppers and retail businesses alike.
9 September 2021
Economy

RBA takes a ‘bet each way’: CBA Economist

At the yesterday’s RBA meeting, the Board remained upbeat about the economic outlook while recognising the need for further support, according to C...
8 September 2021
Next Chapter

Next Chapter – One Year On

In the twelve months since its launch, the program has reached several milestones in its goal to help domestic and family violence victim-survivors...
2 September 2021
Economy

Australian dollar depreciation remains likely following Jackson Hole meeting

CBA economists see labour force data and the spread of the COVID delta strain in the US determining a possible announcement of asset purchase taper...
30 August 2021
x15ventures

x15ventures engineer appointed as latest Distinguished Engineer

The new appointment further integrates the venture-scaler entity with the Bank to help deliver global-best digital experiences for customers.
25 August 2021
Group performance

Australia’s communities a key focus for CBA

After a tough year, Commonwealth Bank of Australia remains as committed as ever to supporting and celebrating its customers and communities.
11 August 2021
Group performance

Customer support remains critical priority: CBA

In a bid to help those customers who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19, Commonwealth Bank of Australia continues to implement new customer ...
11 August 2021
Group performance

CBA continues acceleration of its digital strategy

Over the last financial year, Commonwealth Bank has made significant headway along its ambitious path to deliver customers with global best digital...
11 August 2021
Group performance

CBA delivers for customers and shareholders

The strength of our business combined with a focus on supporting our customers has resulted in strong returns for our shareholders with an increase...
11 August 2021
x15ventures

x15ventures reimagines it’s Xccelerate21 Community Day

Ten startup teams made it through to Xccelerate21’s Community Day; a day of networking, masterclasses and mentoring – all done virtually.
6 August 2021
Economy

COVID restrictions impacting economy: CBA economist

The lockdown in New South Wales will have a significant impact on the Australian economy, says CBA’s Head of Australian Economics.
3 August 2021
Community

CBA launches new guide to help those with serious illnesses better manage their finances

In a bid to help customers suffering from a serious illness or injury better manage their finances and understand what resources are available to t...
14 July 2021
Technology

Using Artificial Intelligence to deliver personalised customer experiences

The Australian Government has collaborated with Commonwealth Bank to test the national framework surrounding the use of Artificial Intelligence.
9 July 2021
Customers

How Aussies perceive their tax refund

Creating the right ‘choice architecture’ at key financial moments could help customers to achieve their financial goals faster, writes CBA’s head o...
7 July 2021
Community

CBA unveils new indigenous artwork

In honour of NAIDOC Week and to help celebrate Australia’s First Nations voices, Commonwealth Bank has unveiled a new special piece of art.
6 July 2021
Community

Xccelerating the future of retail

CBA’s x15ventures and Stone & Chalk call for experienced entrepreneurs to apply for Xccelerate21 in line with this year’s theme of ‘Retail Reimagin...
1 July 2021
Economy

RBA rate hike likely in November 2022

CBA's economists believe the Reserve Bank will increase rates sooner rather than later.
23 June 2021
Technology

x15ventures and Stone & Chalk to find Australia's up-and-coming retail startups

Winners of the Xccelerate21 program will be offered a $150,000 investment from x15 through a standard SAFE.
22 June 2021
Economy

CBA’s fixed income research highly rated by investors in new industry poll

Commonwealth Bank of Australia's economic research and analysis has ranked very highly in a new industry poll by KangaNews.
16 June 2021
Business

CBA helps NHFIC issue its first sustainability bond

CBA’s institutional bank helps support the construction of affordable and sustainable housing.
1 June 2021
Customers

Pandemic fuels positive interest in local brands

During the inaugural Australian Made Week, one Byron Bay business shares its business and community response to COVID.
28 May 2021
Our people

The future of work is family friendly says CBA CFO

Major employers like the Commonwealth Bank have a commercial obligation to support a diverse mix of employees who have different carer responsibili...
25 May 2021
x15ventures

x15ventures launches new venturing platform ‘xStack’

CBA’s venture-scaling entity has launched a new platform designed to help new ventures scale their operations quickly and successfully.
21 May 2021
Marketing and sponsorship

Celebrating Australia’s community cricket heroes

Cricket Australia recognises the contribution of volunteers, programs and initiatives at the 2020-21 national Community Cricket Awards, in partners...
21 May 2021
Government

Fiscal policy supports strong recovery: CBA economists

Last night’s Federal Budget was defined by a number of fiscal measures that are designed to support a wide range of sectors and drive economic growth.
12 May 2021
Economy

What to expect from the 2021/22 Australian Budget

A high level break down of what we can expect from next week’s Federal Budget.
7 May 2021
Agribusiness

“Stewards of the land”: farmers in the market for land, expansion opportunities

Following years of drought, high confidence amid favourable conditions has placed farmland in high demand.
6 May 2021
Education and youth

Inspiring tomorrow’s tech talent today

CBA and Telstra have joined forces to host a ‘Girls in Tech’ event to educate and inspire the next generation about the wonderful and interesting c...
4 May 2021
Innovation

Girls in Tech inspires young women to dream big about STEM

Female high school students at the 2021 Girls in Tech event learned that, if you keep an open mind and keep learning, your career can go to remarka...
4 May 2021
x15ventures

Making the jump from corporate to startup

Last week, x15ventures invited the Startmate Fellowship’s Autumn21 cohort of 100 passionate women to join an evening of networking and a panel disc...
28 April 2021
Community

Lest we forget – commemorating ANZAC Day

For the first time in two years, Australians will once again be able to commemorate ANZAC day in public.
23 April 2021
Corporate responsibility

CBA helps Lendlease issue its second green bond in five months

Our institutional bank continues to meet increasing demand for sustainable finance.
15 April 2021
CommBank app

CommBank's Benefits finder records new customer milestone

In a new podcast, CBA Newsroom speaks to Financial Wellbeing General Manager, Mohamed Khalil, about the bank’s digital feature Benefits finder and...
14 April 2021
Marketing and sponsorship

The life and growth of the Matildas

Australia’s football team, the Matildas, have certainly come a long way since their humble beginnings in the late 1970s.
13 April 2021
Marketing and sponsorship

Kicking goals from the elite level to the grassroots

CBA and Football Australia have signed a dynamic new partnership to develop the national women’s game at all levels - using the 2023 Women’s World ...
13 April 2021
Technology

CBA helps Sydneysiders get additional savings on trips that mix public and private transport

This is an expansion of the Opal digital card trial run by Transport NSW in partnership with Mastercard, CBA and EML Payments Limited.
7 April 2021
Agribusiness

Digitising dairy: The tech future of Australia’s Ag industry

More Aussie farmers are investing in agriculture technology to increase efficiencies in the paddock and get more time for themselves.
26 March 2021
Coronavirus

COVID-19 – One year on

Coming to Australia’s aid when help is needed most.
19 March 2021
Education and youth

Australia’s teachers innovating to keep motivation high

The theme for the fifth annual Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards this year is: through life’s challenges, great teachers inspire – and how apt that...
19 March 2021
Corporate responsibility

CBA reinforces commitment to domestic and family violence victim-survivors

The Federal Government has unveiled the third phase of its national campaign to reduce violence against women and their children.
11 March 2021
Economy

Australia’s housing market set for strong price gains

Residential property prices are set to rise 14 per cent across the nation’s eight capital cities over the next two years, forecasts CBA Head of Aus...
16 February 2021
Group performance

Innovation drives growth in lending

At its half year financial results earlier today, Commonwealth Bank reported above system growth in all of its core businesses.
10 February 2021
Group performance

CBA’s 1H21 result underpins ambition to build “tomorrow’s bank today” for customers

Interim profit delivers improving outcome for shareholders with half year dividend of $1.50 a share, writes Danny John.
10 February 2021
Group performance

CBA sees significant drop in repayment deferrals

At its half year financial results briefing today, Commonwealth Bank reported a huge reduction in the number of home and business loan repayment de...
10 February 2021
Technology

Commonwealth Bank’s Technology Briefing: Recap

Yesterday, Commonwealth Bank hosted its latest Technology Briefing at its new tech hub at South Eveleigh in Sydney. CEO Matt Comyn was on hand to d...
29 January 2021
Technology

Pandemic sees drive towards digital banking

The current health pandemic has forced more Australians to conduct even more of their banking digitally, new data from Commonwealth Bank has reveal...
28 January 2021
x15ventures

x15ventures continues its rapid growth trajectory, launches 5th business

One year after its launch, Commonwealth Bank’s venture scaling entity, x15ventues, continues to grow and strengthen its value proposition.
28 January 2021
Corporate responsibility

Australian bushfires – one year on

This time last year, Australian cricketing legend Shane Warne auctioned his cherished Baggy Green cap to raise money for the bushfire appeal. The c...
8 January 2021
CommSec

Monetary policy and COVID set to steal focus in 2021

CommSec’s Chief Economist, Craig James, shares his expectations and predictions for the year ahead.
5 January 2021
Corporate responsibility

Victorian town shows true grit in months following bushfire

12 months after bushfires tore through Gippsland in Victoria, the town of Mallacoota is rebuilding and recovering.
31 December 2020
Economy

A year like no other

CommSec’s chief economist, Craig James, shares his reflections on the year that was.
30 December 2020
Corporate responsibility

Picton Rural Fire Service gets a makeover

Picton volunteer firefighter, Gareth Jamieson, reflects on last year’s horror bushfire season and discusses the lessons learned.
24 December 2020
Business

CBA supports Australian-first PPP Green Loan

Green finance to help Australia’s transport sector in the transition to a low carbon economy.
16 December 2020
Community

CommBank’s Conscious Inclusion fireside chat

Commonwealth Bank (CBA) hosts an online fireside chat, Conscious Inclusion – A Conversation about Prevention, Gender Equality and Domestic and Fami...
16 December 2020
Customers

Six ways to protect yourself when Christmas shopping

CBA’s Group Chief Information Security Officer, Keith Howard, shares his top tips to staying safe when shopping online.
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
Community

New documentary follows the lives of Indigenous trailblazers

The new documentary, Changing Our Nation, celebrates the power of education and the ripple effect it has on our lives, our communities, and our nat...
11 December 2020
Community

NSW town given a fresh start following devastating fires

Last weekend, the town of Buxton officially opened its memorial playground, honouring those who lost their lives in the 2019/20 Australian bushfires.
7 December 2020
Community

CommBank launches 2021-2023 Accessibility and Inclusion Plan

The current health pandemic has provided Commonwealth Bank with the opportunity to re-think and refresh its Accessibility and Inclusion Plan.
3 December 2020
Corporate responsibility

CommBank hosts Conscious Inclusion panel event

Commonwealth Bank has hosted a livestreamed panel event titled Conscious Inclusion – Identity, Inequality and the Prevention of Domestic and Family...
1 December 2020
Customers

CBA digital wallet transactions soar during coronavirus

CBA dual network support launches for eftpos amid surging digital wallet transactions.
1 December 2020
Agribusiness

Optimistic Aussie farmers spend big on equipment

Farmers across the country are taking advantage of positive weather conditions, low interest rates, and enhanced government support measures.
20 November 2020
Small business

Australia’s leading community treasurers announced

Australia’s leading not-for-profit (NFP) treasurers have been recognised for their contribution to the sector, and to the broader community, at Com...
18 November 2020
Customers

Commonwealth Bank hosts virtual customer forum

Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s CEO, Matt Comyn, has hosted the bank’s second customer forum this year – the first to be fully virtual.
13 November 2020
CBA history

A CBA soldier’s story

Coming home from World War II didn’t happen overnight and was often a long journey, as one solider (and former Commonwealth Bank staffer) explains.
11 November 2020
CBA history

CBA women during the war: The home front

WWII changed many things, including the way women in the workforce were perceived.
11 November 2020
Coronavirus

Update on COVID-19 temporary loan repayment deferral data

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 lo...
11 November 2020
CBA history

CBA at war: Financing the war

The Commonwealth Bank played a significant role in helping fund the war efforts, promoting fund-raising campaigns and advertising the bonds.
11 November 2020
Group performance

CBA in strong position to weather current economic challenges

Disciplined execution of our strategy and strong operational performance continued to deliver good outcomes for our stakeholders during the Septemb...
11 November 2020
CBA history

Lest we forget

It’s been 75 years since the end of WWII. And while a lot has happened in the intervening years, the sacrifices made by so many men and women – inc...
11 November 2020
CBA history

CBA at war: Did you know?

Commonwealth Bank played a significant role in supporting Australia as it navigated World War Two. By the end of the conflict in 1945 – the 75th an...
11 November 2020
x15ventures

x15ventures on the look-out for the next big business idea

x15ventures – Commonwealth Bank’s venture building entity – has rounded up 10 of the country’s best start-ups as part of its new Xccelerate program.
10 November 2020
Economy

Investors shrug off US Election uncertainty

While a final decision regarding the next President of the United States may still be some time off, CommSec Senior Economist Ryan Felsman, looks a...
6 November 2020
Economy

US Presidential election result could cause Aussie dollar to rise

Commonwealth Bank’s Head of International Economics, Joseph Capurso, explains what impact the US Presidential Election result may have on the Austr...
6 November 2020
Economy

RBA cuts interest rates to deliver economic boost

Commonwealth Bank’s economists, Stephen Halmarick and Gareth Aird, explain what impact these measures will have on the national economy.
3 November 2020
Economy

Reserve Bank partners with CBA and others on Wholesale Central Bank Digital Currency research project

An industry blockchain project involving the RBA, CBA, NAB, Perpetual and ConsenSys Software.
2 November 2020
Business

Melbourne Cup rate cut a firm favourite

A November rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia now looks all but certain, according to Commonwealth Bank Chief Economist Stephen Halmarick.
27 October 2020
Business

Institutional investors increase demand for 'green' finance

Two green bonds issued this week highlights the growing demand for sustainable finance, according to Commonwealth Bank.
23 October 2020
Innovation

CBA supports Bribery Prevention Network

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has joined forces with several other ASX-listed companies, government and civil society organisations to launch the ...
21 October 2020
Our people

Commonwealth Bank 2020 Annual General Meeting introductory video

Commonwealth Bank 2020 Annual General Meeting introductory video.
13 October 2020
Our people

2020 Commonwealth Bank Annual General Meeting: Chairman's Address

Address by Catherine Livingstone AO, Chairman of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, at the Bank’s 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM). The webcast o...
13 October 2020
CBA story

2020 Commonwealth Bank Annual General Meeting: Chief Executive Officer's Address

Address by Matt Comyn, CEO and Managing Director of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, at the Bank’s 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM).
13 October 2020
Corporate responsibility

Commonwealth Bank one step closer to net zero emissions

Commonwealth Bank of Australia has taken another step forward on its journey to carbon neutrality, partnering with the Aboriginal Carbon Foundation.
12 October 2020
Our people

Commonwealth Bank unveils new brand identity

Highlighting the next step in its transformation, Commonwealth Bank has this week unveiled its refreshed brand identity and complementary marketing...
12 October 2020
Our people

Evolution not revolution

For the first time in decades, Commonwealth Bank of Australia has reimagined its logo to reflect the next chapter in the bank’s history. In a...
12 October 2020
Our people

Brand loyalty: A history of the Commonwealth Bank logo

I go, you go, we go together. What better way to express that as a company than in a logo. Danny John and Steven Politzer report.
12 October 2020
Marketing and sponsorship

A sight for core "i's"

Customers expect brands to know who they are and translate information and insights into simple, value-add interactions, explains Commonwealth Bank...
12 October 2020
Customers

A Tale of Two Pandemics: The Spanish Flu 1919-1920 - economic impacts and recovery

Exactly 100 years ago, another pandemic - the Spanish flu - brought the country to its knees. Despite the passing of time, economically and sociall...
7 October 2020
Government

RBA throws weight behind job creation to beat pandemic blues

Official Cash Rate remains on hold at 0.25 per cent prior to the handing down of the federal budget.
7 October 2020
CBA story

"Extraordinary" budget focuses on a jobs-led recovery

Businesses large and small, infrastructure, agriculture and housing feature in fiscal measures designed to lift the economy out of the coronavirus-...
7 October 2020
Lending

The (behavioural) science of budgeting

Does Budgeting and spending money make you anxious? CBA’s Head of Behavioural Economics, Will Mailer, explains how to get on top of your finances.
1 October 2020
Economy

Budget to “dig deep” to support the economy

With the Federal Government set to hand down its 2020/21 Budget next week, Commonwealth Bank’s Head of Australian Economics, Gareth Aird, details w...
30 September 2020
Business

CBA sustainability-linked loan captures international interest

Australia’s first sustainability-linked loan tied to achieving better social outcomes is capturing international interest.
17 September 2020
Career

CBA recognises tomorrow’s cyber security talent

CommBank has hosted its first ever Virtual CommBank Cyber Prize ceremony, recognising talented students from across five different Australian unive...
26 August 2020
Group performance

Commonwealth Bank retains digital leader position

Digital banking is now more commonplace than ever before, with new data showing $1.2 billion is transacted through the CommBank App every single day.
12 August 2020
Group performance

CBA delivers strong performance in a challenging environment

Commonwealth Bank has unveiled a cash net profit from continuing operations for the 2020 Financial Year of $7.3 billion.
12 August 2020
Coronavirus

A tale of two pandemics: CBA during coronavirus

Holly Pascoe takes a look at the bank's response to the coronavirus and how our people have supported our customers.
22 April 2020
Coronavirus

A tale of two pandemics: CBA during the Spanish flu

Danny John and Juli Liddicoat investigate what the world looked like for Commonwealth Bank employees and customers, as seen through the eyes of the...
22 April 2020
Coronavirus

Supporting customers in a time of need

Angus Sullivan, Group Executive of Commonwealth Bank’s Retail Bank, shares how the Bank is supporting its retail customers.
17 April 2020
Group performance

Profit result builds on Commonwealth Bank's core strengths

Commonwealth Bank has delivered a solid profit result for the first half of the 2020 financial year by building on the core strength of its retail ...
12 February 2020
Economy

Australian economic outlook is positive: CBA Economist

COVID-19 had a significant impact on the Australian economy and financial markets in 2020, but the outlook for 2021 is, thankfully, more positive.
29 December 2019