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Australia shares close at 6-year high, CBA at all-time high
Australian shares added 0.6 percent on Wednesday to close at a fresh six-year high with all major sectors gaining, though volumes remained relatively subdued as investors eyed the U.S. Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Australia shares steady, Healthscope debuts at listing price
Australian shares steadied on Monday to recover from an earlier dip as a weakness on Wall Street and metal prices was offset by an uptick in gold, though the financials dragged slightly as investors mostly stood at the sidelines.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
CBA Names Callinan to Oversee Review Panel
Former High Court judge, Ian Callinan, has been named to chair an independent review panel by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Australia shares nudge higher on China PMI; banks lead
Australian shares added 0.2 percent on Thursday, extending a six-year high, as Wall Street climbed and sentiment was boosted by a preliminary Chinese manufacturing index rising at its fastest pace in 18 months.
need2know: Record night on Wall St
Local shares are poised to edge higher at the open, lifted in part by a generally positive day on Wall Street where the S&P 500 reached a record on Apple's latest quarterly results.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Australia shares flat, investors wary over crises in Gaza & Ukraine
Australian shares were mostly flat on Tuesday, hovering near six-year highs, as investors remained cautious over the escalating crises in Gaza and Ukraine, but gains in oil, gold and other metals helped to contain broader losses.
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Sun Jul 20, 2014
Australia shares tick higher, though constrained by resources
Australian shares rose 0.2 percent on Monday, underpinned by a rebound on Wall Street and a robust banking sector, though gains were limited by the resources sector as metals prices fell.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
CBA lifts education standards for advisers
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia will demand higher education qualifications from its financial planners as it moves to repair the damage caused by some financial advisers providing poor advice to investors.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Inside Money: Financial inquiry finds vertically - challenged industry
A new report on the Australian Financial System has warned about the risks of vertical integration in the sector.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Australian shares flat but Chinese GDP, miners buoy sentiment
Australian shares traded flat on Wednesday, with gains in big miners on the back of improving iron ore prices and a slight pick-up in Chinese GDP offseting worries sparked by U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's comments about overvalued stocks.
Shares flat as investors mull Murray
Early gains on the sharemarket were erased after bank stocks suffered a late morning decline as the interim report from the financial system inquiry spooked shareholders.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
Bonuses bad for consumers
The Federal Government has announced it will allow incentive payments on "general" financial advice but, after a financial planning scandal at a big Australian bank and as a new advisory giant emerges, one expert warns bonus schemes for bank-employed planners threaten our ability to obtain independent advice.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Australia shares rise 0.5 pct in broad rally, gains seen limited
SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, July 14 - Australian shares rose 0.5 percent on Monday, led by financial and consumer goods companies, but analysts said valuations are getting stretched and likely to keep further gains in check.
Former CBA boss Norris blames scandal on 'rogues'
Former Commonwealth Bank of Australia chief executive Ralph Norris has broken his silence over the bank's financial planning scandal, labelling the advisers involved as ''rogue people'' and denying any conspiracy to defraud customers.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Australia shares reverse early falls to edge higher, Portugal worries weigh
Australian shares added 0.3 percent on Friday underpinned by the banking sector, but sentiment was subdued in cautious trade as Wall Street and European stocks ended lower on concerns over the fallout from troubles at Portugal's top listed bank.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Sydney Morning Herald
CBA appoints former High Court judge to chair review panel
Commonwealth Bank of Australia has appointed the former High Court judge Ian Callinan as chairman of the independent review panel it was forced to establish in the wake of a damning Senate committee report last month.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Commonwealth Bank, NAB see strong growth in Internet banking
Australians are turning to Internet banking in greater numbers according to figures released by National Australia Bank and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia .
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Inside Money: Bank planners under the cosh
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia , parent of New Zealand's ASB Bank, has been slammed in a report tabled last week in the Australian senate for the behaviour of its financial planning arm.