Friday Aug 29
Banks demand bail-out protection
Standard & Poor's said a bail-in scheme 'could have implications for our ratings' of the big four banks and Macquarie.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Is this the end of the banks' golden run?
While the banks reported bumper results, there's concern it may be as good as it gets for investors.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Australia shares edge higher in choppy trade, banks buoy
Australian shares added 0.1 percent on Tuesday, as banks and insurers helped lift the market to follow Wall Street higher overnight, but resource stocks underperformed as spot iron ore prices remained locked near the year's lows.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
CBA targets retail for bond hybrid sale
Australia's biggest bank is pressing ahead with plans to offer complex hybrid capital securities to retail buyers even after the UK regulator deemed the format too risky for individual investors.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Five Takeaways From RBA Governor Glenn Stevens's Testimony
Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens delivered his semi-annual testimony to a parliamentary panel in Brisbane today in which he indicated lower interest rates were unlikely to accelerate growth; rather, what the economy needed was a release of "animal spirits."
Last Aussie Bull Capitulates as CBA Pares Rate Bets: Currencies
Commonwealth Bank of Australia is losing faith in the ability of the local dollar to extend its world-beating gains this year.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The New Zealand Herald
Ralph Norris named new Fletcher Building chair
Fletcher Building has announced former Air NZ and Commonwealth Bank of Australia chief executive Ralph Norris as its new chairman.
Sir Ralph Norris new Fletcher chairman
Waters, who first signalled his plan to retire from the company last year, will end his 13-year involvement with the company on October 21. He joined Fletcher Building in 2001 as chief executive and served in that role until 2006.
Milk-to-Lamb Rally to Buoy Best-to-Worst Kiwi: Chart
Pricier lamb and China's increasing thirst for milk signal New Zealand 's dollar may halt the declines since July that turned the world's best-performing major currency into the worst.
CBA chief pay jumps over $8 million
Commonwealth Bank of Australia chief executive Ian Narev has received just a slight boost to his pay, up 1.2 per cent to $7.9 million, despite another record profit up 12 per cent to $8.6 billion.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Commonwealth Bank of Australia to raise A$2 bln via subordinated notes
Commonwealth Bank of Australia , the country's No.1 lender by market value, said on Monday that it will raise A$2 billion through subordinated, unsecured notes to help fund its business.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Australia stocks rise, but James Hardie tanks
The heavily weighted banks were mostly higher, with Commonwealth Bank of Australia , shares of which lost 0.8% after its quarterly cash profit missed expectations, with the lender warning full-year revenue would print at the low end of its outlook.
Big data analysis a top priority for CBA
As customer relationships are disrupted by technological upheaval in the banking industry, the analysis of "big data" has become one of the biggest strategic focuses for Commonwealth Bank of Australia chief executive Ian Narev.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia's (CBAUY) CEO Ian Narev on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. And welcome to the Colonial theatre for today's presentation of Commonwealth Bank's Results for the six months for 30th June, 2014.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Rise in customer deposits helps CBA's profit jump 12 percent
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia reports that profits after tax for the full year ending 30 June 2014 have risen 12 percent on the previous year to reach AU$8.6 billion .
CBA posts record $8.68b profit as customers continue online push
Citing its strength in technology in its annual results, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia has today announced a record cash profit of AU$8.68 billion for the 2014 fiscal year.
Sydney Morning Herald
CBA's record profit fails to cheer investors
The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 Index and the broader All Ordinaries Index each shed 0.3 per cent on Wednesday in the busiest session for August reporting season so far.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Commonwealth Bank of Australia posts record profit
Commonwealth Bank of Australia Ltd. turned in another record full-year profit as the country's biggest lender by market value benefited from surging demand for home loans sparked by record-low interest rates.
Commonwealth Bank Posts $8 Billion Annual Profit
Commonwealth Bank of Australia, one of the nation's largest lenders, has posted a 13 percent increase in annual profit to 8.6 billion Australian dollars and expressed cautious optimism for the current fiscal year.
CBA's Lock and Limit gets 40k enrolments
The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has announced 40,000 enrolments for its Lock and Limit service that allows credit card users to lock and unlock certain transactions on their card.