Commonwealth Bank

‘This is a great option’

COMMONWEALTH Bank is encouraging struggling first home buyers to borrow 100 per cent of the value of a property using their parents’ home as …

Mortgages

NSW woman banned from financial planning

A NSW woman who worked for a company owned by the Commonwealth Bank has been banned as a financial planner for five years.

Australian dollar hits US80c, Dow Jones breaks above 26,000 record

A strong rebound on Wall Street may pave the way for Australian shares to open slightly higher today.<p>The Australian dollar hit a four-month high of …

Markets

What the banking royal commission covers

THE BANKING ROYAL COMMISSION

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority

Kasra Design

Kasra Design™ is a boutique animation company specializing in the production of explainer videos and motion graphics for TV commercials, websites, …

Design

Brisbane retailer warns other businesses to be vigilant after being hit with $76,000 cyber crime

The director of a Queensland workwear business who was the victim of a cyber attack says banks should do more to ensure fraudulent accounts aren’t …

Security

Buy these 3 stocks to instantly diversify your portfolio

The share market is full of businesses in different industries and I think it’s worth looking at diversifying your portfolio with shares beyond the …

Stocks

I'm Moving More Defensive

The equity markets have had a stellar nine-year run. I've benefited from this very handsomely. However, this can't last. That's why I'm moving more …

Business

CBA's Dhar Sees Oil at $53 by Year End

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Mining and Energy commodities Associate Director Vivek Dhar weighs in on the price and production of oil. He speaks on …

Business

Sahota beefs up Revolution team; fundraising to go live

Street Talk can reveal Sahota has lured Westpac Banking Corp's Simon Petris and he will start at the firm as an executive director after a period of …

Finance

Toby’s Estate, Sydney, Australia

Coffee is the passion of the modern age but you wonder if, when he left law to become a bean merchant, Toby’s Estate founder, Toby Smith, could have imagined his success. A decade on, the backyard business operated out of his mother’s house in Wooloomooloo now supplies over 600 coffee houses in …

Jobs in Australia: Industries expected to be most in demand in 2018

Human resources, data security and technology, aged care, social assistance and construction are expected to among Australia’s most in demand …

Economy

CBA deflects rumours it is selling stake Indonesian life insurance JV PT Commonwealth Life

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has refused to comment on reports it is considering the sale of its 80 per cent stake in Indonesia's PT …

Insurance

iPhone X drives a jump in retail sales

The iPhone X and Black Friday sales drove a stronger-than-expected jump in retail spending in November but economists doubt consumers will continue …

Economy

Man flees after attempted armed robbery

There’s been an attempted armed robbery at the Commonwealth Bank in Mordialloc.<p>Wendy rung 3AW Drive to explain more.<p>“He had a crowbar and fled on …

Property investors are in trouble

The residential investment property sector is starting to creak from the numerous changes over the past year.Property prices in Australia, …

Personal Finance (Australia)

Investors seem to be forgetting that prices can go down

Asset values around the world are at extremely high prices. House prices in various countries are hitting all-time highs.Paintings are smashing …

Personal Finance (Australia)

CBA's laundry list grows; general insurance added

Commonwealth Bank of Australia's executives may already have a full plate but there is another strategic review that is moving up the priority …

Ian Narev

4 charts that shows the increasing dominance of women in Australia's workforce

Picture: Warner Bros<p>While we won’t know the final numbers until next week when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) releases its December jobs …

Economy

China's Yuan Setting Is Highest Since May 2016

China’s central bank guided the yuan to its highest level against the U.S. dollar in more than a year and a half on Wednesday, following the dollar’s overnight slide against global currencies.<p>The People’s Bank of China set the dollar’s daily reference rate at 6.4920 yuan, meaning the Chinese …

Economy

Big four banks to cut 20,000 jobs

The big four banks are set to accelerate plans to thin the ranks of full-time employees by 20,000 in 2018 and beyond as earnings growth slows and …

Banking

Rupiah range shrinks to 20-year low as authorities stifle trade

While volatility in many financial markets has been rising over recent weeks, one notoriously unpredictable currency has been dead in the water.

Economy

Why Cardless ATMs Are The Next Big Thing

The banking industry is on the edge of another fintech revolution. Cardless ATMs are about to go mainstream. And while the idea of cardless ATMs may …

Banking

Aust shares start the new year in the red

The Australian share market has moved sideways during morning trade, to be flat at noon (AEDT), amid lacklustre holiday trading volumes.<p>The …

Markets

Australian Bitcoin Investors Claim Banks are Shutting Down Accounts

Advertisement<p>Bitcoin investors in Australia have claimed that major banks including National Australia Bank, ANZ, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia …

Banking

Interest rates are set to stay low in 2018

Home buyers are set to enjoy the longest period of steady official interest rates on record just as the level of debt carried by Australians hits …

Economy

Accessibility issue for Redfern Station with 10,000 new commuters due in 2020

Within a couple of years, about 10,000 Commonwealth Bank employees will begin work at Australian Technology Park, where the majority will be expected …

Gladys Berejiklian

An Australian republic and a carbon tax: Cabinet documents offer insight into Keating-era policy issues

Australians might elect a president of the wrong "calibre", the Keating Government was warned during the republic debate.<p>Cabinet documents from 1994 …

Climate

Bitcoin investors claim the big four banks are freezing their accounts due to cryptocurreny exchanges

Picture: Getty Images<p>Bitcoin investors are claiming Australia’s banks are freezing their accounts and transfers to cryptocurrency exchanges, with a …

Banking

Australian Banks Reportedly Freeze Accounts Of Bitcoin Users

Adding to the pressures on bitcoin early this morning, the Sydney Morning Herald reported that bitcoin users across Australia are reporting that …

Bitcoin