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Commonwealth Bank of Australia

ASX:CBA ISIN:AU000000CBA7

Commonwealth Bank of Australia ASX CBACommonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) (OTCMKTS:CBAUY) is a provider of financial services, including retail, business and institutional banking, funds management, superannuation, life insurance, general insurance, broking services and finance company activities. The Company's segments include Retail Banking Services, which provides home loan, consumer finance and retail deposit products; Business and Private Banking, which provides banking services to relationship managed business and agribusiness customers; Institutional Banking and Markets, which services its corporate, institutional and government clients; Wealth Management segment, which includes global asset management, platform administration, and life and general insurance businesses; New Zealand, which includes the banking, funds management and insurance businesses operating in New Zealand; Bankwest, which offers a range of deposit products, and IFS and Other Divisions, which includes the Asian retail and business banking operations.

       

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East Coles: Best Boards from 2016 Include AMC, BXB, CBA, MFG & GMG - Last Call for 2017 Votes

🕔7/21/2017 4:05:26 PM

Last year some of the Best Boards in their sectors were AMC, CBA, MFG, BXB and SYD, but who will be the Best Boards for 2017? Fund managers are able to vote now to determine this year's winners. Voting will be closing down Friday 28 July.

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2017 East Coles / Transplant Australia Corporate Performance Awards

🕔6/15/2017 2:40:28 PM

The 2017 East Coles / Transplant Australia Corporate Performance Awards Night will be held at the Ivy Ballroom on Thursday, 21 September. The incredibly talented electric violin artist Jane Cho will be performing on the night along with other entertainment.

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Cardinal Resources Ltd (ASX:CDV) Commonwealth Bank (ASX:CBA) Becomes Substantial Holder

🕔5/22/2017 9:15:51 AM

Cardinal Resources Ltd (ASX:CDV) (OTCMKTS:CRDNF) is pleased to announce that Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) and its related bodies, which includes Colonial First State, has become a substantial shareholder of Cardinal through on-market purchases.

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Elk Petroleum Limited (ASX:ELK) Managing Director Interview with CommSec Executive Series and Investor Presentation

🕔2/28/2017 10:20:59 AM

Elk Petroleum Limited (ASX:ELK) (OTCMKTS:EKPTF) provides the opportunity to watch a video broadcast of Mr. Brad Lingo, Managing Director and CEO discussing with Mr. Tom Piotrowski the latest developments regarding Elk's purchase of the Madden Gas Field and the Lost Cabin Gas Plant.

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) Marks 25 Years Since Its Public Listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:ASX)

🕔9/16/2016 3:30:33 PM

It's 25 years since Commonwealth Bank Limited (ASX:CBA) (OTCMKTS:CBAUY) first listed as a public company on the ASX (ASX:ASX) (OTCMKTS:ASXFY). On 13th September Commonwealth Bank of Australia marked the 25th anniversary of Australians investing in what is now the nation's largest bank.

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FINANCE VIDEO: Anatara Lifesciences Ltd (ASX:ANR) Executive Interview Series with Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Tracy Mynott

🕔6/30/2016 2:32:40 PM

Anatara Lifesciences Limited (ASX:ANR) Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Tracy Mynott, speaks with Tom Piotrowski at CommSec's The Executive Series, by Commonwealth Bank Australia (ASX:CBA).

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FINANCE VIDEO: Donaco International Ltd (ASX:DNA) Executive Director Ben Reichel Interviewed by Comsec's Tom Piotrowski

🕔3/26/2015 5:27:51 PM

Mr Reichel is a company director and executive in the gaming, media, and technology sectors, with more than twenty years' experience in major Australian listed public companies and law firms.

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National Australia Bank (ASX:NAB) Named in Class Action for Unlawful Fees

🕔12/21/2014 8:05:54 AM

Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, who first challenged ANZ (ASX:ANZ) on unlawful fees in 2010, have recently issued a Class Action against National Australia Bank (ASX:NAB).

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FX Australia Congress - Could the Aussie dollar get to US$1.70 by 2014?

🕔4/13/2012 10:25:54 AM

How would that impact your portfolio performance? Dr Savvas Savouri of Toscafund Asset Management has suggested the A$ could climb to US$1.70 on the back of continuing demand for Australian resources.

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Mr. Russell Scrimshaw Joins Cleveland Mining Company Limited (ASX:CDG) as Non-Executive Director

🕔7/5/2011 9:46:26 AM

Cleveland Mining Company Limited (ASX:CDG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Russell Scrimshaw to the Board as a Non-Executive Director. It is anticipated that Mr Scrimshaw's extensive experience in both mining and finance will greatly contribute to the Company's immediate activities and its long-term development.

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Board Appointments Boost Murchison Metals Limited (ASX:MMX) Capability

🕔5/12/2011 1:43:00 PM

Murchison Metals Limited (ASX:MMX) (PINK:MUMTF) is pleased to announce the appointment of four senior independent Non-executive Directors to significantly enhance the capability and independence of the Company's Board.

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Symposium: Carbon Tax - the Hot Topic on Everyones Agenda

🕔3/28/2011 1:35:43 PM

The resources sector took another hit with Prime Minister, Julia Gillard announcing her intention of introducing a carbon tax in 2012. Hot on the heels of the 2010 "Super" Mining Tax that created a chain reaction throughout the industry resulting in the closest federal election outcome in Australian history.

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Murchison Metals Limited (ASX:MMX) Appoints Wayne Zekulich As Chief Financial Officer Of Oakajee Port And Rail

🕔1/31/2011 12:01:28 PM

Murchison Metals Limited (ASX:MMX) (PINK:MUMTF) is pleased to announce that Wayne Zekulich has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Oakajee Port & Rail (OPR), developer of port and rail infrastructure for the mining industry in Western Australia's mid-west. OPR is jointly owned by Murchison and Mitsubishi Development Pty Ltd.

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Brickworks Limited (ASX:BKW) Announces Two New Key Finance Facilities For Building Leases and Plant Construction

🕔5/26/2010 9:52:00 AM

Brickworks Limited (ASX:BKW) today announces two key financing facilities that will further strengthen its balance sheet and financial position.

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Australian Market Report of May 12, 2010: Infigen Energy (ASX:IFN) Shortlisted for Solar Flagships Program

🕔5/12/2010 1:30:24 PM

Australian shares opened stronger this morning on bargain hunting, despite Wall Street overnight fell on worries over the effectiveness of the bailout plan for eurozone and fears over China's further move to tighten monetary policy. Yesterday China's data showing that inflation in the country is rising prompted declines in most Asian markets.

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Australian Market Report of April 22, 2010: Sharply Fell on Greece Debt Worries

🕔4/22/2010 1:30:26 PM

Australian share dropped sharply this morning, while most Asian markets also opened lower as Greece's debt woes lingered. Thursday Japan's Nikkei shed more than 1.7 per cent in early trade, and Australia's S&P/ASX200 declined 1.1 per cent. Yesterday Asian markets were stronger as technology stocks were encouraged by solid earnings from Apple and higher commodities prices pushed up resources shares. Japan's Nikkei and South Korea's Kospi climbed 1.7 per cent each, China's Shanghai Composite climbed 1.8 per cent.

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Texon Petroleum Limited (ASX:TXN) Sixth Leighton Oil And Gas Well Successful, Initial Production In 10-14 Days

🕔4/22/2010 9:36:35 AM

Texon Petroleum Limited (ASX:TXN) advises that Tyler Ranch #5 ("TR#5") has reached its total depth of 2,743 metres (9,000 feet). It is now planned to run production casing in the well after which the well will be fracture stimulated (in the next 10-14 days) and then the well will be connected for oil and gas production.

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Texon Petroleum Limited (ASX:TXN) Proved And Probable Reserves Increase to 3.0 Million BOE

🕔3/22/2010 11:01:47 AM

Texon Petroleum Limited (ASX:TXN) 2009 year end proved and probable reserves are respectively 1.9 mmboe and 1.1 mmboe - a total of 3.0 mmboe as to the Company's current working interests. From mid year 2009, this is an increase of 40% and from year end 2008, the increase is 200%.

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Australian Market Report of February 11: Gains Pared after China's Trade Data

🕔2/11/2010 9:30:45 AM

Australian shares gave up early gains after disappointing trade numbers from China raised concerns that Chinese economy is cooling. The market closed slightly higher as earnings reports from market heavyweights BHP Billiton and Commonwealth Bank helped the rise. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 8.3 points higher, or 0.2 per cent, at 4513.4. The broader All Ordinaries index rose 12.3 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 4533.

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Australian Market Report of January 29: Losing Streak Ended

🕔1/29/2010 9:30:13 AM

The Australian share market Thursday broke its losing streak. The market was boosted by US President Barack Obama's first State of the Union address to Congress. Mr. Obama said jobs must be the number one priority in 2010 and offered proposals for financial reform, education, health care reform, government spending, national security and more. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index rose 28.7 points, or 0.62 per cent, to 4673.3, while the broader All Ordinaries lifted 0.59 per cent to 4697.7.

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Australian Market Report of January 18: Reverse Loss after CBA Profit Upgrade

🕔1/18/2010 9:30:01 AM

The Australian shares closed with little change on Friday. The market rebounded from early losses as a surprise guidance upgrade by Commonwealth Bank pushed the financial sector higher in late trade. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index gained 1.6 points to 4899.6, while the broader All Ordinaries index added 0.1 point to 4929.5.

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Australian Market Report of November 30: Markets Strongly Rebounded

🕔11/30/2009 1:00:07 PM

Dow Jones Industrial Average Friday retreated about 1.5 per cent on concerns over the problem of Dubai World. But European shares reversed earlier sharp losses due to some bargain hunting buying.

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Australian Market Report of November 9: Market Shrugged Off Disappointing US Jobs Data

🕔11/9/2009 1:00:03 PM

Wall Street posted a small gain on Friday despite the Labour Department report showed the US unemployment rate broke above 10 per cent in October, up from 9.8 per cent in September. But the number of jobs lost narrowed to the lowest level in more than a year.

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Australian Market Report of October 14: Profit-taking Ahead of US Corporate Earnings

🕔10/14/2009 1:00:09 PM

US stocks closed mixed overnight as investors took profit ahead of the wave of corporate earnings offset the news of an acquisition in technology sector. Dow index ended slightly lower while the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite was up on Cisco's deal to purchase Starent Networks.

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VIDEO: Australian Market Report of October 9: Upbeat US Job Data and Consumer Spending

🕔10/9/2009 1:00:58 PM

Overnight the US stocks closed higher on the positive Alcoa earnings and better-than-expected weekly jobless claims and consumer spending. Investors were also encouraged by the US retailers' first same-store sales gains in more than a year.

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Australian Market Report of August 12: Renewed Concerns over US Economy

🕔8/12/2009 1:00:33 PM

US stocks fell overnight ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest decision on monetary policy and guidance on the outlook for recovery from the recession. The market was also weighed down by the worries that the banking sector has yet to fundamentally improve.

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Australian Market Report of August 6: Awaiting Reporting Season of Local Market

🕔8/6/2009 1:00:16 PM

US Stocks declined on Wednesday on a weak sales outlook from P & G and concerns over the service and labour sectors. Economic data showed an unexpected fall in activity in the service sector and larger-than-expected losses of private sector jobs.

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Australian Market Report of August 4: Gains Consolidated

🕔8/4/2009 1:00:46 PM

Wall Street closed at a nine-month high overnight boosted by earnings reports and encouraging economic data in US manufacturing activity and new car sales. Energy and materials companies also broadly lifted the market.

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Fosters Group Limited (ASX:FGL) Approves $US500 Million Asian Debt Syndication

🕔7/30/2009 12:30:44 PM

The Board of Foster's Group Limited (ASX:FGL) has approved a $US500 million 3-year syndicated debt facility, following a recent successful road-show and invitation to Asian bank debt markets.

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Australian Market Report of July 23: Time to Lock in Profits

🕔7/23/2009 1:00:02 PM

Wall Street finished mixed overnight. Dow and S&P 500 indices ended their rising streak while Nasdaq posted its 11th straight rise led by Apple and Yahoo. Investors started to lock in their profits from a series of rallies driven by earnings reports.

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Australian Market Report of June 25: Imminent Recovery Unlikely

🕔6/25/2009 1:00:08 PM

The Australian shares Wednesday closed slightly higher ahead of the US Federal Reserve's monetary outlook meeting. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index gained 10.1 points, or 0.27 per cent, at 3807 points, while the broader-based All Ordinaries index rose 9.2 points, or 0.24 per cent, to 3802.2 points.

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Australian Market Report of June 16: Lower US Stocks and Commodities Prices

🕔6/16/2009 1:00:40 PM

The Australian shares closed lower as weaker commodities prices weighed on the resources sector. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 30.5 points, or 0.75 per cent, at 4031.7 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index shed 31.1 points, or 0.77 per cent, to 4030.4 points.

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Australian Market Report of June 15: Market Posts Consecutive Gains

🕔6/15/2009 1:00:23 PM

The Australian market was slightly up on Friday fuelled by resources stocks. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index closed up 15 points, or 0.37 per cent, to 4062.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index gained 14.8 points, or 0.37 per cent, to 4061.5. The local market has received negative lead from weaker commodities prices. Investors may look towards profit guidance while there could be limited company news scheduled this week.

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Australian Market Report of May 18: Market Softened on US Economy Outlook

🕔5/18/2009 1:00:58 PM

Australian shares gained 1.3% on Friday but still lost 4.3% for the week. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 49.8 points, higher at 3773.2 and the broader All Ordinaries index was also up 1.3%, or 48.1 points, at 3758.9. The local market is expected to soften on jitters over the US economy.

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Australian Market Report of May 13: Market Took a Break after Rally

🕔5/13/2009 1:00:47 PM

Yesterday the Australian shares fell in a day of light trading as the market had a breather after a few weeks of rally. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index were 1.2%, or 48.8 points, lower at 3877.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index was down 1.2%, or 46.9 points, at 3863.6.

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Australian Market Report of April 22: Gained on Optimism over Banks

🕔4/22/2009 1:00:57 PM

Yesterday Australian shares fell after Wall Street plummeted on renewed banking fears. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index plunged 2.4%, or 91.6 points, at 3677.4, while broad-market All Ordinaries index lost 2.4%, or 89.2 points, at 3633.1.

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Australian Market Report of April 21: Doubts over Banks' Profitability

🕔4/21/2009 1:00:29 PM

Yesterday, the Australian stocks closed slightly lower dragged by the major miners. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 0.2%, or 7.7 points, at 3769 points, while the All Ordinaries index was also down 0.2%, or 5.8 points, at 3722.3.

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Australian Market Report of April 20: Market Sentiment Pushed Up

🕔4/20/2009 1:00:38 PM

The Australian shares ended with little changes on Friday. The S&P/ASX200 index just added 1 point to 3776.7 points, while the broader All Ordinaries gained 2.5 points to 3728.1. The local market is likely to be lifted on the back of the stronger metals prices. Today Rio Tinto's Australian annual meeting will also be the market focus.

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Australian Market Report of April 8: Refreshed Worries Weigh on the Market

🕔4/8/2009 1:00:38 PM

Yesterday the Australian share market is lower after the RBA's rate cut announcement. The S&P/ASX200 index fell 1.3%, or 50.3 points, at 3706.3, while the broader All Ordinaries index was down 1.3%, or 47.9 points, at 3648.9.

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Australian Market Report of March 30: A Slowdown after Weeks of Rallies

🕔3/30/2009 1:00:53 PM

The Australian share closed slightly higher lifted by miners. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index ended the day up 0.7%, or 25.7 points, at 3672.3, while the broader All Ordinaries index rose 0.8%, or 29.3 points, at 3615.6. For the week, the ASX200 added 6% and the All Ordinaries rose 6.2%.

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Australian Market Report of March 27: Growing Confidence over Recovery

🕔3/27/2009 1:00:56 PM

Yesterday, the Australian market finished in positive territory as the Wall Street's good performance this month fueled investors' confidence over a gradual recovery in the US. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 ended the day up 37.3 points, or 1.03 per cent, at 3646.6, while the broader All Ordinaries gained 40.1 points, or 1.13 per cent, to 3586.3.

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Australian Market Report of March 20: Investors Digested Recent Rallies

🕔3/20/2009 1:15:02 PM

Yesterday Australian shares closed 1% higher as most sectors surged. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index rose 33.9 points, at 3480.2 while the All Ordinaries index was up 0.9%, or 30.60 points, at 3416.8. The local mining and energy sectors could be buoyed by the rising gold and oil prices today despite the negative lead from the US.

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Australian Market Report of March 18: Steady Gains Prospect

🕔3/18/2009 1:00:44 PM

Yesterday the Australian share ended 3.1% higher lifted by banks and miners. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index gained 103.5 points at 3,451.9, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 96.1 points, or 2.91 per cent, to 3,393.4. Today the local market has delivered a strong opening boosted by Wall Street's rally.

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Australian Market Report of February 25: Resilient to Bad Leads

🕔2/25/2009 1:00:13 PM

Yesterday the Australian shares were showing their resilience to the bad leads from overseas. The market ended with a modest drop after a rebound from the early losses. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 ended down 0.6%, or 19.6 points, at 3331.6, while the broader All Ordinaries index also fell 0.6%, or 19.1 points, to 3285.

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Australian Market Report of February 20: Refreshed Sign of Deeper Recession

🕔2/20/2009 1:00:23 PM

The Australian shares ended higher yesterday on the back of some better-than-expected earnings reports. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index rose 35.7 points, or 1.1%, to 3448.9, while the broader All Ordinaries index gained 31.1 points or 0.9% to 3398.

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Australian Market Report of February 11: Disappointed by Plan for Bad Bank

🕔2/11/2009 1:00:31 PM

Yesterday the Australian market closed slightly lower. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 0.6%, or 19.9 points, at 3488.7, while the broader All Ordinaries index dropped 0.5%, or 17.2 points, to 3428.6.

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Australian Market Report of February 9: US Stimulus Package to Be Approved

🕔2/9/2009 1:00:53 PM

The Australian share market ended last week with 1% higher led by the overseas markets. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index surged 41.3 points, or 1.2%, to 3469.9 while the broader All Ordinaries index closed with 34.9 points higher, or 1%, settled at 3407.5.

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Australian Market Report of February 4: Bleak Jobless Rate Forecast

🕔2/4/2009 1:00:17 PM

The Australian share market closed higher on Tuesday, as the central bank's interest rate cut bolstered the financial stocks. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index ended up 11.3 points, or 0.32 per cent, at 3,508.7 while the broader All Ordinaries index was 5.6 points stronger, up 0.16 per cent, at 3,449.1. Today investors may focus their attention on the earnings report of BHP Billiton and the decision by the four major banks after RBA's rate cut.

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Australian Market Report of February 3: 45-Year Low Cash Rate Expected

🕔2/3/2009 1:00:56 PM

Yesterday the Australian market ended lower. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 43.3 points, or 1.2%, at 3497.4 while the broader All Ordinaries index fell 34.6 points, or 1%, to 3443.5. The market is watching RBA's rate cut decision and earnings reports to be released today.

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Australian Market Report of January 19: Obama's Inauguration to Boost Confidence

🕔1/19/2009 1:00:17 PM

On Friday the Australian stock market ended higher on the recovery in mining sector. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index closed up 21.4 points, or 0.61%, at 3550.9, while the broader All Ordinaries gained 18.1 points, or 0.52%, to 3494.9. Analysts expect the market may keep its way of turbulence in the reporting season until some clarity of the economy could be seen. Tomorrow Barack Obama's inauguration will be the focus of the week to boost some confidence in the market.

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Australian Market Report of December 24: In Pre-Christmas Thin Trade

🕔12/24/2008 1:00:47 PM

Yesterday the Australian market closed slightly lower led by Rio(ASX:RIO) and BHP(ASX:BHP), although metals prices were higher on the dropping of US dollar and rising Chinese imports. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index closed down 26 points, or 0.73%, to 3531.4, while the broader All Ordinaries index fell 24.1 points, or 0.69%, to 3468.2.

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Australian Market Report of December 22: A Flat Week Expected

🕔12/22/2008 1:00:13 PM

On Friday, the Australian market closed marginally higher with rise on most sectors except energy stocks. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index gained 34.5 points, or 0.96 per cent, at 3,615.7, while the broader All Ordinaries index rose 25.5 points, or 0.72 per cent, to 3,547.2. Low trading volumes are expected this week.

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Australian Market Report of December 18: Bank's Confidence Hit

🕔12/18/2008 1:00:34 PM

Yesterday the Australian stock market closed marginally higher despite a big lead from United States markets. The banking sector was pulled down by Commonwealth Bank as it tried to sell shares to institutional investors for A$2 billion capital raising. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index had gained 14.4 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 3570.6 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 16.1 points, or 0.46 per cent, at 3515.0 points. Commonwealth Bank's termination of the share placement and rising bad debts has hit the confidence of the banking sector.

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Australian Market Report of December 17: To Soar on US Record Rate Cut

🕔12/17/2008 1:00:41 PM

Yesterday Australian shares closed lower as almost all sectors were down. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 35.2 points, or 0.98 per cent, at 3556.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index was down 36.8 points, or 1.04 per cent, at 3,498.9 points. Telecom sector continued to lose on Telstra's failure to submit an adequate tender for the national broadband network.

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Australian Market Report of December 11: Buoyed by Stronger Commodities

🕔12/11/2008 1:00:39 PM

Yesterday Australia's share market closed higher after surge in the mining sector. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index yesterday ended 36.4 points or 1% higher at 3640.7, while the broader All Ordinaries was up 39.6 points, or 1.1%, at 3,573.3. The stronger commodity prices for gold and oil overnight may further buoy the stocks market which has been oversold.

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Australian Market Report of December 10: More Companies Need Capital Raising

🕔12/10/2008 1:00:41 PM

Yesterday Australian market closed lowered as banks stocks plunged after Westpac(ASX:WBC) announced its A$2.5 billion capital raising. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index had lost 27.3 points or 0.75 per cent to 3604.3, while the broader All Ordinaries was down 20.1 points or 0.57 per cent at 3533.7. Analysts expect more companies such as Commonwealth Bank(ASX:CBA) may also have to raise capital.

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Australian Market Report of December 3: A Day with Good News

🕔12/3/2008 1:00:55 PM

Yesterday the Australia market closed lower dragged by resource sector although the central bank's aggressive rate cut of 100 basis points lifted some sentiment in late trading. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index closed down 153 points, or 4.16 per cent, at 3,528.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index was 145.6 points, or 4.02 per cent, lower at 3,473.4. Analysts anticipate a rise today in local market with positive lead from the US and the RBA rate cut.

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Australian Market Report of November 5: Positive Lead from US Election

🕔11/5/2008 1:00:00 PM

The Australia share market closed marginally weaker after a 75 basis point interest rate cut by the RBA boosted the bourse back from earlier sharply lower levels. The deep cut mirrors RBA's worry about the domestic and global economic outlook. Analysts said the Australia market may have hit the bottom last week at about 3600 points, and the Democratic win in the US election will also give a positive lead to the Australia market.

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Australia Market Report of October 21: A Sign of Recovery

🕔10/21/2008 1:00:19 PM

Overnight US stocks rallied and commodity gained after the Federal Reserve's chairman backed more government spending to help the economy and credit market conditions showed further signs of improvement.

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Australia Market Report of October 15: Market Wild Rally to End

🕔10/15/2008 12:00:00 PM

Yesterday, the Australian share market ended almost 4% higher in its best two-day gain since 1975, adding $42 billion to the value of stocks listed in the All Ordinaries index. As confidence was buoyed, investors rushed back to the big miners and banks and pushed the two-day rally to 9% in total. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 154.5 points, or 3.7%, at 4335.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index gained 169.6 points, or 4.09%, to 4311.5.

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Australia Market Report of October 13: Confidence Buoyed After Black Friday

🕔10/13/2008 1:00:47 PM

The Australian share market ended a horror week on Friday, down more than 8% in a session that wiped A$106 billion from the value of stocks on the bourse. Last Friday the S&P/ASX200 index fell 8.3% in mid-afternoon trading, losing 360.2 points to plunge to 3960.7, the biggest one-day loss for the ASX200 index. Its affiliate, the All Ordinaries index, had its worst day since the October 1987 crash, losing 8.2%, or 351.9 points, to 3939.4. The ASX200 lost almost 16% for the week, about three times the amount it lost in the week after the September 11 attacks in 2001.

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Australia Market Report of October 9: Market Sell-off With No Emotion

🕔10/9/2008 12:30:33 PM

Yesterday, the Australian share market closed at a fresh three-year low, plummeting 5% as the continuing fallout from the global credit crisis wiped A$56 billion from the value of stocks. The benchmark S&P/ASX-200 share index lost 5% yesterday, the biggest one-day fall for both major stock exchange indices since January 22 this year. RBA has said the Australian economy is slowing faster than originally anticipated. Analysts said the sell-off is totally unemotional. Markets across Asia also slumped with 5-10% drop in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mumbai and Jakarta.

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Australia Market Report of October 8: Aussie Dollar to Face Selling Pressure

🕔10/8/2008 12:30:59 PM

Overnight Wall Street closed more than 5% down on growing fears that the spiralling credit crisis would drag the US economy into a recession. While the global financial crisis deepened, RBA cut the interest rate by a full percentage point, double the amount that had been expected.

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Australia Market Report of October 7: Aussie Dollar Hard to Rally

🕔10/7/2008 12:32:05 PM

The Australia share market has fallen sharply with 3pc in minutes of the start of trading this morning, after Wall St tumbled overnight. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down as much as 3.3%, or 148.5 points, to 4391.9 in early trading.

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Australia Market Report of September 25: Time to Follow Buffet

🕔9/25/2008 12:30:04 PM

Yesterday the Australian share market closed higher with most of the upside in the financial sector, after news that American billionaire Warren Buffet would buy a $US5 billion slice of investment bank Goldman Sachs. As Buffet is a long term investor with a good record of investing at the right time, people speculate that potentially it's the bottom of financial stocks.

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Australia Market Report of September 3: Market Concern On Reserve Bank's Next Rate Cut

🕔9/3/2008 12:30:40 PM

Yesterday, the Australian share market closed slightly weaker despite a cut to official interest rates and a drop in the oil price. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 was down 2.3 points, or 0.04 per cent, to 5,116, while the broader All Ordinaries fell five points, or 0.1 per cent, to 5,195. The Australian stock market may continue the decline today with US equities and commodities down overnight.

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Australia Market Report of September 1: June Quarter GDP Expected to Slow

🕔9/1/2008 12:01:32 PM

The Australian stock market has received negative leads from Wall Street on Friday. Oil rose again in anticipation of Hurrican Gustav making landfall in the continental US.

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Australia Market Report of August 20: Commodity Prices Under Pressure

🕔8/20/2008 12:30:21 PM

Yesterday, the Australian share market closed more than two per cent lower, dragged down by the resource and financial sectors and a weak lead from Wall Street. Banks and financials reacted poorly to news regarding troubled US mortgage lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Australia Market Report of August 18: Resource Sector Under Pressure

🕔8/18/2008 12:30:07 PM

Economists said resource shares are likely to remain under pressure, dragging the rest of the Australian share market down. The Australian dollar is likely to decline further as falling interest rates and commodity prices weigh on the currency.

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Australia Market Report of August 14: Jobs Market and International Trade Pessimistic

🕔8/14/2008 12:02:02 PM

The Australian share market closed lower on Wednesday, largely attributable to volatility returning to the US financial sector and weaker resource stocks.

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Australia Market Report of August 13: Slowdown Faster Than Expected

🕔8/13/2008 12:30:46 PM

The Australian share market closed higher on Tuesday. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index rose 27.5 points to 5053.6, while the broader All Ordinaries rose 21 points to 5090.3.

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Australia Market Report on July 25: Banking Sector Recovery Quietens

🕔7/25/2008 12:01:26 PM

The Australian share market closed in the black again yesterday, driven by a stronger financial sector, but weaker resource stocks capped the gains. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 38.8 points or 0.76% to 5144.1, while the broader All Ordinaries gained 26.8 points or 0.52%, to 5188.4.

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Australia Market Report of July 23: Banks facing Big Profit Drop

🕔7/23/2008 12:01:47 PM

Wall Street closed sharply higher overnight as another drop in oil prices improved investor sentiment. Wall Street staged a late rally after a mixed session, as a drop in oil prices helped to offset disappointing earnings reports from the likes of Apple and American Express. American Express reported second quarter earnings were below estimates and withdrew its full year earnings forecast.

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Australia Market Report of July 17: Is The Worst Over?

🕔7/17/2008 11:19:24 AM

Last night Wall Street led on easing concerns about a credit crisis, but gains are likely to be tempered by declines in mining and oil companies after oil, gold and base metals prices fell.

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Commonwealth Bank Of Australia. Commonwealth Bank's Currency Insight - Besa Deda, Currency Strategist

🕔10/12/2007 6:49:00 PM

Commonwealth Bank Of Australia. Commonwealth Bank's Currency Insight - Besa Deda, Currency Strategist; Commonwealth Bank Of Australia. (ASX: CBA) present the following audio webcast regarding "". You may also download this audio webcast to your computer or portable audio player.

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SAI Global Backs Service Sector Reform In Indonesia

🕔6/28/2007 10:24:45 AM

SAI Global Limited (ASX: SAI) has joined a high level trade and investment delegation to Indonesia in a bid to help drive reform in the country's service sector. The Federal government backed delegation of 35 Chief Executives Officers from leading Australian companies was the largest official group to visit Indonesia since the 1997 financial crisis.

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Australasian Investor Relations Association (AIRA) Announces 2006 Investor Relations Awards Winners

🕔11/24/2006 11:10:05 AM

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Commonwealth Bank Of Australia. ASX: CBA - HIA Housing Affordability Report - Mr Michael Workman, Senior Economist

🕔8/14/2006 1:40:00 PM

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Commonwealth Bank Of Australia. ASX: CBA - Comment on Retail Trade, June 2006 - Mr John Peters, Senior Economist

🕔8/3/2006 9:46:00 AM

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East Coles: Best Boards from 2016 Include AMC, BXB, CBA, MFG & GMG - Last Call for 2017 Votes

🕔7/21/2017 4:05:26 PM

Last year some of the Best Boards in their sectors were AMC, CBA, MFG, BXB and SYD, but who will be the Best Boards for 2017? Fund managers are able to vote now to determine this year's winners. Voting will be closing down Friday 28 July.

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Cardinal Resources Ltd (ASX:CDV) Commonwealth Bank (ASX:CBA) Becomes Substantial Holder

🕔5/22/2017 9:15:51 AM

Cardinal Resources Ltd (ASX:CDV) (OTCMKTS:CRDNF) is pleased to announce that Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) and its related bodies, which includes Colonial First State, has become a substantial shareholder of Cardinal through on-market purchases.

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Elk Petroleum Limited (ASX:ELK) Managing Director Interview with CommSec Executive Series and Investor Presentation

🕔2/28/2017 10:20:59 AM

Elk Petroleum Limited (ASX:ELK) (OTCMKTS:EKPTF) provides the opportunity to watch a video broadcast of Mr. Brad Lingo, Managing Director and CEO discussing with Mr. Tom Piotrowski the latest developments regarding Elk's purchase of the Madden Gas Field and the Lost Cabin Gas Plant.

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) Marks 25 Years Since Its Public Listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:ASX)

🕔9/16/2016 3:30:33 PM

It's 25 years since Commonwealth Bank Limited (ASX:CBA) (OTCMKTS:CBAUY) first listed as a public company on the ASX (ASX:ASX) (OTCMKTS:ASXFY). On 13th September Commonwealth Bank of Australia marked the 25th anniversary of Australians investing in what is now the nation's largest bank.

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FINANCE VIDEO: Anatara Lifesciences Ltd (ASX:ANR) Executive Interview Series with Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Tracy Mynott

🕔6/30/2016 2:32:40 PM

Anatara Lifesciences Limited (ASX:ANR) Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Tracy Mynott, speaks with Tom Piotrowski at CommSec's The Executive Series, by Commonwealth Bank Australia (ASX:CBA).

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FINANCE VIDEO: Donaco International Ltd (ASX:DNA) Executive Director Ben Reichel Interviewed by Comsec's Tom Piotrowski

🕔3/26/2015 5:27:51 PM

Mr Reichel is a company director and executive in the gaming, media, and technology sectors, with more than twenty years' experience in major Australian listed public companies and law firms.

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National Australia Bank (ASX:NAB) Named in Class Action for Unlawful Fees

🕔12/21/2014 8:05:54 AM

Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, who first challenged ANZ (ASX:ANZ) on unlawful fees in 2010, have recently issued a Class Action against National Australia Bank (ASX:NAB).

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FX Australia Congress - Could the Aussie dollar get to US$1.70 by 2014?

🕔4/13/2012 10:25:54 AM

How would that impact your portfolio performance? Dr Savvas Savouri of Toscafund Asset Management has suggested the A$ could climb to US$1.70 on the back of continuing demand for Australian resources.

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Mr. Russell Scrimshaw Joins Cleveland Mining Company Limited (ASX:CDG) as Non-Executive Director

🕔7/5/2011 9:46:26 AM

Cleveland Mining Company Limited (ASX:CDG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Russell Scrimshaw to the Board as a Non-Executive Director. It is anticipated that Mr Scrimshaw's extensive experience in both mining and finance will greatly contribute to the Company's immediate activities and its long-term development.

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Board Appointments Boost Murchison Metals Limited (ASX:MMX) Capability

🕔5/12/2011 1:43:00 PM

Murchison Metals Limited (ASX:MMX) (PINK:MUMTF) is pleased to announce the appointment of four senior independent Non-executive Directors to significantly enhance the capability and independence of the Company's Board.

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    Headquarters
  • Commonwealth
    Securities
    Locked Bag 22
    Australia Square NSW 1215
  • Telephone
  • +61-2-9115-1417 
  • Principal Sector
  • Finance 
  • Principal Industry
  • Banks & Insurance 
  • Listed
  • 1991/09/12 
  • Homepage
  • www.commbank.com.au

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