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26 September 2018

Seven lessons from the Global Financial Crisis for investors

The key lessons for investors from the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) are that: there is always a cycle; while each cycle is different, markets are pushed to extremes of valuation and sentiment; high returns come with higher risk; be sceptical of financial engineering or hard-to-understand products; avoid too much gearing or gearing of the wrong sort; the importance of proper diversification; and the importance of asset allocation.

14 August 2018

7 money personalities you may identify with or want to avoid

Are you the friend that shouts more than what you can afford, or the one that’s happy with a handout because no one knows struggle street like you do?

19 July 2018

Bankwest to close 29 east coast branches, cut 200 jobs

Bankwest is closing 29 branches along Australia's east coast and cutting 200 jobs, saying customers are increasingly using mobile banking. Bankwest, which is owned by Commonwealth Bank, says the branches will close over a three-week period from August 17, reducing its east coast footprint to 14 branches.

22 June 2018

CBA launches new program to help protect older Australians from financial abuse

The Commonwealth Bank’s Safe and Savvy awareness program was launched today to help older Australians protect themselves from financial abuse.

04 May 2018

Mum and Dad going head-to-head on household finances

A quarter of Australian families’ state they are conflicted over money and admit to keeping a financial secret from their partner.

20 April 2018

More than a third of Australians are struggling or just getting by, ANZ financial wellbeing report shows

ANZ today released a new report revealing 36 per cent of Australians are struggling or just getting by financially, with 25 per cent sometimes unable to pay bills or loans when they get a final reminder.

23 March 2018

Commonwealth bank further simplifies loan conditions for all business customers

Commonwealth Bank has announced changes to its business finance loan contracts by ensuring they are shorter, simpler and easier to understand.

08 January 2018

Macquarie and Montreux divest interests in The Regard Group

Macquarie Principal Finance, the principal financing and investing arm of Macquarie Group’s Corporate and Asset Finance division, together with The Montreux Healthcare Fund PLC have divested its interest in The Regard Group (“Regard”) to specialist investment manager AMP Capital

19 December 2017

Westpac reduces fees on foreign exchange payments made online

Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac) advises customers that fees for all international payments in foreign currency have reduced to $10 when sent using personal and business internet banking. This will apply to all Westpac Group brands (excluding RAMS)

19 December 2017

Investec announced as new headline sponsor of Cape Town Art Fair

Investec has partnered with Cape Town Art Fair as lead sponsor for the next three years. The annual exhibition, to be known as Investec Cape Town Art Fair, is renowned as a leading destination in Africa to buy local and international art. It is also the place where buyers from around the world interact with galleries and exciting emerging and established artists, creating important global networks

15 December 2017

Fast and simpler way to pay coming soon to Police Bank

We are proud to announce that Police Bank will be part of the New Payments Platform (NPP) coming soon to Australia. This new platform, developed by Australia’s Banking Industry, will transform the way we pay each other, allowing payments in near real time

01 December 2017

ING customer growth at all time high: More Australians than ever now call ING their main bank

Today ING announce record customer growth in the first nine months of the year, including a 50 per cent jump in primary bank customers. Now more than 350,000 customers call ING its main bank*

25 November 2017

BNP Paribas announces new measures regarding the financing of tobacco companies

BNP Paribas is ceasing its financing and investment activities related to tobacco companies

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