MAR

22

Upcoming changes to the account application process.
What you need to know.

We are introducing a new program of work aimed at digitising, simplifying and strengthening our overall application process for you and your clients.

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MAR

13

Scheduled Website Maintenance: Saturday, 23 March to Sunday, 24 March 2019, Saturday, 30 March 2019 and Wednesday, 3 April 2019

The trading website will be unavailable from Saturday, 23rd March to Monday, 25th March, Saturday, 30 March and Wednesday, 3 April 2019 (Sydney time), while we perform scheduled maintenance.

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MAR

08

Changes to our policy regarding unused funds

We have introduced a new policy to help better manage unused funds in your clients’ share trading accounts.

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FEB

20

Notice of update to Share Trading, Investment Loan and CALIA+ Terms and Conditions, and ETO PDS

Effective Friday, 1 March 2019, the Share Trading, Investment Loan and CALIA+ Terms and Conditions, and Exchange Traded Options Product Disclosure Statement will be updated.

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DEC

31

Important notice of changes to Accelerator Cash Account (ACA) Terms and Conditions

In order to support changes to withdrawal limits which apply to the ACA we will be updating our Terms and Conditions.

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DEC

28

End of Year Wrap

Prospects for the Australian economy remain good. The Reserve Bank recently said that GDP growth would be around 3½ per cent on average in 2018 and 2019. And we wouldn’t greatly disagree with the forecasts.

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DEC

20

Changes to Off Market Transfer forms

We are pleased to announce that from Monday, 17 December 2018, all off market transfer forms may now be submitted via email, rather than post, as we no longer require a wet signature.

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DEC

03

Introducing additional SMS client notifications

We are pleased to announce that as of 1 December 2018, we are now sending additional client notifications to all account holders.

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NOV

15

BHP Billiton Limited (BHP) Buy-Back: Tender opens 19 November 2018

On Thursday 1 November 2018, BHP Billiton (BHP) announced plans to return US$10.4 billion to its shareholders through the combination of an off-market buy-back and a special dividend.

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NOV

01

Submit documents securely with eSubmit

Securely submit client applications, maintenance forms, supporting documentation and adviser forms online.

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OCT

31

Updates to Terms & Conditions and other documents for changes to external dispute resolution provider effective 1 November 2018

Please be advised that from 1 November 2018, the external dispute resolution provider changes from the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA).

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OCT

26

CommSec Adviser Services Investment Lending and CALIA+ to raise headline variable interest rate

Due to technical difficulties, some clients may be experiencing incorrect or delayed cash balance information on the website.

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OCT

22

Important notice of changes to Accelerator Cash Account (ACA) Terms and Conditions

Effective Thursday, 1 November 2018, the Terms and Conditions for the CommBank Accelerator Cash Account will be updated.


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OCT

08

Rio Tinto (RIO) Buy-Back: Tender opens 9 October 2018

On Thursday 20 September 2018, Rio Tinto (RIO) announced a $3.2 billion share buy-back programme of which $2.7 billion will be an off-market share buy-back offer.

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JUN

30

Financial Year Wrap

Total returns on Australian shares (All Ordinaries Accumulation index) lifted by 13.7% over 2017/18 to a smidgen below record highs.

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MAY

09

Federal Budget 2018/2019

Each budget has a theme. Last year the theme was “Making the right choices”. This year, and with the finances in far better shape, the government is looking to invest in the future. The theme is “Plan for a stronger economy”.

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