JAN

17

Scheduled Website Maintenance: Wednesday, 23 January 2019

The trading website will be unavailable on Wednesday, 23 January 2019 17:40 – 18:40 (Sydney time), whilst we perform scheduled maintenance.

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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

CommSec State of the States

How are Australia’s states and territories performing? Each quarter CommSec attempts to find out by analysing eight key indicators.

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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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SEP

21

Accelerator Cash Account Interest Rate Change

Effective Friday, 28 September 2018, the interest rate for the Commonwealth Bank Accelerator Cash Account (ACA) is changing.


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AUG

02

Important changes to the CommBank Accelerator Cash Account T&Cs

As of Monday 9 August 2018, the Accelerator Cash Account (ACA) Terms and Conditions (T&Cs) will be updated to support the inclusion of PayID.

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JUL

19

Notice of update to Financial Services Guide and Share Trading Terms and Conditions

As of the 27th of July 2018, Chi-X* listed warrants will be available to trade via the CommSec Adviser Services platform.

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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

30

Important Information for Westfield Corporation Limited (ASX: WFD) shareholders

On Tuesday 29 May 2018, Westfield Corporation Limited (ASX: WFD) received court approval for the proposed scheme of arrangement under which Unibail-Rodamco will acquire all shares in Westfield Corporation.

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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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MAY

08

CALIA+ to be withdrawn from sale from 29 June 2018

In recent years, we have seen limited demand for the CALIA+ facility which has led to a slow decline of the product overall. We have made the decision to remove the product from sale from 29 June 2018.

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