Myer and Harvey Norman go online

Harvey Norman will launch an online retail store within weeks, executive chairman Gerry Harvey said. The retailer has 173 stores nationally. However, it runs only [...]

POSTED ON March 30, 2011
CBA opens high-tech branch in Brisbane

Commonwealth Bank launched a “development” branch in the Brisbane CBD yesterday. It also confirmed plans to open eight new Queensland branches this year and more [...]

POSTED ON March 24, 2011
ANZ trials mobile phone payments

ANZ Bank has begun a four-week trial of a mobile wallet service, which it believes will be the "way of the future" for making small [...]

POSTED ON March 23, 2011
Branches to remain open say Norris

Retail outlets will have a big role to play in the future, Commonwealth Bank chief executive Ralph Norris said yesterday despite a decline in the [...]

POSTED ON March 15, 2011
NAB to bump angry callers to front of queue

Having enrolled 130,000 customers for its biometric voice authentication system, which can identify callers by the sound of their voices, National Australia Bank is now [...]

POSTED ON March 11, 2011
NAB break-up campaign attracting new customers

National Australia Bank’s “breakup” marketing campaign is generating an increase in new business flows, the bank said yesterday. According to NAB, in the three-and-a-half weeks [...]

POSTED ON March 10, 2011
UBank mortgage not for everyone

UBank's new home loan deal, priced at 6.99 per cent, has no fees involved in setting up and running the loan, but it is only [...]

POSTED ON March 7, 2011
Westpac axes upfront mortgage fee

Westpac will waive a $395 package fee on its “premier advantage” home loan - the most popular among new customers. Banking Day also reports that [...]

POSTED ON February 15, 2011
At-call rates soften

The heat has gone out of the at-call savings account market, with a number of institutions reducing introductory rates over the past month. But there [...]

POSTED ON January 31, 2011
The best balance transfer deals

The best zero rate balance transfer deals now available, according to Infochoice, are the HSBC credit card - zero per cent for six months then [...]

POSTED ON January 21, 2011
Borrowers to get a loan fact sheet

Every new home loan borrower will be presented with a plain-English one page fact sheet before they sign up, explaining all major elements of the [...]

POSTED ON December 13, 2010