|Bid||21.13 x 224300|
|Ask||21.14 x 626700|
|Day's range||21.06 - 21.25|
|52-week range||20.03 - 24.50|
|Beta (5Y monthly)||0.84|
|PE ratio (TTM)||12.14|
|Forward dividend & yield||1.40 (6.63%)|
|Ex-dividend date||11 May 2023|
|1y target est||N/A|
Westpac, the Australian banking giant, has announced a significant expansion of its branch access for customers across its group brands, including St George, BankSA, and Bank of Melbourne. This new development, which became effective on Monday, allows customers to perform cash transactions at any branch location nationwide thanks to the integration of new technology.
Australian banking giant, Westpac, has expanded its branch access for customers across its group brands, which include St George, BankSA, and Bank of Melbourne. The development came into effect on Monday, allowing customers to perform cash transactions at any branch location nationwide. This marks a significant milestone in the bank's ongoing efforts to integrate technology across its group brands.
The big four Australian banks are facing increasing scrutiny over their decisions to close branches in rural and regional areas. The Senate inquiry on rural and regional branch closures, held on Thursday, saw the CEOs of Commonwealth Bank, ANZ, NAB, and Westpac testify about their policies and the impact on local communities.