Bank of the Year 2006
It is the readers who benefit most from the Consumer Finance Awards, including Bank of the Year 2006, because in the process we unearth the very best financial products available today.
We also thank our research partners Cannex, Australia's leading banking industry research group, for the painstaking effort they put into judging this awards.
Cannex sorted through thousands of products from hundreds of institutions to arrive at the winners and finalists.
"The closeness of some of the awards, particularly for the prestigious title of Bank of the Year, shows just how competitive the industry is," Cannex managing director Andrew Willink says. "And this is very good for all of us who use their products daily."
The winners this year are:
Bank of the Year: NAB
Credit Union of the Year: Savings and Loans CU
Building Society of the Year: IMB Limited
Non- Bank Lender of the Year: Resi
Finance Company of the Year: GE Money
Money Minder of the Year: HSBC
Credit Card Issuer of the Year: St George/BankSA
Personal Lender of the Year: Savings and Loans CU
Home Lender of the Year: ANZ
Margin Lender of the Year: St George
Investment Lender of the Year: Newcastle Permanent
Business Bank of the Year: St George