CBA shares are now trading at a 5-year low as ASX 200 slumps again

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The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) share price has slumped $1.16 or 1.73 per cent to $65.87 as the ASX 200 index continues to decline.

CBA shares are now trading at their lowest level in over 5 years.

Source: The Capital Club

Rising US interest rates is sending shivers through the stock market as higher interest rates slow economic growth and by comparison, can also make bonds and term deposits look more attractive than shares.

In Monday trade, the ASX 200 index has slumped 78 points or 1.3 per cent to 5,818.

The CBA share price is now down almost 15 per cent so far in 2018 putting it well into correction territory.

Bank shares are under pressure after banking analyst Brett Le Mesurier put a $6 billion estimated price tag for future consumer refunds, reviews and litigation for problems uncovered during the banking royal commission, according to an article in the AFR.

CBA shares currently trade on a fully franked dividend yield of 6.5 per cent.

Commonwealth Bank shares don’t look cheap, but these 3 shares do…

Combining countless hours of research with over 30 years of hands-on stock market investing experience, The Capital Club’s founder Bruce Jackson has just published his definitive list of 3 Cheap and Good ASX Stocks for 2018.

Commonwealth Bank was not one of them, but the list does include one tiny gold mining stock, and the company one top fund manager calls the cheapest stock in the ASX 100.

Find out why these 3 Cheap and Good Stocks could be better buys than Commonwealth Bank. But you better hurry… these stocks may not stay cheap for long.

See the 3 stocks

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Contributors to this article may own shares in some of the companies mentioned in this article. The Capital Club has a thorough disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.
Bruce Jackson has 30 years of hands on investing experience. He is passionate about stock market investing, running his own portfolio and SMSF. His focus is on small cap growth stocks. You can contact Bruce at brucej@thecapitalclub.com.au