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The Adelaide Bank (ASX: ADB) is a publicly listed regional bank with its head office in the state of South Australia. The bank was established on 1 January 1994 from the Co-operative Building Society of South Australia Limited, which was Australia's largest building society. The building society was established at the turn of the 20th Century. The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) is the primary stock exchange in Australia. ... The First Provincial Bank of Taiwan in Taipei, Republic of China was formerly the central bank of the Republic of China and issued the New Taiwan dollar. ... Emblems: Hairy Nosed Wombat (faunal); Leafy Seadragon (marine); Piping Shrike (bird: unofficial); Sturts Desert Pea (floral); Opal (gemstone) Motto: United for the Common Wealth Slogan or Nickname: Festival State Other Australian states and territories Capital Adelaide Government Const. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... A building society is a financial institution, owned by its members, that offers banking and other financial services, especially mortgage lending. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999...


In 1990, the building society's asset base passed the $1 billion mark and since its establishment as a bank, the bank's base assets has surpassed $2 billion. The bank's assets currently exceed $23 billion and are found throughout Australia, with 75% of assets found outside of South Australia. The bank generates over 3% of the national mortgage loan approval, or $700 million a month and is one of Australia's biggest margin lenders. This article is about the year. ...


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