Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) has made its mobile banking application available from the App Store, offering choice for its clients to use iPhone or iPod touch to check account balances, transfer funds, pay bills and even send Interac Email Money Transfers.

The new mobile banking application uses GPS technology in the iPhone to help clients find their nearest branch or ABM based on their current location. CIBC is offering this service to clients across more than 1,070 branches including 7-day a week branch banking, 3,800 ABMS, 24-hour access through telephone banking and online banking in Canada.

Sonia Baxendale, president of retail markets at CIBC, said: “CIBC is proud to be the first major bank in Canada to offer our clients a Mobile Banking App to make banking with CIBC even more flexible on their iPhone.

“In addition to making day-to-day banking more flexible, clients can now use their iPhone to quickly find their nearest CIBC branch or ABM, a great tool when you are shopping, traveling, or looking for a branch across town or across the country.

“We are making substantial investments so that our clients have the ultimate in banking choice and flexibility whether they are visiting a branch, using an ABM, using telephone banking, banking online or when they are on the go with mobile banking.”