Smarter Money Investments cash and bond funds

Smarter Money Investments cash and bond funds

20 Nov 2018 - Smarter Money Investments Portfolio Manager, Chris Joye provides an overview of the company's funds and outlines why cash and fixed interest funds should be a part of every portfolio.
Finance News Network
ASX 4-week low, housing slow-down effects FBU: Aus shares 0.8% lower at noon

ASX 4-week low, housing slow-down effects FBU: Aus shares 0.8% lower at noon

20 Nov 2018 - Mid session report. ASX hits four week low. Coles demerger of Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) is effective. UBS says WES to see more volatile cash flows. Technology One (ASX:TNE) sees 9th revenue and profit rise. Fletcher Building (ASX:FBU) sha...
Finance News Network
First Graphene (ASX:FGR) paves entry into mining industry

First Graphene (ASX:FGR) paves entry into mining industry

20 Nov 2018 - First Graphene Limited (ASX:FGR) Non-Executive Chairman, Warwick Grigor unveils details of the company's mining equipment results, what it means for FGR, next steps and outlook.
Finance News Network
Pro Medicus signs $27m contract with Partners Healthcare

Pro Medicus signs $27m contract with Partners Healthcare

20 Nov 2018 - Health Imaging company Pro Medicus (ASX:PME) has inked a $27 million 7 year contract with US based company Partners Health.
Finance News Network
BHP announces name change

BHP announces name change

20 Nov 2018 - BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP) has today announced a change to it's name.
Finance News Network
Sydney Airport has bumper October visitor numbers

Sydney Airport has bumper October visitor numbers

20 Nov 2018 - Sydney Airport (ASX:SYD) says October has been its busiest month for the year with more than 3.9 million passengers passing through.
Finance News Network
New Century’s first zinc shipment to China successful

New Century’s first zinc shipment to China successful

20 Nov 2018 - New Century Resources (ASX:NCZ) has today announced the successful unloading of its first zinc concentrate shipment in China.
Finance News Network
PainChek (ASX:PCK) bringing a change to pain management

PainChek (ASX:PCK) bringing a change to pain management

20 Nov 2018 - PainChek Limited (ASX:PCK) Managing Director and CEO, Philip Daffas discusses the company's PainChek facial recognition pain app, its licencing model, and its use by an increasing number of Australian Residential Aged Care facilities.
Finance News Network
Tech drags down Wall Street: Aus shares to open lower

Tech drags down Wall Street: Aus shares to open lower

20 Nov 2018 - Aus shares to plunge at open following tech sell off on Wall Street. The a2 Milk Company (ASX:A2M) says its net profit for the 4 months to October 2018 rose 65 per cent to NZ$86 million when compared with the year earlier period.
Finance News Network
Stanmore Coal update on takeover bid

Stanmore Coal update on takeover bid

20 Nov 2018 - Stanmore Coal (ASX:SMR) has urged shareholders take no action in response to the unsolicited takeover bid the company received from Golden Investments.
Finance News Network
ESR takeover bidders statement released

ESR takeover bidders statement released

20 Nov 2018 - Propertylink (ASX:PLG) takeover bidder, ESR has provided a bidders statement to Propertylink shareholders.
Finance News Network
ASX hits a four week low: ASX closes 0.6% lower

ASX hits a four week low: ASX closes 0.6% lower

19 Nov 2018 - The ASX closed lower today. Real Estate Investment Trusts was the best performing sector whereas Energy was the worst performing sector today. The information technology sector also underperformed. Today the Financial Services Royal ...
Finance News Network
Fluence awarded new water treatment contract

Fluence awarded new water treatment contract

19 Nov 2018 - Water solutions company, Fluence Corporation (ASX:FLC) has been awarded a contract to deliver six MABR-based Aspinal packaged solutions in China in a new partnership with environmental firm Zhongzi Huaze.
Finance News Network
Successful placement for Future Generation Investment Company

Successful placement for Future Generation Investment Company

18 Nov 2018 - Future Generation Investment Company (ASX:FGX) will begin trading again today after raising over $43.9 million through a placement to existing investors.
Finance News Network
Selling continues, Viva & Medibank fall: Aus shares 0.4% lower at noon

Selling continues, Viva & Medibank fall: Aus shares 0.4% lower at noon

19 Nov 2018 - Mid session report. US and Aus equities end week lower and selling continues. Viva Energy (ASX:VEA) slips on earnings downgrade. Citi says AGL (ASX:AGL) will make potential share buy-back & projects earnings will be 5-6% higher than ...
Finance News Network
Viva Energy $66.7 million write down

Viva Energy $66.7 million write down

19 Nov 2018 - Viva Energy Group (ASX:VEA) revised its EBITDA forecasts for the 2018 financial year from its refining business, down from $216.7 million to approximately $150 million.
Finance News Network
Fairfax Media shareholders to vote on proposed merger

Fairfax Media shareholders to vote on proposed merger

19 Nov 2018 - Fairfax Media (ASX:FXJ) scheme meeting in Sydney today relating to the proposed merger of Fairfax and Nine Entertainment Co. Holdings (ASX:NEC). Board continues to unanimously recommend the Scheme despite Antony Catalano's offer.
Finance News Network
PVW Resources NL (ASX:PVW) to list on ASX

PVW Resources NL (ASX:PVW) to list on ASX

19 Nov 2018 - PVW Resources NL Limited (ASX:PVW) Managing Director and CEO, Aaron Maurer and Chairman, Colin McCavana talk about the company's gold exploration projects, timelines, strategy and IPO.
Finance News Network
VGI Partners Global Investments share price increases 13.5%

VGI Partners Global Investments share price increases 13.5%

19 Nov 2018 - VGI Partners Global Investments (ASX:VG1) has reported its net profit before tax of $47.4 million since from its IPO in September 2017 to 30 June 2018.
Finance News Network
Metcash to open new distribution centre in South Australia

Metcash to open new distribution centre in South Australia

19 Nov 2018 - Metcash (ASX:MTS) has inked a long term lease agreement with Charter Hall to build and lease a distribution centre at Gepps Cross in South Australia.
Finance News Network
Wall Street closed mixed: ASX poised to open higher

Wall Street closed mixed: ASX poised to open higher

19 Nov 2018 - Following mixed leads from the US market, the Australian share market looks set to open higher. The SPI is eyeing a gain of about 17 points despite a mixed session on Wall Street on Friday after the week closed lower. Engineering com...
Finance News Network
Financial sector drags: Aus shares close 0.1% lower

Financial sector drags: Aus shares close 0.1% lower

16 Nov 2018 - Opened in the black following positive leads from the US, dipped in the afternoon, and closed 0.1 per cent lower. The Info Tech sector was the strongest performing sector followed by Materials. The Property and Consumer Staples secto...
Finance News Network
Materials and tech lead the market: ASX 0.2% higher

Materials and tech lead the market: ASX 0.2% higher

16 Nov 2018 - The ASX opened higher. The Materials sector is leading the way and the Consumer Discretionary sector trailing behind. Tech stocks also fared well today. Horticultural company Costa Group Holdings (ASX:CGC) is one of the best performe...
Finance News Network
Mirvac Group see board changes

Mirvac Group see board changes

16 Nov 2018 - Mirvac Group (ASX:MGR) today announced the appointment of Jane Hewitt and Peter Nash as Non-Executive Directors on the Mirvac Board.
Finance News Network
Costa Group tipped to buy Victorian citrus farm

Costa Group tipped to buy Victorian citrus farm

16 Nov 2018 - Horticultural company Costa Group Holdings (ASX:CGC) has signed a conditional agreement for the acquisition of the farming operations of Nangiloc Colignan Farm in North West Victoria.
Finance News Network
Myer denies disclosure obligation breach

Myer denies disclosure obligation breach

16 Nov 2018 - Trading in the securities of Myer (ASX:MYR) will be temporarily paused pending a further announcement.
Finance News Network
ACCC approves Santos' $2.9b Quadrant acquisition

ACCC approves Santos' $2.9b Quadrant acquisition

16 Nov 2018 - Competition watchdog the ACCC will not oppose oil and gas firm Santos Ltd's (ASX:STO) $US2.15 billion acquisition of privately held Quadrant Energy.
Finance News Network
US stocks rise on trade hopes: ASX poised to open higher

US stocks rise on trade hopes: ASX poised to open higher

16 Nov 2018 - The ASX is set to open higher amid optimism that China and the US are seeking to resolve their trade spat. Wall St had a rollercoaster of a day. US stocks rose for the first time in six days, with tech shares leading the rebound. Oil...
Finance News Network
Steven Lowy to step down as director of Scentre Group

Steven Lowy to step down as director of Scentre Group

16 Nov 2018 - Steven Lowy AM today announced that he would retire and not seek re-election as a director of Scentre Group (ASX:SCG) at the company’s Annual General Meeting in April 2019.
Finance News Network
Wesfarmers shareholders approve demerger of Coles

Wesfarmers shareholders approve demerger of Coles

16 Nov 2018 - Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) is pleased to announce that shareholders have approved the demerger of Coles Group from Wesfarmers.
Finance News Network
G8 Education shares rally on outlook

G8 Education shares rally on outlook

15 Nov 2018 - Child care services firm, G8 Education (ASX:GEM) advised its earnings for the 2018 calendar year will be in line with market consensus and its shares hit a 6-month high.
Finance News Network
Xero snaps up UK cloud accounting firm for £5.25m

Xero snaps up UK cloud accounting firm for £5.25m

15 Nov 2018 - Financial software company Xero (ASX:XRO) announces plans to drive UK business and buy a cloud-based accounting firm, Instafile, for £5.25 million. Its shares rally up.
Finance News Network
Immutep (ASX:IMM) clinical trial update and partnerships

Immutep (ASX:IMM) clinical trial update and partnerships

15 Nov 2018 - Immutep Limited (ASX:IMM) Executive Director and CEO, Marc Voigt provides an update on the company's clinical trials, collaboration with large pharma and key milestones.
Finance News Network
REA CEO steps down to take role with News Corp

REA CEO steps down to take role with News Corp

15 Oct 2018 - REA Group's (ASX:REA) CEO, Tracey Fellows is stepping down to take a role as president of Global Digital Real Estate with News Corp.
Finance News Network
GrainCorp earnings results at upper end of guidance

GrainCorp earnings results at upper end of guidance

15 Oct 2018 - GrainCorp (ASX:GNC) announced its FY18 earnings hit the upper end of its increased guidance range, on the back of an improve in its malt business and strong contributions from its international trading book.
Finance News Network
Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company (ASX:SOL) growth and outlook

Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company (ASX:SOL) growth and outlook

15 Nov 2018 - Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited (ASX:SOL) Managing Director and CEO, Todd Barlow talks FY18 results, portfolio and outlook.
Finance News Network
Apple sliced on estimates, Berkshire ups JP stake: ASX looks for ground

Apple sliced on estimates, Berkshire ups JP stake: ASX looks for ground

15 Nov 2018 - Market Outlook. Berkshire ups JP stake by $4b. Apple falls 2% on two downgrades. Oil gains 1% after 7% fall. Iron ore US$75.91. US CPI sees biggest gain in 9 months. Australian unemployment tipped to rise to 5.1%. Infratil (ASX:IFT) ...
Finance News Network
Senetas to buy US$8m stake in global cybersecurity firm

Senetas to buy US$8m stake in global cybersecurity firm

15 Nov 2018 - Data protection company, Senetas Corporation Limited (ASX:SEN) is set to buy a major stake in a cybersecurity company for US$8 million.
Finance News Network
Coles added to top ASX 200 Nov 20

Coles added to top ASX 200 Nov 20

15 Nov 2018 - S&P Global has advised Coles Group is set be added to the ASX200 on 20 November, subject to shareholder and final court approval.
Finance News Network
Eclipx profit up 15% in line with expectations

Eclipx profit up 15% in line with expectations

14 Nov 2018 - Sales financing company, Eclipx Group (ASX:ECX) reported a 15 per cent rise in net profit for the year ending 30 September 2018, taking its NPAT to $62.2 million.
Finance News Network
Nine Entertainment steps closer to merging with Fairfax

Nine Entertainment steps closer to merging with Fairfax

14 Nov 2018 - Nine Entertainment Co. Holdings (ASX:NEC) CEO Mark Hugh Marks reiterated the benefits of the merger with Fairfax (ASX:FXJ), as he addressed shareholders at Nine’s AGM today.
Finance News Network
James Hardie appoints new Non-Executive Director

James Hardie appoints new Non-Executive Director

14 Nov 2018 - James Hardie (ASX:JHX) has today announced the appointment of Rada Rodriguez as an independent non-executive director effective from the 13th of November.
Finance News Network
Opthea completes patient recruitment ahead of schedule in Phase 2b Wet AMD clinical trial

Opthea completes patient recruitment ahead of schedule in Phase 2b Wet AMD clinical trial

14 Nov 2018 - Biotech company, Opthea (ASX:OPT) has announced that recruitment into the company's ongoing Phase 2b trial of (OPT-302) for wet age related macular degeneration is complete ahead of schedule.
Finance News Network
Wild session on Wall Street: Aus shares to open lower

Wild session on Wall Street: Aus shares to open lower

14 Nov 2018 - Aus shares to open lower following volatile session on Wall St. Energy worst performing sector as crude prices fell to their lowest levels in a year. Chorus (ASX:CNU) has announced the number of Ultra-fast Broadband connections on it...
Finance News Network
AuMake International (ASX:AU8) selling to China

AuMake International (ASX:AU8) selling to China

14 Nov 2018 - AuMake International Limited (ASX:AU8) Executive Chairman, Keong Chan discusses the company's strategy, its range of branded products, and selling Australian and New Zealand products to Chinese buyers' agents and tourist markets.
Finance News Network
Northern Star makes $150m offer for East Kundana

Northern Star makes $150m offer for East Kundana

14 Nov 2018 - Northern Star Resources (ASX:NST) yesterday announced that its made a legally binding offer to acquire the 49 per cent stake in the East Kundana joint venture it does not already own.
Finance News Network
ISelect appoints new non-executive director

ISelect appoints new non-executive director

14 Nov 2018 - ISelect (ASX:ISU) has announced the appointment of Geoff Stalley as a non-exectuve director, effective from 1 December 2018.
Finance News Network
Monthly economic update with MLC, November 2018

Monthly economic update with MLC, November 2018

13 Nov 2018 - MLC Senior Economist Bob Cunneen speaks to NAB Asset Management Portfolio Specialist Sinead Rafferty about the volatility in global markets during October, what contributed to falls and the recently concluded US midterm elections.
Finance News Network