Centuria receives $137 million: Aus shares up 0.3% over week

Centuria receives $137 million: Aus shares up 0.3% over week

22 Mar 2019 - After opening higher this morning following strong leads from Wall Street the ASX 200 saw an early rally, peaked just after midday and has been slowly easing off over the afternoon to end 0.5 per cent higher at 6,195. The majority of...
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Overhauling corporate culture in the aftermath of the Royal Banking Commission

Overhauling corporate culture in the aftermath of the Royal Banking Commission

22 Mar 2019 - Australian Banking Association CEO Anna Bligh discusses the aftermath of the Royal Banking Commission, bank staff pay and how the sector can drive cultural change.
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Linius Technologies displays new blockchain tech: Aus shares 0.9% higher at noon

Linius Technologies displays new blockchain tech: Aus shares 0.9% higher at noon

22 Mar 2019 - The S&P/ASX 200 opened higher this morning following strong leads from Wall Street where US equities reached a five-month high. The market continues to rally into the middle of the session with every sector making ground this morning...
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Corporate Travel Management appoints new chairman

Corporate Travel Management appoints new chairman

22 Mar 2019 - The board of Corporate Travel Management (ASX:CTD) has announced that Ewen Crouch will take over from Tony Bellas as chairman. Mr Crouch is currently a director of Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX:WBC) and a director of BlueScope Ste...
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Premier Investments NPAT up 13% on PCP

Premier Investments NPAT up 13% on PCP

22 Mar 2019 - Retailing, importing and distributing major, Premier Investments (ASX:PMV) has released its half year results for the period ending 26 January 2019. It delivered net profit after tax of $88.8 million. That is up 13 per cent on the pr...
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ANZ Banking Group completes $3 billion share buyback

ANZ Banking Group completes $3 billion share buyback

22 Mar 2019 - The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX:ANZ) has completed its $3 billion share buyback. 108.7 million ordinary shares were purchased under the program. This equates to a reduction of approximately 3.7 per cent in ordinary s...
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Suncorp to pay dividend of 8 cents per share

Suncorp to pay dividend of 8 cents per share

22 Mar 2019 - Insurance and banking services provider Suncorp (ASX:SUN) are set to pay a fully franked special dividend of 8 cents per share on 3 May 2019. The dividend will follow the successful completion of the sale of its Australian Life Busin...
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Immutep granted US patent for cancer drug

Immutep granted US patent for cancer drug

22 Mar 2019 - Biotechnology company Immutep (ASX:IMM) has received the grant of a new patent from the United States Patent Office for eftilagimod alpha in cancer.
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St Barbara undertake indepth feasilbilty study on Gwalia

St Barbara undertake indepth feasilbilty study on Gwalia

22 Mar 2019 - Gold company St Barbara (ASX:SBM) has completed their feasibility study for their Gwalia Mass Extraction project.
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Tech stocks rally in the US: ASX poised to open higher

Tech stocks rally in the US: ASX poised to open higher

22 Mar 2019 - The ASX is poised to open higher. In the US equities reached a five-month high. Tech shares rallied. Over in the UK, the Bank of England held interest rates steady as the date for Britain to leave the EU is still uncertain. Education...
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Miners bounce back despite iron ore fall on Vale restart ruling: ASX back in black

Miners bounce back despite iron ore fall on Vale restart ruling: ASX back in black

21 Mar 2019 - ASX recovers in final 30 minutes with Materials bouncing back. Unemployment rate surprising fell 0.1% to 4.9%.
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Unemployment rate falls to 4.9% in Feb: ASX tracking 0.3% lower at noon

Unemployment rate falls to 4.9% in Feb: ASX tracking 0.3% lower at noon

21 Mar 2019 - The ASX struggled for most of the morning and is tracking 0.3% lower at noon. Agricultural chemical company Nufarm (ASX:NUF) have seen a rise in their shares as did WorleyParsons (ASX:WOR). Another riser today is Sigma Healthcare (AS...
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WorleyParsons receive US clearance for Jacobs ECR

WorleyParsons receive US clearance for Jacobs ECR

21 Mar 2019 - Clearance from the committee on foreign investment in the US has been received today for the WorleyParsons (ASX:WOR) acquisition of Jacobs ECR division.
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FlexiGroup settles Tanarra investment

FlexiGroup settles Tanarra investment

21 Mar 2019 - Buy now, pay later company FlexiGroup (ASX:FXL) today settled the placement of 5.1 per cent of total shares to Tanarra Capital and its affiliated funds as announced on 26 February 2019.
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Aus Tin Mining start drilling at Mt Cobalt

Aus Tin Mining start drilling at Mt Cobalt

21 Mar 2019 - The Directors of Aus Tin Mining (ASX:ANW) are pleased to advise the company has commenced a drill program at its Mt Cobalt project at Kilkivan in Queensland.
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Navitas to get $5m boost after UK tax exemption

Navitas to get $5m boost after UK tax exemption

21 Mar 2019 - Education provider Navitas (ASX:NVT) will get a one-off contribution to is full year profit of $5 million after the UK Supreme Court ruled its subsidiary SAE Education was exempt from valued added tax (VAT), the British equivalent of...
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Sigma Healthcare’s NPAT falls 33.1%

Sigma Healthcare’s NPAT falls 33.1%

21 Mar 2019 - Sigma Healthcare (ASX:SIG) released their results for financial year 2019 showing net profit after tax was down 33.1 per cent on last year to $37 million.
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Orion Health Group to de-list from NZX and ASX

Orion Health Group to de-list from NZX and ASX

21 Mar 2019 - Orion Health Group (ASX:OHE) intends to de-list from the NZX Main Board and ASX after close of market trading on Thursday, 28 March 2019.
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Fed tip weaker US economic growth: ASX poised to open lower

Fed tip weaker US economic growth: ASX poised to open lower

21 Mar 2019 - The ASX is poised to open lower following on from the US where stocks advanced before fading at the close after the Federal Reserve stated that economic growth has slowed. Trump says he’ll keep tariffs on China. Borouge has awarded W...
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Eclipx falls 54%, miners cop selling bracing for cyclone: Aus shares close 0.3% higher

Eclipx falls 54%, miners cop selling bracing for cyclone: Aus shares close 0.3% higher

20 Mar 2019 - Miners cop the most sector selling after tropical cyclone Veronica threatens WA's Pilbara region. APRA to increase scrutiny of how banks manage climate change to their businesses. McMillan (ASX:MMS) calls off Eclipx Group (ASX:ECX) t...
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McMillan red lights Eclipx buy on disappointing results, ECX falls 54%: Aus shares 0.3% lower at noo

McMillan red lights Eclipx buy on disappointing results, ECX falls 54%: Aus shares 0.3% lower at noo

20 Mar 2019 - McMillan Shakespeare (ASX:MMS) won't proceed with potential purchase of Eclipx Group (ASX:ECX) after Eclipx's profit falls 42%, versus single-digit growth. Kerr Neilson sells 10% of his and Mr's Neilson’s Platinum Asset Management (A...
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WiseTech Global completes $300 million placement

WiseTech Global completes $300 million placement

20 Mar 2019 - WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC) has successfully completed a $300m fully underwritten placement of fully paid ordinary shares to existing institutional shareholders and eligible new institutional investors at a price of $20.90.
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Blackmores appoint Marcus Blackmore as interim CEO

Blackmores appoint Marcus Blackmore as interim CEO

20 Mar 2019 - Health supplement company Blackmores (ASX:BKL) today announced that Executive Director Marcus Blackmore will step in as interim Chief Executive Officer effective from the 1st of April this year.
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Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) 1H19 results & outlook

Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) 1H19 results & outlook

20 Mar 2019 - Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) Group CEO, John McBain talks 1H19 results, growth in group assets under management (AUM) to $5.6 billion and its outlook.
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Abacus Property Group sells Liverpool Plaza for $46m

Abacus Property Group sells Liverpool Plaza for $46m

20 Mar 2019 - Abacus Property Group (ASX:ABP) has exchanged contracts for Liverpool Plaza and two small adjoining properties in Liverpool in NSW for $46 million.
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Keytone Dairy Corporation achieves Organic Exporter Certification

Keytone Dairy Corporation achieves Organic Exporter Certification

20 Mar 2019 - Keytone Dairy Corporation (ASX:KTD) has achieved Organic Exporter Certification from the New Zealand Ministry of Primary Industries.
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Wattle Health finalises supply agreement for China

Wattle Health finalises supply agreement for China

20 Mar 2019 - Wattle Health Australia (ASX:WHA) has finalised the legally binding supply agreement with International Supplies and Distribution Company (ISDC) to supply their conventional cow infant formula for sale in general trade in China.
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Synlait Milk NPAT down 9.6%

Synlait Milk NPAT down 9.6%

20 Mar 2019 - Synlait Milk (ASX:SM1) reported a 9.6 per cent decline in first half NPAT to $37.3 million, down on last year's $41.3 million.
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Mixed signals over US/China trade talks: ASX poised to open higher

Mixed signals over US/China trade talks: ASX poised to open higher

20 Mar 2019 - Australian shares are poised to open higher this morning as the US saw their rally in equities grind to a halt after reports that the US and China trade deal is stalling on all aspects of the talks. It's expected the Fed will likely ...
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Lacking direction, New Hope falls 12%: Aus shares clsoed flat on Tuesday

Lacking direction, New Hope falls 12%: Aus shares clsoed flat on Tuesday

19 Mar 2019 - Cann Group (ASX:CAN) buys Victorian Mildura site for $11m to build a greenhouse to produce medical cannabis, inks 5-year offtake agreement, reinstates revenue guidance. New Hope (ASX:NHC) profit, earnings and dividends rise 30% in HY...
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Choppy session, property prices fall more than expected: Aus shares 0.1% up at noon

Choppy session, property prices fall more than expected: Aus shares 0.1% up at noon

19 Mar 2019 - RBA notes significant falls in housing market & ABS reports property prices fall 2.4%, more than expected in Qtr. New Hope (ASX:NHC) reports growth across all key metrics in its HY-year results with profit up 33%. Xenith IP’s (ASX:XI...
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Telstra announces EUR 600 million bond issue

Telstra announces EUR 600 million bond issue

19 Mar 2019 - Telstra (ASX:TLS) has today announced a has priced a EUR 600 million bond issue.
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Westpac exits financial advice business announces executive changes

Westpac exits financial advice business announces executive changes

19 Mar 2019 - Westpac (ASX:WBC) has today announced it is quitting the personal financial advice business and overhauling its management structure.
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Navitas partners with Queens College New York

Navitas partners with Queens College New York

19 Mar 2019 - Global education provider, Navitas (ASX:NVT) has signed an agreement with Queens College of The City University of New York.
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WiseTech Global announces $250m fully underwritten institutional placement

WiseTech Global announces $250m fully underwritten institutional placement

19 Mar 2019 - Global logistics solutions group, WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC) has today announced it is looking to raise $250 million via a fully underwritten $250 million institutional placement.
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Spark to issue NZ$169 million 10-year fixed rate notes

Spark to issue NZ$169 million 10-year fixed rate notes

19 Mar 2019 - New Zealand telco, Spark (ASX:SPK) has announced its wholly owned subsidiary, Spark Finance will issue NZ$169 million worth of 10-year fixed rate notes under Spark’s existing Australian debt issuance programme.
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TPG reported net profit dives due mobile network pullout

TPG reported net profit dives due mobile network pullout

19 Mar 2019 - TPG Telecom (ASX:TPM) has today announced its results for the half-year ended 31 January 2019 with reported net profit falling 76 per cent to $46.9 million.
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Amazon and Apple lift Wall Street: Aus shares to rise

Amazon and Apple lift Wall Street: Aus shares to rise

19 Mar 2019 - Australian stocks are set for a positive open after Wall Street rose as Amazon and Apple outperformed. Gains were kept in check however by falls in both Boeing and Facebook. Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (ASX:URW) has inked a deal with a...
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Miners rally: Aus shares close 0.3% higher

Miners rally: Aus shares close 0.3% higher

18 Mar 2019 - Wisr (ASX:WZR) has officially launched its debt reduction round-up app. CBA (ASX:CBA) settles a R&D tax dispute with the ATO, Vocus Group (ASX:VOC) quashes media speculation saying it doesn’t intend to raise additional equity & Redbu...
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Resilient rise despite terror event in NZ: Aus shares 0.3% higher at noon

Resilient rise despite terror event in NZ: Aus shares 0.3% higher at noon

18 Mar 2019 - Business as usual for traders and investors despite Mosque massacre. Manikay Partners increases stake in MYOB (ASX:MYO) & Citi has MYO as hold stock. McMillan Shakespeare (ASX:MMS) will consider its position in purchasing Eclipx Grou...
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Blackmores appoints Christine Holman as Non-Executive Director

Blackmores appoints Christine Holman as Non-Executive Director

18 Mar 2019 - Blackmores (ASX:BKL) has today announced the appointment of Christine Holman to the Board as a Non-Executive Director, effectively immediately.
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Vocus Group rejects talk of equity raising

Vocus Group rejects talk of equity raising

18 Mar 2019 - Vocus Group (ASX:VOC) has responded to media speculation this morning regarding a potential equity raising saying it has no current plans to raise additional equity following the refinancing of its debt facility in June.
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Commonwealth Bank settles R&D matter

Commonwealth Bank settles R&D matter

18 Mar 2019 - The Commonwealth Bank has settled a dispute with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) relating to an agreement relating to Research and Development (R&D) tax claims.
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Redbubble receives federal court decision in hells angels case

Redbubble receives federal court decision in hells angels case

18 Mar 2019 - Online global marketplace company, Redbubble (ASX:RBL) has updated the market on the Federal Court of Australia's decision in the copyright, trademark and consumer law proceedings brought in 2015 by Hells Angels Motorcycle Corporation.
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CIMIC’s Thiess wins $1.7b contract in Botswana

CIMIC’s Thiess wins $1.7b contract in Botswana

18 Mar 2019 - CIMIC Group’s (ASX:CIM) global mining services provider, Thiess, has secured a A$1.7 billion contract at Debswana Diamond Company’s Jwaneng Mine Cut 9 project in Botswana.
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Fluence unveils SUBRE and receives first orders

Fluence unveils SUBRE and receives first orders

18 Mar 2019 - Wastewater treatment company, Fluence (ASX:FLC) has announced the commercial launch of its SUBRE wastewater solution.
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Tech leads Wall Street weekly gains: Aus shares to open higher

Tech leads Wall Street weekly gains: Aus shares to open higher

18 Mar 2019 - Australian shares look set to start to the week on a positive note following solid leads from Wall Street on Friday. Marley Spoon (ASX:MMM) has kicked off an investor roadshow in Australia. The company has flagged 78 per cent YoY rev...
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Heartland Group raise $50M: ASX200 up 0.5% over week

Heartland Group raise $50M: ASX200 up 0.5% over week

15 Mar 2019 - The ASX200 opened higher this morning. It suffered a midsession slump and despite forging a comeback it closed 0.1% lower at 6,175. Most sectors made ground today, with Real Estate Investment Trusts and Industrials leading the way. O...
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