Freedom Foods Group launches capital raising

Freedom Foods Group launches capital raising

23 May 2019 - Freedom Foods Group (ASX:FNP) has announced $130 million equity raising comprising at $4.80 a share.
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Aristocrat Leisure profit jumps thanks to US division

Aristocrat Leisure profit jumps thanks to US division

23 May 2019 - Gaming machine maker Aristocrat Leisure (ASX:ALL) report their profit after tax (NPAT) has jumped up 14.8 per cent to $356.5 million $310.5 million in the six months to 31st March 2019.
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The Reject Shop's CEO quits after guidance is slashed

The Reject Shop's CEO quits after guidance is slashed

23 May 2019 - The Reject Shop's (ASX:TRS) chief executive Ross Sudano has quit after the retailer announced store closures and slashed its full-year guidance for a full year net profit after tax of between $3.1 million and $4.1 million to a curren...
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AGL Energy secure Gippsland gas supply agreement

AGL Energy secure Gippsland gas supply agreement

23 May 2019 - AGL Energy (ASX:AGL) today announced it has entered into a new Gas Supply Agreement with BHP Billiton Petroleum for 78 petajoules (PJ) of natural gas from the Gippsland Basin in Victoria.
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Immutep granted a new European patent

Immutep granted a new European patent

23 May2019 - Biotech company Immutep (ASX:IMM) that specializes in immunotherapy treatments for cancer and autoimmune diseases, is pleased to announce the grant of a new patent by the European Patent Office.
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Fonterra to close Dennington factory

Fonterra to close Dennington factory

23 May 2019 - Fonterra (ASX:FSF) is to shut its Dennington factory in Victoria at the end of November with the loss of almost 100 staff members.
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LaserBond (ASX:LBL) surface engineering repair

LaserBond (ASX:LBL) surface engineering repair

23 May 2019 - LaserBond Limited (ASX:LBL) CEO Wayne Hooper discusses the company's 1H19 results, how it reduces down-time and replacement costs on expensive machinery, investments during the half to increase its capability and capacity at its plan...
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US looks set to blacklist more Chinese companies: ASX poised to open lower

US looks set to blacklist more Chinese companies: ASX poised to open lower

23 May 2019 - Following weak leads from US markets, the ASX looks set to open lower this morning. US stocks fell yesterday as trade tensions between China continued to rumble. The White House is said to be taking an intense look at blacklisting mo...
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ASX closed at 6,511 points, fresh record high after Aus shares gain 0.2%, rising for 6th day

ASX closed at 6,511 points, fresh record high after Aus shares gain 0.2%, rising for 6th day

22 May 2019 - The Australian share market extended on its winning streak, rising for the 6th straight session, shaking off early selling and closing at 6,511 pts a level we last touched in December 2007. Australian construction fell 1.9% while it ...
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A fair go for Australia, Financials bounce back from Labor scare selling: ASX closes 1.7% higher, ne

A fair go for Australia, Financials bounce back from Labor scare selling: ASX closes 1.7% higher, ne

20 May 2019 - Market receives 'a fair go' after the ASX rises 1.7% or 111 points. Financials bounce back from pre-election selling, which preempted Labor potentially winning. WBC shares rise 9.2%, NAB gains 7.9%, ANZ rises 7.8% and CBA gains 6.3%....
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Google suspends some business with Huawei: ASX set to open lower

Google suspends some business with Huawei: ASX set to open lower

21 May 2019 - Following weak leads from US markets, the ASX looks set to open lower. Wall St equities sank on Monday as the fallout from the White House move against Chinese telecom giant Huawei hit tech shares. Google has severed business ties wi...
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Arena REIT seeking to raise $50 million

Arena REIT seeking to raise $50 million

21 May 2019 - Arena REIT (ASX:ARF) is seeking to raise $50 million institutional placement at $2.67 a share.
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TechnologyOne see H1 profit up 130%

TechnologyOne see H1 profit up 130%

21 May 2019 - Australia’s largest enterprise Software as a Service (SaaS) company, TechnologyOne (ASX:TNE) today announced its financial results for the half-year ended 31 March 2019, showing continuing strong growth with net profit before tax of ...
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Construction work done falls 1.9% in March Qtr: ASX tracking 0.1% lower at noon

Construction work done falls 1.9% in March Qtr: ASX tracking 0.1% lower at noon

22 May 2019 - The ASX has snapped its winning streak and has shed 0.1% at noon, after the local bourse made gains for the five past sessions. Nevertheless, we are still trading at fresh highs and levels the local bourse hasn’t been in since Decemb...
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Australian Agricultural Company saw business grow despite extreme weather

Australian Agricultural Company saw business grow despite extreme weather

22 May 2019 - Australian Agricultural Company (ASX:AAC) has continued to make progress implementing its premium branded beef strategy despite facing extreme operating conditions, which impacted the business by $107 million this financial year.
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Megaport sell down 3.3 million shares

Megaport sell down 3.3 million shares

21 May 2019 - Interconnection services company Megaport (ASX:MP1) today announced the sell down of 3,300,000 shares in the Company held by Megaport Chairman, Mr Bevan Slattery.
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Healthscope asks shareholders to vote

Healthscope asks shareholders to vote

22 May 2019 - Healthscope (ASX:HSO) Chairman Paula Dwyer has sent a letter to shareholders asking them vote on a proposed scheme of arrangement under which Brookfield will acquire all of the shares in Healthscope for $2.465 per share.
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Portfolio management with derivatives

Portfolio management with derivatives

22 May 2019 - MLC Head of Derivatives, Cliff Bayne, speaks to MLC Research Manager, Rebecca Collins, about the design, implementation and oversight of risk mitigation strategies across MLC funds using a range of exchange traded and OTC derivative ...
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SKYCITY Entertainment Group poised to enter online gaming

SKYCITY Entertainment Group poised to enter online gaming

22 May 2019 - Casino operator SKYCITY Entertainment Group (ASX:SKC) has today announced that its Maltese subsidiary company, SKYCITY Malta, will partner with international iGaming company Gaming Innovation Group Inc (GiG) to provide New Zealanders...
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Fortescue approves development of Queens Valley in WA

Fortescue approves development of Queens Valley in WA

22 May 2019 - Fortescue (ASX:FMG) has announced the development of the Queens Valley mining area at its Solomon Hub in the Pilbara region of Western Australia.
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Dollar slumps after RBA hints at future rate cut: ASX set to open higher

Dollar slumps after RBA hints at future rate cut: ASX set to open higher

22 May 2019 - The ASX is set to edge higher at the open, as shares in Europe and the US rebounded. Apple rose 2% helping tech stocks rebound in the US. The AUD slumped yesterday after the RBA suggested strongly that an interest rate cut is now imm...
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Lake Resources engages engineering company Hatch

Lake Resources engages engineering company Hatch

21 May 2019 - Lake Resources NL (ASX:LKE) announced today that international engineering company Hatch Pty has been engaged to provide engineering and design services for Lake’s flagship Kachi Lithium Brine Project in Argentina.
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ASX fresh closing high 6,500 pts, if employment doesn't improve, cash rate drop likely: ASX closes 0

ASX fresh closing high 6,500 pts, if employment doesn't improve, cash rate drop likely: ASX closes 0

21 May 2019 - ASX bounces back from early selling on banks gaining 1.7%. Mortgage Choice (ASX:MOC) rose about 12% while Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) rose over 3%. Tech stock selling caps local gains. Computershare (ASX:CPU) reiterates EPS g...
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TechnologyOne release H1 results, shares fall: ASX trading 0.2% lower at noon

TechnologyOne release H1 results, shares fall: ASX trading 0.2% lower at noon

21 May 2019 - The Australian share market retracted at the open on the back of Wall Street’s lacklustre session, after tech stocks saw selling on the back of Google suspending business dealings with Huawei after President Donald Trump banned US co...
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Oventus Medical (ASX:OVN) product and strategy update

Oventus Medical (ASX:OVN) product and strategy update

22 May 2019 - Oventus Medical Limited (ASX:OVN) Vice President of Marketing and Operations Robin Randolph talks North America progress and the company's expansion into Australia and Canada.
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IOOF Holdings update on APRA licence conditions

IOOF Holdings update on APRA licence conditions

22 May 2019 - The Board of IOOF Holdings (ASX:IFL) have now provided formal directions relating to the Office of the Superannuation Trustee (OST), in line with APRA.
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Seven West Media downgrades profit forecast

Seven West Media downgrades profit forecast

21 May 2019 - Seven West Media (ASX:SWM) has today warned its underlying earnings for the year could be in the range of $210 million to $220 million versus $235.6m in the prior year.
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Zip Co partners with Kmart Australia

Zip Co partners with Kmart Australia

21 May 2019 - Software company Zip Co (ASX:Z1P) has partnered with Kmart Australia to offer Zip interest free payments to its customers.
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Serko uses Uber for their corporate clients

Serko uses Uber for their corporate clients

22 May 2019 - Business travel software company Serko (ASX:SKO) have integrated ride sharing service Uber with their expense management tools.
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Adding value with derivatives

Adding value with derivatives

20 May 2019 - MLC Derivatives Manager, Clinton Guelfi, speaks to MLC Research Manager, Rebecca Collins, about reshaping a portfolio’s risk-return profile using derivatives and how correlations between different assets allow for a range of strategi...
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New 12-year highs on Liberal win, ASX hits 6,478 pts: Aus shares up 1.3% at noon

New 12-year highs on Liberal win, ASX hits 6,478 pts: Aus shares up 1.3% at noon

20 May 2019 - ASX soared to new 12-year highs this morning on the banking sector rising 5%, clawing back from May's selling. Westpac (ASX:WBC) shares up 7.2%, NAB (ASX:NAB) up 6.7%, ANZ (ASX:ANZ) up 6.8% and CBA (ASX:CBA) up 5.5%. Citi hikes Rio's...
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Elders first half profit plunges 34%

Elders first half profit plunges 34%

20 May 2019 - Elders (ASX:ELD) first half net profit has plunged 34 per cent to $26.4 million when compared with the year earlier period.
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Lynas announces new US processing facility

Lynas announces new US processing facility

20 May 2019 - Rare earth minerals miner Lynas (ASX:LYC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Texas-based Blue Line Corporation to set up a rare earths separation facility in the United States.
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Orthocell (ASX:OCC) bone & soft tissue repair

Orthocell (ASX:OCC) bone & soft tissue repair

20 May 2019 - Orthocell Limited (ASX:OCC) Managing Director, Paul Anderson talks about the company's CelGro collagen-based scaffold, sales and distribution, progress with the US FDA and market opportunity.
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Scentre Group sells 50% stake in Westfield Burwood to Perron Group for $575m

Scentre Group sells 50% stake in Westfield Burwood to Perron Group for $575m

20 May 2019 - Scentre Group (ASX:SCG) has sold a 50 per cent stake in Sydney's Westfield Burwood shopping centre to the Perron Group.
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Regis Healthcare appoints Lisa Mellors as CEO and MD

Regis Healthcare appoints Lisa Mellors as CEO and MD

20 May 2019 - Regis Healthcare (ASX:REG) has today announced the appointment of Linda Mellors as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.
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Incitec Pivot’s earnings hit by Queensland floods

Incitec Pivot’s earnings hit by Queensland floods

20 May 2019 - Incitec Pivot's (ASX:IPL) first half net profit has fallen by more than two-thirds to $42 million following the North Queensland floods.
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Sydney Airport April international passenger numbers boosted by Easter timing

Sydney Airport April international passenger numbers boosted by Easter timing

20 May 2019 - Sydney Airport (ASX:SYD) has announced a 1.3 per cent fall in the number of passengers travelling domestically in April to almost 2.3 million, when compared to the year earlier period.
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Trade tesnions drag on Wall St: Aus shares to defy leads open higher, Coalition victory could boost

Trade tesnions drag on Wall St: Aus shares to defy leads open higher, Coalition victory could boost

20 May 2019 - The Australian sharemarket looks set to edge higher this morning despite Wall Street ending lower on Friday. Melbourne based gold miner St Barbara (ASX:SBM) has released its retail entitlement booklet for eligible shareholders follow...
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Splitit set to raise $30 million: Aus shares up 1.1% over week

Splitit set to raise $30 million: Aus shares up 1.1% over week

17 May 2019 - The Australian share market finished 0.6 per cent higher today after hitting a new 11 year high early in the session. Despite this, the Australian dollar continued to slide following weaker than expected employment data released yest...
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ASX reaches 11 year high: Aus shares 0.9% higher at noon

ASX reaches 11 year high: Aus shares 0.9% higher at noon

17 May 2019 - The ASX200 opened higher following encouraging leads from the US and has seen a bullish rally during the first two hours of trade which has propelled the market to a new 11 year high. Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) has awarded the Koodaideri Ra...
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Challenger Exploration (ASX:CEL) South American gold copper projects

Challenger Exploration (ASX:CEL) South American gold copper projects

17 May 2019 - Challenger Exploration Limited (ASX:CEL) Managing Director & CEO, Kris Knauer talks about the company's focus on two new gold copper projects in Argentina and Ecuador, its new issue to recapitalise, and exploration plans.
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NRW Holdings awarded new WA rail work from Rio

NRW Holdings awarded new WA rail work from Rio

17 May 2019 - Mining contractors NRW Holdings (ASX:NWH) has been awarded the Koodaideri Rail Formation South Earthworks contract by Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO).
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Pantoro completes $43m share placement to fund Norseman

Pantoro completes $43m share placement to fund Norseman

17 May 2019 - High grade gold producer Pantoro (ASX:PNR) has completed it fully underwritten $43 million share placement to fund the acquisition and joint venture of the Central Norseman Gold Project.
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Immutep to present positive results in melanoma trial

Immutep to present positive results in melanoma trial

17 May 2019 - Biotech company Immutep (ASX:IMM) today announces more mature data relating to Part B of its ongoing phase I TACTImel clinical study of the Company’s lead product candidate, efti-lagimod alpha (“efti” or “IMP321”) in patients with me...
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Genesis signs 20-year wind farm deal with Tilt Renewables

Genesis signs 20-year wind farm deal with Tilt Renewables

17 May 2019 - Genesis (ASX:GNE) and Tilt Renewables (ASX:TLT) have today finanalised a 20-year electricity offtake agreement for the Waverley Wind Farm in South Taranaki.
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Metro Mining says Bauxite supply not affected by Chinese refinery closure

Metro Mining says Bauxite supply not affected by Chinese refinery closure

17 May 2019 - Metro Mining (ASX:MMI) has responded to reports in the Chinese press about the temporary closure of Alumina refinery after environmental audits by Chinese authorities.
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Infratil looks to equity raising for Vodafone NZ

Infratil looks to equity raising for Vodafone NZ

17 May 2019 - Infratil (ASX:IFT) has announced a NZ$400 million equity raising to partially fund the acquisition of Vodafone New Zealand.
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