Rollercoaster ride for US stocks: ASX set to open lower

Rollercoaster ride for US stocks: ASX set to open lower

23 Oct 2018 - The S&P/ASX 200 Index is set to open lower this morning. Most US equities fell with financial and commodity shares pacing losses. Energy producers slumped more than 1%. The dollar sits at 71 US cents. Production company Beyond Intern...
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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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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) ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.