Flat finish: Aus shares close 0.05% higher

Flat finish: Aus shares close 0.05% higher

18 Apr 2019 - Whitehaven Coal’s (ASX:WHC) Winchester South metallurgical coal project has been declared a ‘Coordinated Project’, of strategic significance, by the Queensland Government’s Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructur...
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Employment data beats expectations, copper 9-mnth high: Aus shares claw back, 0.1% up at noon

Employment data beats expectations, copper 9-mnth high: Aus shares claw back, 0.1% up at noon

18 Mar 2019 - The ASX opens higher on China growth but fell after employment data and now begins its clawback. Unemployment rate rises 0.1% to 5% as expected, while more people were employed than expected in March. Galaxy Resources (ASX:GXY) shipp...
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Downer EDI & its JV win contracts worth NZ$1 billion revenue

Downer EDI & its JV win contracts worth NZ$1 billion revenue

18 Apr 2019 - Downer (ASX:DOW) and its joint venture company, the Link Alliance, have won New Zealand Government contracts that will generate over NZ$1 billion in revenue for the company.
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Kogan profits up 24.5%, transactions up 17.5% fuelled by insurance & internet

Kogan profits up 24.5%, transactions up 17.5% fuelled by insurance & internet

18 Apr 2019 - Kogan.com (ASX:KGN) has continued to see strong earnings, announcing a 17.5 per cent rise in its gross transaction value growth and a 24.5 per cent lift in 3Q FY19 profit
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Woodside Petroleum quarterly revenue rises 14.65%, but production falls

Woodside Petroleum quarterly revenue rises 14.65%, but production falls

18 Apr 2019 - Woodside Petroleum (ASX:WPL) sees a 14.65% rise in total revenue in the March 2019 quarter (compared to the same period in 2018), with the headline figure hitting $1.4 billion, on the back of higher oil prices.
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GraninCorp hit by trade tension, $40m drop in EBITDA

GraninCorp hit by trade tension, $40m drop in EBITDA

18 Apr 2019 - GrainCorp (ASX:GNC) has announced its grains business unit has been hit by a $40 million EBITDA drop in the half year period ending 31 March 2019.
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Flinders Investment Partners talks emerging companies

Flinders Investment Partners talks emerging companies

18 Apr 2019 - Flinders Investment Partners Portfolio Manager, Richard Macdougall talks about the Flinders Emerging Companies Fund, its approach, largest positions, sector overweights and performance.
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South32 cash rises despite share buyback, while production falls

South32 cash rises despite share buyback, while production falls

18 Apr 2019 - South32 (ASX:S32) has announced its net cash rose by US$48 million to US$726 million in the March 2019 quarter, despite a further US$37 million being allotted to its share buy-back and increasing working capital.
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Resolute Mining tax dropped to 25% & 10-year mine ext’ by local Govt

Resolute Mining tax dropped to 25% & 10-year mine ext’ by local Govt

18 Apr 2019 - Resolute Mining (ASX:RSG) has been granted a further 10-year extension to Syama Gold Mine, mining permit, while it's also been granted an income tax drop and Malian customs duty exemptions.
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MGM Wireless (ASX:MWR) UK SPACETALK launch and business update

MGM Wireless (ASX:MWR) UK SPACETALK launch and business update

18 Apr 2019 - MGM Wireless Limited (ASX:MWR) Chairman & CEO Mark Fortunatow talks about SPACETALK, the company's children’s smartphone safety device, 1H19 financials and expansion into the UK.
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China growth beats expectations, Wall Street in red: Aus shares to open slightly higher

China growth beats expectations, Wall Street in red: Aus shares to open slightly higher

18 Apr 2019 - Aus futures suggest a slight gain after Chinese economy expanded more than expected, while Wall Street ended in the red. US trade deficit fells to 8-month low on plane exports surge in Feb. Local employment data out today. Centuria I...
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Ausdrill investigates fraud: Aus shares close 0.3% lower

Ausdrill investigates fraud: Aus shares close 0.3% lower

17 Apr 2019 - The ASX opened higher this morning following positive leads from the US to close 0.3 per cent lower. Only Communications and Financials managed to make ground today. Ausdrill (ASX:ASL) is investigating potential fraud in its supply c...
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Nickel Mines to buy 70% of Ranger Nickel project: Aus shares 0.1% lower at noon

Nickel Mines to buy 70% of Ranger Nickel project: Aus shares 0.1% lower at noon

17 Apr 2019 - The ASX200 opened higher following positive leads from Wall Street and is tracking 0.1 per cent lower at noon. Most of the sectors are in the red. Nickel Mines (ASXNIC) set to buy 70% of Ranger Nickel project.
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LiveTiles and Zegami launch visual data analytics capability

LiveTiles and Zegami launch visual data analytics capability

17 Apr 2019 - Global software company LiveTiles (ASX:LVT) has penned a strategic partnership agreement with Zegami to launch an intelligent visual data analytics capability.
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DuluxGroup board recommends Nippon Paint acquisition

DuluxGroup board recommends Nippon Paint acquisition

17 Apr 2019 - The board of paint and coating provider DuluxGroup (ASX:DLX) has unanimously recommended an acquisition proposal valued around $3.8 billion from Nippon Paint Holdings.
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Tungsen Mining commences PFS at Mt Mulgine Tungsten Project

Tungsen Mining commences PFS at Mt Mulgine Tungsten Project

17 Apr 2019 - Tungsen Mining (ASX:TGN) has commenced a pre feasibility study at its Mt Mulgine Tungsten Project.
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Spark Infrastructure acquires Bomen Solar Farm

Spark Infrastructure acquires Bomen Solar Farm

17 Apr 2019 - Spark Infrastructure Group (ASX:SKI) has purchased the Bomen Solar Farm near Wagga Wagga in NSW from Renew Estate.
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Dundas Global Investors in pursuit of capital and dividend growth

Dundas Global Investors in pursuit of capital and dividend growth

17 Apr 2019 - Dundas Global Investors Senior Partner, Alan McFarlane introduces the Apostle Dundas Global Equity Fund, its objectives, approach to investing and the academic evidence around the importance of focusing on dividends.
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Yancoal sales up 11% in Q1

Yancoal sales up 11% in Q1

17 Apr 2019 - Yancoal Australia (ASX:YAL) saw attributable sales volume of 8.8 megatonnes for the first quarter of 2019, up 11 per cent year on year.
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Advance Nanotek begins production trials

Advance Nanotek begins production trials

17 Apr 2019 - Zinc oxide and aluminium oxide production and distribution company, Advance Nanotek (ASX:ANO) has started production trials on two new ovens.
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Ingenia Communities Group (ASX:INA) holiday parks & seniors’ accommodation

Ingenia Communities Group (ASX:INA) holiday parks & seniors’ accommodation

17 Apr 2019 - Ingenia Communities Group Limited (ASX:INA) CFO, Scott Noble talks about trends in seniors’ accommodation, the company's holiday parks and recent acquisitions.
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Concentrated Leaders Fund (ASX:CLF) favouring offshore earners

Concentrated Leaders Fund (ASX:CLF) favouring offshore earners

17 Apr 2019 - Concentrated Leaders Fund (ASX:CLF) CEO & CIO Dr David Sokulsky introduces the fund, its objectives and approach, and what investors can expect from a concentrated portfolio within the S&P/ASX200.
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Eclipx Group CFO retires: Aus shares to open lower

Eclipx Group CFO retires: Aus shares to open lower

17 Apr 2019 - The ASX200 is set to defy positive leads from Wall Street to open lower. Oil prices are stable despite the ongoing conflict in Libya and a decrease in Venezuelan and Iranian exports. Financial service provider Eclipx Group (ASX:ECX) ...
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Healthcare injects life after Cochlear hits 3.5 wk high: Aus shares close 0.4% higher

Healthcare injects life after Cochlear hits 3.5 wk high: Aus shares close 0.4% higher

16 Apr 2019 - Eclipx Group (ASX:ECX) shares hit 4-week high as Credit Suisse increases ownership, Cochlear (ASX:COH) launches implant that doesn't need to be removed before MRI, Blackmores (ASX:BKL) profit sinks 43% on new China-e-commerce law, Ri...
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March quarter 2019 markets update with MLC

March quarter 2019 markets update with MLC

16 Apr 2019 - MLC Chief Investment Officer, Jonathan Armitage speaks with Rebecca Collins, Research Manager, MLC about a very strong quarter in which markets rose following an easing in trade tensions and bonds yields.
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Healthcare sector bounces back, Cochlear gains 6%: Aus shares 0.3% higher at noon, on track for 3rd

Healthcare sector bounces back, Cochlear gains 6%: Aus shares 0.3% higher at noon, on track for 3rd

16 Apr 2019 - Cochlear (ASX:COH) gains 6% on launching implant that doesn't need to be removed before MRIs. Citi ups Ramsay Health Care’s (ASX:RHC) PT to $67 after meeting EU team, AGL (ASX:AGL) to buy rights to develop, own and operate a pumped h...
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Transurban achieves growth across all markets in March Quarter 2019

Transurban achieves growth across all markets in March Quarter 2019

16 Apr 2019 - Transurban (ASX:TCL) says average daily traffic (ADT) for the March quarter 2019 rose 2.3 per cent, with growth achieved across all markets.
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Cochlear announces the launch of the Nucleus Profile Plus Series implant

Cochlear announces the launch of the Nucleus Profile Plus Series implant

16 Apr 2019 - Cochlear (ASX:COH) has today announced the launch of the Nucleus Profile Plus Series cochlear implant.
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Lake Resources (ASX:LKE) - lithium sector and project update

Lake Resources (ASX:LKE) - lithium sector and project update

16 Apr 2019 - Lake Resources Limited (ASX:LKE) Managing Director Steve Promnitz discusses the company's Kachi and Cauchari lithium projects, its capital raising and the rapid growth of electric vehicles.
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Downer EDI announces $300m medium term note issue

Downer EDI announces $300m medium term note issue

16 Apr 2019 - Downer EDI (ASX:DOW) has today announced that Downer Group Finance has successfully priced an issue of Medium Term Notes totaling $300 million under its $1 billion Debt Issuance Programme.
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Blackmores sees 43% drop in Q3 profits on back of lower China sales

Blackmores sees 43% drop in Q3 profits on back of lower China sales

16 Apr 2019 - Vitamin maker Blackmores (ASX:BKL) has announced a 43 per cent fall in profits for the third quarter of 2019 when compared to the year earlier period.
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Genex Power (ASX:GNX) expanding renewables into NSW

Genex Power (ASX:GNX) expanding renewables into NSW

16 Apr 2019 - Genex Power Limited (ASX:GNX) Executive Director Simon Kidston talks about the company's renewable energy hub in FNQ, its new 50MW solar project SW of Forbes and government focus on energy storage.
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Capital Property Funds - providing access to single metro office properties and first mortgages

Capital Property Funds - providing access to single metro office properties and first mortgages

16 Apr 2019 - Capital Property Funds Executive Director, Joe Christie introduces the company's special purpose metropolitan office and first mortgage funds.
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Rio Tinto announces 14% drop in quarterly iron ore shipments

Rio Tinto announces 14% drop in quarterly iron ore shipments

16 Apr 2019 - Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) has today announced a 14 percent drop in quarterly Pilbarra iron ore shipments to 69.1 million tonnes when compared to the first quarter of 2019.
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CIMIC Group’s 1Q net profit up 5%, cash flow up 60%

CIMIC Group’s 1Q net profit up 5%, cash flow up 60%

16 Apr 2019 - CIMIC Group (ASX:CIM) has today announced substantial increases in cash flow, net cash and work in hand for the first quarter of 2019, delivering sustainable returns and cash-backed profit.
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Quarterly earnings weigh on Wall Street: Aus shares set for negative start

Quarterly earnings weigh on Wall Street: Aus shares set for negative start

16 Apr 2019 - The Australian sharemarket is set for a negative start following weak leads from Wall Street. Stocks closed slightly lower on Monday as investors absorbed mixed quarterly numbers from big banks such as Goldman Sachs and Citigroup. Wi...
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Centuria enters affordable housing, Zip Co shares up 13%: Aus shares close flat

Centuria enters affordable housing, Zip Co shares up 13%: Aus shares close flat

15 Apr 2019 - Citigroup to refund $3m to clients for complex (structured) products, Tassal Group (ASX:TGR) welcomes Federal Court ruling, Zip Co (ASX:Z1P) SPP raises $36m instead of $5m planned, Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) to invest $302m in Copper Arizon...
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Healthcare sector cops selling on China import fall: Aus shares 0.2% lower at noon

Healthcare sector cops selling on China import fall: Aus shares 0.2% lower at noon

15 Apr 2019 - China import fall takes a toll on ASX Healthcare sector. Pendal Group (ASX:PDL) flows disappointed Citi Research but Citi rose its PT to $9.50. OZ Minerals (ASX:OZL) upgraded by Shaw & Partners with PT of $13. Caltex (ASX:CTX) comple...
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Novatti Group (ASX:NOV) 1H19 results & outlook

Novatti Group (ASX:NOV) 1H19 results & outlook

15 Apr 2019 - Novatti Group Limited (ASX:NOV) CEO, Peter Cook talks about the company's 1H19 results, growth in transactions processing and range of processing solutions, and provides an update on Novatti's becoming an ADI (authorised deposit-taki...
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Johns Lyng Group appointed to QBE Australia building repair services panel

Johns Lyng Group appointed to QBE Australia building repair services panel

15 Apr 2019 - Johns Lyng Group (ASX:JLG) has been awarded a contract with QBE Australia, for the provision of repair and restoration works on commercial and domestic properties in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and the Northern Territory.
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REA Group appoints Janelle Hopkins Chief Financial Officer

REA Group appoints Janelle Hopkins Chief Financial Officer

15 Apr 2019 - REA Group (ASX:REA) has today announced the appointment of Janelle Hopkins as Chief Financial Officer.
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Rio Tinto approves an additional $302 million investment in Resolution copper project

Rio Tinto approves an additional $302 million investment in Resolution copper project

15 Apr 2019 - Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) has committed $302 million of additional capital to advance its Resolution Copper project in the US state of Arizona.
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Regis Resources Rosemont underground mine study delivers increased ounces

Regis Resources Rosemont underground mine study delivers increased ounces

15 Apr 2019 - Regis Resources (ASX:RRL) has today announced the commencement of underground mine development at its Rosemont site with decline development advanced to over 150 metres.
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Centuria enters social and affordable housing market

Centuria enters social and affordable housing market

15 Apr 2019 - Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) is set to enter the affordable housing market as part of the Commonwealth Government's National and Affordable Housing Agreement.
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Mineral Resources Prices US$700 Million Senior Unsecured Notes Offering

Mineral Resources Prices US$700 Million Senior Unsecured Notes Offering

15 Apr 2019 - Mining services provider, Mineral Resources (ASX: MIN) has today announced the pricing of its US$700 million8.125 per cent Senior Unsecured Notes due 2027.
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Wall Street finishes week on a high: Aus shares to defy leads and open flat

Wall Street finishes week on a high: Aus shares to defy leads and open flat

15 Apr 2019 - The local sharemarket is set for a flat start to the week despite US markets closing up by as much as 1 per cent on Friday. Wealth Manager, IOOF (ASX: IFL) has been served with a class action proceeding, on behalf of certain sharehol...
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Competition regulators take action: Aus shares up 1.1% over week

Competition regulators take action: Aus shares up 1.1% over week

12 Apr 2019 - The Aussie market rebounded from yesterday's sell off to a new weekly high. Competition regulators were hard at work with the ACCC instituting proceedings against iSelect (ASX: ISU) and Spark New Zealand (ASX:SPK) copping a penalty o...
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Bravura proposes to buy GBST, Navitas $2b takeover FIRB-approved: Aus shares 0.6% higher at noon

Bravura proposes to buy GBST, Navitas $2b takeover FIRB-approved: Aus shares 0.6% higher at noon

12 Apr 2019 - ASX opens higher and gains momentum despite mostly flat US equity leads. Orocobre (ASX:ORE) and Toyota Tsusho Corporation’s JV lithium hydroxide plant approved to be built in Japan, FIRB approved BGH's Navitas (ASX:NVT) takeover, and...
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