China's Manufacturing PMI causes concern: ASX closes 1.6% lower

China's Manufacturing PMI causes concern: ASX closes 1.6% lower

02 Jan 2019 - Australian shares took a dive this afternoon after China's December manufacturing report disappointed – more on this later. Commonwealth Bank is leading the market lower with an over one per cent fall, followed by the three other maj...
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ASX hits 3-month high: Aus shares 0.4% higher at noon

ASX hits 3-month high: Aus shares 0.4% higher at noon

21 Jan 2019 - Mid-session report. ASX up 6.3% this year. Dow sees best week in 5 months on US/China negotiations. Aus' home loan lending falls 1% after sales tumble. Citi maintains Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) buy, PT $89.00 on Copper at upper end of guida...
EML launches payments card with PointsBet in New Jersey

EML launches payments card with PointsBet in New Jersey

21 Jan 2019 - Payment Solutions Company EML Payments (ASX:EML) has launched a branded payments card program with PointsBet USA in the state of New Jersey.
Ausdrill secures $171 million mining services contract

Ausdrill secures $171 million mining services contract

dd Mmm 2019 - Ausdrill (ASX:ASL) has won a number of mining services contracts in Western Australia worth $171 million.
Treasury Wines announces departure of Chief Operating Officer

Treasury Wines announces departure of Chief Operating Officer

21 Jan 2019 - The Chief Operating Officer of Treasury Wines, (ASX:TWE) Robert Foye has made a speedy departure following a breach of the company's internal policies.
Healthscope says Brookfield finalising due diligence

Healthscope says Brookfield finalising due diligence

21 Jan 2019 - Healthscope (ASX:HSO) says takeover suitor Brookfield is in the process of finalizing its due diligence and intends to submit a fully documented, fully financed binding offer by Thursday the 31st of January 2019.
Sims expects 1HFY19 earnings around $110m

Sims expects 1HFY19 earnings around $110m

21 Jan 2019 - Scrap metal recycling company, Sims Metal Management (ASX:SIM) expects first half FY19 underlying EBIT of about $110 million.
Sandfire puts rumors to rest, confirms talks with MOD

Sandfire puts rumors to rest, confirms talks with MOD

21 Jan 2019 - Copper producer, Sandfire Resources (ASX:SFR) has responded to media speculation regarding a potential takeover offer by the company to the board of MOD Resources.
Wall Street makes solid gains: Aus shares to start week on positive note

Wall Street makes solid gains: Aus shares to start week on positive note

21 Jan 2019 - Australian shares are set to open higher this morning, following strong leads from US markets. 2018 was a record year for coal miner Yancoal (ASX:YAL) with 50 million tonnes of saleable coal production, up 59 per cent on the year prior.
Aged care sector slides: ASX200 gains 1.8% over week

Aged care sector slides: ASX200 gains 1.8% over week

18 Jan 2019 - The ASX200 continues its rise, closing 0.5 per cent higher today. This marks the fourth day of gains. All of the sectors closed higher. Royal Commission caused Regis Healthcare (ASX:REG), Estia Health (ASX:EHE) and Japara Healthcare ...
Monthly economic update with MLC, January 2019

Monthly economic update with MLC, January 2019

18 Jan 2019 - MLC Senior Economist Bob Cunneen speaks to NAB Asset Management Portfolio Specialist Sinead Rafferty about global share market weakness, the bond market rally and the resilience of the Australian share market.
CIMIC Group's UGL in new $200m contracts

CIMIC Group's UGL in new $200m contracts

18 Jan 2019 - CIMIC Group (ASX:CIM) company UGL has secured contract extensions to supply maintenance and turnaround services for its clients in the oil and gas sector.
Aus Tin Mining find potential nickel and copper sulphides

Aus Tin Mining find potential nickel and copper sulphides

18 Jan 2019 - Aus Tin Mining (ASX:ANW) has released a report showing that there is potential nickel and copper sulphides and native copper logged in their most recent drill core at Pembroke Prospect.
December the best month ever for Afterpay Touch

December the best month ever for Afterpay Touch

18 Jan 2019 - The Afterpay Touch Group (ASX:APT) report that December was the largest ever month on record for them.
Rio Tinto iron ore shipments fall in their fourth quarter

Rio Tinto iron ore shipments fall in their fourth quarter

18 Jan 2019 - Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) released their fourth quarter production results showing iron ore shipments dropped by 3 per cent to 87.4m tonnes.
Some China tariffs could be lifted by the US: ASX poised to open higher

Some China tariffs could be lifted by the US: ASX poised to open higher

18 Jan 2019 - The ASX is set to open higher this morning, as more news is released regarding the US/China trade talks with Wall Street extending early gains because of this. Some Trump administration officials are pushing for the US to lift tariff...
Tilt Renewables production up 12% for the quarter

Tilt Renewables production up 12% for the quarter

18 Jan 2019 - Tilt Renewables’ (ASX:TLT) portfolio was approximately 12 per cent above the prior corresponding period for the quarter, despite New Zealand production being slightly below that of the Dec-17 quarter and long-term expectations.
Spicers in proposed $148m deal

Spicers in proposed $148m deal

18 Jan 2019 - Paper distributor Spicers (ASX:SRS) has entered into a scheme of arrangement with Japan's Kokusai Pulp and Paper to be taken over for around $148 million.
Home loans slip less than expected, WHC record Qtr: ASX 0.3% higher at noon

Home loans slip less than expected, WHC record Qtr: ASX 0.3% higher at noon

17 Jan 2019 - Market at Midday. Energy leads after oil rises to 1-month high. Whitehaven Coal (ASX:WHC) reports record December Qtr, Orocobre (ASX:ORE) production & sales rise 65% and 41%. Michael Hill (ASX:MHJ) upgraded by Citi on Christmas sales.
Alumina says Alcoa Corp’s quarterly EBITDA sees increase

Alumina says Alcoa Corp’s quarterly EBITDA sees increase

17 Jan 2019 - Alumina (ASX:AWC) says Alcoa Corp’s quarterly earnings release with adjustments to the EBITDA due to increase in shipments due to higher tonnes produced.
Woodside Petroleum see 43% rise in Dec quarter

Woodside Petroleum see 43% rise in Dec quarter

17 Jan 2019 - Woodside Petroleum (ASX:WPL) has released details of a strong December quarter with an increase of 43 per cent compared to this time last year.
Infratil says RetireAustralia CEO has resigned

Infratil says RetireAustralia CEO has resigned

17 Jan 2019 - New Zealand-based infrastructure investment company Infratil (ASX:IFT) has advised that the CEO of RetireAustralia has resigned.
Kogan.com see record trading for the Christmas period

Kogan.com see record trading for the Christmas period

17 Jan 2019 - Retail and services company Kogan.com (ASX:KGN) recorded the best trading results in the Christmas period this year – particularly with the Black Friday and Boxing Day sales.
Global uncertainty causes caution: ASX set to open higher

Global uncertainty causes caution: ASX set to open higher

17 Jan 2019 - The ASX is set to open slightly higher this morning as stocks gained on Wall Street. Understandably investors are currently cautious due to uncertainty around the globe – such as the Brexit crisis in the UK, the US government shut do...
Terramin Australia reviews long term financing

Terramin Australia reviews long term financing

19 Jan 2019 - Terramin Australia's (ASX:TZN) subsidiary, Terramin Exploration has entered into an agreement with major shareholder Asipac Group Pty to restructure its Standby Term Facility.