New 10-year high: Aus shares 0.1% higher at noon

New 10-year high: Aus shares 0.1% higher at noon

17 Aug 2018 - ASX sets new 10 year high with Ausdrill breaking above its 50 day moving av' price, rising 18%. Link Resources & Seven West Media up 7%. Jumbo Interactive continues 9-day run on strong results, ASX:JIN up 13%. Hansen Technologies up ...
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WorleyParsons awarded new contract by Pertamina

WorleyParsons awarded new contract by Pertamina

17 Aug 2018 - WorleyParsons (ASX:WOR) has been awarded a project management consultancy contract by Indonesia’s national oil company PT Pertamina.
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MyState see net profit of $31.5m

MyState see net profit of $31.5m

17 Aug 2018 - Personal bank MyState (ASX:MYS) have announced their net profit after tax is $31.5 million, that’s up 4.6 per cent compared to the previous corresponding period which saw $30 million profit.
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New deal for Oil Search and PNG LNG

New deal for Oil Search and PNG LNG

17 Aug 2018 - Oil Search (ASX:OSH) who have a 29 per cent interest in PNG LNG project have seen them enter into a mid-term liquefied natural gas sale and purchase agreement with BP Singapore.
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Link Administration see 68% rise in NPAT

Link Administration see 68% rise in NPAT

17 Aug 2018 - Administrator of financial ownership data Link Administration Holdings (ASX:LNK), has seen its statutory net profit after tax (NPAT) rise up 68 per cent to $143.2 million compared to the prior corresponding period.
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Kogan.coms full year profit soars

Kogan.coms full year profit soars

17 Aug 2018 - Kogan.com (ASX:KGN) has reported its net profit after tax (NPAT) is $14.1 million for the financial year 2018, that’s up by $10.4 million from $3.7 million on the prior corresponding period.
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Ecommerce boosts property group Goodman’s profits

Ecommerce boosts property group Goodman’s profits

17 Aug 2018 - Property Group Goodman (ASX:GMG) has seen a statutory accounting profit of $1.1 billion for the 12 months through to June 30, up from $778.1 million a year earlier.
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China agrees to US trade talks: ASX set to open higher

China agrees to US trade talks: ASX set to open higher

17 Aug 2018 - Australian shares are set to open higher today as US stocks rebounded when China declared it would hold trade talks with the US later this month. Turkey's lira keeps climbing and Homeloans (ASX:HOM) subsidiary RESIMAC has settled a $...
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ASX claws back, Breville boils up: Aus shares close flat

ASX claws back, Breville boils up: Aus shares close flat

16 Aug 2018 - Market Wrap. Breville Group boils up 13% on a rise in its financial results, Telstra gains 6% on beating UBS forecasts for FY18, IPH up 5% on revenue lift in Asia, Nearmap up 8% on formal expansion in NZ.
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Reporting drags: Aus shares back track at noon, 0.3% lower

Reporting drags: Aus shares back track at noon, 0.3% lower

16 Aug 2018 - Market at Midday. Low Aus wage growth continues. Unemployment rate fell to 5.3%. Invocare down 9.6%, Origin Energy down 6.7%, Mineral Resources down over 6% on reporting results. IPH up 3.4% on results, Charter Hall Retail REIT up 1....
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Nearmap expands into New Zealand

Nearmap expands into New Zealand

16 Aug 2018 - Aerial imaginary company Nearmap (ASX:NEA) has formally expanded into New Zealand.
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Invocare first half profit falls

Invocare first half profit falls

16 Aug 2018 - Funeral company InvoCare’s (ASX: IVC) net profit after tax attributable to equity holders is down 50 per cent to $20.8 million for the half year ending June 30th 2018.
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AusCann develops capsule cannabinoid medicine

AusCann develops capsule cannabinoid medicine

16 Aug 2018 - Pharmaceutical company AusCann Group Holdings (ASX:AC8) has successfully completed a pilot study for its final dose form for its cannabinoid medicines.
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Downer EDI’s net profit dropped 61% to $71.4m

Downer EDI’s net profit dropped 61% to $71.4m

16 Aug 2018 - Railway engineering company Downer EDI's (ASX:DOW) annual net profit dropped 61 per cent to $71.4 million from $181.5 million from the previous corresponding period.
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Teltra’s full year profit down 8.9 per cent

Teltra’s full year profit down 8.9 per cent

16 Aug 2018 - Telstra (ASX:TLS) has reported its net profit after tax (NPAT) fell 8.9 per cent to $3.5 billion for the financial year 2018.
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Sonic healthcare see 11% rise in net profit

Sonic healthcare see 11% rise in net profit

16 Aug 2018 - Sonic Healthcare (ASX:SHL) today reported a statutory net profit for the year to 30 June 2018 of $476 million, rise of 11.2 per cent.
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Turkey retaliates against Trump: ASX set to open lower

Turkey retaliates against Trump: ASX set to open lower

16 Aug 2018 - The ASX looks set to open lower this morning rocked by fears of a global trade war as tensions increase between the US and Turkey. Practice Insight, a subsidiary of IPH (ASX:IPH), has sold of two of its products to CPA Global.
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Computershare FY18 profit rises 12.6%

Computershare FY18 profit rises 12.6%

15 Aug 2018 - Computershare (ASX:CPU) has reported its net statutory profit after tax (NPAT) rose about 12.6 per cent on FY17 to $300 million for the 2018 financial year. The result was in line with UBS expectations.
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IAG posts slight fall in net profit

IAG posts slight fall in net profit

15 Aug 2018 - IAG Insurance Australia (ASX:IAG) has reported its net profit after tax (NPAT) fell about 0.6 per cent on FY17 to $923 million for the 2018 financial year.
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CSL full year net profit jumps 28 per cent

CSL full year net profit jumps 28 per cent

15 Aug 2018 - CSL (ASX:CSL) has reported its net profit after tax (NPAT) rose about 28 per cent on FY17 to $1.7 billion for the 2018 financial year.
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Fairfax posts net loss of $63.8m

Fairfax posts net loss of $63.8m

15 Aug 2018 - Fairfax (ASX:FXJ) has reported net loss after tax of $63.8 million for the 2018 financial year.
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Woodside FY18 profit edges 6 per cent higher

Woodside FY18 profit edges 6 per cent higher

15 Aug 2018 - Woodside (ASX:WPL) has reported its net profit after tax (NPAT) rose about 6 per cent to $541 million for the half year to June 30, when compared to the prior corresponding period.
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Wesfarmers full year profit drops 58% to $1.97b

Wesfarmers full year profit drops 58% to $1.97b

15 Aug 2018 - Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) has reported its net profit after tax (NPAT) fell about 58.3 per cent on FY17 to $1.197 billion for the 2018 financial year.
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Wall Street rebounds: Aus shares shrug off strong leads to open lower

Wall Street rebounds: Aus shares shrug off strong leads to open lower

15 Aug 2018 - Aus shares to open lower despite solid rises on Wall Street. The Dow and the S&P 500 broke a 4 day losing streak. New Energy Solar (ASX:NEW) has announced the successful completion of its security purchase plan.
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Whitehaven, Afterpay cash in: Aus shares close 0.76% higher

Whitehaven, Afterpay cash in: Aus shares close 0.76% higher

14 Aug 2018 - Market wrap. AGL reiterated as a hold. McMillan Shakespeare served with a class action but shares up 1.6%. Whitehaven Coal sees record profit, shares up 1.3%. Afterpay up 6.8%. Watch for full report.
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Monthly economic update with MLC, August 2018

Monthly economic update with MLC, August 2018

14 Aug 2018 - MLC Senior Economist Bob Cunneen discusses the Reserve Bank's decision to put rates on hold and the latest market moves with NAB Asset Management Portfolio Specialist Sinead Rafferty.
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Earnings season pushes up ASX: Aus shares 0.8% higher at noon

Earnings season pushes up ASX: Aus shares 0.8% higher at noon

14 Aug 2018 - Market at Midday. ASX rallies despite Turkish woes. Whitehaven Coal up 6.8%, Praemium up 7% on results. Propertylink Group profit up 61%, earnings beat expectations. SG Fleet Group profit up, Centuria Capital Group profit up 220%.
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Stronger second half pushes SG Fleet Group profit to $67.7 million

Stronger second half pushes SG Fleet Group profit to $67.7 million

14 Aug 2018 - SG Fleet Group (ASX:SGF) has reported its net profit after tax (NPAT) rose about 13.6 per cent on FY17 to $67.7m for the 2018 financial year
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iSelect posts FY18 net loss of $13.5m

iSelect posts FY18 net loss of $13.5m

14 Aug 2018 - iSelect (ASX:ISU) has reported a net loss after tax of $13.5 million for the 2018 financial year.
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Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) FY18 results

Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) FY18 results

14 Aug 2018 - Centuria Capital Group Limited (ASX:CNI) Group CEO, John McBain talks FY18 results and growth in the company's property funds and investment bond businesses.
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Rural Funds Group (ASX:RFF) QLD feedlot acquisition and entitlement offer

Rural Funds Group (ASX:RFF) QLD feedlot acquisition and entitlement offer

14 Aug 2018 - Rural Funds Group Limited (ASX:RFF) General Manager - Investor Relations and Marketing, James Powell, provides an update on the company's recent transaction with JBS Australia for five feedlots in Queensland and New South Wales and i...
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Whitehaven Coal posts record net profit

Whitehaven Coal posts record net profit

14 Aug 2018 - Whitehaven coal (ASX:WHC) has posted a record net profit after tax (NPAT) of $525.6 million for the 2018 financial year, a rise of about 29 per cent on FY17.
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Cochlear bumper profit boosted by growth in developed markets

Cochlear bumper profit boosted by growth in developed markets

14 Aug 2018 - Cochlear (ASX:COH) has reported its net profit after tax (NPAT) rose about 10 per cent on FY17 to 245.8M for the 2018 financial year.
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Dominos Pizza FY18 net profit jumps 18.1%

Dominos Pizza FY18 net profit jumps 18.1%

14 Aug 2018 - Dominos Pizza (ASX:DMP) has reported its net profit after tax (NPAT) rose about 18.1 per cent on FY17 to $121.5 million for the 2018 financial year.
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Challenger’s Assets Under Management lift 16 per cent to $81.1b

Challenger’s Assets Under Management lift 16 per cent to $81.1b

14 Aug2018 - Investment Management firm, Challenger (ASX:CGF) has reported its statutory net profit after tax (NPAT) dropped about 19 per cent on FY17 to $323 million for the 2018 financial year.
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Turkish turmoil rattles Wall Street: Aus shares to open flat

Turkish turmoil rattles Wall Street: Aus shares to open flat

14 Aug 2018 - Aus shares to open flat. US shares fell on Monday with nearly every sector posting losses. Charter Hall Long Wale (ASX:CLW) has announced the completion of the sale of its 50 per cent interest in the ATO building.
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Turkish troubles as lira plunges: ASX 0.4% lower

Turkish troubles as lira plunges: ASX 0.4% lower

13 Aug 2018 - The ASX has seen a fall today mainly due to Turkey’s impending financial crisis.The Australian dollar fell to an 18-month low against the US dollar. Meanwhile AuStar Gold (ASX:AUL) has successfully arranged more funds for development.
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Sweet rise for Capilano Honey: ASX tracking 0.5% lower at noon

Sweet rise for Capilano Honey: ASX tracking 0.5% lower at noon

13 Aug 2018 - The Australian share market opened lower and continues to fall - it’s now tracking at 0.5 per cent lower at noon. We are seeing the likes of Capilano Honey (ASX:CZZ) and Private health insurance fund NIB (ASX:NIB) doing well today. A...
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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank cash earnings rise 6.4%

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank cash earnings rise 6.4%

13 Aug 2018 - Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) has reported its statutory net profit after tax (NPAT) increased by about 1.1 per cent on FY17 to $434.5 million for the 2018 financial year.
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Aurizon posts 10% net profit increase FY18

Aurizon posts 10% net profit increase FY18

13 Aug 2018 - Aurizon Holdings (ASX:AZJ) has reported its underlying net profit after tax (NPAT) increased by about 10 per cent on FY17 to $542 million for the 2018 financial year.
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Financial year head: Stocks and sectors to watch

Financial year head: Stocks and sectors to watch

13 Aug 2018 - Bell Direct Equites Analysts Julia Lee and Fairmont Equities Managing Director Michael Gable talk about the outlook for the Australian share market this financial year, and what stocks and sectors are likely to outperform amid the ta...
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APA Group and CKI Consortium enter into Implementation Agreement

APA Group and CKI Consortium enter into Implementation Agreement

13 Aug 2018 - APA Group (ASX:APA) has today announced its entered into a conditional implementation agreement with CKI Consortium to acquire 100 per cent of APA’s stapled securities at a cash price of $11 per security.
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Bluescope Steel lifts profit

Bluescope Steel lifts profit

13 Aug 2018 - Bluescope Steel (ASX:BSL) has reported its net profit after tax (NPAT) increased by about 119 per cent on FY17 to $1.57 billion for the 2018 financial year.
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Capilano announces takeover bid, FY18 results

Capilano announces takeover bid, FY18 results

13 Aug 2018 - Capilano Honey (ASX:CZZ) has reported its net profit after tax (NPAT) dropped about 4.9 per cent on FY17 to $9.8 million for the 2018 financial year.
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Wesfarmers to sell Kmart Tyre and Auto Services for $350m

Wesfarmers to sell Kmart Tyre and Auto Services for $350m

13 Aug 2018 - Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) has today announced plans to sell its Kmart Tyre and Auto Services Business to German automotive manufacturing company, Continental AG for $350 million.
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Wall Street ends week in the red: Aus shares to defy leads and open higher

Wall Street ends week in the red: Aus shares to defy leads and open higher

13 Aug 2018 - The Australian share market to open in positive territory despite negative leads from US mkts. Metcash (ASX:MTS) has announced that the market price for its Off-Market Buy-Back.
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ASX 0.7% up for the week: Aus shares close 0.3% lower on Friday

ASX 0.7% up for the week: Aus shares close 0.3% lower on Friday

10 Aug 2018 - Market Wrap. ASX sets new 10-yr high on Thursday but Energy slips on oil slumping to 7-wk low. Star Combo (ASX:S66) to buy its customer for $10m. James Hardie (JHX) slips on US concerns, REA Group (ASX:REA) shines on results. Watch f...
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James Hardie & oil tolls: Aus shares 0.1% lower at noon

James Hardie & oil tolls: Aus shares 0.1% lower at noon

10 Aug 2018 - Market at Midday. ASX slipped from new 10-yr high. Personal finances & owner-occupied lending fall in June. Aventus Retail Property profit slips, but revenue climbs 30% on increasing NSW retail centers. James Hardie cautions on US ho...
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