ASX 12% away from 10-year high: Aus shares 1.6% lower at noon

ASX 12% away from 10-year high: Aus shares 1.6% lower at noon

10 Dec 2018 - Mid session report. Home loans rise, beating expectations. IOOF Holdings (ASX:IFL) Chairman and MD step down, stock marked as neutral 'high-risk' by Citi. Bank of Queensland (ASX:BOQ) not selling St Andrew’s to Freedom Insurance (ASX...
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TPG joint venture acquires 5G spectrum nationally

TPG joint venture acquires 5G spectrum nationally

10 Dec 2018 - TPG Telecom (ASX:TPM) and joint venture partner, Mobile JV have successfully acquired 5G spectrum in the recent auction held by the Australian Communications and Media Authority.
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Blue Sky Alternative Investments announces board changes

Blue Sky Alternative Investments announces board changes

10 Dec 2018 - Blue Sky Alternative Investments (ASX:BLA) has announced the Hon Cheryl Edwardes AM, John McDonald and Robert Kaye SC will join its board as independent non-executive directors.
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IMF Bentham announces second closing of new US fund

IMF Bentham announces second closing of new US fund

10 Dec 2018 - IMF Bentham (ASX:IMF) has announced the launch of US Fund 4 with capital commitments in the first closing of US$375 million.
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Johns Lyng announces partnership with WA-based insurer

Johns Lyng announces partnership with WA-based insurer

10 Dec 2018 - Johns Lyng Group (ASX:JLG) has entered into a partnership with a WA based insurer, for the provision of domestic property insurance repair work on up to around 1000 properties a year.
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Telstra invests $386 million to support its national 5G rollout

Telstra invests $386 million to support its national 5G rollout

10 Dec 2018 - Telstra (ASX:TLS) says it has invested $386 million to support its national 5G rollout.
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IOOF's MD and Chairman step down

IOOF's MD and Chairman step down

10 Dec 2018 - IOOF Holdings (ASX:IFL) Managing Director, Christopher Kelaher and Chairman, George Venardos have agreed to step down from their respective positions effectively immediately.
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Dow sheds more than 500 points: ASX to open lower

Dow sheds more than 500 points: ASX to open lower

10 Dec 2018 - A weaker than expected jobs report and simmering US-China trade tensions rattled investors. Cloud and telco business Inabox (ASX:IAB) has agreed to MNF Group’s (ASX:MNF) takeover bid.
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Altech Chemicals (ASX:ATC) breaks ground at HPA site

Altech Chemicals (ASX:ATC) breaks ground at HPA site

10 Dec 2018 - Altech Chemicals Limited (ASX:ATC) Managing Director, Iggy Tan provides an update on the company's High Purity Aluminium plant in Malaysia, funding and underlying demand.
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Middle of the day lift for ASX: 0.7% higher at noon

Middle of the day lift for ASX: 0.7% higher at noon

07 Dec 2018 - The ASX has rebounded from its three day sell off with most sectors trading higher at noon and just Materials lagging, despite the iron ore price trading under US$67. Wealth manager IOOF (ASX:IFL) saw a huge drop in their shares afte...
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Linius Technologies (ASX:LNU) on video hyper-personalization

Linius Technologies (ASX:LNU) on video hyper-personalization

07 Dec 2018 - Linius Technologies Limited (ASX:LNU) CEO, Chris Richardson, discusses the company's Video Virtualization Engine™, 2018 AGM, its commercial SaaS platform launch, and video hyper-personalization.
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ANZ seeks urgent information from IOOF regarding OnePath sale

ANZ seeks urgent information from IOOF regarding OnePath sale

07 Dec 2018 - ANZ (ASX:ANZ) have provided an update on the sale of its wealth businesses, following regulatory action against IOOF Holdings (ASX:IOOF) announced today by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA).
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Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Co. discuss Road Oak mine

Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Co. discuss Road Oak mine

07 Dec 2018 - Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Co. (ASX:SOL) have released their Chairman's address where they answered questions on mining company Round Oak, a subsidiary of the company.
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VanEck (ASX:CNEW) China New Economy ETF

VanEck (ASX:CNEW) China New Economy ETF

07 Dec 2018 - MarketGrader CEO & Founder, Carlos Diez talks about the CSI MarketGrader China New Economy Index, the basis of the VanEck Vectors China New Economy ETF (ASX:CNEW), its composition and how it provides ETF investors with exposure to th...
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Incitec Pivot experiencing gas supply issues

Incitec Pivot experiencing gas supply issues

07 Dec 2018 - Incitec Pivot (ASX:IPL) currently have third party gas supply issues affecting their operations.
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APRA seeks to disqualify five IOOF executives

APRA seeks to disqualify five IOOF executives

07 Dec 2018 - APRA last night notified wealth manager IOOF (ASX:IFL) that they are calling on disqualifying a host of senior executives including Managing Director Chris Kelaher and Chairman George Venardos.
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OPEC talks end without oil deal: ASX set to open lower

OPEC talks end without oil deal: ASX set to open lower

07 Dec 2018 - The ASX is set to fall this morning as the uncertainty over the US-China trade deal rumbles on. OPEC talks ended without a deal on oil production cuts. All European sectors were in the red, with many forces weighing on the markets. A...
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Cardno to buy engineering company TGM

Cardno to buy engineering company TGM

07 Dec 2018 - Professional infrastructure and environmental services consultancy, Cardno (ASX:CDD) has agreed to buy TGM, a Victorian based engineering services company.
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Propertylink board accept ESR offer

Propertylink board accept ESR offer

07 Dec 2018 - Propertylink’s (ASX:PLG) Board of Directors have accepted the ESR Offer in respect of Propertylink securities they hold or control.
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Flat finish: Aus shares close 0.2% lower

Flat finish: Aus shares close 0.2% lower

06 Dec 2018 - Flat finish: Aus shares close 0.2% lower. Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) has completed the sale of all the ordinary shares in Coles Group Limited (ASX:COL) required to be sold under the sale facility established by Wesfarmers in connection wit...
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Retail turnover rose 0.3 in Oct: ASX 0.62 per cent lower at noon

Retail turnover rose 0.3 in Oct: ASX 0.62 per cent lower at noon

06 Dec 2018 - The ASX opened lower and continued to fall throughout the morning. ABS released figures for retails sales showing a rise for October and figures for international trade in goods and services causing shares to dip further. Inabox (ASX...
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Oz Minerals sees copper-gold results from Pantera

Oz Minerals sees copper-gold results from Pantera

06 Dec 2018 - Oz Minerals (ASX:OZL) have received high-grade copper-gold results from the Pantera project in Brazil.
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Panoramic Resources complete sale of Lanfranchi Nickel Project

Panoramic Resources complete sale of Lanfranchi Nickel Project

06 Dec 2018 - Panoramic Resources (ASX:PAN) has completed the sale of the Lanfranchi Nickel Project in WA to a wholly owned subsidiary of Texas-based Black Mountain Metals.
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Watpac awarded $206m contract with ACU

Watpac awarded $206m contract with ACU

06 Dec 2018 - Watpac (ASX:WTP) has been awarded a $206 million design and construct contract for the Australian Catholic University’s Saint Teresa of Kolkata Building in Melbourne.
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Asaleo Care to sell tissue business to Solaris Paper

Asaleo Care to sell tissue business to Solaris Paper

06 Dec 2018 - Asaleo Care (ASX:AHY) today announced the sale of its Australian Consumer Tissue business to Solaris Paper.
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Wall St closed for George HW Bush funeral: ASX set to open higher

Wall St closed for George HW Bush funeral: ASX set to open higher

06 Dec 2018 - Australian shares are poised to open higher this morning as global selling slowed somewhat. Wall Street was closed yesterday for the funeral of former president George HW Bush. Fonterra (ASX:FSF) revises pay out to farmers for their ...
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Cash Converters International employ a new Chief Executive Officer

Cash Converters International employ a new Chief Executive Officer

06 Dec 2018 - Cash Converters International (ASX:CCV) have announced a new Chief Executive Officer - Brendan White.
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WorleyParsons gets clearance for Texas-based Jacobs buy

WorleyParsons gets clearance for Texas-based Jacobs buy

06 Dec 2018 - WorleyParsons (ASX:WOR) is pleased to announce that the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act and Rules antitrust clearance has been received in the US regarding their acquisition of Texas-based Jacobs Engineering Group.
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Lithium Consolidated (ASX:LI3) hard rock lithium focus

Lithium Consolidated (ASX:LI3) hard rock lithium focus

05 Dec 2018 - Lithium Consolidated Limited (ASX:LI3) CEO, Shanthar Pathmanathan talks about the company's focus on hard rock lithium in Zimbabwe and Mozambique and plans to start small scale mining in 2019.
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Third quarter GDP disappointment: ASX 1.3% lower at midday

Third quarter GDP disappointment: ASX 1.3% lower at midday

05 Dec 2018 - The ASX opened lower and saw an early morning sell off. Although still lower at midday, there has been a small recovery. Now tracking 1.3 per cent lower. The Aussie dollar dropped today after the ABS released figures for the Septembe...
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Nine Entertainment Co responds to takeover reports

Nine Entertainment Co responds to takeover reports

06 Dec 2018 - Nine Entertainment Co (ASX:NEC) has responded to a report in the Australian Newspaper regarding the acquisition by Nine of Macquarie Media.
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Investa takeover gets green light from Supreme Court

Investa takeover gets green light from Supreme Court

05 Dec 2018 - Oxford Properties Group has received the green light from the Supreme Court of New South Wales for its acquisition of Investa Office Fund (ASX:IOF).
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Charter Hall Long Wale REIT to acquire 27 agri-logistics properties

Charter Hall Long Wale REIT to acquire 27 agri-logistics properties

05 Dec 2018 - Charter Hall Long Wale REIT (ASX:CLW) is set to spend $207 million on a portfolio of 27 agri-logistics properties.
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Bank of Queensland CEO and MD Jon Sutton resigns

Bank of Queensland CEO and MD Jon Sutton resigns

05 Dec 2018 - Bank of Queensland (ASX:BOQ ) CEO and MD, Jon Sutton has resigned to focus on his long-term health following a heart operation earlier this year.
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IXT (ASX:IXT) to list on ASX

IXT (ASX:IXT) to list on ASX

05 Dec 2018 - IXT (ASX:IXT) Managing Director, Holly Grofski discusses the company's funds management service, which covers everything from establishment to operational and distribution services, the size of the market opportunity, strategy and IPO.
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Dow plunges nearly 800 pts: Aus share to drop at open

Dow plunges nearly 800 pts: Aus share to drop at open

05 Dec 2018 - Aus shares to drop after stocks plummeted in US. Doubts of a trade deal being reached between the US and China, and, concerns about the US economy rattled investors. AMP (ASX:AMP) has announced Alex Wade will join its leadership group.
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Inghams plans to build $46m hatchery

Inghams plans to build $46m hatchery

05 Dec 2018 - Poultry producer, Inghams (ASX:ING) has announced plans to build a new $46 million poultry hatchery in Victoria.
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Transurban announces 29 cents interim dividend

Transurban announces 29 cents interim dividend

05 Dec 2018 - Transurban (ASX:TCL) has announced an interim dividend of 29 cents per stapled security.
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RBA keeps cash rate on hold: The ASX closes 1% lower

RBA keeps cash rate on hold: The ASX closes 1% lower

04 Dec 2018 - The ASX closed lower today after a small rise in early morning trade. The best performing sector was Telcos adding 0.3% while the worst performing sector was Consumer Discretionary. The RBA has kept the official cash rate on hold. Ce...
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Rural Funds Group (ASX: RFF) portfolio and acquisitions update

Rural Funds Group (ASX: RFF) portfolio and acquisitions update

04 Dec 2018 - Rural Funds Group (ASX: RFF) acquires new properties and undertakes transaction with JBS Australia.
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Consumer discretionary sector struggling: ASX tracking 0.6% lower at noon

Consumer discretionary sector struggling: ASX tracking 0.6% lower at noon

04 Dec 2018 - The ASX opened lower and continued to drop throughout the early morning, but bounced back before noon and is now tracking at 0.6 per cent lower. The Industrials sector was the best of the worst and the Consumer Discretionary sector t...
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Johns Lyng Group signs deal with Suncorp

Johns Lyng Group signs deal with Suncorp

04 Dec 2018 - Building services company the Johns Lyng Group (ASX:JLG) has entered into an exclusive Master Services Agreement with Suncorp Group (ASX:SUN), for them to facilitate all domestic property repairs for insurance claims estimated at gre...
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Healthscope repays $690m hospital debt

Healthscope repays $690m hospital debt

04 Dec 2018 - Healthscope (ASX:HSO) today announced that the $690 million Northern Beaches Hospital project finance debt facility has been repaid in full.
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Star Combo Pharma (ASX:S66) driving sales & synergies

Star Combo Pharma (ASX:S66) driving sales & synergies

04 Dec 2018 - Star Combo Pharma (ASX:S66) CEO, Su Zhang discusses strategy including its move online, into retail stores and mainland China.
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Austal sign new ship building deal for Trinidad and Tobago

Austal sign new ship building deal for Trinidad and Tobago

04 Dec 2018 - Global ship building company Austal (ASX:ASB) has entered into an approximately $98 million contract with the National Infrastructure Development Company which is owned by the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
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Centuria buy two new properties for $54.4m

Centuria buy two new properties for $54.4m

04 Dec 2018 - Centuria Property Funds No. 2 as Responsible Entity of Centuria Industrial REIT (ASX:CIP), has acquired two new properties for a combined value of $54.4 million.
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Uncertainty continues over US/China trade truce: ASX to open lower

Uncertainty continues over US/China trade truce: ASX to open lower

04 Dec 2018 - The ASX is poised to open lower as uncertainty still hangs over the US and China trade truce. In the US the S&P 500 Index rose more than 1%. PepsiCo and Coca-Cola helped weigh down consumer staples in the US. Carnarvon Petroleum (ASX...
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MGM Wireless (ASX:MWR) talks kids’ smartwatch phone

MGM Wireless (ASX:MWR) talks kids’ smartwatch phone

04 Dec 2018 - MGM Wireless Limited (ASX:MWR) CEO, Mark Fortunatow talks about the company's world’s first children’s smartwatch safety device, its distribution deals with JB Hi-Fi (ASX:JBH) and Spark NZ (SPK:NZ), financials and expansion plans.
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