Healthscope injects life into ASX: Aus shares 0.8% lower at noon

Healthscope injects life into ASX: Aus shares 0.8% lower at noon

23 Oct 2018 - Market at Midday. Healthscope (ASX:HSO) up 21% on 2nd $4.1b BGH takeover offer. Domino's Pizza (ASX:DMP) up 2.3% on settling legal dispute. Resolute Mining (ASX:RSG) down 7% despite holding guidance. Metallurgical coal co' Coronado G...
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Mirvac on track for 2-4% EPS growth in FY19

Mirvac on track for 2-4% EPS growth in FY19

23 Oct 2018 - Mirvac Group (ASX:MGR) advised its retail and industrial property portfolios and sale are tracking as expected in the first quarter of the 2019 financial year.
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Global Geoscience study proves it’s a life-long, low cost producer

Global Geoscience study proves it’s a life-long, low cost producer

23 Oct 2018 - Top 300 company, Global Geoscience (ASX:GSC) released results from its independent pre-feasibility study noting on its Rhyolite Ridge lithium-boron Nevada, USA project, is a life-long, lost cost project at the bottom of the cost curve.
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Healthscope receives $4.1 billion takeover offer again

Healthscope receives $4.1 billion takeover offer again

23 Oct 2018 - Australia's second largest private hospital operator, Healthscope (ASX:HSO) has received a second takeover offer for $4.1 billion for $2.36 cash per share.
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Oil Search upgrades full year guidance and drops costs

Oil Search upgrades full year guidance and drops costs

23 Oct 2018 - Oil Search (ASX:OSH) saw its total production rise 39 per cent in the September quarter, compared to the prior quarter, lifting revenue and full year guidance.
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German patent case against Fisher & Paykel sees results

German patent case against Fisher & Paykel sees results

23 Oct 2018 - Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation (ASX:FPH) announced today that the Munich Regional Court has found the headgear for two of its masks used in the treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) infringed a patent held by ResMed (AS...
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Asaleo Care appoint new CEO and Managing Director

Asaleo Care appoint new CEO and Managing Director

23 Oct 2018 - Asaleo Care (ASX:AHY) has appointed Sid Takla CEO and Managing Director.
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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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Asian markets rise on proposed tax reform: ASX closes flat

Asian markets rise on proposed tax reform: ASX closes flat

22 Oct 2018 - The ASX ended the day flat today. At the weekend China's government published a draft of new tax cuts hoping to help overhaul income tax and to spur growth. Asian markets saw a rise in response. Shanghai Composite gained 4.6 per cent...
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Shopping Centres Aus eyes all-time high: Aus shares 0.8% lower at noon

Shopping Centres Aus eyes all-time high: Aus shares 0.8% lower at noon

22 Oct 2018 - Market at Midday. Shopping Centres Aus (ASX:SCP) eyes another all-time high. G8 Education (ASX:GEM) falls after 2-week run. Event Hospitality and Entertainment (ASX:EVT) snaps 5-day losing streak on $358m sale agreement. IPO Straker ...
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Worley Parsons to acquire Jacobs’ ECR

Worley Parsons to acquire Jacobs’ ECR

22 Oct 2018 - WorleyParsons (ASX:WOR) has today announced the acquisition of Jacobs' ECR for an enterprise value of US$3.3 billion.
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Flight Centre Travel Group releases FY19 guidance

Flight Centre Travel Group releases FY19 guidance

22 Oct 2018 - Flight Centre (ASX:FLT) has released a guidance update with underlying profit before tax expected to be within the range of $140 to $150 million for the six months to December 31 2018.
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Kazia Therapeutics (ASX:KZA) clinical trial update

Kazia Therapeutics (ASX:KZA) clinical trial update

22 Oct 2018 - Kazia Therapeutics Limited (ASX:KZA) CEO and Executive Director Dr James Garner provides an update on the company's two clinical stage drug development candidates for the treatment of brain and ovarian cancer.
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Argo Investments annual franked dividends increase for sixth consecutive year

Argo Investments annual franked dividends increase for sixth consecutive year

22 Oct 2018 - Argo Investments (ASX:ARG) has kicked off its AGM in Adelaide today and the company's Chairman, Russell Higgins says Argo has increased annual franked dividends for the sixth year in a row.
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Shopping Centres Australasia opens unit purchase plan

Shopping Centres Australasia opens unit purchase plan

22 Oct 2018 - Shopping Centres Australasia (ASX:SCP) has kicked off its unit purchase plan offer.
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Titomic appoints new Managing Director

Titomic appoints new Managing Director

22 Oct 2018 - Titomic (ASX:TTT) has today announced the resignation of CEO Gilbert Michaca and the appointment of Jeffrey Lang as Managing Director.
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Vigrin’s first quarter revenue lifts 9.7% & beats guidance

Vigrin’s first quarter revenue lifts 9.7% & beats guidance

22 Oct 2018 - Virgin Australia's (ASX:VAH) has beaten its quarterly guidance with revenue increasing by 9.7 per cent compared to the first quarter of last year.
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Wall Street has mixed finish: Aus shares to open in negative territory

Wall Street has mixed finish: Aus shares to open in negative territory

22 Oct 2018 - Aus shares to kick off the week in negative territory following mixed leads from Wall Street. Procter and Gamble shares popped 8.8% following strong results. S&P 500 flat & Nasdaq -0.5%. Yancoal (ASX:YAL) has announced second quarter...
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Banks pushed today's rally: ASX closed 0.1% lower

Banks pushed today's rally: ASX closed 0.1% lower

19 Oct 2018 - The ASX has seen an impressive rally throughout the day as it rose on the major banks but still closed lower. Westpac (ASX:WBC) and Comm Bank (ASX:CBA) closed the week higher. The financial sector recorded its best result in four wee...
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Early sell-off abates: ASX 0.3% lower at noon

Early sell-off abates: ASX 0.3% lower at noon

19 Oct 2018 - The ASX opened lower this morning then saw an early sell off. Bellamys (ASX:BAL) Seven Group Holdings (ASX:SVW) and Afterpay (ASX:APT) have all seen declines. BHP (ASX:BHP) was dragging the market. Galaxy resources though (ASX:GXY) g...
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ClearVue Technologies receive ATO boost

ClearVue Technologies receive ATO boost

19 Oct 2018 - Smart building material company ClearVue Technologies (ASX:CPV) has received a payment from the Australian Tax Office of almost $500,000 as part of the Commonwealth Government Research & Development Tax Incentive Program.
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AVZ Minerals see more high-grade results from Lithium Project

AVZ Minerals see more high-grade results from Lithium Project

19 Oct 2018 - AVZ Minerals (ASX:AVZ) is pleased to report it has received further high-grade results from its Mineral Resource drilling at the Manono Lithium Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Event Hospitality & Entertainment plan for redevelopment

Event Hospitality & Entertainment plan for redevelopment

19 Oct 2018 - Event Hospitality & Entertainment (ASX:EVT) told of their plans for a number of owned properties that may be suited to future redevelopment.
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Meridian Energy hydrology challenges in first half FY18

Meridian Energy hydrology challenges in first half FY18

19 Oct 2018 - Meridian Energy (ASX:MEZ) saw significant hydrology challenges in the first half of the financial year, EBITDAF in the first half of 2018 was 7 per cent down on the prior year.
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Jobstore Group (ASX:JOB) to list on ASX

Jobstore Group (ASX:JOB) to list on ASX

19 Oct 2018 - Jobstore Group Limited (ASX:JOB) CEO and founder, Anson Wang and Chairman, Alan Beasley talk about the recruitment company’s platform, business model, use of AI, and its IPO and listing on the ASX.
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Laserbond (ASX:LBL) surface engineering specialist

Laserbond (ASX:LBL) surface engineering specialist

19 Oct 2018 - Laserbond (ASX:LBL) CEO Wayne Hooper talks FY18 results, how its technology reduces down-time and replacement costs on expensive machinery for a range of industries, long term licensing revenue and FY19 outlook.
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Senior management personnel moves for Mount Gibson Iron

Senior management personnel moves for Mount Gibson Iron

19 Oct 2018 - Mount Gibson Iron (ASX:MGX) has appointed two new senior management personnel following the recent move of former Chief Financial Officer Peter Kerr as Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
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EBOS to acquire all minority shares in the Terry White Group

EBOS to acquire all minority shares in the Terry White Group

19 Oct 2018 - Medical wholesaler EBOS (ASX:EBO) has announced an agreement to acquire all minority shares in the Terry White Group.
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Tech stocks lead sell-off: ASX set to open lower

Tech stocks lead sell-off: ASX set to open lower

19 Oct 2018 - Australian shares are set to drop at the open, after a sell-off on Wall St. High-flying tech shares led the sell off with the Nasdaq shedding around 2%. The Shanghai Composite Index plunged earlier this week. Hong Kong stocks clawed ...
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Third day of gains: Aus shares close 0.1% higher

Third day of gains: Aus shares close 0.1% higher

18 Oct 2018 - Market Wrap. ASX inks 3rd day of gains, recouping earlier losses as Energy claws back & Telcos increase gains. Afterpay musters up 14%. Unemployment beat expectations. Macquarie Bank sells a2 Milk major holding. Debt buyer, Credit Co...
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Insurance & credit move Thursday: Aus shares 0.3% lower at noon

Insurance & credit move Thursday: Aus shares 0.3% lower at noon

18 Oct 2018 - Market at Midday. Energy sector down 1% on oil down 3%, Materials follow despite iron ore rally & AUD/USD steady at US 71cents. The Reject Shop (ASX:TRS) downgraded by Goldman Sachs. Steadfast Group (ASX:SDF) up 6% on earnings & prof...
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South32 Australia Manganese achieves records quarterly performance

South32 Australia Manganese achieves records quarterly performance

18 Oct 2018 - South32 (ASX:S32) has announced record quarterly performance at Australia Manganese and an 8 per cent lift in total manganese ore production.
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Afterpay Touch Group responds to media reports of Senate Inquiry

Afterpay Touch Group responds to media reports of Senate Inquiry

18 Oct 2018 - Afterpay Touch Group (ASX:APT) has responded to reports claiming payday lenders, debt management firms and buy now pay later platforms will be the subject of a new senate Inquiry.
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ParaZero (ASX:PRZ) drone safety leader

ParaZero (ASX:PRZ) drone safety leader

18 Oct 2018 - ParaZero (ASX:PRZ) CEO Eden Attias talks about the American Society for Testing and Material (ATSM), small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) Parachute Standard, and its product suite and partnerships.
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Cabcharge acquisition of MTI gets ACCC nod of approval

Cabcharge acquisition of MTI gets ACCC nod of approval

18 Oct 2018 - The ACCC has given the green light to the proposed $6.6 million acquisition of Mobile Technologies International by Cabcharge (ASX:CAB).
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Adelaide Brighton appoints Nick Miller CEO

Adelaide Brighton appoints Nick Miller CEO

18 Oct 2018 - Adelaide Brighton (ASX:ABC) has today announced the appointment of Nick Miller as CEO and successor to Martin Brydon.
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Galaxy resources Mt Cattlin mining volumes decrease by 8% 3Q18

Galaxy resources Mt Cattlin mining volumes decrease by 8% 3Q18

18 Oct 2018 - Galaxy Resources (ASX:GXY) has provided a market update with total mining volumes at its Mt Cattlin mine down by 8 per cent for the September quarter.
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Sky Network Television plans to roll out new technology

Sky Network Television plans to roll out new technology

18 Oct 2018 - Sky Network Television (ASX:SKT) has kicked off its AGM in Auckland, the company's Chairman says the it's uniquely placed to capitalize on the roll-out of fast internet.
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Wall Street ends in the red: Aus shares to open lower

Wall Street ends in the red: Aus shares to open lower

18 Oct 2018 - Wall St ends in the red. Aus shares to open lower. ABS September jobs report due today. Oil & gold both lower. Yancoal (ASX:YAL) has paid down another $100 million in loans to further reduce its existing debt liabilities.
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Banks on the rise: The ASX is 1.1% higher at noon

Banks on the rise: The ASX is 1.1% higher at noon

17 Oct 2018 - The ASX is still trading higher this morning, as major banks saw rises - Commonwealth Bank was leading the way. Australian pot stocks are soaring as Canada is legalising recreational cannabis today. Bellamy's Australia is up as is Bl...
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Tabcorp release details of their AGM

Tabcorp release details of their AGM

17 Oct 2018 - Tabcorp (ASX:TAH) reported a statutory profit after tax of $28.7 million, impacted by significant items after tax of $217 million, principally associated with the Tatts combination, Sun Bets exit and Luxbet closure.
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Boral sells US Block business for US$156 million

Boral sells US Block business for US$156 million

17 Oct 2018 - Building company Boral (ASX:BLD) today announced that it has agreed to sell its US Block business to Quikrete Holdings, Inc. for US$156 million.
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Midway raises $3.15 million from SPP

Midway raises $3.15 million from SPP

17 Oct 2018 - Woodfibre company Midway (ASX:MWY) closed the offer period of its share purchase plan announced on Friday, 12 October 2018, raising approximately $3.15 million.
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Highlands Pacific appoints new director

Highlands Pacific appoints new director

17 Oct 2018 - Highlands Pacific (ASX:HIG) has appointed Ernie Gangloff as a Non-Executive Director, replacing Bart Philemon, who has retired from the Board.
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BHP sees iron ore output lift 8%

BHP sees iron ore output lift 8%

17 Oct 2018 - BHP (ASX:BHP) saw its first quarter iron ore production rise eight per cent on the prior corresponding period.
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BlueScope acquires an interest in Steel & Tube Holdings

BlueScope acquires an interest in Steel & Tube Holdings

17 Oct 2018 - BlueScope Steel (ASX:BSL) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary New Zealand Steel has acquired approximately 15.8 per cent of the shares in Steel & Tube Holdings.
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US stocks rally: ASX set to open higher

US stocks rally: ASX set to open higher

17 Oct 2018 - The climb continues as Australian shares are set to see a rise this morning after a rally in Europe and Wall Street overnight. Technology stocks extended. Stocks in Hong Kong rose after a few days of losses. 1300SMILES (ASX:ONT) has ...
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Oventus Medical's (ASX:OVN) entry into the US

Oventus Medical's (ASX:OVN) entry into the US

17 Oct 2018 - Oventus Medical Limited (ASX:OVN) founder, Managing Director and CEO, Dr Chris Hart discusses the company's sales push into the US, new product development and changes in the treatment of sleep apnoea.
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