ASX soars past 7000 point barrier: Aus shares 0.5% higher at noon

ASX soars past 7000 point barrier: Aus shares 0.5% higher at noon

16 Jan 2020 - The Australian share market soared past the 7000 point barrier with the US and China signing the phase one trade agreement and Dow closing above 29k. CSL (ASX:CSL) hits $300 share price.
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Cochlear (ASX:COH) net profit increase of 23%

Cochlear (ASX:COH) net profit increase of 23%

18 Feb 2020 - Hearing implant manufacturer Cochlear's (ASX:COH) reported net profit increased by 23 per cent to $157.7 million and includes $25.0 million in non-cash after-tax gains from the revaluation of innovation fund investments.
BHP (ASX:BHP) see a rise in profit, increase dividend

BHP (ASX:BHP) see a rise in profit, increase dividend

18 Feb 2020 - BHP (ASX:BHP) has reported a 29 per cent increase in half-year profit to $US4.9 billion, that’s $7.30 billion AUD.
Rio’s (ASX:RIO) iron ore shipments reduced due to cyclone: ASX set for a flat start

Rio’s (ASX:RIO) iron ore shipments reduced due to cyclone: ASX set for a flat start

18 Feb 2020 - Wall Street was closed yesterday due to President’s Day. The ASX looks set to open flat this morning. European stocks closed higher as China’s central bank announced fresh policy to shield its economy from Coronavirus. Meanwhile, App...
AP Eagers (ASX:APE) await further details on Holden wind down

AP Eagers (ASX:APE) await further details on Holden wind down

18 Feb 2020 - AP Eagers (ASX:APE) reported yesterday that as a partner of General Motors General Motors they are sad the company has decided to wind down Holden vehicle sales in Australia and New Zealand by 2021.
Scentre Group (ASX:SCG) sees Aliza knox step down from the board

Scentre Group (ASX:SCG) sees Aliza knox step down from the board

18 Feb 2020 - Scentre Group (ASX:SCG) will say goodbye to Aliza Knox after she notified the board she will not stand for re-election at the Group's AGM.
UBS raises TPG (ASX:TPM) target price following merger approval: Aus market closes 1.1% lower

UBS raises TPG (ASX:TPM) target price following merger approval: Aus market closes 1.1% lower

17 Feb 2020 - A bullish run in the back half of the session has boosted the market. However, it wasn’t enough to counteract this morning’s losses. The market closed 0.1% lower today. A subsidiary of GR Engineering Services (ASX:GNG) has secured an...
Big River Industries (ASX:BRI) to acquire Pine Design Truss and Timber: Aus shares 0.4% lower at noo

Big River Industries (ASX:BRI) to acquire Pine Design Truss and Timber: Aus shares 0.4% lower at noo

17 Feb 2020 - The Australian share market saw a short-lived spike at the open but has floated lower over the morning trade and is now tracking 0.4% lower after the first two hours of trade.Credit Suisse has upgraded Beach Energy (ASX:BPT) from a n...
Bendigo & Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) launches capital raising

Bendigo & Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) launches capital raising

17 Feb 2020 - Bendigo & Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) is looking to raise $300 million to support growth in its residential mortgage business, also to strengthen its balance sheet.
Regis Resources (ASX:RRL) record net profit up 17%

Regis Resources (ASX:RRL) record net profit up 17%

17 Feb 2020 - Regis Resources (ASX:RRL) has reported net profit is up 17 per cent to $93.4 million compared to the same corresponding period where it stood at $79.9 million.
Saracen Mineral Holdings (ASX:SAR) NPAT up 84%

Saracen Mineral Holdings (ASX:SAR) NPAT up 84%

17 Feb 2020 - Saracen Mineral Holdings (ASX:SAR) reports further strong growth in production, with an 84 per cent increase in its underlying net profit after tax in the six months to 31 December 2019.
Ridley Corporation (ASX:RIC) appoint new CEO for Novacq

Ridley Corporation (ASX:RIC) appoint new CEO for Novacq

17 Feb 2020 - Ridley Corporation (ASX:RIC) has appointed Siddharth Jain to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Novacq™ and to advise of the completion of the land and feedmill acquisition in Thailand.
Atlas Arteria (ASX:ALX) receives anti-trust clearance

Atlas Arteria (ASX:ALX) receives anti-trust clearance

17 Feb 2020 - Atlas Arteria (ASX:ALX) is pleased to announce that anti-trust clearance from the European Commission and foreign investment control clearance from the French Ministry of the Economy have now been obtained.
Brambles (ASX:BXB) dividend down 37.9%

Brambles (ASX:BXB) dividend down 37.9%

17 Feb 2020 - Brambles (ASX:BXB) has reported first half underlying profit of $US435.5 million, up 1 per cent net on the prior corresponding period and 5 per cent higher excluding foreign exchange impacts.
Huge reporting week ahead: ASX poised to open lower

Huge reporting week ahead: ASX poised to open lower

17 Feb 2020 - Following mixed leads from US markets, the ASX looks set to open higher this morning. It’s a huge reporting week this week with more than 70 companies due to report such as BHP, Coles, Crown, Fortescue Metals, and Qantas and Santos. ...
Banks play Cupid on Valentine’s Day: Aus shares close 0.4% higher

Banks play Cupid on Valentine’s Day: Aus shares close 0.4% higher

14 Feb 2020 - The Australian share market gained momentum after midday to close higher. Banking giants NAB (ASX:NAB) and Commonwealth (ASX:CBA) led the charge, following 1H20 results exceeding expectations. Financials were among the strongest gain...
AMP (ASX:AMP) shares claw back up: ASX trading 0.2% higher at noon

AMP (ASX:AMP) shares claw back up: ASX trading 0.2% higher at noon

14 Feb 2020 - The ASX is currently on the rise and is now tracking 0.2% higher at noon. Amp (ASX:AMP) shares are on the up despite posting a huge full-year loss yesterday and noting that shareholders will not receive a dividend. Promedicus (ASX:PM...
Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) settles Paramatta office tower

Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) settles Paramatta office tower

14 Feb 2020 - Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) says their subsidiary, Centuria Property Funds has settled Parramatta office tower for $105.3 million, following the completion of the closed-ended fund’s five-year term.
Baby Bunting (ASX:BBN) increase dividend

Baby Bunting (ASX:BBN) increase dividend

14 Feb 2020 - Baby Bunting (ASX:BBN) has reported first half pro-forma sales of $186.4 million, with comparable sales up 1 per cent and total sales 8.1 per cent higher on the previous first half.
Viva Leisure (ASX:VVA) acquires 13 new health clubs

Viva Leisure (ASX:VVA) acquires 13 new health clubs

14 Feb 2020 - Health club owner Viva Leisure (ASX:VVA) has completed the acquisition of the 13 FnF health clubs.
NetLinkz (ASX:NET) to provide remote office tech in Beijing for coronavirus

NetLinkz (ASX:NET) to provide remote office tech in Beijing for coronavirus

14 Feb 2020 - NetLinkz (ASX:NET) today announced Beijing iLinkAll Science and Technology Co. has been selected by the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Economic and Information Technology as an approved provider of Remote Office collaboration solutions.
China’s travel ban extended due to coronavirus: ASX poised to open higher

China’s travel ban extended due to coronavirus: ASX poised to open higher

14 Feb 2020 - Despite Wall St closing lower yesterday, the ASX looks set to open higher this morning after the WHO says new coronavirus cases have stablished – but warn that could change. Global parking business Smart Parking (ASX:SPZ) has been ap...
Regional Express’s (ASX:REX) Pel-Air awarded NSW Air Ambulance contract

Regional Express’s (ASX:REX) Pel-Air awarded NSW Air Ambulance contract

14 Feb 2020 - Regional Express (ASX:REX) report that New South Wales Ambulance and Pel-Air have entered into a contract to provide Fixed Wing Patient Transport Services to NSW Ambulance.
Smartgroup Corporation (ASX:SIQ) appoint new CEO and CFO

Smartgroup Corporation (ASX:SIQ) appoint new CEO and CFO

14 Feb 2020 - Smartgroup Corporation (ASX:SIQ) has appointed Tim Looi as Managing Director and CEO to succeed Deven Billimoria will take effect at the end of this month.
Breville (ASX:BRG) shot up 27.6%: ASX closed 0.2% higher

Breville (ASX:BRG) shot up 27.6%: ASX closed 0.2% higher

13 Feb 2020 - It has been a positive day of trade for the ASX, the local bourse managed to close 0.2% higher. Shares in Downer (ASX:DOW) continue to fall after reporting a fall in first half profit yesterday. Treasury Wine Estates (ASX:TWE) shares...