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.
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Strong start stunted by trade data: Aus shares 0.1% higher at noon

Strong start stunted by trade data: Aus shares 0.1% higher at noon

07 Apr 2020 - The Australian share market rose at the open following positive leads from Wall Street. The S&P/ASX 200 index tracking 0.1 per cent or 8 points higher at 5,294. The GPT Group (ASX:GPT) today announced that all properties in the GPT W...
PolyNovo (ASX:PNV) see a record sales month in the US

PolyNovo (ASX:PNV) see a record sales month in the US

07 Apr 2020 - PolyNovo (ASX:PNV) report sales for the March 2020 quarter were 166 per cent greater than the March 2019 quarter ($1.69 million v. $4.49 million).
QBE Insurance Group (ASX:QBE) appoint new CEO, International

QBE Insurance Group (ASX:QBE) appoint new CEO, International

07 Apr 2020 - QBE Insurance Group (ASX:QBE) has appointed Jason Harris as Chief Executive Officer, International, succeeding Richard Pryce who intends to retire at the end of this year.
ARB (ASX:ARB) reduces management and board renumeration

ARB (ASX:ARB) reduces management and board renumeration

07 Apr 2020 - Vehicle accessories company ARB (ASX:ARB) has made moves to reduce board and management renumeration.
Tabcorp Holdings (ASX:TAH) stands down 700 staff

Tabcorp Holdings (ASX:TAH) stands down 700 staff

07 Apr 2020 - Tabcorp Holdings (ASX:TAH) is to temporary stand down over 700 employees in businesses where there is no work as a result of COVID-19 shutdowns.
UK PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care due to coronavirus: ASX poised to open higher

UK PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care due to coronavirus: ASX poised to open higher

07 Apr 2020 - Following positive leads from US markets, the ASX looks set to open higher. All three major US indexes jumped higher yesterday after reported declines in new coronavirus deaths over the weekend. Over in the UK Prime Minister Boris Jo...
ASX soars: Aus shares close 4.73% higher

ASX soars: Aus shares close 4.73% higher

06 Apr 2020 - The Australian share market had a positive day of trade to finish 4.3 per cent up. Paradigm Biopharmaceuticals (ASX:PAR) to raise $35 million.
G8 Education (ASX:GEM) extends trading halt: Aus shares 2.8% higher at noon

G8 Education (ASX:GEM) extends trading halt: Aus shares 2.8% higher at noon

06 Apr 2020 - The Australian share market opened higher this morning and is now trading 2.8 per cent up at noon. G8 Education (ASX:GEM) has extended its trading halt to forecast impact of the Government Support Package.
Origin Energy (ASX:ORG) maintains energy markets earnings guidance

Origin Energy (ASX:ORG) maintains energy markets earnings guidance

04 Apr 2020 - Origin Energy (ASX:ORG) is set to maintain its financial year 2020 Energy Markets underlying EBITDA guidance of $1.4 - $1.5 billion, subject to any material increase in bad and doubtful debt provisioning.
Megaport (ASX:MP1) see revenue up 10% quarter on quarter

Megaport (ASX:MP1) see revenue up 10% quarter on quarter

06 Apr 2020 - Connectivity company Megaport (ASX:MP1) today reports their quarterly Key Performance Indicators to 31 March 2020 showing revenue for the period was $15.19 million, an increase of 10 per cent quarter on quarter.
Caltex (ASX:CTX) to extend planned refinery shutdown

Caltex (ASX:CTX) to extend planned refinery shutdown

06 Apr 2020 - Caltex (ASX:CTX) is bringing forward the planned shut down for the Lytton refinery from May 2020.
Flight Centre Travel Group (ASX:FLT) set to raise $700 million

Flight Centre Travel Group (ASX:FLT) set to raise $700 million

06 Apr 2020 - Flight Centre Travel Group (ASX:FLT) is looking to raise $700 million, comprising a $282 million institutional placement and a $419 million 1-for-1.74 basis at $7.20 a share.
Cyclopharm (ASX:CYC) submits FDA approval for Technegas

Cyclopharm (ASX:CYC) submits FDA approval for Technegas

06 Apr 2020 - Cyclopharm (ASX:CYC) CEO & Managing Director, James McBrayer talks about its new drug application with the US FDA for Technegas and applications beyond pulmonary embolism in chronic chronic obstructive pulmonary ( COPD ) and asthma.
An uncertain week ahead for oil prices: ASX poised to open higher

An uncertain week ahead for oil prices: ASX poised to open higher

06 Apr 2020 - The ASX looks set to open higher as the battle against coronavirus continues around the world. Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy says he is "increasingly confident" Australia will avoid the kind of devastation the virus has caused...
Australian retail rises 0.5 per cent: Aus shares flat at 0.04% at noon

Australian retail rises 0.5 per cent: Aus shares flat at 0.04% at noon

03 Apr 2020 - The Australian share market opened higher this morning following strong leads from the Energy sector and is now trading flat at 0.04 per cent. Hansen Technologies (ASX:HSN) withdraws guidance.
NEXTDC (ASX:NXT) complete $627 million placement

NEXTDC (ASX:NXT) complete $627 million placement

03 Apr 2020 - NEXTDC (ASX:NXT) has successfully completed an institutional placement, raising approximately $672 million through the issue of 86.1 million new shares.
Treasury Wine Estates (ASX:TWE) acknowledges class action

Treasury Wine Estates (ASX:TWE) acknowledges class action

03 Apr 2020 - Treasury Wine Estates (ASX:TWE) has been served with a group proceeding filed against them in the Supreme Court of Victoria.
Over 10 million file for unemployment benefits in the US: ASX poised to open higher

Over 10 million file for unemployment benefits in the US: ASX poised to open higher

03 Apr 2020 - After a rally from US markets, the ASX looks set to open higher. It’s been a rollercoaster of a week as investors monitor the COVID-19 crisis. Over one million people across the world have been infected, with over 51,000 losing their...
Rural Funds Management has been awarded damages over a Bonitas short sell report

Rural Funds Management has been awarded damages over a Bonitas short sell report

02 Apr 2020 - Rural Funds Management as responsible entity for the Rural Funds Group (ASX:RFF) has been awarded damages over a Bonitas short sell report.
Webjet (ASX:WEB) bosts equity raising

Webjet (ASX:WEB) bosts equity raising

02 Apr 2020 - Webjet (ASX:WEB) has successfully completed its $115 million institutional placement and the institutional component of its 1 for 1 accelerated nonrenounceable pro-rata entitlement offer.
Westpac (ASX:WBC) appoint a new CEO

Westpac (ASX:WBC) appoint a new CEO

02 Apr 2020 - Westpac (ASX:WBC) Chairman John McFarlane today announced the appointment of Peter King as Chief Executive Officer.
Whitehaven Coal (ASX:WHC) hire a new Executive General Manager for Operations

Whitehaven Coal (ASX:WHC) hire a new Executive General Manager for Operations

02 Apr 2020 - Whitehaven Coal (ASX:WHC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Humphris as Executive General Manager – Operations, effective from Monday, succeeding Quentin Granger, who has held the role on an interim basis since December 2...
COVID-19 death toll climbs in the US: ASX poised to open lower

COVID-19 death toll climbs in the US: ASX poised to open lower

02 Apr 2020 - Following a slump on US markets, the ASX looks set to open lower. The US death toll rose to over 4,000. The Dow tumbled to near 1000 points. White House officials estimate that the COVID-19 outbreak will kill between 100,000 and 240,...
Market enters April on a high: ASX closes 3.6% higher

Market enters April on a high: ASX closes 3.6% higher

01 Apr 2020 - The ASX has closed at a two week high closing 3.6% higher. Shares in Mayne Pharma (ASX:MYX) soared and SkyCity Entertainment (ASX:AKC) shares rose as did AP Eagers (ASX:APE). Synlait Milk (ASX:SM1) completed the purchase of Dairywork...