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Centuria receives $137 million: Aus shares up 0.3% over week
22 Mar 2019 - After opening higher this morning following strong leads from Wall Street the ASX 200 saw an early rally, peaked just after midday and has been slowly easing off over the afternoon to end 0.5 per cent higher at 6,195. The majority of sectors made headway with Healthcare maintaining the lead throughout the day.

Linius Technologies displays new blockchain tech: Aus shares 0.9% higher at noon
22 Mar 2019 - The S&P/ASX 200 opened higher this morning following strong leads from Wall Street where US equities reached a five-month high. The market continues to rally into the middle of the session with every sector making ground this morning. Healthcare led the charge thanks to very strong performances from Sienna Cancer Diagnostics (ASX:SDX) and Imugene (ASX:IMU).

Tech stocks rally in the US: ASX poised to open higher
22 Mar 2019 - The ASX is poised to open higher. In the US equities reached a five-month high. Tech shares rallied. Over in the UK, the Bank of England held interest rates steady as the date for Britain to leave the EU is still uncertain. Education provider Navitas (ASX:NVT) has accepted a $2.3b takeover bid from private equity player BGH Consortium.

Miners bounce back despite iron ore fall on Vale restart ruling: ASX back in black
21 Mar 2019 - ASX recovers in final 30 minutes on Materials bouncing back. Unemployment rate surprising fell. ACCC won't oppose QANTM (ASX:QIP) and Xenith IP (ASX:XIP) merger, Navitas (ASX:NVT) $5m contribution to FY19 on tax appeal, WorleyParsons (ASX:WOR) final regulatory tick of approval for Jacobs ECR buy, and Sigma Healthcare (ASX:SIG) eyes $100m in efficiency gains.

Unemployment rate falls to 4.9% in Feb: ASX tracking 0.3% lower at noon
21 Mar 2019 - The ASX struggled for most of the morning and is tracking 0.3% lower at noon. Agricultural chemical company Nufarm (ASX:NUF) have seen a rise in their shares as did WorleyParsons (ASX:WOR). Another riser today is Sigma Healthcare (ASX:SIG). Unemployment rate decreased 0.1 percentage point to 4.9% in February. And Brickworks (ASX:BKW) say more US acquisition opportunities are currently under investigation.

Fed tip weaker US economic growth: ASX poised to open lower
21 Mar 2019 - The ASX is poised to open lower following on from the US where stocks advanced before fading at the close after the Federal Reserve stated that economic growth has slowed. Trump says he’ll keep tariffs on China. Borouge has awarded WorleyParsons (ASX:WOR) the project management contract for its Ruwais petrochemicals complex.

Eclipx falls 54%, miners cop selling bracing for cyclone: Aus shares close 0.3% lower
20 Mar 2019 - Miners cop the most sector selling after tropical cyclone Veronica threatens WA's Pilbara region. APRA to increase scrutiny of how banks manage climate change to their businesses. McMillan (ASX:MMS) calls off Eclipx Group (ASX:ECX) takeover on Eclipx profit falling 42%, Nufarm (ASX:NUF) swings to $14m loss. Click for more.

McMillan red lights Eclipx buy on disappointing results, ECX falls 54%: Aus shares 0.3% lower at noon
20 Mar 2019 - McMillan Shakespeare (ASX:MMS) won't proceed with potential purchase of Eclipx Group (ASX:ECX) after Eclipx's profit falls 42%, versus expected single-digit growth. Kerr Neilson sells 10% of his and Mr's Neilson’s Platinum Asset Management (ASX:PTM) shares to pursue arts & diversify their portfolios and Nufarm (ASX:NUF) HY results tumble into loss territory on challenging year.

Mixed signals over US/China trade talks: ASX poised to open higher
20 Mar 2019 - Australian shares are poised to open higher this morning as the US saw their rally in equities grind to a halt after reports that the US and China trade deal is stalling on all aspects of the talks. It's expected the Fed will likely keep rates unchanged this week. Texas crude down. Syrah Resources (ASX:SYR) confirms Cyclone Idai in Mozambique has not impacted their Graphite Operation.

Lacking direction, New Hope falls 12%: Aus shares closed flat on Tuesday
19 Mar 2019 - Cann Group (ASX:CAN) buys Victorian Mildura site for $11m to build a greenhouse to produce medical cannabis, inks 5-year offtake agreement, reinstates revenue guidance. New Hope (ASX:NHC) profit, earnings and dividends rise 30% in HY. Westpac (ASX:WBC) to sell BT to Viridian, Telstra (ASX:TLS) raising €600m& WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC) raising $250m.