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AUD hits 10-year low: Aus shares 1.3% lower at noon
25 Feb 2020 - The Australian share market plummeted at the open after the Dow plunged as Coronavirus fears grow. Blackmores (ASX:BKL) to enter Indian market and launch pet supplements. Caltex (ASX:CTX) appoints interim CEO.

Dow plunges as coronavirus fears grow: ASX poised to open lower
25 Feb 2020 - Following weak leads from US markets, the ASX looks set to open lower this morning. The Dow plunged as coronavirus fears grow. More cases emerged outside of China sending global stocks down. European stocks dropped and in Hong Kong the Hang Seng index fell almost 2%. Jumbo Interactive (ASX:JIN) has entered into a new SaaS 5 year licence agreement with MS Queensland.

Pental (ASX:PTL) NPAT reaches $1.48M: Aus shares close 2.3% lower
24 Feb 2020 - The Australian market dropped 2.3% today fuelled by renewed fears of the coronavirus spread. All sectors ended the day in negative territory with travel and entertainment stocks taking a hard hit. The negative sentiment generated by the coronavirus has also pushed the Australian dollar to its lowest point in over a decade. Household goods manufacturer Pental (ASX:PTL) has reported a 2.6 per cent increase in net profit after tax to $1.48 million for the half year ended 29 December 2019.

Worley doubles dividend: Aus shares 2.1% lower at noon
24 Feb 2020 - The Australian share market lost ground at the open following cautious leads from the US. It floated lower throughout the first half of the session and is tracking 2.1 per cent lower at noon. Every sector is down, with Consumer Discretionary, Energy and Information Technology losing over 3 per cent this morning. Worley (ASX:WOR) has doubled its interim dividend following strong results for the half year.

Coronavirus caution continues on global markets: ASX poised to open lower
24 Feb 2020 - Following cautious leads from US markets, the ASX looks set to open lower this morning. Tech firms tumbled on Friday in the US. Tensions still surround the coronavirus and its effect on global growth. The Australian dollar continues to fall against the American dollar. The Gentrack Group (ASX:GTK) today announces that Chief Executive Officer Ian Black will be standing down.

New Hopes (ASX:NHC) share price plummets: Aus shares close 0.3% lower
21 Feb 2020 - The Australian share market closed 0.3 per cent lower at the end of trade and the Australian dollar continued to fall, slipping below 66 US cents, its lowest since the GFC. NRW Holdings (ASX:NWH) shares led gains for the entire session.

AUD continues to drop: Aus shares 0.2% lower at noon
21 Feb 2020 - The Australian share market was down at the open and is now tracking 0.2 per cent lower at noon. Christine Feldmanis joins Bell Financial Group (ASX:BFG) Board. One Australian dollar is buying 66.16US cents.

AUD falls against the US dollar as coronavirus fears resurface: ASX set to open lower
21 Feb 2020 - Following weak leads from US markets, the ASX looks set to open lower this morning. The AUD has fallen to 66.14 cents against the US dollar - the fall comes after the prospect of lower interest rates and the downturn in China because of the coronavirus. Mayne Pharma (ASX:MYX) report net loss after tax of $17.5 million driven by lower earnings and restructuring expenses in their half-yearly results.

Unemployment rate steady at 5.2%: ASX closed 0.3% higher
20 Feb 2020 - The ASX rose at the open, held momentum closing 0.3% higher. Shares in Wisetech Global (ASX:WTC) continue to fall after yesterday’s downgrade regarding the coronavirus. SmartGroup ASX:SIQ) shares are on the rise after they reported NPATA of $81 million, which was a 4% increase on FY 2018’s profit. iSignthis (ASX:ISX) has taken a 12.96 per cent interest in NSX.

Global markets boosted by China stimulus hopes: ASX set to open higher
20 Feb 2020 - The ASX is set to open higher this morning. China’s moves to boost the economy bolstered Wall Street and Europe. Markets were buoyed by the prospect of further stimulus from the People's Bank of China. Lendlease (ASX:LLC) profit after tax in the six months to December 31 was $313 million.