22 Mar 2018 - Market wrap report: Wild day of trade on Thursday. Miners and energy stocks gain, while other sectors drag ASX lower. Employment rate rises. Sigma Healthcare Limited (ASX:SIG) weighs on the market amid weaker underlying results. LSV Asset Management snapped up a major holding in Sandfire Resources (ASX:SFR), IAG (ASX:IAG) seeking to raise a minimum of $300 million, AWE’s (ASX:AWE) takeover company, Mitsui & Co has increased its stake in the company to 16.16 per cent. Plus more news on Big Un (ASX:BIG) and Australis Oil & Gas (ASX:ATS).
22 Mar 2018 - Danakali Limited (ASX:DNK) presents on its sulphate of potash (SOP) projects, the growing demand for fruit and vegetable nutrients and its close proximity to the coastline for shipping.
22 Mar 2018 - Market at Midday: Miners and energy stocks are rising today after commodity prices spiked. The employment participation rate increased to 65.7 per cent, its highest since December 2010. The female labour force participation also increased, to a new historical high. Big Un (ASX:BIG) appointed a new chairman, Nicholas Jordon with immediate effect. He previously worked at co-CEO of Goldman Sachs, Russia and Confederation of Independent States (CIS). IAG (ASX:IAG) is seeking to raise a minimum of $300 million of subordinated notes, for Tier 2 Capital, under the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s (APRA) capital adequacy framework. Click for more news.
22 Mar 2018 - Vivid technology company (ASX:VIV) has announced that NewCO2Fuels has signed an agreement with Sinopec Engineering company to commercialise Co2 to fuel technology in China.
22 Mar 2018 - Perth-based Australis Oil & Gas (ASX:ATS) has received commitments from investors to raise $39 million via placements.
22 Mar 2018 - Orinoco Gold (ASX:OGX) has requested an extension of voluntary suspension pending their potential for capital raising.
22 Mar 2018 - Energy company AWE (ASX:AWE) has moved into the Native Title phase of the renewal process for onshore production licences in the northern Perth Basin in Western Australia.
22 Mar 2018 - Sequoia Financial Group Limited (ASX:SEQ) Managing Director & CEO, Scott Beeton talks about the company's 1H18 results, the acquisition of InterPrac and consolidation in financial services.
22 Mar 2018 - After a jittery afternoon of trading, major U.S. stock indices fell Wednesday leaving the Australian share market looking set to open lower. Fintech company Peppermint (ASX:PIL) signs agreement with a mobile financial services app. Oil and gold are up.
22 Mar 2018 - App company MyFizig (ASX:MYQ) has been placed on a trading halt at the request of the company.
22 Mar 2018 - Insurance company QBE (ASX:QBE) has published details of its Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference Presentation – detailing plans to improve corporate culture.
21 Mar 2018 - Market Wrap Report: The ASX ended in positive territory today for the second day this week. About half of our sectors closed in the black, with energy stocks making the most gains after the crude oil price spiked, with Whitehaven Coal (ASX:WHC) gaining 8.8 per cent. News on Adelaide Brighton (ASX:ABC), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) selling down intellectual property firm IPH (ASX:IPH). Plus news on Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO), Crown Resorts (ASX:CWN), Santos (ASX:STO), Myer (ASX:MYR) and Contango Asset Management (ASX:CGA) taking over Switzer Asset Management (ASX:SWT). Click for full report.
21 Mar 2018 - Market at Midday report. Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) has launched a new debt reduction program, a bond purchase and redemption plan for up to US$2.5 billion. It comes as two of Rio’s coal assets have been snapped up only one week after binding bids were submitted. Santos (ASX:STO) looks to be leading the race as the lead candidate, in supplying back fill gas to Darwin LNG. The Central Bank of Norway (Norges Bank) has increased its stake oil and gas company, AWE (ASX:AWE) from 5.47 per cent to 7.39 per cent. James Packer resigns as a director of Crown Resorts (ASX:CWN), Myer (ASX:MYR) lifted 2.3 per cent after announcing its results. Click for more and details.
21 Mar 2018 - Agricultural chemical company Nufarm (ASX:NUF) has announced a 46 per cent fall in underlying net profits to $11 million for the half year to January 2018.
21 Mar 2018 - Investment company, Contango Asset Management (ASX:CGA) HAS announced plans to snap up Switzer Asset Management (ASX:SWT) for about 7.2 million shares.
21 Mar 2018 - Novatti Group (ASX: NOV), CEO, Peter Cook presents its 1H18 results, launch of its Australian remittance service, integration of basis2 and progress towards its goal of becoming an ADI (authorised deposit-taking institution).
21 Mar 2018 - Fund Manager, Chris Pedersen talks about stocks to buy in overseas markets, companies to consider, how to buy US shares and where to find information.
21 Mar 2018 - Retailer Myer Holdings (ASX:MYR) has announced a loss of $476 million for the half year to January 2018.
21 Mar 2018 - Gaming and entertainment group Crown Resorts (ASX:CWN) has announced the resignation of directors, James Packer.
21 Mar 2018 - Following positive leads from US markets, the Australian share market looks set to open slightly higher. Wall Street had a better session yesterday, following a sharp sell-off led by tech shares on Monday. The energy sector was the standout performer on the back of rising oil prices. Dairy co-operative Fonterra (ASX:FSF) has announced a drop in net profits from NZ$418 to NZ$348 million for the six months to January. Sales revenue was up 6 per cent to $9.8 billion
21 Mar 2018 - Emerging tungsten developer, Tungsten Mining (ASX:TGN) has announced the issue of 3.75 million shares.
21 Mar 2018 - Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) has announced the sale of its Hail Creek and Valeria Coal Asssets to Glencore for $US1.7 billion.
20 Mar 2018 - Market Wrap: Australian share market finished lower, wiping out yesterday’s gains. Property prices cool in December quarter with Sydney slowing the most. Downer EDI (ASX:DOW) lost a legal claim against engineering contracting company, John Holland. Kathmandu (ASX:KMD) saw its net profit after tax, earnings and sales lift in the first half of 2018 year ending 31 January 2018 and it snaps up Oboz Footwear for $60 million. Plus news on Freedom Foods (ASX:FNP), Helloworld Travel (ASX:HLO), QBE Insurance (ASX:QBE), New Energy Solar (ASX:NEW), WorleyParsons (ASX:WOR). Click video for report.
20 Mar 2018 - Market at Midday: From the outset we had negative leads to follow as Wall Street closed lower when Facebook lost 6.8 per cent. Iron ore price drops and BHP and Rio Tinto lose 2 per cent. QBE Insurance (ASX:QBE) is offering note holders the opportunity to buy their notes for cash. New Energy Solar (ASX:NEW) has completed the purchase and financing of a 200 megawatt solar project in Southern California. WorleyParsons (ASX:WOR) has been awarded the project management consultancy contract by the largest oil refinery in the UAE, the Ruwais Refinery, which is owned by ADNOC. Click for full midday report.
20 Mar 2018 - Telecommunications company TPG Telecom (ASX:TPM) has reported its net profit after tax (NPAT) fell about 11 per cent to $199 million for the half year to January 2018.