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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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. ...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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...
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Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) 1H20 Results Presentation

Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) 1H20 Results Presentation

13 Feb 2020 - Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) Joint CEO, John McBain, presents the company's 1H20 results.
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Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) 1H20 results & outlook

Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) 1H20 results & outlook

13 Feb 2020 - Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) Joint CEO, John McBain talks 1H20 results & outlook, including the contribution from recent acquisitions as group AUM now exceeds $7.3B.
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TPG (ASX:TPM) and Vodafone merger to go ahead: ASX tracking 0.2% higher at noon

TPG (ASX:TPM) and Vodafone merger to go ahead: ASX tracking 0.2% higher at noon

13 Feb 2020 - The ASX rose at the open and is now tracking 0.2% higher at noon. Breville (ASX:BRG) shares shot up after reporting half-year net profit up by 14.1%. The best-performing sector is Utilities, while the worst performing sector is Consu...
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Pro Medicus (ASX:PME) see strong profit growth

Pro Medicus (ASX:PME) see strong profit growth

13 Feb 2020 - Pro Medicus (ASX:PME) released their results for the six months ending December 31, showing after tax profit of $12.051 million, an increase of $2.969 million up 32.7 per cent compared to the same period last year.
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Woodside (ASX:WPL) see profit fall 74.9%

Woodside (ASX:WPL) see profit fall 74.9%

13 Feb 2020 - Woodside (ASX:WPL) report profit from ordinary activities after tax attributable to members decreased 74.9 per cent to US$343 million compared to 2018 US$1.364 billion
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Caltex Australia (ASX:CTX) receive improved acquisition proposal

Caltex Australia (ASX:CTX) receive improved acquisition proposal

13 Feb 2020 - Caltex Australia (ASX:CTX) has received a revised, conditional, nonbinding and indicative proposal from Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. to acquire all of the shares in Caltex by way of a scheme of arrangement at an indicative cash pric...
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Telstra (ASX:TLS) see 7.6% fall in profit

Telstra (ASX:TLS) see 7.6% fall in profit

13 Feb 2020 - Telstra (ASX:TLS) has reported a 7.6 per cent drop in first-half profit to $1.14 billion.
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AMP suffers $2.5 billion loss: ASX set to open higher

AMP suffers $2.5 billion loss: ASX set to open higher

13 Feb 2020 - The ASX looks set to open slightly higher this morning. European shares also rose. Iron ore rallied. In the US the Treasury department reported that the US budget deficit for the first four months of fiscal 2020 is $389.2 billion. AM...
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AMP (ASX:AMP) announces board changes

AMP (ASX:AMP) announces board changes

13 Feb 2020 - AMP (ASX:AMP) has announced some changes to the board with Mike Wilkins AO retiring from the Board, and Michael Sammells being appointed as a Non-Executive Director.
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Synlait Milk (ASX:SM1) will not achieve rate of growth expected

Synlait Milk (ASX:SM1) will not achieve rate of growth expected

13 Feb 2020 - Synlait Milk (ASX:SM1) expects its full year 2020 earnings guidance to be between $70 million and $85 million net profit after tax (NPAT).
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Heavyweights CBA & CSL boost local market: Aus shares 0.5% higher at noon

Heavyweights CBA & CSL boost local market: Aus shares 0.5% higher at noon

12 Feb 2020 - The local sharemarket has pushed higher in the first two hours of trade , boosted by solid results from market heavyweights CSL (ASX:CSL) and CBA (ASX:CBA). The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) has announced net profit of $4....
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Megaport (ASX:MP1) reports a $19 million net loss for the half year

Megaport (ASX:MP1) reports a $19 million net loss for the half year

12 Feb 2020 - Cloud company Megaport (ASX:MP1) has reported a $19 million loss in the first six months of the financial year, 14.4 per cent more than its loss in the prior corresponding period despite a revenue increase of 70.3 per cent.
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National Veterinary Care (ASX:NVL) to buy three veterinary clinics

National Veterinary Care (ASX:NVL) to buy three veterinary clinics

12 Feb 2020 - National Veterinary Care (ASX:NVL) has entered into binding agreements to acquire three veterinary clinics in Australia.
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Mayur Resources (ASX:MRL) - PNG resource developer

Mayur Resources (ASX:MRL) - PNG resource developer

12 Feb 2020 - Mayur Resources Limited (ASX:MRL) Managing Director, Paul Mulder provides an update on the company's PNG projects, which span industrial minerals, power generation, coal, copper and gold.
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Autosports Group (ASX:ASG) completes the purchase of the business operated by Trivett

Autosports Group (ASX:ASG) completes the purchase of the business operated by Trivett

12 Feb 2020 - Autosports Group (ASX:ASG) has completed the purchase of the business operated by Trivett at Alexandria.
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Blackmores (ASX:BKL) downgrades full-year profit expectations

Blackmores (ASX:BKL) downgrades full-year profit expectations

12 Feb 2020 - Health supplement company Blackmores (ASX:BKL) today released an update on the first-half financial results showing underlying NPAT of $18 million compared to $34.3 million a year ago.
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Asian shares rise as Coronavirus infections slow: ASX poised to open higher

Asian shares rise as Coronavirus infections slow: ASX poised to open higher

12 Feb 2020 - Following fresh highs from US markets, the ASX looks set to open higher this morning. In the US the Fed reported American households added $US193b of debt in the fourth quarter, driven by a surge in mortgage loans. In Asia, Hong Kong...
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James Hardie Industries (ASX:JHX) see profit rise on US housing boost

James Hardie Industries (ASX:JHX) see profit rise on US housing boost

12 Feb 2020 - James Hardie Industries (ASX:JHX) yesterday reported adjusted net operating profit for the quarter ending 31 December 2019 rose to $77.4 million, an increase of 17 per cent for both compared to prior corresponding periods.
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ELMO (ASX:ELO) agrees to buy Vocam

ELMO (ASX:ELO) agrees to buy Vocam

12 Feb 2020 - ELMO (ASX:ELO) has executed a binding sale agreement to purchase 100 per cent of the shares in Vocam group entities.
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Aussie market shakes off virus concerns: ASX closes 0.6% higher

Aussie market shakes off virus concerns: ASX closes 0.6% higher

11 Feb 2020 - The Aussie market rebounded from two consecutive sessions of losses to come within three-week highs today. Arq Group (ASX:ARQ) has announced it will sell its Enterprise Services Division to Quadrant Private Equity for A$35 million on...
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Challenger surges on profit guidance: Aus shares 0.7% higher at noon

Challenger surges on profit guidance: Aus shares 0.7% higher at noon

dd Mmm 2020 - The local sharemarket has pushed ahead in the first two hours of trade. The S&P/ASX 200 index is 0.7 per cent or 50 points higher at 7063. Transurban (ASX:TCL) reported a 9.5 per cent increase in earnings (EBITDA) to $1.1 billion for...
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CIMIC Group’s (ASX:CIM) UGL secures $450m in contracts

CIMIC Group’s (ASX:CIM) UGL secures $450m in contracts

11 Feb 2020 - CIMIC Group (ASX:CIM) company UGL has secured contracts with $450 million in the oil and gas sector.
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Downer EDI (ASX:DOW) says they are ‘not for sale’

Downer EDI (ASX:DOW) says they are ‘not for sale’

11 Feb 2020 - Downer EDI (ASX:DOW) released a statement today refering to an article in today’s edition of The Australian which speculates about the potential sale of Downer’s “oil and gas sector-related operations”.
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Cochlear (ASX:COH) reduces earnings guidance for FY20

Cochlear (ASX:COH) reduces earnings guidance for FY20

11 Feb 2020 - Medical device company Cochlear (ASX:COH) is reducing the guidance outlook for FY20 from $290-300 million to $270-290 million.
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Beach Energy (ASX:BPT) cuts production outlook

Beach Energy (ASX:BPT) cuts production outlook

11 Feb 2020 - Beach Energy (ASX:BPT) has reduced its annual production guidance due to weak demand with a 2 per cent fall in underlying NPAT to $273.5 million.
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Wall Street see positive start to the week: ASX set to open higher

Wall Street see positive start to the week: ASX set to open higher

11 Feb 2020 - Wall Street saw a positive start to the week and we can now expect to see the ASX open higher. Gold lifted over night as investors sought safe haven from the economic impact of the coronavirus. Moelis Australia (MOE:ASX) yesterday se...
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Challenger (ASX:CGF) report NPAT down 4% for the half year

Challenger (ASX:CGF) report NPAT down 4% for the half year

11 Feb 2020 - Investment management company Challenger (ASX:CGF) released their half year results this morning showing NPAT down 4 per cent on the last period at $191 million.
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Yancoal (ASX:YAL) announce cap for 2020 POSCO coal sales

Yancoal (ASX:YAL) announce cap for 2020 POSCO coal sales

11 Feb 2020 - Yancoal (ASX:YAL) released a statement to the ASX yesterday announcing that the maximum value cap for the transactions under the 2020 POSCO Coal Sales Agreements for the period from 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021 will not exceed a c...
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MLC outlook for equity market returns, 2020

MLC outlook for equity market returns, 2020

10 Feb 2020 - MLC Chief Investment Officer Jonathan Armitage speaks to MLC Research Manager Rebecca Collins about what to expect from markets in 2020, the implications for the Australian economy following the bushfires and why MLC believe in portf...
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Horizon Oil (ASX:HZN) denies any knowledge of wrongdoing relating to PNG payment

Horizon Oil (ASX:HZN) denies any knowledge of wrongdoing relating to PNG payment

10 Feb 2020 - Horizon Oil (ASX:HZN) has been implicated in an alleged bribery scandal.
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