FlexiGroup signs new card partnership with Farmers

FlexiGroup signs new card partnership with Farmers

27 Mar 2019 - Finance product company FlexiGroup (ASX:FXL) has signed a new product partnership with New Zealand’s largest department store chain, Farmers.
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Senex Energy secures approval for Project Atlas

Senex Energy secures approval for Project Atlas

27 Mar 2019 - It's full steam ahead for Senex Energy (ASX:SXY) as it has received Queensland Government environmental approval for development of Project Atlas.
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New wind farm planned for Mercury New Zealand

New wind farm planned for Mercury New Zealand

27 Mar 2019 - Mercury New Zealand (ASX:MCY) will build the first 33 of 60 wind turbines at Turitea near Palmerston North, a key milestone in New Zealand’s renewable energy development.
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Mesoblast enters MoU for US clinical trial for Revascor

Mesoblast enters MoU for US clinical trial for Revascor

27 Mar 2019 - Mesoblast (ASX:MSB) today announced that the International Center for Health Outcomes and Innovation Research have entered into a MoU for a clinical trial using Mesoblast’s product candidate Revascor.
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Apple facing US import ban on some iPhones: ASX set to open higher

Apple facing US import ban on some iPhones: ASX set to open higher

27 Mar 2019 - The ASX is poised to open higher as stocks in the US rose. Apple shares took a hit after a judge recommended a partial ban on some iPhones. Meanwhile, oil has risen as Russia signaled its commitment to output cuts. And Pilbara Minera...
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Lynas stock jumps over 35%: ASX closed 0.1% higher

Lynas stock jumps over 35%: ASX closed 0.1% higher

26 Mar 2019 - The ASX started rising after lunchtime trade, closing 0.1% higher. Lynas (ASX:LYC) shares have shot up over 35 per cent after Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) announced a $1.5b bid for the company. And IMF Bentham (ASX:IMF) says proceedings have...
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Bingo upgraded, Challenger firms Japanese alliance, WES eyes LYC: Aus shares flatlining at noon

Bingo upgraded, Challenger firms Japanese alliance, WES eyes LYC: Aus shares flatlining at noon

26 Mar 2019 - Challenger (ASX:CGF) furthers Japanese alliance, Bingo Industries (ASX:BIN) is upgraded, St Barbara Limited (ASX:SBM).
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Noni B hits back at media reports

Noni B hits back at media reports

26 Mar 2019 - Retailer, Noni B (ASX:NBL) has responded to media articles alleging staff employed by the group have not had enough time for toilet breaks and face unrealistic work demands such as sales targets.
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Austal awarded $369 million U.S. navy contract

Austal awarded $369 million U.S. navy contract

26 Mar 2019 - Shipbuilder, Austal (ASX:ASB) has been awarded a new A$369 million contract by the U.S. Navy.
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Coles $150m deal to overhaul online grocery shopping

Coles $150m deal to overhaul online grocery shopping

26 Mar 2019 - Coles (ASX:COL) has today announced it has entered into an exclusive partnership with online grocery platform, Ocado to provide a leading online grocery shopping experience for customers.
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Wesfarmers makes $1.5b bid for Lynas

Wesfarmers makes $1.5b bid for Lynas

26 Mar 2019 - Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) has made a (conditional, non-binding indicative proposal) $1.5 billion offer to acquire rare earths miner Lynas.
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Synlait announces electrode bolier now operational

Synlait announces electrode bolier now operational

26 Mar 2019 - New Zealand dairy company, Synlait (ASX:SM1) has today announced New Zealand’s first large-scale electrode boiler, located at its Dunsandel site in Canterbury, is fully commissioned and has been operational for the last two months.
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Kathmandu half-year profit up 13.7% to NZ$14m

Kathmandu half-year profit up 13.7% to NZ$14m

26 Mar 2019 - Kathmandu (ASX:KMD) has announced its half year results for financial year 2019 with profit (for the period attributable to members) (NPAT) rising over 13.7 per cent to NZ$14 million when compared with the year earlier period.
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Global sell off continues: Aus shares to defy trend and lift at open

Global sell off continues: Aus shares to defy trend and lift at open

26 Mar 2019 - Australian shares look set to open slightly higher following mixed leads from Wall Street. Fears over global economic growth kept the broader market capped. BINGO Industries (ASX:BIN) has completed its acquisition of Dial-a-Dump.
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US recession indicator rears its head: ASX closes 1.1% lower, biggest lost since Jan

US recession indicator rears its head: ASX closes 1.1% lower, biggest lost since Jan

25 Mar 2019 - ASX follows global market retreat. New Hope Corporation (ASX:NHC) increases stake in Bengalla JV after reporting financial metrics rise 30%, Regis Healthcare (ASX:REG) gets $10.4m in Govt funding, St Barbara (ASX:SBM) upgraded to buy...
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US growth concerns weigh on ASX: Aus shares 1.2% lower at noon, biggest drop since Jan

US growth concerns weigh on ASX: Aus shares 1.2% lower at noon, biggest drop since Jan

25 Mar 2019 - ASX retreats, safe haven gold stocks rally while St Barbara (ASX:SBM) was upgraded by Goldman Sachs with 21% upside. Regis Healthcare (ASX:REG) to receive $10.4m in Govt funding for FY19. Pinnacle Investment Management (ASX:PNI) shar...
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Freedom Foods responds to media reports

Freedom Foods responds to media reports

25 Mar 2019 - Freedom Foods Group (ASX:FNP) has responded to recent media speculation regarding the Company’s potential involvement in an acquisition of the Lion Dairy and Drinks Portfolio.
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IMF Bentham announces dismissal of US arbitration

IMF Bentham announces dismissal of US arbitration

25 Mar 2019 - Litigation funder IMF Bentham (ASX:IMF) has today announced the dismissal of an arbitration it funded in the United States through Fund 1.
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Wattle Health to provide commercial organic A2 Fresh Milk Supply

Wattle Health to provide commercial organic A2 Fresh Milk Supply

25 Mar 2019 - Wattle Health (WHA:ASX) has announced Corio Bay Dairy Group, a joint venture between Wattle Health, Niche Dairy and Organic Dairy Farmers of Australia (ODFA) has signed an agreement with Organic Dairy Farmers of Australia, to provide...
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Think Childcare announces acquisition of 4 centres and capital raising

Think Childcare announces acquisition of 4 centres and capital raising

25 Mar 2019 - Think Childcare (ASX:TNK) has today announced it's set to purchase four newly constructed, purpose-built Nido childcare services from incubator partners.
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Ramsay Healthcare launches €635m rights issue

Ramsay Healthcare launches €635m rights issue

25 Mar 2019 - Ramsay Health Care (ASX:RHC) has announced it has launched a €625 million renounceable rights issue.
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A2 Milk appoints Chief Executive Greater China

A2 Milk appoints Chief Executive Greater China

25 Mar 2019 - The a2 Milk Company (ASX:A2M) has appointed Li Xiao to the position of Chief Executive Greater China, effective from 29 April 2019.
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Global growth fears push US stocks lower: Aus shares set for weak start

Global growth fears push US stocks lower: Aus shares set for weak start

25 Mar 2019 - Australian shares are set for a negative start to the week following a US sell-off on Friday. McGrath (ASX:MEA) has announced subdued market conditions have continued in the second half of FY19.
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Centuria receives $137 million: Aus shares up 0.3% over week

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...
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Overhauling corporate culture in the aftermath of the Royal Banking Commission

Overhauling corporate culture in the aftermath of the Royal Banking Commission

22 Mar 2019 - Australian Banking Association CEO Anna Bligh discusses the aftermath of the Royal Banking Commission, bank staff pay and how the sector can drive cultural change.
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Linius Technologies displays new blockchain tech: Aus shares 0.9% higher at noon

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...
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Corporate Travel Management appoints new chairman

Corporate Travel Management appoints new chairman

22 Mar 2019 - The board of Corporate Travel Management (ASX:CTD) has announced that Ewen Crouch will take over from Tony Bellas as chairman. Mr Crouch is currently a director of Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX:WBC) and a director of BlueScope Ste...
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Premier Investments NPAT up 13% on PCP

Premier Investments NPAT up 13% on PCP

22 Mar 2019 - Retailing, importing and distributing major, Premier Investments (ASX:PMV) has released its half year results for the period ending 26 January 2019. It delivered net profit after tax of $88.8 million. That is up 13 per cent on the pr...
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ANZ Banking Group completes $3 billion share buyback

ANZ Banking Group completes $3 billion share buyback

22 Mar 2019 - The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX:ANZ) has completed its $3 billion share buyback. 108.7 million ordinary shares were purchased under the program. This equates to a reduction of approximately 3.7 per cent in ordinary s...
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Suncorp to pay dividend of 8 cents per share

Suncorp to pay dividend of 8 cents per share

22 Mar 2019 - Insurance and banking services provider Suncorp (ASX:SUN) are set to pay a fully franked special dividend of 8 cents per share on 3 May 2019. The dividend will follow the successful completion of the sale of its Australian Life Busin...
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Immutep granted US patent for cancer drug

Immutep granted US patent for cancer drug

22 Mar 2019 - Biotechnology company Immutep (ASX:IMM) has received the grant of a new patent from the United States Patent Office for eftilagimod alpha in cancer.
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St Barbara undertake indepth feasilbilty study on Gwalia

St Barbara undertake indepth feasilbilty study on Gwalia

22 Mar 2019 - Gold company St Barbara (ASX:SBM) has completed their feasibility study for their Gwalia Mass Extraction project.
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Tech stocks rally in the US: ASX poised to open higher

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...
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Miners bounce back despite iron ore fall on Vale restart ruling: ASX back in black

Miners bounce back despite iron ore fall on Vale restart ruling: ASX back in black

21 Mar 2019 - ASX recovers in final 30 minutes with Materials bouncing back. Unemployment rate surprising fell 0.1% to 4.9%.
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Unemployment rate falls to 4.9% in Feb: ASX tracking 0.3% lower at noon

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 (AS...
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WorleyParsons receive US clearance for Jacobs ECR

WorleyParsons receive US clearance for Jacobs ECR

21 Mar 2019 - Clearance from the committee on foreign investment in the US has been received today for the WorleyParsons (ASX:WOR) acquisition of Jacobs ECR division.
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FlexiGroup settles Tanarra investment

FlexiGroup settles Tanarra investment

21 Mar 2019 - Buy now, pay later company FlexiGroup (ASX:FXL) today settled the placement of 5.1 per cent of total shares to Tanarra Capital and its affiliated funds as announced on 26 February 2019.
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Aus Tin Mining start drilling at Mt Cobalt

Aus Tin Mining start drilling at Mt Cobalt

21 Mar 2019 - The Directors of Aus Tin Mining (ASX:ANW) are pleased to advise the company has commenced a drill program at its Mt Cobalt project at Kilkivan in Queensland.
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Navitas to get $5m boost after UK tax exemption

Navitas to get $5m boost after UK tax exemption

21 Mar 2019 - Education provider Navitas (ASX:NVT) will get a one-off contribution to is full year profit of $5 million after the UK Supreme Court ruled its subsidiary SAE Education was exempt from valued added tax (VAT), the British equivalent of...
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Sigma Healthcare’s NPAT falls 33.1%

Sigma Healthcare’s NPAT falls 33.1%

21 Mar 2019 - Sigma Healthcare (ASX:SIG) released their results for financial year 2019 showing net profit after tax was down 33.1 per cent on last year to $37 million.
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Orion Health Group to de-list from NZX and ASX

Orion Health Group to de-list from NZX and ASX

21 Mar 2019 - Orion Health Group (ASX:OHE) intends to de-list from the NZX Main Board and ASX after close of market trading on Thursday, 28 March 2019.
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Fed tip weaker US economic growth: ASX poised to open lower

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 W...
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Eclipx falls 54%, miners cop selling bracing for cyclone: Aus shares close 0.3% higher

Eclipx falls 54%, miners cop selling bracing for cyclone: Aus shares close 0.3% higher

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) t...
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McMillan red lights Eclipx buy on disappointing results, ECX falls 54%: Aus shares 0.3% lower at noo

McMillan red lights Eclipx buy on disappointing results, ECX falls 54%: Aus shares 0.3% lower at noo

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 single-digit growth. Kerr Neilson sells 10% of his and Mr's Neilson’s Platinum Asset Management (A...
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WiseTech Global completes $300 million placement

WiseTech Global completes $300 million placement

20 Mar 2019 - WiseTech Global (ASX:WTC) has successfully completed a $300m fully underwritten placement of fully paid ordinary shares to existing institutional shareholders and eligible new institutional investors at a price of $20.90.
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Blackmores appoint Marcus Blackmore as interim CEO

Blackmores appoint Marcus Blackmore as interim CEO

20 Mar 2019 - Health supplement company Blackmores (ASX:BKL) today announced that Executive Director Marcus Blackmore will step in as interim Chief Executive Officer effective from the 1st of April this year.
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Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) 1H19 results & outlook

Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) 1H19 results & outlook

20 Mar 2019 - Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) Group CEO, John McBain talks 1H19 results, growth in group assets under management (AUM) to $5.6 billion and its outlook.
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Abacus Property Group sells Liverpool Plaza for $46m

Abacus Property Group sells Liverpool Plaza for $46m

20 Mar 2019 - Abacus Property Group (ASX:ABP) has exchanged contracts for Liverpool Plaza and two small adjoining properties in Liverpool in NSW for $46 million.
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