News archive from 26 August 2013

Markets Live: Stocks set for positive start

9:04am: It's not going to be as crazy a week for earnings as the last one was, but we still have a number of ASX200 companies reporting today and over the coming days. Oil refiner and marketer Caltex was first out of the gates, posting a rise in its...

 

Markets Live: Stocks set for positive start

8:58am: The Australian market looks set to open higher following gains on Wall Street which enjoyed a jolt from Microsoft's announcement that chief executive Steve Ballmer will retire within the next 12 months. The US Commerce Department's unwelcome...

TheAge, 09:06 in Business
 

Markets Live: Stocks set for positive start

9:04am: It's not going to be as crazy a week for earnings as the last one was, but we still have a number of ASX200 companies reporting today and over the coming days. Oil refiner and marketer Caltex was first out of the gates, posting a rise in its...

 

Enjoy special dividends while they last

Despite tough operating conditions across most sectors, insurance leader Suncorp, Coca-Cola Amatil, Wesfarmers and Woodside Petroleum were among the companies to announce a special dividend this profits season. Equity Trustees chief investment officer...

 

Markets Live: Gold extends rally

9:09am: US biotech Amgen has struck a more than $US10 billion deal to buy Onyx Pharmaceuticals, ending a two-month-long auction for the cancer drugmaker. Amgen said it will pay $US125 per share for Onyx, a 4.2 per cent increase from the $US120 a share...

 

Enjoy special dividends while they last

Despite tough operating conditions across most sectors, insurance leader Suncorp, Coca-Cola Amatil, Wesfarmers and Woodside Petroleum were among the companies to announce a special dividend this profits season. Equity Trustees chief investment officer...

 

Markets Live: Gold extends rally

9:09am: US biotech Amgen has struck a more than $US10 billion deal to buy Onyx Pharmaceuticals, ending a two-month-long auction for the cancer drugmaker. Amgen said it will pay $US125 per share for Onyx, a 4.2 per cent increase from the $US120 a share...

TheAge, 09:17 in Business
 

Markets Live: Gold extends rally

9:17am: NIB, Australia's only listed health insurer, has blamed a rise in healthcare claims and tough trading conditions for a fall in its full-year earnings. The company reported a net profit of $67.2 million for the year to June, down from $67.6...

 
Enjoy special dividends while they last

Enjoy special dividends while they last

Special dividends seem back in vogue as the reporting season passes its halfway mark and most companies enter a period of consolidation. Despite tough operating conditions across most sectors, insurance leader Suncorp, Coca-Cola Amatil, Wesfarmers and...

 

Caltex profit lifted by inventory gains

Oil refiner and marketer Caltex has boosted its June half net profit to $195 million, benefiting from inventory gains on the oil price movement. The profit compared with a net profit of $167 million earned a year earlier. Revenue totalled $11.5...

TheAge, 09:28 in Business
 

Caltex profit lifted by inventory gains

Oil refiner and marketer Caltex has boosted its June half net profit to $195 million, benefiting from inventory gains on the oil price movement. The profit compared with a net profit of $167 million earned a year earlier. Revenue totalled $11.5...

 

Caltex profit lifted by inventory gains

Oil refiner and marketer Caltex has boosted its June half net profit to $195 million, benefiting from inventory gains on the oil price movement. The profit compared with a net profit of $167 million earned a year earlier. Revenue totalled $11.5...

 

Growing claim numbers hit NIB profits

NIB, Australia's only listed health insurer, has blamed a rise in healthcare claims and tough trading conditions for a fall in its full-year earnings. The company reported a net profit of $67.2 million for the year to June, down from $67.6 million a...

 

Growing claim numbers hit NIB profits

NIB, Australia's only listed health insurer, has blamed a rise in healthcare claims and tough trading conditions for a fall in its full-year net profit. The company reported a net profit of $67.2 million for the year to June, down from $67.6 million a...

 

Growing claim numbers hit NIB profits

NIB, Australia's only listed health insurer, has blamed a rise in healthcare claims and tough trading conditions for a fall in its full-year net profit. The company reported a net profit of $67.2 million for the year to June, down from $67.6 million a...

TheAge, 09:44 in Business
 
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