Rain lifts Australian consumer confidence
Australian consumer confidence has improved possibly due to rain, reasonable local data and the signing of the US-China phase one trade deal, ANZ research says
BHP reckons it is on track to meet expectations for its first half results.
NIB expects to earn $170 million this fiscal year, down from $200 million previously forecast, as the health insurer deals with a rise in claims.
Investors expected more from Kogan’s most recent trading update, and have pushed the share price down.
Hotel inventory management platform SiteMinder has finished a funding round that values the Sydney-based company at $1.1 billion.
ASX-listed buy now, pay later company Sezzle will get its California lending licence after agreeing to pay $450,000 in fines and refunds.
Sydney biotech company Nyrada has made its debut on the ASX in the first float of the year following an $8.5 million initial public offering.
Caltex Australia says it will open its books for Canada’s Alimentation Couche-Tard as it manoeuvre to get a better price than ACT’s $8.6 billion takeover offer.
Crowdfunded challenger bank Xinja has launched a savings account with a 2.25% interest rate - the highest no-strings interest rate in Australia.
Shares in ASX-listed Kalamazoo Resources are up 60% after Canada’s Novo Resources and gold investing legend Eric Sprott took 8% stakes in the junior explorer.
Super funds in 2019 had their best year since 2013 but while 2020 is looking good it is unlikely to deliver the same double digit growth, SuperRatings says.
Iron ore futures in China have risen on concerns that cyclone season will disrupt shipments from Australia.
Australian consumer confidence has improved after more encouraging economic news, the ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence survey says.
Customers splurging in sales on Black Friday and Boxing day have helped after pay company Zip Co post record quarterly revenue.
A driver has died following a collision with a truck in Arcadia this morning.
The Hume Freeway is closed towards Melbourne, just outside of Wangaratta, due to a truck rollover. Emergency services are on site. Motorists are advised to detour at the Great Alpine road exit to get back on to the Hume Freeway. Northbound lanes...
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