Takeovers & top 100 entries: Aus shares close 1.1% lower Friday

Takeovers & top 100 entries: Aus shares close 1.1% lower Friday

14 Dec 2018 - Market Wrap. Telcos see selling as analysts surprised by ACCC concerns. Nine Entertainment (ASX:NEC) enters ASX top 100 after merging with Fairfax. Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (ASX:API) buys 13% of Sigma (ASX:SIG) and made a...
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Nine Entertainment see a dip: ASX 0.7% lower at noon

Nine Entertainment see a dip: ASX 0.7% lower at noon

14 Dec 2018 - The ASX has been falling lower through out the morning and is tracking 0.7% lower at noon. Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (ASX:API), saw a rise today after reiterating its desire to merge with Sigma Healthcare. They already hol...
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Dexus see $405m uplift across their portfolio

Dexus see $405m uplift across their portfolio

14 Dec 2018 - Real Estate Investment Trust Dexus (ASX:DXS) today announced external independent valuations have resulted in a total estimated $405 million or 3.1 per cent increase on prior book values for the six months to 31 December 2018.
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Australian Pharmaceutical Industries push to merge with Sigma

Australian Pharmaceutical Industries push to merge with Sigma

14 Dec 2018 - Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (ASX:API) reconfirmed the terms of a non-binding indicative proposal made to Sigma’s Board of Directors back in October to acquire 100 per cent of the shares in Sigma, via a scheme of arrangement.
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GWA in bid to buy Methven

GWA in bid to buy Methven

14 Dec 2018 - Household consumer products distribution company GWA (ASX:GWA) has today taken a significant step towards strengthening its water solutions strategy and accelerated growth opportunities with the proposed acquisition of Methven, via a...
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Midway secures 11% increase for woodchip exports to China

Midway secures 11% increase for woodchip exports to China

14 Dec 2018 - Australia’s largest wood-fibre processor and exporter, Midway (ASX:MWY) has secured a significant increase in hardwood woodchip export prices from major Chinese customers.
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European Central Bank cautious about growth: ASX set to open lower this morning

European Central Bank cautious about growth: ASX set to open lower this morning

14 Dec 2018 - The ASX is set to open lower this morning on the back of a mixed performance on Wall Street. Small caps lead declines in the US yesterday, as trade tensions continued to weigh. Utilities were on the rise in the US yesterday but banks...
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Orocobre signs agreements with Toyota Tsusho Corporation

Orocobre signs agreements with Toyota Tsusho Corporation

14 Dec 2018 - Lithium producer Orocobre (ASX:ORE) has signed three pivotal agreements with joint venture partner Toyota Tsusho Corporation.
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Mitula Group enters scheme of arrangement for LIFULL Co takeover

Mitula Group enters scheme of arrangement for LIFULL Co takeover

14 Dec 2018 - Property search engine company the Mitula Group (ASX:MUA) has been suspended from quotation since the close of trade yesterday.
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Vanguard Investments Australia talks ESG funds

Vanguard Investments Australia talks ESG funds

14 Dec 2018 - Vanguard Investments Australia Product Research and Development Manager, Rachel White introduces Vanguard’s approach to Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) screening, its funds and why ESG matters.
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TPG shares drop on merger query: ASX 0.3% higher at noon

TPG shares drop on merger query: ASX 0.3% higher at noon

13 Dec 2018 - The ASX is trading higher at noon - tracking 0.3%. Big banks and miners are helping the rise. ANZ (ASX:ANZ) is up despite Group Executive Fred Ohlsson announcing he is stepping down. And New Zealand energy company Mercury (ASX:MCY) t...
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Clean TeQ Holdings signs VPA with local councils

Clean TeQ Holdings signs VPA with local councils

13 Dec 2018 - Clean TeQ Holdings (ASX:CLQ) has today signed a Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) with the Shire Councils of Lachlan, Forbes and Parkes.
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