Qantas lifts passenger numbers in July

Qantas lifts passenger numbers in July

AAP Passenger numbers are on the rise at Qantas, with a solid increase in overseas travellers. The flying kangaroo lifted total passenger numbers by 2.1 per cent during July. Driving the result was a 5.3 per ...

Australian Markets

  • Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday AAP - Thu, Aug 27, 2015 12:08 PM AEST
    Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday

    Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange on Thursday, Aug 27: ASL - AUSDRILL - up one cent, or 4.8 per cent, to 22 cents Mining services group Ausdrill has posted a $175.6 million full year loss ...

  • Investors stunned by Aussie market recovery AAP - Tue, Aug 25, 2015 4:40 PM AEST
    Investors stunned by Aussie market recovery

    The Australian share market has closed higher after Chinese fourth-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data beat expectations.

  • Stocks to watch at noon on Friday AAP - Fri, Aug 7, 2015 12:25 PM AEST

    Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Friday.

  • Stocks to watch at close on Tuesday AAP - Tue, Aug 4, 2015 4:20 PM AEST

    Mining giant BHP Billiton has been given until 2016 to go ahead with the expansion at the Olympic Dam mine in South Australia.

  • Aust shares close flat AAP - Fri, Jul 17, 2015 4:17 PM AEST

    Australian shares have finished flat as all eyes turn to a meeting of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

  • Merck board OKs additional $10 billion stock buyback plan Associated Press - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 8:36 AM AEDT

    Merck & Co. says its board approved the repurchase of up to $10 billion more of its stock. The drugmaker said Tuesday that amount will be added to the $1.7 billion remaining available for repurchase under ...

  • Whiting and McCormick are big market movers Associated Press - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 7:39 AM AEDT

    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Whiting Petroleum Corp., down $7.48 to $30.91 The oil and gas company priced a ...

  • Ahead of the Bell: Chesapeake Energy shares stage rally Associated Press - Wed, Mar 25, 2015 12:27 AM AEDT

    When your stock price tumbles faster than the cost for a barrel of oil, it's hard for a company like Chesapeake Energy to give investors something to cheer about. But the Oklahoma City oil and gas provider ...

  • European stocks rise in opening deals AFP - Fri, Mar 20, 2015 10:18 AM AEDT
    European stocks rise in opening deals

    Europe's main stock markets advanced at the start of trade on Friday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.27 percent at 6,981.23 points. Elsewhere, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index added 0.36 percent to ...

  • GoDaddy plans to raise as much as $418 million in IPO Associated Press - Fri, Mar 20, 2015 7:48 AM AEDT

    GoDaddy, the Web hosting company known for its racy Super Bowl commercials, said Thursday that it hopes to raise as much as $418 million in an initial public offering. GoDaddy said in June that it was ...


Company Finances

  • Polypropylene Random Copolymer Market is expected to reach US$ 9.29 Billion in 2023: Transparency Market … GlobeNewswire - 49 minutes ago

    Albany - NY -- According to the report, the global polypropylene random copolymer market was valued at US$ 5.92 Bn in 2014 and is anticipated to reach US$ 9.29 Bn by 2023, expanding at a CAGR of 5.2% between ...

  • ISRI Seeks Nominations for Design for Recycling Award(R) GlobeNewswire - 57 minutes ago

    WASHINGTON, DC -- The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), the Voice of the Recycling Industry(TM), today released a call for entries for the 2016 Design for Recycling (DFR) Award(R). The DFR ...

  • 'Cornival' raises $9,500 for the Regional Food Bank of NENY GlobeNewswire - 1 hour 24 minutes ago

    ALBANY, N.Y. -- CDPHP and SEFCU recently teamed up to fight hunger and raise money for the Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York by hosting a fundraiser at the Patroon Creek office complex. The fun-filled ...

  • Lighting Fixtures and Luminaires - Global Strategic Business Report 2015-2020 GlobeNewswire - 3 hours ago

    Dublin, Sept. 01, 2015-- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Lighting Fixtures and Luminaires- Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. This report analyzes ...

  • Housing, food drive manufacturing growth AAP - 6 hours ago

    A pick up in housing construction and strong demand for food and beverages continue to benefit the manufacturing sector, with activity expanding for a second month. The Australian Industry Group's Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index rose 1.3 points to 51.7 in August, with the result above the 50 level implying activity in the sector had grown. Ai Group chief executive Innes Willox said the expansion was driven by greater production, employment and new orders.

  • Sony Global Education Partners with Edmodo, the World's Leading Global Education Network ACN Newswire - 6 hours ago

    TOKYO, Sept 1, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Sony Global Education, Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation, announced today that it will partner with Edmodo, Inc., the world's leading global education network, to enhance math literacy among students in primary and secondary schools across the world. By working with Edmodo, Sony Global Education will make its Global Math Challenge, a worldwide online math competition, accessible to teachers and students in over 190 countries.

  • AUDIO: Byte Power Group Ltd (ASX:BPG) Interview with Alvin Phua CEO on the Growth of Winepower Group … ABN Newswire - 9 hours ago

    Brisbane, Australia, Sep 1, 2015 - (ABN Newswire) - Byte Power Group Ltd (ASX:BPG) CEO Alvin Phua talks with ABN Newswire on the growth of the Wine business in Asia. Wine Power Pty Ltd is a wholly-owned ...

  • Photo Release -- Mitsubishi Reveals Exa Corporation's Aerodynamic Simulations Behind Its Record-Breaking … GlobeNewswire - 10 hours ago

    BURLINGTON, Mass. and YOKOHAMA, Japan -- Exa Corporation , a global innovator of simulation software for product engineering, recently announced its customer, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation's (MMC), revealed ...

  • Inside Kellogg’s Effort to Cash In on the Health-Food Craze The Wall Street Journal - 11 hours ago

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich.—Years before natural and organic foods exploded in popularity, cereal behemoth Kellogg Co. acquired one of the segment’s pioneers: Kashi Co. Kellogg let the Southern California firm, known for its cereals, operate autonomously. In 2013, Kellogg Chief Executive John Bryant closed Kashi’s office in San Diego, betting that a fresh start at headquarters here would help to rejuvenate the brand.

  • Samsung unveils new smartwatch to challenge Apple Watch AFP - 15 hours ago
    Samsung unveils new smartwatch to challenge Apple Watch

    Samsung unveiled its latest smartwatch on Tuesday as the South Korean tech giant seeks to challenge Apple's global domination in the fast-growing wearable device market. Samsung is hoping the new watch will compete with similar Apple products, after the US company became the top provider of wearable devices worldwide only months after the Apple Watch was unveiled in April. The new smartwatch -- the latest model by Samsung since last November -- will be officially released later this month during the IFA trade fair in Berlin.