Commodities Market

  • Miners drag market as Myer soars AAP - 5 hours ago

    A drop in iron ore futures have pulled miners and the broader Australian market lower but retailer Myer has soared after a late share raid.

  • State of play with Cyclone Debbie AAP - 10 hours ago
    State of play with Cyclone Debbie

    The state of play as Queensland prepares for the impending arrival of Cyclone Debbie in the state's north.

  • Oil producers look at extending output cut AAP - 10 hours ago

    Oil producing nations say they are satisfied with the progress so far in cuts to output, but urge participants to ensure 100 per cent compliance.

  • GF Securities Announces its 2016 Annual Results ACN Newswire - Sat, Mar 25, 2017 12:23 PM AEDT

    Against the backdrop of decrease in the overall capacity and profitability of the securities industry, the Company consistently adhered to the basic principle of "Making Progress While Maintaining Stability" and managed to achieve good results in the market condition characterized by slower economic growth, stricter supervision and increasing competition and various major operation indicators continued to rank top in the industry, which created good returns for its shareholders. As of 31 December 2016, total assets of the GF Securities amounted to RMB 359,801 million, total revenue and other income of the Company was RMB 27,488 million, profit before income tax was RMB 10,705 million, net profit attributable to owners of the Company was RMB 8,030 million.

  • Thai Wah PCL (SET:TWPC): ASEAN's Leading Starch and Vermicelli Producer ACN Newswire - Fri, Mar 24, 2017 8:00 PM AEDT

    BANGKOK, Mar 24, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - Thai Wah Public Company Limited (SET:TWPC) Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ho Ren Hua discusses the company's strategy and outlook in The Executive Talk (TET) by ShareInvestor.com. TET: Please explain the history of TWPC and its business today. In 2015 TWPC was created through the merger of two companies, Thai Wah Food Products PCL and Thai Wah Starch PCL.

  • China inks $4.6 billion deal for Australia mine project AFP - Fri, Mar 24, 2017 5:50 PM AEDT
    China inks $4.6 billion deal for Australia mine project

    Sydney (AFP) - A state-owned Chinese construction giant Friday sealed a deal to build a Aus$6 billion (US$4.

  • Hong Kong charges captain over Singapore army vehicles AFP - Fri, Mar 24, 2017 4:25 PM AEDT
    Hong Kong charges captain over Singapore army vehicles

    Hong Kong (AFP) - Hong Kong on Friday charged a ship's captain over the transport of nine Singapore armoured troop carriers without a proper licence, which embroiled the two cities and China in a diplomatic dispute.

  • Capital Mining Limited (ASX:CMY) Next Phase of Exploration to Commence at Irish Lithium Projects ABN Newswire - Fri, Mar 24, 2017 11:44 AM AEDT

    Perth, Australia, Mar 24, 2017 - (ABN Newswire) - Capital Mining Limited (ASX:CMY) ("Capital" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the commencement of its next phase of exploration ...

  • BTIG Investment Banking Group Experiences Record Growth Marked by More Than 100 Transactions Since January … Business Wire - Thu, Mar 23, 2017 11:30 PM AEDT

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- BTIG, LLC announced today that its Investment Banking Group has successfully executed more than 100 transactions since January 2015. BTIG was founded twelve years ago specializing in institutional equities trading across the U.S. Today, the firm has expanded to offer multi-asset class execution, investment banking, equity research and related brokerage services across nine U.S. offices and five affiliate offices in Europe, Asia and Australia. The move into investment banking began in 2013, and the growth of the business has significantly increased in the last 24 months.

  • GEOSYS Announces New Business Manager, Stepan Grynyuk, in Commonwealth of Independent States Region Business Wire - Thu, Mar 23, 2017 8:15 PM AEDT

    MORGES, Switzerland--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- With an eye on continued global growth, GEOSYS has today announced that Stepan Grynyuk has been appointed to the position of regional business manager in Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). Grynyuk will be responsible for managing on-going projects with current customers in Ukraine, Russia and Kazakhstan, and for developing the business in the CIS region with a core focus on the ag-insurance market. With more than 15 years of experience in sales and business development in CIS, Grynyuk started his career in the feed industry building strong experience in sales, marketing and customer support.

  • Garuda Indonesia Group books Net Income of US$9.35 Million for 2016, Maintaining Positive Performanc … ACN Newswire - Wed, Mar 22, 2017 9:00 PM AEDT

    CENGKARENG, INDONESIA, Mar 22, 2017 - (ACN Newswire) - National airline PT Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (GIAA.JK) and its subsidiaries maintained positive performance throughout 2016 with a net profit of US$9.36 Mil, or the equivalent of IDR 124.5 Bil (exchange rate IDR 13.300 per US$), while carrying a total of 35 Mil passengers on both Garuda Indonesia and Citilink Indonesia. The positive achievement was detailed in the Group's analyst meeting which took place today at Garuda Indonesia headquarters in Cengkareng, and was attended by Garuda Indonesia directors and all the directors of the subsidiaries. The subsidiaries in attendance were Citilink Indonesia, Garuda Maintenance Facility (GMF-AeroAsia), Aerowisata, Sabre, Asyst and Gapura.

  • Deutsche Bank soars as US closes currency probe AFP - Wed, Mar 22, 2017 1:20 AM AEDT
    Deutsche Bank soars as US closes currency probe

    Frankfurt am Main (AFP) - Shares in German lender Deutsche Bank leapt in Frankfurt trading Tuesday, as news US authorities had closed an investigation into past manipulation of currency markets lent investors confidence in the troubled institution.

  • Aluminium giant Rusal doubles profits AFP - Fri, Mar 17, 2017 2:15 PM AEDT
    Aluminium giant Rusal doubles profits

    Hong Kong (AFP) - Russian aluminium giant Rusal said Friday it had more than doubled net profit in 2016 after selling off one of its refineries.

  • Andromeda Metals Ltd (ASX:ADN) Financial Report for the Half-Year Ended 31 December 2016 ABN Newswire - Wed, Mar 15, 2017 2:48 PM AEDT

    Adelaide, Australia, Mar 15, 2017 - (ABN Newswire) - The Directors of Andromeda Metals Ltd (ASX:ADN.AX - News) are pleased to provide the Company's Financial Report for the half-year ended 31 December, 2016. - The Company will maintain a primary focus on gold exploration, with copper a secondary target commodity. Directors consider the outlook for these metals remains positive, and believe these are commodities well suited to Andromeda Metals' skill base.

  • Capital Mining Limited (ASX:CMY) Successful EM Survey Defines New Priority Drill Targets at Mayfield ABN Newswire - Wed, Mar 15, 2017 10:46 AM AEDT

    Perth, Australia, Mar 15, 2017 - (ABN Newswire) - Capital Mining Limited (ASX:CMY.AX - News) ("Capital" or "the Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed a successful Downhole Electromagnetic (DHEM) survey over the Mayfield Base and Precious Metals Project (EL6358, ELA5415) in south-eastern New South Wales (Figure 1, see link below), which has confirmed new priority drill targets.

  • Resource giants push Aust shares higher AAP - Tue, Mar 14, 2017 3:15 PM AEDT

    Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton are leading the Australian share market higher, thanks to a lift in commodity prices after a mixed trading session on Wall Street.

  • NSW premier pays tribute to Colin Barnett AAP - Tue, Mar 14, 2017 2:57 PM AEDT
    NSW premier pays tribute to Colin Barnett

    NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian says outgoing WA Premier Colin Barnett did "amazing" things for that state.

  • US hopes to start NAFTA talks in June,July AAP - Tue, Mar 14, 2017 4:19 AM AEDT

    The US expects to start North American Free Trade Agreement talks with Canada and Mexico in a little over three months.

  • Iron ore slide forecast by year-end AAP - Tue, Mar 14, 2017 4:07 AM AEDT

    Capital Economics expects iron ore prices to retreat to $US50 a tonne by the end of the year, from $US90 a tonne now, as economic growth slows in China.

  • Rio chairman du Plessis confirms exit AAP - Thu, Mar 9, 2017 6:32 PM AEDT
    Rio chairman du Plessis confirms exit

    Rio Tinto expects to name a new chairman in 2017 after Jan du Plessis confirmed his eight years in the role will soon come to an end.

  • Capital Mining Limited (ASX:CMY) Cobalt Project Acquisition And Placement ABN Newswire - Thu, Mar 9, 2017 6:22 PM AEDT

    Perth, Australia, Mar 9, 2017 - (ABN Newswire) - Capital Mining Limited (ASX:CMY.AX - News) ("Capital" or "the Company") is pleased to announce it has entered into a Binding Agreement ("Agreement") with Maincoast Pty Ltd ("Maincoast") to acquire the Scotia Cobalt-Nickel Project ("Acquisition") in the eastern goldfields of Western Australia. - Capital Mining enters into Option Agreement to acquire 100% of the Scotia Cobalt-Nickel project in the eastern goldfields of Western Australia ?

  • Minister urges caution on oil, gas taxes AAP - Thu, Mar 9, 2017 5:43 PM AEDT

    As the Turnbull government considers ways to reap more revenue from the booming LNG industry, a minister says higher taxes could risk investment.

  • Market and $A fall as commodities drop AAP - Thu, Mar 9, 2017 5:09 PM AEDT

    The share market lost ground as investors dumped resource and energy stocks, including Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton and Woodside Petroleum.

  • China posts rare trade deficit AAP - Wed, Mar 8, 2017 5:24 PM AEDT

    Imports to China surged much more than expected in February, causing the country to post a rare trade deficit.

  • Debate over oil and gas taxes heats up AAP - Wed, Mar 8, 2017 11:51 AM AEDT

    A tax change which could bring in billions of dollars from massive LNG projects is facing headwinds.

  • John Melby Joins CBL Markets Board Business Wire - Wed, Mar 8, 2017 3:00 AM AEDT

    SYDNEY & NEW YORK & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- CBL Markets, the leading spot exchange operator for environmental commodity markets, today announced it has welcomed John Melby to its Board of Directors. ...

  • Rates to hold in 2017 despite GDP rebound AAP - Tue, Mar 7, 2017 5:38 PM AEDT

    A commodities conference in Canberra has been given an upbeat appraisal of the economy but economist Chris Richardson doesn't expect a rate rise this year.

  • GDP should silence farm mockers: Joyce AAP - Tue, Mar 7, 2017 3:24 PM AEDT
    GDP should silence farm mockers: Joyce

    Acting Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce says the latest national accounts figures show farming should not be ridiculed.

  • Capital Mining Limited (ASX:CMY) Voluntary Suspension ABN Newswire - Mon, Mar 6, 2017 9:59 AM AEDT

    Perth, Australia, Mar 6, 2017 - (ABN Newswire) - In accordance with Listing Rule 17.2 Capital Mining Limited (ASX:CMY) requests its securities be granted voluntary suspension as negotiations on the proposed ...

  • Farmers to be told to innovate for exports AAP - Sun, Mar 5, 2017 2:04 PM AEDT

    The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) will hold its two-day Outlook 2017 conference this week.