|Bid||63.18 x 0|
|Ask||64.00 x 0|
|Day's range||63.18 - 63.78|
|52-week range||51.41 - 63.78|
|PE ratio (TTM)||27.64|
|Earnings date||16 Aug. 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||3.06 (4.88%)|
|1y target est||54.41|
A high profile cartel case involving some of Australia’s top banks has claimed its first victim with Robert Priestley, the chairman of JP Morgan Australia, resigning on Tuesday from his role as a director of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). “I am very conscious of the unique role that the ASX plays at the heart of Australia’s financial marketplace, and with all of its participants. There has been considerable interest in the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) banking matter which may become a potential distraction for the ASX and my board colleagues,” he said in a statement.
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Australian authorities are formulating plans that would force public companies to reveal the proportion of women at various levels of their organizations, as well as steps they’re taking to increase female representation. ASX Ltd., which operates the country’s main stock exchange, wants businesses to formulate and disclose diversity policies, and also set representation targets for their boards, senior executives and total workforce in annual reports. Among Australia’s 200 biggest public firms, women held 27 percent of board seats at the end of February, according to the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ gender diversity progress report, with 74 companies meeting the 30 percent target.