Monthly Archives - December 2019

Australian dollar lifts on the last day of the year: ASX closes 1.8% lower

31 Dec 2019 - The ASX took a dip at the open and failed to gather any ground closing 1.8% lower. All sectors are in the red - the sector with the least losses was Materials sector with Gold Road Resources (ASX:GOR), Resolute (ASX:RSG) and Saracen Mineral Holdings (ASX:SAR) all making gains today. GrainCorp (ASX:GNC) today announced that the sale of its Australian Bulk Liquid Terminals business to ANZ Terminals Pty has completed.


Final trading day of the year: ASX poised to open lower

31 Dec 2019 - It’s the last day of trading for 2019 and Australian shares are set to open lower. Over in the US stocks fell on light trading. The S&P 500 fell the most in more than three weeks. Tech shares saw falls with Facebook and Amazon among the biggest decliners. Treasury Wine Estates (ASX:TWE) is set to say goodbye to Fiona Last their Company Secretary.


BOQ raises $89.7M via share purchase plan: Aus shares 0.7% lower at noon

30 Dec 2019 - The Australian share market opened slightly lower this morning and lost ground over the first 2 hours of trade. This comes despite positive leads from US markets. Every sector has made losses this morning with Industrials weighing heaviest on the market. The Bank of Queensland (ASX:BOQ) has successful completed a share purchase plan to raise approximately $89.7 million.