28 Aug 2019 - The ASX opened lower following soft leads from Wall Street and is now tracking 0.2% higher at noon. Shares in Bega Cheese (ASX:BGA) are on the up despite reporting today and showing their profit has seen a decline by half to $11.8 million. Afterpay Touch Group (ASX:APT) reported its full year results showing its statutory loss hit $42.9 million.
26 Aug 2019 - China enforces $75 billion of 5-10% tariffs, plus adds 25% on US cars. Trump tweets back, rising China $250 billion tariff to 30% & rising $300 billion tariff to 15%, seeing yield curve briefly invert, oil sinks and gold rally. Sequoia Financial (ASX:SEQ) 11.9 million buyback, Fortescue (ASX:FMG) profit up 195%, Monash IVF (ASX:MVF) profit sinks 2.3% & Regis Resources (ASX:RRL) to triple Duketon gold tenements.
26 Aug 2019 - Market at midday: China hits 5-10% tariff on $75b of US goods - Trump raises China tariff amounts to 30% and 15%. Gold soars to US$1,545, Feb 2012 levels, gold stocks rally. Monash IVF (ASX:MVF) returns to earnings growth in 2H19, however FY19 NPAT fell 2.3% to $21m. Zip Co (ASX:Z1P) inks landmark debt funding deal to increase business scale.
26 Aug 2019 - Building products group Boral (ASX:BLD) reported today showing net profit after tax (NPAT) before significant items is down 7 per cent to $440 million.
26 Aug 2019 - Fortescue Metals (ASX:FMG) posted record underlying net profit of $US3.2 billion, 195 per cent higher than the previous year.
26 Aug 2019 - Wealth manager IOOF Holdings (ASX:IFL) released their results today for financial year 2019 showing statutory net profit after tax (NPAT) $28.6 million, down 67.7 per cent.
26 Aug 2019 - G8 Education (ASX:GEM) today announced its results for the half-year ended 30 June 2019 showing net profit after tax (NPAT) reduced 20 per cent on the prior corresponding period to $19 million.
26 Aug 2019 - The ASX is set to see a downturn this morning after a rumble over the US China trade war. Trump was asked if he had second thoughts about escalating the trade war with China. He said yes. On the commodities front, safe haven gold has shot up almost $30 an ounce. Virtus Health (ASX:VRT) has appointed Dr Michael Stanford AM to its Board as a Non-Executive Director.
26 Aug 2019 - Regis Resources (ASX:RRL) has agreed to acquire a strategic package of tenements surrounding its Duketon Operations from Duketon Mining (ASX: DKM) for $20 million.
23 Aug 2019 - Aussie market gains 1.8% on week as Info Tech sector rises 7%, Energy gains 5.5%. Sims Metal Management Limited (ASX:SGM) shares hit 4-week high on FY19 revenue rising. Mayne Pharma (ASX:MYX) shares hit 6-week high on gross profit up 13%. Brickworks (ASX:BKW) expands in US on another acquisition. Boral (ASX:BLD) completes exit of bricks in Australia.