Mitchell Neems

Aust stocks open 0.5% higher

Local market rallies in early trade after strong gains on Wall Street overnight.

ResMed lifts Q1 revenues

Manufacturer reaffirms commitment to top-line revenue growth as Q1 EPS tops forecasts.

Govt rejects call for CBA royal commission

Cormann unveils official response to CBA advice scandal, confirms financial advice register.

AMP wealth management division soars in Q3

AMP's wealth management arm more than doubles net cashflows in the quarter.

Toll Holdings endures tough Q1

Supply chain company confident of earnings growth in FY15 despite weaker-than-expected Q1.

Aust stocks edge lower at open

Local market follows Wall Street lower as investor nerves over recent volatility persists.

Asciano upbeat on FY15 EBIT growth

Group confident of delivering more than 5% lift in FY EBIT as quarterly coal volumes lift.

Atlas Iron reduces costs in September quarter

Miner sees marked reduction in both all-in cash and C1 costs in quarter.

Aust dollar slips slightly on CPI data

Local currency gives up some ground after September quarter headline inflation beats forecasts.

Aust stocks open 1% higher

Local market rallies follows global bourses higher as strong Chinese growth data buoys sentiment.

BHP lifts Q1 iron ore production

Mining giant reaffirms full-year production guidance on record quarterly iron ore, metallurgical coal outputs.

Aust stocks edge higher at open

Market pushes upward ahead of busy day of local, Chinese economic data.

PEP not selling Veda stake

Private equity group informs credit reporting business no sale process is underway.

FIRB clears Goodman Fielder takeover

Focus will now shift to China, where First Pacific/Wilmar's $1.9bn takeover offer needs approval.

Aust stocks open 1.3% higher

Local market pushes higher in early trade on the back of upbeat global leads.

NZ regulator delays Wotif ruling

NZ Commerce Commission pushes back decision on Expedia's $700m Wotif takeover for second time.

Downer EDI buys Tenix for $300m

Construction contractor better-positioned for growth after purchasing business from Salteri family.

Aust stocks 0.5% higher at noon

Local market remains upbeat midway through trading session, brushing off global volatility.

Aust stocks open 0.6% higher

Local market defies global volatility to rally more than half a per cent in early trade.

Santos lifts Q3 production

Group reaffirms FY guidance after delivering strongest quarterly production in seven years.