Better than expected start: Aus shares 0.5% higher at noon
19 Feb 2018 – The Australian share market started the trading week on the front foot, despite mixed leads from Wall St. Traders and investors are absorbing a mostly positive bag of company results with the likes of Domain (ASX:DHG) reporting and trading over 4 per cent higher, GWA (ASX:GWA) reported and its shares gained about 10 per cent, along with nib (ASX:NHF) which has gained over 3 per cent and Brambles (ASX:BXB). InvoCare (ASX:IVC) reported a 37 per cent lift in its net profit after tax. Seek (ASX:SEK) reported record revenue growth of 26 per cent.
Source: Finance News Network