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ANZ suspends dividend as profit plunges: ASX poised to open higher

30 Apr 2020 – The ASX looks set to open higher this morning. US markets ended higher as Trump says he wants the FDA to move “as quickly as they can” to approve the antiviral drug remdesivir as a treatment for the coronavirus. The AUD continues to rise against the USD and had an overnight peak of 65 cents. The ANZ (ASX:ANZ) today announced a Statutory Profit after tax for the Half Year ended 31 March 2020 of $1.55 billion, down 51% on the prior comparable period.

Source: Finance News Network

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