Author: Finance News Network

Flat finish: Aus shares close 0.05% higher

18 Apr 2019 - Whitehaven Coal’s (ASX:WHC) Winchester South metallurgical coal project has been declared a ‘Coordinated Project’, of strategic significance, by the Queensland Government’s Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning. The project is 30km south-east of Moranbah in Queensland’s Bowen Basin.

China growth beats expectations, Wall Street in red: Aus shares to open slightly higher

18 Apr 2019 - Aus futures suggest a slight gain after Chinese economy expanded more than expected, while Wall Street ended in the red. US trade deficit fell to 8-month low on plane exports surge in Feb, beating expectations. Local employment data out today. Centuria Industrial Reit (ASX:CIP) paying $3 interim div & Redflex Holdings (ASX:RDF) solid Q3 FY19. Kogan (ASX:KGN) & New Hope (ASX:NHC) go ex-div.