Author: Finance News Network

Cochlear (ASX:COH) appoint former CEO Fisher & Paykel to the board: ASX closed 0.3% lower

10 Dec 2019 - It has been a rollercoaster day of trade for the ASX. The local bourse managed to close 0.3% lower. Companies to lose the most ground were Avita Medical (ASX:AVH), Metcash (ASX:MTS) and Perenti Global (ASX:PRN). Cochlear (ASX:COH) today announced the appointment of Michael Daniell to the board - former Managing Director and CEO of Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation.

Aerometrex flies high following IPO: ASX tracking flat at midday

10 Dec 2019 - The ASX has been on a bit of a rollercoaster ride this morning and is now riding flat at just 0.01% lower at noon. Shares in The A2 Milk company (ASX:A2M) rose today after yesterday’s news that CEO Jayne Hrdlicka is set to leave. Shares on the decline are the Lendlease Group (ASX:LLC), and Avita Medical (ASX:AVH). Midway (ASX:MWY) has successfully negotiated its first export price contract.

Wall Street sees declines: ASX poised to open lower

10 Dec 2019 - Following weak leads from US markets, the ASX looks set to open lower this morning as US stocks saw declines. The losses ended three days of rises on Wall Street, boosted by US jobs report beating analysts expectations. Tower Insurance (ASX:TWR) has started its search for a new CEO after it confirmed that Richard Harding will not extend his contract past next year.