Finance News (Page 656)

Dollar drop boosts ASX: Aus shares 0.49% higher at noon

07 Dec 2017 - Market at Midday: The ASX200 is continuing to gain momentum after the Aussie dollar dropped. The ASX shook off a drop in commodity prices and weaker than expected economic news. Woolworths (ASX:WOW) changed its name, Air New Zealand (ASX:AIZ) advised that there will be some international flight cancellations and delays ‘each day over the coming weeks’ and Fonterra Co-Operative Group (ASX:FSF) appointed one of its directors to the Milk Price Panel. Two companies floated today. Click [...]

Facebook lifts Nasdaq: ASX futures point to a rise

07 Dec 2017 - Market Outlook: The Australian share market is eyeing a rise at the open, with the futures pointing up, despite mixed leads from Wall Street and a commodity price slip. US private sector employers added more jobs than expected in Nov. Australia’s of Australia’s exports and imports due out today. Spark New Zealand (ASX:SPK) CEO of Home, Mobile & Business has resigned and will leave the NZ telco company early next year. BT Investment Management (ASX:BTT) [...]