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05 Feb 2016

14:28 | BAL

Bellamy's Australia Provides Update

Bellamy's Australia provided an update to the market prior to the release of its half year results on 19 February 2016. The Company's unaudited management accounts for the 6 months...

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12:25 | SCG

Scentre Group Announces Dividend

Scentre Group announced an unfranked dividend of 10.45 cps for the period of 6 months ending 31 December 2015, with a record date of 15 February 2016 and a payment date of 29...

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11:21 | MTU

M2 Group Announces Supreme Court of Vic Approves Scheme of Arrangement

M2 Group announced that on 5 February 2016 the Supreme Court of Vic made orders approving the merger of Vocus Communications and the Company via Scheme of Arrangement through which...

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10:02 | AIO

Asciano Provides First Supplementary Target's Statement

Asciano released its first supplementary target's statement in relation to the off-market takeover offer by the Brookfield Bidder to acquire all of the ordinary shares in the...

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10:00 | TPM

TPG Telecom Acquires 1800MHz Spectrum

TPG Telecom confirmed that it was a successful bidder in the auction for spectrum in the 1800MHz band. It will pay $84.7m for the lots that it has purchased, with $15m to be paid in...

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09:27 | GMA

Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia Provides FY15 Earnings Release

Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia reported statutory net profit after tax (NPAT) of $228.0m for the full year ended 31 December 2015, a 29.7% decrease on the pcp. Underlying...

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09:24 | IPD

ImpediMed Trading Halted, Pending Company Announcement

The securities of ImpediMed will be placed in Trading Halt Session State at the request of the Company, until the earlier of the commencement of normal trading on 9 February 2016 or...

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08:34 | MYO

MYOB Group Provides Update on Cloud and Innovation at MYOB INCITE Roadshow

MYOB Group announced at its annual roadshow MYOB INCITE that it has reached 170,000 online users for FY2015, up 46% year on year. This milestone was supported by research and...

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08:28 | NWS

News Corporation Provides FY2016 Second Quarter Earnings Release

News Corporation reported financial results for the three months ended 31 December 2015. The Company reported fiscal 2016 second quarter total revenues of $2.16bn, a 4% decline as...

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04 Feb 2016

19:26 | OSH

Oil Search Provides Exploration and Appraisal Drilling Update for January 2016

Oil Search provided exploration and appraisal drilling update for January 2016, reporting the second extended well test on Antelope 5 commenced on 19 January 2016. The well was...

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15:42 | CIM

CIMIC Group Announces CPB Contractors Wins Bruce Highway Upgrade Section C

CIMIC Group announced that its construction company, CPB Contractors, has been selected by Queensland's Department of Transport and Main Roads to construct Section C: Traveston to...

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15:19 | IMF

IMF Bentham Announces New USA Funding Agreement

IMF Bentham announced that it has agreed to fund a further matter in the United States by the Company's wholly owned subsidiary, Bentham Capital. This new matter number US34...

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09:51 | DLS

Drillsearch Energy Provides Drilling Report

Drillsearch Energy announced that the Western Wet Gas JV with Beach spudded the Middleton East-1 well in mid-January 2016 to appraise the Middleton field in PPL 239. The well was...

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09:30 | CYB

CYBG PLC Admits to Official List

CYBG PLC was admitted to the Official List of ASX on 4 February 2016 as an ASX Foreign Exempt Listing. Official Quotation of 659,486,442 FPO shares in the form of CHESS Depositary...

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09:29 | S32

South32 Announces Major Restructuring Plans and Non-Cash Charges

South32 announced the outcome of the South Africa Manganese strategic review and its intention to substantially reduce cash costs at a number of operations. As a result of a...

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08:36 | AGL

AGL Energy Provides Review of Gas Assets

AGL Energy announced that following a review, it has taken a strategic decision that exploration and production of natural gas assets will no longer be a core business for the...

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08:34 | CPU

Computershare Announces to Acquire Capital Markets Cooperative

Computershare announced that it has agreed to acquire Capital Markets Cooperative, LLC (CMC), based in Florida, USA. The acquisition is subject to US regulatory approvals which are...

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08:29 | PRG

Programmed Maintenance Services Provides Business Update

Programmed Maintenance Services announced that solid revenue growth occurring in staffing, maintenance and facility management services across many non-resource sectors, with a...

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08:27 | MQG

Macquarie Group Provides an Update on Business Activity

Macquarie Group provided an update on business activity in the third quarter of the financial year ending 31 March 2016 and updated the outlook for the financial year ending 31...

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03 Feb 2016

18:00 | ANN

Ansell Provides Full Year Earnings Update and Expected 2016 Half Year Results

Ansell announced a reduction to full year US$ earnings guidance and provides preliminary half-year results for the six month period ending 31 December 2015. The Company announced a...

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13:51 | EQT

Equity Trustees Announces Preliminary Half Year Result

Equity Trustees advised on the preliminary half year result stating that subject to audit review, its operating profit before tax for the six months to 31 December 2015 is...

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12:13 | GMA

Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia Announces Appointment of CEO and CFO

Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia announced that Ms Georgette Nicholas has been appointed CEO following the completion of an extensive global executive search. It is intended...

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12:11 | BPT

Beach Energy Provides Monthly Drilling Report

Beach Energy announced that a six-well infill development drilling campaign was completed in the Moomba North Field, which aimed to develop booked reserves in the Toolachee,...

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12:05 | PAC

Pacific Current Group Provides Update on Strategic Capital Investors

Pacific Current Group announced that partner firm Strategic Capital Investors (SCI) has launched a new hedge fund acceleration vehicle, the Strategic Capital Fund with an initial...

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10:44 | OZL

OZ Minerals Announces Prominent Hill to Expand Underground Production Capacity

OZ Minerals announced that the development will begin immediately to expand Prominent Hill's underground operation by building a second access decline linking existing underground...

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08:20 | SXY

Senex Energy Provides Monthly Drilling Report

Senex Energy announced that in line with the previously announced reduced capital expenditure program, the Company did not spud any wells during January 2016. The Company will...

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08:20 | AIA

Auckland International Airport Provides Monthly Traffic Update

Auckland International Airport provided monthly traffic update. The Company's December 2015 international passengers (excluding transit passengers) were the highest ever for a...

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08:10 | NAB

National Australia Bank Announces Conclusion of IPO of CYBG

National Australia Bank announced the final price for the IPO to institutional investors of CYBG PLC. This effectively concludes the demerger and IPO process for CYBG. The final...

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02 Feb 2016

17:02 | NAB

National Australia Bank Advises on CYBG Demerger and Provides Update on IPO

National Australia Bank advised that the Company confirmed demerger of CYBG became effective on 2 February 2016. The Initial Public Offering (IPO) is expected to proceed, with the...

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14:01 | SPL

Starpharma Holdings Announces Results of Preclinical Study of HER2-targeted DEP

Starpharma Holdings announced the final results of the preclinical study of its HER2-targeted DEP conjugate, which achieved complete tumour regression at the last study time point...

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11:37 | SKI

Spark Infrastructure Group Announces Victoria Power Networks Completes A$700m Bank Debt Syndication

Spark Infrastructure Group announced that Victoria Power Networks (Finance), the common funding vehicle for both CitiPower and Powercor, has executed a new $700m Syndicated bank...

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09:36 | NVT

Navitas Announces On-Market Share Buyback

Navitas announced an on-market buy back of its ordinary shares for up to 7.5% of the shares currently on issue. The buy back is expected to commence from 16 February 2016. The...

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08:38 | CPU

Computershare Appoints Preferred Supplier in UKAR Tender Process

Computershare confirmed that it has been appointed preferred supplier in the tender process to undertake the mortgage servicing activities of UK Asset Resolution (UKAR), which was...

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08:26 | BHP

BHP Billiton Announces Drop in Credit Rating By S&P

BHP Billiton noted the announcement by Standard amp; Poor's that it has lowered the credit ratings of the Company and BHP Billiton PLC from A+ to A. The rating on the Company's...

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08:26 | ALU

Altium Signs OEM Agreement with Dassault Systemes

Altium announced that it has signed an OEM agreement with Dassault Systemes to introduce a new SOLIDWORKS Electronic Computer-Aided Design (ECAD) product based on its Printed...

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07:31 | FBU

Fletcher Building Announces Acquisition of Higgins Group Holdings

Fletcher Building announced that it will acquire the NZ road construction and maintenance business Higgins Group Holdings (Higgins) and other related assets, together with Higgins'...

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01 Feb 2016

14:20 | DOW

Downer EDI Responds to ASX Price Query

Downer EDI responded to an ASX price query stating that it is not aware of any information which, if known, could be an explanation for the recent trading in its securities. The...

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12:37 | DOW

Downer EDI Advises on Capital Metro Bid Costs

Downer EDI announced on 1 February 2016 that the ACTivate consortium had not been successful in its bid to build, operate and maintain Canberra's new light rail system, known as the...

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12:29 | SAR

Saracen Mineral Holdings Advises on Commissioning Underway at Thunderbox

Saracen Mineral Holdings advised that commissioning of the 2.5Mtpa processing facility at its 100% owned Thunderbox Gold Project in WA is underway. First ore has been introduced to...

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12:20 | CIM

CIMIC Group Announces Selection for Canberra Light Rail Project

CIMIC Group announced that its Group's companies Pacific Partnership and CPB Contractors, as part of the Canberra Metro consortium, have been selected by the Australian Capital...

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11:04 | KMD

Kathmandu Holdings Provides Preliminary Trading Update and 1H Profit Guidance

Kathmandu Holdings provided its preliminary trading update and 1H profit guidance for the half year ended 31 January 2016. It advised that total sales for 1H FY2016 will be $195.7m,...

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10:28 | CHC

Charter Hall Group Appoints David Harrison as CEO and MD

Charter Hall Group announced that David Harrison has been appointed CEO and MD of the Group, with David Southon electing to step down as Joint MD (JMD) following the Board and JMDs'...

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10:24 | MGC

MG Unit Trust Announces Murray Goulburn Wins Coles Cheese Supply Contract

MG Unit Trust noted that Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co. (MG) has announced that it has entered into a 5 year national private label contract to supply Coles brand Australian...

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10:12 | BGA

Bega Cheese Announces to Cease Supply of Coles Own Brand Cheese

Bega Cheese announced that Coles Supermarkets has informed the Company of its intention to change suppliers for its own brand cheese manufacturing and packaging in January 2017. The...

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10:07 | BRS

Broadspectrum Provides Fourth Supplementary Bidder's Statement

Broadspectrum provided Ferrovial Services Australia's fourth supplementary bidder's statement in relation to its takeover offer for the Company. Ferrovial stands by its cash offer...

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08:24 | DCG

Decmil Group Expands Civil Capability Geographic Presence

Decmil Group announced the acquisition of Cut amp; Fill and the appointment of a General Manager to its NZ operations. The acquisition expands the Company's business through an...

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08:23 | LNG

Liquefied Natural Gas Announces Magnolia Extends Binding Agreement with Meridian

Liquefied Natural Gas announced that its 100% owned project company, Magnolia LNG, LLC and Meridian LNG Holdings Corp have agreed to extend the financial close date condition...

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29 Jan 2016

16:32 | FAR

Far Provides December 2015 Quarterly Activities Report

Far provided its December 2015 quarterly activities report, reporting that the Company and its JV partners successfully continued the evaluation of the SNE oil discovery offshore...

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16:24 | MIN

Mineral Resources Provides December 2015 Quarterly Exploration and Mining Activities Report

Mineral Resources provided its December 2015 quarterly exploration and mining activities report. The Company's production from two operating mines was 3.1mt, which was in line with...

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12:41 | MML

Medusa Mining Provides December 2015 Quarterly Activities Report

Medusa Mining provided its December 2015 quarterly activities report. The Company produced 29,674 Oz of gold for the quarter, at an average head grade of 6.79 g/t Au....

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12:04 | FBU

Fletcher Building Completes the Divestment of Rocla Quarry Products

Fletcher Building announced that it has completed the divestment of Rocla Quarry Products (RQP) assets to Hanson Construction Materials, following clearance from the Australian...

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10:50 | AIO

Asciano Announces Extension of Offer Period

Asciano announced that Nitro Corporation has extended the offer period under its takeover bid for all the FPO ordinary shares in the Company. The Offer is schedule to close on 18...

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10:35 | AWE

AWE Announces December 2015 Quarterly Report

AWE announced quarterly report for the 3 months to 31 December 2015. December 2015 quarter production was 1.5 mmboe, 7% higher than the September 2015 quarter. Production increases...

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10:30 | ORG

Origin Energy Provides Quarterly Production Report

Origin Energy provided Quarterly Production Report for its Integrated Gas business for the quarter to 31 December 2015. During the period, the Company recorded production of 54.4...

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09:48 | RIC

Ridley Corporation Executes Formal Agreements to Acquire JV Interest in PNFM

Ridley Corporation announced the execution of formal agreements to acquire a JV interest in Pen Ngern Feedmill Co (PNFM), an entity domiciled in Thailand which owns and operates a...

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09:44 | IFN

Infigen Energy Provides Second Quarter FY16 Production and Revenue Report

Infigen Energy reported unaudited production and revenue for the three months ended 31 December 2015. Production of 361 GWh for Q2 FY16 was in line with the pcp. Revenue of $43m for...

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08:56 | SHJ

Shine Corporate Reinstates to Official Quotation

The suspension of trading in the securities of Shine Corporate will be lifted immediately, following receipt of an announcement in relation to the Company's FY2016 EBITDA guidance...

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08:56 | SHJ

Shine Corporate Provides FY2016 Market Guidance Update

Shine Corporate announced that its revised FY2016 EBITDA guidance is $24m-$28m. The Board has decided that it will not declare an interim dividend; however, it expects to be in a...

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08:25 | ACR

Acrux Reports Axiron Net Sales

Acrux announced that it has confirmed that Eli Lilly and the Company reported global Axiron net sales of US$41.6m in its financial results for the quarter ending 31 December 2015,...

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08:18 | DCG

Decmil Group Enters into Accommodation Agreement with ConocoPhillips

Decmil Group announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Homeground Gladstone has entered into an exclusive accommodation agreement with ConocoPhillips. Once complete, the facility...

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08:17 | SEH

Sino Gas & Energy Holdings Announces Q4 Activities Report

Sino Gas amp; Energy Holdings announced that total of twenty wells were drilled in 2015, including five exploration wells, thirteen deviated pilot production wells and two pilot...

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08:15 | SAR

Saracen Mineral Holdings Announces Quarterly Report

Saracen Mineral Holdings announced quarterly report for the period ended December 2015. Metallurgical recoveries increased by over 1%, representing an additional 574 recovered...

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28 Jan 2016

09:03 | HFR

Highfield Resources Reports Negative Cash Flow of $6.8m for the December 2015 Quarter

Highfield Resources reported negative cash flow of $6.8m for quarter ended 31 December 2015. Operating cash flow for the period was $(6.97m). Payments for exploration and evaluation...

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