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18 Oct 2019

18:38 | ELD

Elders Advises on AIRR Scheme Election Results and Application Scaleback

Elders referred to its previous announcements regarding Elders proposed acquisition of AIRR Holdings (AIRR) by way of scheme of arrangement (Scheme). The total number of valid...

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18:27 | WGX

Westgold Resources Announces Short Form Prospectus

Westgold Resources announced prospectus for an offer to transfer Castile Shares to Shareholders of the Company pursuant to a Capital Reduction by way of In-specie Distribution being...

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16:42 | SYR

Syrah Resources Provides Operational Review and Q3 2019 Update

Syrah Resources updated that it has established a position as a globally significant natural graphite producer and the first major exporter into China. As reported, the Company's...

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16:41 | WTC

Wisetech Global Announces to Respond to Misinformation in the Market

Wisetech Global announced that it requested a trading halt to ensure that trading did not take place in an uninformed or false market. The Report, purports to be the first in a...

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16:33 | SYR

Syrah Resources Announces Operational Review and Restructure

Syrah Resources announced that in response to a sudden and material drop in flake graphite prices during Q3 2019, a structural review of the Company has been completed. The Company...

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12:34 | S32

South32 Announces Changes Relating to Buy-Back - Appendix 3D

South32 announced that it intends to buy back up to the number of shares for which the total buy-back consideration paid or payable is up to US$1,010,487,838. The Company updated...

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11:04 | CDD

Cardno Announces Federal Court of Australia Approving Scheme Of Arrangement

Cardno announced that the Federal Court of Australia (Court) has made orders approving the scheme of arrangement (Demerger Scheme) to effect the demerger of Intega Group (Intega)...

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09:36 | SBM

St Barbara Provides FY 2020 Production and Cost Guidance Update

St Barbara provided the revised production and cost guidance update for the full financial year FY 2020. On completion of the regular quarterly operational reforecast at Gwalia, the...

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09:34 | IFL

IOOF Holdings Provides Update on Federal Court Proceedings

IOOF Holdings referred to the decision by The Federal Court of Australia regarding proceedings brought by APRA against two of Company's APRA regulated entities and certain directors...

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09:25 | EPW

ERM Power Provides Transaction Update

ERM Power proposed recommended acquisition of Company by Shell Energy Australia by way of a scheme of arrangement (Scheme), further details of which are set out in its scheme...

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08:30 | TGR

Tassal Group Receives Major Approvals for Stage 3 Expansion of Proserpine Prawn Farm

Tassal Group announced that it has received all major approvals from the Whitsunday regional Council and Qld State Government for the Company's Stage 3 expansion plans for its prawn...

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08:23 | SYD

Sydney Airport Provides Traffic Performance Report For September 2019

Sydney Airport provided Traffic Performance Report for September 2019. It reported International passenger numbers were up 1.9% on September 2018 and growth is holding steady at...

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08:22 | MGX

Mount Gibson Iron Provides September 2019 Quarterly Activities Report

Mount Gibson Iron provided September 2019 quarterly activities report. It reported total iron ore sales of 1.4Mwmt in the quarter, comprising 0.7 Mwmt of high-grade direct shipping...

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08:19 | SWM

Seven West Media Provides Presentation on Merger With Prime Media and Divestment of WA Radio Assets

Seven West Media provided presentation on merger with Prime Media and Divestment of WA Radio Assets. It reported All-scrip transaction to be implemented by way of a Prime Scheme of...

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08:16 | SWM

Seven West Media Announces Merging with Prime And Divestment of Redwave to Southern Cross Media

Seven West Media announced two strategic initiatives. This includes Merging Company with Prime Media Group (Prime) through a 100% scrip-based Prime scheme of arrangement; and...

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08:15 | SXL

Southern Cross Media Group Notes Regarding SCA's Announcement to Acquire Redwave Media

Southern Cross Media Group noted that Southern Cross Austereo (SCA) announced that it proposes to acquire the WA regional radio business (Redwave Media) of Seven West Media Group...

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17 Oct 2019

14:16 | CIM

CIMIC Group Announces Broad to Deliver Inner City South State College

CIMIC Group announced that Broad Construction (Broad), has been selected by the Qld Government to deliver stages 1 and 2 of the new Inner-City South State Secondary College in...

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13:41 | WTC

Wisetech Global Trading Halted

The securities of Wisetech Global ('WTC') will be placed in trading halt at the request of WTC, pending it releasing an announcement. Unless ASX decides otherwise, the securities...

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12:45 | BOQ

Bank of Queensland Announces FY2019 Results Presentation - Speaking Notes

Bank of Queensland announced FY2019 results presentation stating that statutory net profit after tax decreased 11% from FY18 to 298m dollars, and cash earnings after tax decreased...

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12:18 | WTC

Wisetech Global Announces Pause In Trading

Trading in the securities of Wisetech Global will be temporarily paused pending a further announcement.

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10:30 | INA

Ingenia Communities Group Provides Retail Entitlement Offer Booklet

Ingenia Communities Group provided retail entitlement offer booklet for fully underwritten $109.8m 2 for 17 accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer to Eligible Retail...

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10:11 | INA

Ingenia Communities Group Completes Institutional Component of $131.1m Capital Raising

Ingenia Communities Group announced the successful completion of the $21.3m placement of 5.4m securities and the institutional component of the entitlement offer at an issue price...

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09:57 | IFL

IOOF Holdings Provides Update on Acquisition of ANZ P&I

IOOF Holdings announced the receipt of the No Objection Notices from both OnePath Custodians (OPC) and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) in relation to the transfer of...

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09:56 | MYS

MyState Provides MD's Address to 2019 AGM

MyState provided MD's address to 2019 Company AGM. It reported the first relates to the results of a brand survey which was focused on customer trust in which 95% of participants...

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09:54 | MYS

MyState Provides Chairman's Address to AGM

MyState provided Chairman's address to Company shareholders at AGM. It reported Statutory NPAT fell 1.5% to $31m, but when the discontinued operations are excluded NPAT fell from...

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09:46 | AWC

Alumina Notes On Alcoa Corp's Third Quarter 2019 Earnings Release

Alumina noted Alcoa Corp's (Alcoa) quarterly earnings release. It reported 17% fall in API only partially offset by higher production, lower AUD exchange rate and lower maintenance...

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09:41 | WHC

Whitehaven Coal Provides Chairman's Address and MD's Presentation at the AGM

Whitehaven Coal provided Chairman's Address and MD's Presentation at the Company's AGM. It reported of producing a record 23.2Mt of ROM coal on a managed basis. The equity sales...

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09:39 | SDF

Steadfast Group Provides 2019 AGM Addresses to Shareholders

Steadfast Group provided Chairman's address, MD and CEO's address and AGM presentation. It reported Underlying revenue was up 21.4% year-on-year to $688m. The Underlying diluted EPS...

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09:11 | S32

South32 Provides Quarterly Activities Report For September 2019

South32 provided quarterly activities report for September 2019. It reported net cash increased by US$163m to US$527m following the allocation of a further US$74m to its on-market...

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09:10 | MSB

Mesoblast Announces Of Entering Into An Agreement for Commercial Manufacture of remestemcel-L

Mesoblast announced that they have entered into an agreement for commercial manufacture of Company's lead allogeneic (off-the-shelf) cell therapy product candidate, remestemcel-L...

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09:06 | IMF

IMF Bentham Issues Retail Entitlement Offer Booklet

IMF Bentham issued retail entitlement offer booklet for a fully underwritten accelerated non-renounceable pro-rata entitlement offer of 1 New Share for every 5.8 Shares held by...

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09:06 | SLC

Superloop Announces Successful completion of Retail Entitlement Offer

Superloop announced a fully underwritten $92.2m equity raising via a fully underwritten two-tranche placement to institutional investors to raise $57.6m (Institutional Placement);...

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09:05 | IMF

IMF Bentham Announces Successful Completion Of Placement And Institutional Component Of Entitlement Offer

IMF Bentham announced the successful completion of the institutional placement (Placement) and the institutional component (Institutional Entitlement Offer) of its 1 for 5.8...

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09:02 | NST

Northern Star Resources Provides September 2019 Quarterly Activities Report

Northern Star Resources provided September 2019 quarterly activities report. It reported gold sold in the September 2019 quarter of 184,005oz at an AISC of A$1,493/oz. Underlying...

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08:58 | STO

Santos Provides Third Quarter Activities Report For Period Ending 30 September 2019

Santos provided third quarter activities report for period ending 30 September 2019. It reported third quarter production of 19.8 mmboe was a record for Company and 32% up on the...

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08:46 | HT1

HT&E Extends Contracts Of Three Breakfast Shows In Sydney And Melbourne

HTamp;E announced it had extended contracts for three of its top Breakfast Shows in Sydney and Melbourne. The Company announced that after a successful first twelve months in...

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08:34 | BOQ

Bank of Queensland Provides FY 2019 Results Presentation

Bank of Queensland provided FY 2019 results presentation. It reported continued momentum in niche segments and VMA, further contraction in BOQ Retail. BOQ Finance growth is of 15%....

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08:30 | CTX

Caltex Australia Provides CRM Update For Q3 2019

Caltex Australia advised its Caltex Refiner Margin (CRM) in respect of CRM sales from production for the 3-month period from July to September 2019. The Q3 2019 CRM was...

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08:29 | IAG

Insurance Australia Group Agrees Sale of 26% Interest in SBI General

Insurance Australia Group agreed to sell the whole of its 26% interest in its JV with the State Bank of India, SBI General Insurance Company (SBI General), via two transactions....

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08:25 | BHP

BHP Group Provides Operational Review for Quarter Ended 30 September 2019

BHP Group provided operational review for the quarter ended 30 September 2019. It reported group copper equivalent production decreased by 3% in the September 2019 quarter largely...

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08:21 | BOQ

Bank of Queensland Announces FY 2019 Annual Results

Bank of Queensland announced FY 2019 cash earnings after tax of $320m, down 14% on FY 2018. Statutory net profit after tax decreased by 11% to $298m. Basic cash EPS was down 16% to...

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08:04 | WPL

Woodside Petroleum Provides Third Quarter Report For Period Ended 30 September 2019

Woodside Petroleum provided third quarter report for period ended 30 September 2019. It reported of delivering production of 24.9 MMboe, up 44% from the previous quarter. The 2018...

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16 Oct 2019

10:25 | HVN

Harvey Norman Holdings Announces Closing Of Renounceable Pro Rata Entitlement Offer

Harvey Norman Holdings released the results of the pro rata entitlement offer (Entitlement Offer) announced on 30 August 2019 to raise $173.49m (before costs) and which closed on 11...

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09:59 | WOR

WorleyParsons Provides Media Update

WorleyParsons noted the report about Company's in edition of the Australian Financial Review. It confirmed that it has provided information about its operations to the Foreign...

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09:57 | SIG

Sigma Healthcare Provides Presentation On Citi Group Investor Conference

Sigma Healthcare provided presentation On Citi Group investor conference. It reported Project Pivot is on target to deliver $100m efficiency gains. The Company community pharmacy...

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09:43 | ORG

Origin Energy Provides 2019 AGM Presentation

Origin Energy provided 2019 AGM Presentation. It reported Underlying profit increased 42% year on year, as increased Australia Pacific earnings offset headwinds in the Energy...

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09:36 | INA

Ingenia Communities Group Provides Acquisitions and Equity Raising Presentation

Ingenia Communities Group provided acquisitions and equity raising presentation. It reported of fully underwritten Equity Raising of $131.1m comprising; A 2 for 17 accelerated...

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09:35 | INA

Ingenia Communities Group Announces $131.1m Equity Raising to Fund Acquisitions and Accelerate Growth

Ingenia Communities Group announced a 2 for 17 accelerated non-renounceable pro rata entitlement offer to existing security holders (the Entitlement Offer) to raise $109.8m and an...

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09:27 | PET

Phoslock Environmental Technologies Provides Business Update

Phoslock Environmental Technologies provided business update. It reported FY 2019 Revenue guidance reaffirmed at $27-30m. The Global project pipeline is greater than $330m. The...

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09:04 | INA

Ingenia Communities Group Trading Halted, Pending Company Announcement

The securities of Ingenia Communities Group will be placed in trading halt session state at the request of the Company, until the earlier of the commencement of normal trading on 17...

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08:59 | NST

Northern Star Resources Acquires Control Of Echo Resources

Northern Star Resources referred to its recommended cash takeover offer of A$0.33 per share for all of the issued shares of Echo Resources (Echo) (the Offer), as set out in...

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08:25 | CGF

Challenger Reports First Quarter Results

Challenger reported first quarter results, with total assets under management (AUM) increasing by 3% ($3bn) to $84bn, driven by sound net flows across the business and positive...

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08:24 | VRL

Village Roadshow Provides Investor Presentation

Village Roadshow provided investor presentation. It reported FY 2020 has started well with 1Q 2020 admissions up on the pcp. Deferred revenue as at 30 June 2019, from the sale of...

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08:24 | OZL

OZ Minerals Provides Third Quarter Report For Three Months Ending 30 September 2019

OZ Minerals provided third quarter report for the three months ending 30 September 2019. It reported Total recordable injury frequency per million hours worked of 6.77 was higher...

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08:23 | RIO

Rio Tinto Releases Third Quarter Production Results

Rio Tinto released third quarter production results. It reported third quarter production of 87.3Mt was 6% higher than the same quarter of 2018 and 10% higher than the previous...

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15 Oct 2019

17:20 | OGC

OceanaGold Corporation Announces Revised 2019 Guidance Releases Preliminary Q3 Results

OceanaGold Corporation announced that due to the local government unit blockade impacting operations in the Philippines, it is revising full year guidance. The Company updated that...

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13:22 | NGI

Navigator Global Investments Provides September 2019 AUM Update

Navigator Global Investments provided the following update on Assets Under Management reporting US$14.19 bn as at 30 June 2019, and US$13.53 bn as at 30 September 2019. Net outflows...

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12:22 | NCK

Nick Scali Announces Profit Guidance

Nick Scali announced that the difficult trading conditions that the Company referred to in its announcement on the 8th August 2019 have continued into the first three months of the...

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09:54 | COE

Cooper Energy Provides September 2019 Quarterly Activities Report

Cooper Energy provided September 2019 quarterly activities report. It reported sales revenue for the 3 months to 30 September 2019 (the September quarter) was $22.7m; 21% higher...

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09:50 | COE

Cooper Energy Announces Discovery Of New Gas at Dombey-1DW1

Cooper Energy advised that the Dombey-1DW1 exploration well has encountered gas in the primary target Pretty Hill Formation. A gross gas column of 44.5 metres, with an estimated net...

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09:47 | MMS

McMillan Shakespeare Provides Clarification of Scale Back Under $80m Off-Market Buy-Back

McMillan Shakespeare announced the successful completion of its Off-Market Buy-Back (Buy-Back), including that the Buy-Back has been supported and as a result the Buy-Back Price of...

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09:39 | IMF

IMF Bentham Provides Investor Presentation On Acquisition of Omni Bridgeway and Capital Raising

IMF Bentham provided investor presentation on acquisition of Omni Bridgeway and Capital Raising. It reported the Company has executed a binding agreement to acquire 100% of Omni...

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09:35 | IMF

IMF Bentham Provides Update On Acquisition of Omni Bridgeway And Associated Equity Raising

IMF Bentham announced that it has entered into a binding share purchase agreement (Sale Agreement) to acquire Omni Bridgeway Holding for up to A$141m in total consideration...

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09:26 | MLD

Maca Provides Contract Award Update

Maca announced the award of the Bulk Earthworks For Access Roads and Infrastructure Contract for the Iron Bridge Magnetite Project, a JV between Fortescue Metals Group subsidiary...

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09:13 | IMF

IMF Bentham Trading Halted, Pending Company Announcement

The securities of IMF Bentham will be placed in trading halt session state at the request of the Company, until the earlier of the commencement of normal trading on 17 October 2019...

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09:11 | NWH

NRW Holdings Notes On Golding Receiving Civil Works Contracts at Blackwater Mine

NRW Holdings announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Golding Contractors (Golding) has been awarded a contract by BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) for civil works at the Blackwater...

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08:41 | ADI

APN Industria REIT Announces Value-Add Acquisition to Leverage Platform at Brisbane Technology Park

APN Industria REIT noted that APN Funds Management (APN), as Responsible Entity and Manager of Company announced the acquisition of 10 Brandl St, Eight Mile Plains, Qld for $10.0m....

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08:32 | SXL

Southern Cross Media Group Provides Trading Update and Earnings Guidance

Southern Cross Media Group provided the trading update and guidance for the six months ending 31 December 2019. Media markets have been weak across the first quarter. The Company's...

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08:30 | EVN

Evolution Mining Provides September 2019 Quarterly Report

Evolution Mining provided September 2019 quarterly activities report.It reported record mine operating cash flow of A$278.7m, 30% increase on prior quarter. The Net cash position...

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08:29 | NCM

Newcrest Mining Announces Approval To Proceed For Stage 1 of Cadia Expansion Project

Newcrest Mining approved to Execution phase the first of two stages in the Cadia Expansion Project. The first stage comprises commencement of the next cave development (PC2-3) and...

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08:25 | NEC

Nine Entertainment Co. Holdings Announces Closing Of Offer And Compulsory Acquisition Of Shares In Macquarie Media

Nine Entertainment Co. Holdings referred to the off-market takeover bid made by its subsidiary Fairfax Media (Nine Bidder) in respect of all of the FPO shares in Macquarie Media,...

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14 Oct 2019

17:45 | PLS

Pilbara Minerals Announces SPP Closed Oversubscribed

Pilbara Minerals advised that it has received applications totalling A$27.3m under its share purchase plan to raise up to A$20m ("SPP"). The acceptance period in respect of the SPP...

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16:42 | SYR

Syrah Resources Announces to Finalize Issue of Convertible Note

Syrah Resources announced that it has delivered the issue notice for the convertible note to AustralianSuper Pty for the full-face value of A$55.8m (US$37.8m). Proceeds from the...

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15:00 | WGX

Westgold Resources Reports Exploration Highlights as at 30 September 2019 Quarter

Westgold Resources released its exploration highlights for the period ending 30 September 2019. Fortnum Gold Operations results from resource definition returned 33 m at 2.78 g/t Au...

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11:06 | IMF

IMF Bentham Provides Investment Portfolio Report at 30 September 2019

IMF Bentham provided investment portfolio report at 30 September 2019. It reported during the quarter ended 30 September 2019, the Company recognised consolidated gross income of...

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09:20 | KAR

Karoon Energy Completes Bauna Debt Facility Agreement

Karoon Energy announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Karoon Petroleo e Gas (KPG) has signed a senior secured term loan facility (the facility) of up to US$275m. The facility has...

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08:52 | MMS

McMillan Shakespeare Announces Completion of $80m Off-Market Buy-Back

McMillan Shakespeare announced the successful completion of its $80m Off-Market BuyBack (Buy-Back). The Buy-Back Price of $13.74 has been set at the maximum specified discount of...

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08:45 | PDN

Paladin Energy Provides Presentation on PFS Outcomes

Paladin Energy reported that Prefeasibility Study (phase 1-PFS1) confirms 12-month execution lead time for low risk restart. There is an opportunity to increase production at...

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08:35 | PDN

Paladin Energy Delivers Improved Financials And Production Capacity For Langer Heinrich Uranium Mine Restart

Paladin Energy announced improved economics to re-start its flagship Langer Heinrich Mine in Namibia following the completion of the first stream of the Pre-Feasibility Study (PFS)...

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08:25 | NST

Northern Star Resources Finalises Executive Remuneration Arrangements

Northern Star Resources advised that the FY 2020 remuneration for Executive Chairman Mr. Bill Beament and CEO Mr. Stuart Tonkin has been finalised. The FY 2020 Share Plan, under...

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08:20 | STO

Santos Announces Acquisition of ConocoPhillips' Northern Australia Interests

Santos announced acquisition of ConocoPhillips' northern Australia business with operating interests in Darwin, Bayu-Undan, Barossa and Poseidon for US$1.39bn plus a $75m contingent...

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08:18 | CVN

Carnavon Petroleum Reports Positive Cash Flow of $58.47m for the September 2019 Quarter

Carnavon Petroleum reported positive cash flow of $58.47m for quarter ended 30 September 2019. Operating cash flow for the period was $(19.94m). Payments for exploration and...

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08:18 | CVN

Carnarvon Petroleum Provides September 2019 Quarterly Activities Report

Carnarvon Petroleum provided September 2019 quarterly activities report. It reported in corporate matters, the Company raised $82.5m through an institutional placement and share...

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07:31 | FPH

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Upgrades Guidance on US Release of New OSA Mask

Fisher amp; Paykel Healthcare Corporation announced that it has upgraded its revenue and earnings guidance for the financial year ended 31 March 2020, following receipt of...

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11 Oct 2019

17:50 | MMS

McMillan Shakespeare Announces Off Market Buy-Back - Market Price

McMillan Shakespeare announced that it would undertake an Off-Market Buy- Back (Buy Back) of $80m. The Company updated that the Market Price for the Buy-Back has been determined to...

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15:45 | GWA

GWA Group Announces Refinance of Syndicated Banking Facility

GWA Group announced that it has completed the refinance of its syndicated banking facility. The facility comprises a single three-year multicurrency revolving facility of A$210m...

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10:44 | ISX

iSIGNTHIS Responds To ASX Query

Isignthis responded to ASX query stating that the Company currently has 20 relatively small customers (among over 310 current and former contracted legal entities) who deal in...

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09:21 | PPT

Perpetual Provides First Quarter 2020 FUM Update

Perpetual announced Perpetual Investments' funds under management (FUM) as at 30 September 2019 of $26.1bn a decrease of $1.1bn on the prior quarter. Total average FUM for the three...

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09:19 | PDL

Pendal Group Provides Update On FUM for Quarter Ended 30 September 2019

Pendal Group announced its funds under management (FUM) for the September 2019 quarter at $100.4bn, down 1%. FUM was supported by mildly positive global equity markets and a lower...

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08:39 | HUB

HUB24 Provides Reports Record Q1 Net Inflows of $1,238m

HUB24 provided September quarter FY 2020 Highlights. It reported quarter net inflows of $1,238m (up 94% on pcp), with Gross Inflows of $1,673m. The Company platform continues to...

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08:21 | SLR

Silver Lake Resources Provides September 2019 Quarterly Activities Report

Silver Lake Resources provided September 2019 quarterly activities report. It Reported group production of 59,288 OZ gold and 734t copper for the quarter, with sales of 56,683 OZs...

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05 Sep 2019

08:24 | TPM

TPG Telecom Reports NPAT Down 56.21% to $173.8m for the Year to 30 June 2019

TPG Telecom reported NPAT down 56.21% to $173.8m for the year ended 30 June 2019. Revenue from ordinary activities were $2,477.4m, down 0.7% from last year. Basic and Diluted EPS...

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30 Aug 2019

10:14 | MAH

Macmahon Holdings Reports Net Profit of $46.092M for the Year to 30 June 2019

Macmahon Holdings reported net profit of $46.092m for the Year to 30 June 2019. Revenues from ordinary activities were $1.103m. Diluted EPS was 2.12 cents compared to 1.52 cents...

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08:13 | ASB

Austal Reports Net Profit of $61.384M for the Year to 30 June 2019

Austal reported net profit of $61.384m for the year ended 30 June 2019. Revenues from ordinary activities were $1,852.074m. Diluted EPS was 17.3 cents compared to 10.8 cents last...

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