2010/02/24 09:30 - The Australian share market finished almost unchanged on Tuesday as weakness in resources stocks offset gains in the banking sector. Asian markets were lower yesterday ahead of testimony by US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index edged up 0.8 points or 0.02 per cent, at 4718.3 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index had slipped 1.7 points, or 0.04 per cent, lower to 4731.
2010/02/23 09:30 - Australian shares rallied on Monday with gains in resources stocks helped to lift the market. The better-than-expected corporate earnings also fueled the rise. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 82.4 points, or 1.8 per cent higher, at 4717.5, while the broader All Ordinaries index rose 76.4 points, or 1.6 per cent, to 4732.7.
2010/02/22 09:30 - Australian shares and Asian markets Friday were down on the US Federal Reserve's decision to raise the discount rate for the first time since the financial crisis. NAB's flat cash earnings result also weighed on the Australian shares. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index declined 19.8 points, or 0.4 per cent, at 4635.1, while the broader All Ordinaries index slid 17.6 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 4656.3. The local market gained 2 per cent for the week.
2010/02/19 11:00 - ABN Newswire stocks to watch today include: Emergent Resources Limited (ASX: EMG), NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT) (OTC:NWTLY), and Iron Road Limited (ASX:IRD).
2010/02/18 13:30 - Asian markets rallied Wednesday led by resources shares. Japan's Nikkei surged 2.7 per cent while Japanese exporters were helped by the weaker yen. Hong Kong market rose 1.3 per cent led by Chinese banks, as investors digested the Chinese government's decision before the Lunar New Year holiday to increase bank reserve requirement. Singapore also resumed trading on Wednesday and posted a 1.3 per cent gain. Today Shanghai and Taiwan markets remained closed.
2010/02/18 12:14 - NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT) (OTC:NWTLY) Australia's largest independent satellite communications company recorded its maiden positive EBITDA for the first half of the 2010 financial year and wishes to advise the market of the appointment of 2 new directors, ratified by the Board of Directors and effective today, further progressing the companies development and growth.
2010/02/18 11:00 - ABN Newswire stocks to watch today include: Magnetic Resources NL (ASX:MAU), Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX:GXY) (PINK:GALXF), NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT) (OTC:NWTLY), and AusTex Oil Limited (ASX:AOK) (PINK:ATXDF).
2010/02/17 12:45 - As Chairman of NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT) (OTC:NWTLY), Australia's largest independent satellite communications company, I am personally writing to update you on the company's financial progress.
2010/02/12 09:30 - The Australian shares were stronger after an unexpectedly improved employment data. The market was also helped by a rise in Rio Tinto shares on expectation that it would follow its BHP Billiton in reporting upbeat earnings. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index closed 40.9 points, or 0.91 per cent higher, at 4554.3 points while the broader All Ordinaries index rose 42.8 points, or 0.94 per cent, to 4575.8 points.
2010/02/10 11:00 - ABN Newswire stocks to watch today include: Brickworks Limited (ASX:BKW), Linc Energy Limited (ASX:LNC) (PINK:LNCGY) and The NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT) (OTC:NWTLY).
2010/02/09 14:50 - The NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT) (OTC:NWTLY) Board of Directors is pleased to report the Group performance for the half-year ending 31 December 2009. As announced to the market during the period by the Directors, the business has turned an EBITDA profit for the 6 months with every key financial metric improving significantly in comparison with the corresponding period.
2010/02/04 09:30 - Australian stocks rose Wednesday following encouraging earnings result from media group News Corp. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index gained 42.6 points, or 0.9 per cent, at 4647.9, while the broader All Ordinaries index rose 44.4 points, or 1 per cent, to 4673.2.
2010/02/03 13:30 - Asian shares were lifted on Tuesday after strong U.S. manufacturing data. Japan's Nikkei index ended 1.63 percent higher, after Toyota's plans to fix millions of vehicles equipped with faulty accelerators in North America and Europe. Australian shares climbed as metals prices rose, but Australian dollar was pulled down by RBA's unexpected decision to keep interest rate unchanged.
2010/02/03 10:52 - Australia's leading independent Satellite Communications Company, NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT) (OTC:NWTLY), is pleased to provide an update on the passage to launch Australia's first Independent Next Generation Satellite program.
2010/02/02 16:37 - Australia's leading independent Satellite Communications Company, NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT) (OTC:NWTLY), wishes to advise the market of its ongoing interest to participate in the National Broadband Network (NBN).
2010/01/28 11:00 - ABN Newswire stocks to watch today include: Carpentaria Exploration Limited (ASX:CAP), Marion Energy Limited (ASX:MAE) (PINK:MAEJF), Murchison Metals Limited (ASX:MMX) (PINK:MUMTF), Bandanna Energy Limited (ASX:BND), Focus Minerals Limited (ASX:FML) and Metallica Minerals Ltd (ASX:MLM).
2010/01/27 16:12 - NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT) (OTC:NWTLY) announces the launch of a Share Purchase Plan (SPP) to raise up to A$5,000,000 by allowing eligible shareholders the opportunity to subscribe for additional shares in NewSat.
2010/01/08 11:00 - ABN Newswire stocks to watch today include: NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT) (OTC:NWTLY), Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX:GXY) (PINK:GALXF), iSOFT Group Limited (ASX:ISF) and Beach Energy Limited (ASX:BPT).
2010/01/07 10:39 - As part of NewSat Limited's (ASX:NWT) (OTC:NWTLY) continuous disclosure obligations, the company advises the market of the following new developments. NewSat has entered the second half of FY10 with monthly annuity contract revenue in excess of 1.9 million dollars as a result of two new contract additions.
2009/12/24 11:00 - ABN Newswire Stocks to Watch today include: iSOFT Group Limited (ASX:ISF), Mt Isa Metals Limited (ASX:MET), Rex Minerals Limited (ASX:RXM), NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT) (PINK:NWTLY), Carbon Energy Limited (ASX:CNX) (PINK:CNXAF), Linc Energy Limited (ASX:LNC) (PINK:LNCGY) and Beach Energy Limited (ASX:BPT) (PINK:BEPTF).
2009/12/23 13:50 - NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT) (PINK:NWTLY) Australia's largest independent satellite communications company is in the process of completing another quarter of record growth. This ensures that this half year is NewSats best ever.
2009/12/21 09:30 - The Australian share market closed lower on Friday hit by National Australia Bank and Telstra. At close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 19.8 points, or 0.42 per cent, to 4650.5 while the broader All Ordinaries lost 17.7 points, or 0.38 per cent, at 4671.9. The Australian dollar fell to a fresh 10-week low on Friday and closed at US$0.8888.
2009/12/11 13:30 - Asian stocks mostly Friday moved higher at opening after the strong economic figures from the US boosted investor confidence. Today the focus will be on a series of economic data of China. The nation's key official figures on industrial production, CPI, and retail sales are due out later in the day.
2009/12/04 13:00 - US shares fell on Thursday as the services sector index declined unexpectedly in November. The contraction also hurt sentiment ahead of the release of unemployment figure.
2009/12/02 13:00 - US stocks Wednesday climbed to near the peak of the year after Dubai's debt restructuring plan. The market was also supported by the optimism about the upcoming holiday shopping season while retailers Staples and Guess saw positive earnings in third quarter and provided guidance above market expectations.
2009/11/16 13:00 - On Friday, the US stocks were boosted by the encouraging earnings from major retailers and The Walt Disney Co. A record number of U.S. companies beat earnings expectations in the third quarter. This week a new round of economic data including retail sales, inflation readings and housing starts will be the focus after most corporate results already reported.
2009/11/11 13:00 - Wall Street closed mixed overnight as investors took profits after a massive gain in previous session. US shares mostly fell earlier in the day, but rebounded towards the close. Analysts said that market sentiment remained bullish.
2009/11/10 13:00 - US stocks overnight closed at a new high for the year as the G20 finance ministers and central bankers pledged to keep stimulus measures until a recovery was certain. Dow jumped more than 200 points for the session, with 29 of the index's 30 components finished in the green.
2009/10/19 11:41 - During the first quarter of the 2010 financial year, NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT)(OTC:NWTLY) made several announcements documenting new contracts won and the performance by the sales team against the quarterly quota. With the books closed on the first quarter, the company reports on the financial progress.
2009/10/06 16:30 - The launch of 3G service in China has provided good opportunities for global telecom giants, such as Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (TYO:9432). The Japanese group will tap the China market by cooperating with China Mobile (HKG:0941), the largest cell phone carrier in China, to send Japanese manga in the country.
2009/09/30 11:27 - NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT) Response to EWC's Corrective Announcement - EWC Payments Pty Ltd (EWC) yesterday released an announcement which corrected misleading statements made by EWC in earlier announcements dated 3 September 2009. In particular, EWC has now substantially reduced its claimed revenue and profit for the 2007 and 2008 calendar years.
2009/09/24 15:22 - NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT)(OTC:NWTLY) strong growth and quarterly success continues as the company announces it has overachieved aggressive first quarter sales targets. In a period when corporate Australia is struggling in the wake of the Global Financial Crisis, NewSat has gone from strength-to-strength in continuing to present an increase in quarterly results.
2009/09/22 13:00 - Wall Street closed mixed on Monday ahead of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting. The Federal Reserve is widely expected to leave the near-zero interest rate unchanged, but may begin scaling back some economic stimulus. Traders moved into technology and health care shares amid concerns the energy, materials and financials were overbought.
2009/09/17 13:00 - Overnight Wall Street posed a solid gain as an upbeat sentiment that the worst is over increased investors' appetite for riskier assets. The shares were lifted by a round of buying in financial shares and a jump in US industrial production data.
2009/09/15 13:00 - Wall Street closed higher overnight on investors' buying in industrial and materials stocks. Meanwhile, the fears of trade dispute between the US and China was offset by the news that a Chinese wealth fund is in talks to take over a minority stake in the US power plant AES.
2009/09/03 15:11 - NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT)(OTC:NWTLY) has this morning received a letter dated 3 September 2009 from EWC Payments Pty Ltd, a copy of which was copied to ASX. This letter advises of a formal off-market scrip for scrip takeover offer to be made by that company for 100% of the shares of NewSat Ltd.
2009/09/02 10:31 - As a further update to the ASX, NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT)(OTC:NWTLY) today announced several new business contracts that were signed during the months of July and August. These new contracts have enabled continued new business growth, which has totalled A$3.5 million so far this financial year.
2009/08/27 13:00 - US stocks closed nearly unchanged Wednesday despite a stronger than expected increase of new home sales and a jump in durable goods orders. The market responded to the positive data with a shrug, as investors remained cautious and took their profits after rallies.
2009/08/21 13:00 - Wall Street made a third consecutive day gain overnight as some latest economic data shows that the recession is bottoming out. Financials were also buoyed after Insurance giant American International Group said it expects to repay the government.
2009/08/18 15:19 - NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT)(PINK:NWTLY) this month celebrated 10 years as a listed company and today announced several significant initiatives as the Company moves to its next phase of development. Highlights include; new chairman of the board, the appointment of Lazard as its strategic advisor and a trading update.