The 2017 East Coles Corporate Performance Research has been completed and the Results are in. The Top 10 Finalists from the S&P/ASX100 for the 'Best Companies' category for 2017 (not in ranked order) are: AGL, AMC, APA, BTT, CSL, JHG, RHC, TCL, TPG, WES.
Last year some of the Best 'Investment Desirability' stocks in their sectors were AMC, BAP, CSL, GMG, IAG, SEK, TPM and WBC, but which stocks will be the best for 'Investment Desirability' in 2017? Fund managers are able to vote now to determine this year's winners. Voting will be closing down asap.
Last year some of the Best Boards in their sectors were AMC, CBA, MFG, BXB and SYD, but who will be the Best Boards for 2017? Fund managers are able to vote now to determine this year's winners. Voting will be closing down Friday 28 July.
The 2017 East Coles / Transplant Australia Corporate Performance Awards Night will be held at the Ivy Ballroom on Thursday, 21 September.
The 2017 East Coles / Transplant Australia Corporate Performance Awards will be held at the Ivy Ballroom in September.
The Australian shares opened firmer this morning after Wall Street rose on speculation that the Federal Reserve would provide more stimulus to the US economy. Mining sector delivered a strong gain in early trade, as BHP Billiton posted a report of record annual production.
The Australian share market delivered a strong opening on Wednesday as Wall Street's rally overnight boosted confidence in local market. S&P/ASX200 index rose 1.4 per cent in early trade, driven by resources, industrial and financial stocks. The Australian shares yesterday closed slightly lower with light volumes while Asia markets were mostly flat.
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.
The Australian shares Wednesday were broadly higher in the last full trading day before Christmas holiday. The market rose in a light trade after the US market gained on the upbeat home sales data. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index rose 35.1 points, or 0.7 per cent, at 4739.3, while the broader All Ordinaries advanced 31.7 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 4756.1.
The Australian sharemarket Tuesday closed higher in a quiet trading day as Dubai debt fears eased. The local market was also inspired by an earlier report about energy giant Exxon's US$30 billion takeover bid of XTO and the forecasts by the Australian government commodity forecaster ABARE for iron ore and coking coal exports. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index rose 19.5 points, or 0.4 per cent, at 4673.5, while the broader All Ordinaries gained 19.6 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 4687.8.