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Qantas Airways Limited

ASX:QAN ISIN:AU000000QAN2

The operation of international and domestic air transportation services, the sale of worldwide and domestic holiday tours and associated support activities including catering, information technology, ground handling and engineering and maintenance.

  

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Australian Market Report of August 12, 2010

🕔8/12/2010 1:31:23 PM

The Australian stock market opened lower this morning, after global markets suffered a heavy loss and all key market indices dropped significantly.

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Australian Market Report of July 16, 2010

🕔7/16/2010 1:30:50 PM

Australian shares opened flat this morning. Wall Street overnight closed in the red despite the US market pared most of its early losses after news of halted flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The losses were caused by disappointing economic data including inflation figures, manufacturing in New York and industrial production across the country.

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Australian Market Report of July 14, 2010

🕔7/14/2010 1:30:14 PM

The Australian sharemarket Wednesday opened higher with gains across all sectors, as Wall Street significantly surged overnight, inspired by the upbeat corporate earnings for the second quarter. Today The S&P/ASX 200 index jumped approximately 1.7 per cent shortly after the opening bell.

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Virgin Blue (ASX:VBA) and Air NZ (NZE:AIR) in Alliance Talks

🕔4/29/2010 9:52:50 AM

Virgin Blue Holidngs (ASX:VBA) and Air New Zealand (NZE:AIR) confirmed that the two carriers have been in ongoing discussions for several months regarding commercial cooperation on Trans Tasman markets, but no agreement has been reached.

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Australian Market Report of February 19: Earnings Results Mixed

🕔2/19/2010 9:30:20 AM

The Australian sharemarket fell on Thursday as investors digested some mixed earnings results. Investors also managed to take profit for the market after two days gains. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index lost 13 points, or 0.28 per cent, to 4654.9, while the broader All Ordinaries index gave up 12.9 points, or 0.28 per cent to 4673.9.

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Asian Markets Overview of February 1

🕔2/1/2010 1:30:17 PM

Last week Asian markets mostly experienced a significantly losing week and will continue to be weighed by the negative lead from US and European markets on Monday. Asian stocks Friday stumbled on disappointing company forecasts and Toyota's recall of millions of cars. For the month, China's Shanghai Composite lost 8.8%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index fell 8%, Australia's S&P/ASX 200 was down 6.2% and South Korea's Kospi slid 4.8% to 1602.43.

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Asian Markets Overview of January 6

🕔1/6/2010 1:30:03 PM

Wall Street shares closed mixed as investors took a breather after the new year's rally and turned cautious ahead of the payroll and employment data due on Friday. Yesterday Asian shares ended mostly higher following the good performance in Wall Street. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was 2.1 per cent higher while Shanghai Composite added 1.2 per cent.

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Australian Market Report of December 22: Gains Trimmed by Banks and Retailers

🕔12/22/2009 9:30:10 AM

The Australian sharemarket ended slightly lower on Monday after a positive start driven by a resources sector buoyed by higher commodity prices. The pullback was led by major banks, and consumer staples. At close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 6.4 points, or 0.14 per cent, to 4644.1, while the broader All Ordinaries gave up 6.1 points, or 0.13 per cent, at 4665.8.

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Australian Market Report of December 17: Disappointing Economy Growth Result

🕔12/17/2009 9:30:22 AM

The Australian sharemarket gave up early gains on Wednesday after the GDP figures released by Australian Bureau of Statistics showed a disappointing result in economy growth. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 11.6 points lower, or 0.2 per cent, at 4661.9, while the broader All Ordinaries slashed 11.7 points, or 0.2 per cent, at 4676.1

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Asian Markets Overview of December 14

🕔12/14/2009 1:30:36 PM

Asian shares mostly opened flat this morning. Wall Street closed higher on Friday after the reports of consumer sector lifted investor confidence. The data also fuelled the expectations the US interest rates could hike soon. British and European shares also gained at after strong Chinese growth data.

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Australian Market Report of December 11: Prospect for Further Rate Hikes

🕔12/11/2009 9:30:04 AM

The Australian market declined for a fifth consecutive session on Thursday, even after a stronger-than-expected labour force report. The falls were led by resources shares and consumer discretionary. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index dropped 31.2 points, or 0.7 per cent, at 4606.7 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index lost 29.7 points, or 0.6 per cent, to 4622.9 points.

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Australian Market Report of November 24: Solid Gains in Overseas Markets

🕔11/24/2009 1:00:00 PM

US stocks posted a strong gain overnight boosted by better-than-expected home sales. Existing-home sales increased by 10.1 per cent to a 6.1 million annual rate, from 5.54 million in September, the National Association of Realtors said. The US dollar was weaker on Monday on expectations that the interest rate would remain at near zero.

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Australian Market Report of October 19: US Deficit Hits Record High

🕔10/19/2009 1:30:19 PM

The Dow index gave up last week's success and slipped back slightly over the weekend. US and European stock markets closed lower on Friday after the latest US corporate results disappointed high hopes and pushed Wall Street back down through the key 10,000 points level.

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Australian Market Report of September 30: US Consumer Confidence Dropped

🕔9/30/2009 1:00:54 PM

Wall Street closed lower overnight after American consumer confidence reading in September dropped unexpectedly. The weakness in US technology stocks, which had been a leader for much of Wall Street's six-month rally, yesterday led a fall in the market. The Conference Board's consumer confidence index dipped in September to 53.1 from 54.5 in August as people worries about job market.

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Australian Market Report of September 21: Another Round of Optimism

🕔9/21/2009 1:00:09 PM

Wall Street Friday climbed to a fresh 2009 high as analysts boosted their growth outlook for the US. The market was inspired after Barclay's Capital raised its forecast for the nation's GDP growth in first three months of next year to five per cent from three per cent. For the week, Dow index posted a gain of 215 points.

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Australian Market Report of September 8: Europe and Asia Boosted Gains

🕔9/8/2009 1:00:09 PM

US markets were closed for the Labour Day public holiday, while Europe and Asia markets posted strong gains on Monday.

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Australian Market Report of August 19: Rebound on Favourable Earnings

🕔8/19/2009 1:00:54 PM

US stocks ended the day higher overnight after a sharp slump in the previous trading session. The rebound was helped by better-than-expected earnings from retailers such as Dow component Home Depot.

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Australian Market Report of June 26: Wall Street Shrugged Off Higher Jobless Data

🕔6/26/2009 1:00:23 PM

Yesterday, the Australian share market closed higher on the back of stronger commodity prices. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index rose 49 points, or 1.29 per cent, at 3856, while the broader-based All Ordinaries index gained 49.3 points, or 1.3 per cent, to 3851.5 points.

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Australian Market Report of June 24: Higher Commodities Not Enough to Placate Investors

🕔6/24/2009 1:00:26 PM

Yesterday the Australian market posted a massive drop following a significant decline in Wall Street. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index tumbled 3.1 per cent, or 121.3 points, to 3796.9 yesterday, while the broader All Ordinaries lost 117.8 points, or 3.01 per cent, to 3793. Investors would become nervous after the losses in recent trading sessions, although the rebound in commodities prices may help to lift the local market.

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Australian Market Report of June 11: Concern on Rising Oil Prices

🕔6/11/2009 1:00:20 PM

The Australian shares Wednesday posted a strong gain boosted by miners and banks. The upbeat data on consumer confidence and housing finance also helped to lift the local market. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index rose 89.5 points, or 2.27 per cent, to 4024.4, and the broader All Ordinaries index surged 82.7 points, or 2.1 per cent, at 4016.3.

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Australian Market Report of June 10: Stronger Commodities Prices Boost the Market

🕔6/10/2009 1:00:22 PM

Yesterday the Australian share market ended lower. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 fell 36.3 points yesterday, or 0.91 per cent, at 3934.9, while the broader All Ordinaries was down 35.4 points, or 0.89 per cent, to 3933.6. Overnight the stronger commodities prices in New York may boost the local market today.

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Australian Market Report of June 5: Resources Shares Received Mixed Leads

🕔6/5/2009 1:00:02 PM

The Australian share market closed lower. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 82.6 points, or 2.06 per cent, at 3934.6, while the broader All Ordinaries index fell 76.8 points, or 1.92 per cent, to 3932.5. Resources stocks will benefit from the rise in commodities prices, but could be weighed down by the failure of investment deal between Rio Tinto and Chinese government backed Chinalco.

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Australian Market Report of April 20: Market Sentiment Pushed Up

🕔4/20/2009 1:00:38 PM

The Australian shares ended with little changes on Friday. The S&P/ASX200 index just added 1 point to 3776.7 points, while the broader All Ordinaries gained 2.5 points to 3728.1. The local market is likely to be lifted on the back of the stronger metals prices. Today Rio Tinto's Australian annual meeting will also be the market focus.

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Australian Market Report of April 14: Hoping Earnings Improvement in US Banks

🕔4/14/2009 1:00:06 PM

The Australian market is expected to rise after Easter holiday as metals prices were up overnight. On Thursday the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index gained 52.1 points, or 1.4%, at 3671.6, while the broader All Ordinaries surged 50 points, or 1.4% to 3617.5.

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Australian Market Report of March 26: Unexpected Good Data

🕔3/26/2009 1:00:44 PM

Yesterday the Australian share market extended its gains despite a weak lead on Wall Street. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 rose 0.8%, or 29.3 points, at 3609.3, while the broader All Ordinaries added 0.8%, or 28.9 points, at 3546.2.

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Australian Market Report of March 24: Encouraging Rescue Plan and Economic Data

🕔3/24/2009 1:00:02 PM

Yesterday the Australian shares surged on hope of the US bailout plan to remove bad debts from banks. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index ended 2.4% higher, or 84.5 points at 3550.3, a six-week high, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up2.3%, or 78.1 points, at 3483.1. Investors are getting more confident to return to the stocks market as they believe it has hit the bottom. But analysts warned that fundamental issues in economy have not been solved and it will not be a long term rally although the market is in the third week of rises.

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Australian Market Report of March 23: Awaiting Plan on US Toxic Assets

🕔3/23/2009 1:00:47 PM

The Australian share market closed marginally lower as financial stocks plunged. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 fell 14 points, or 0.4 per cent, to close at 3465.8, while the broader All Ordinaries was down 11.4 points, or 0.33 per cent, to 3405.0. Analysts said it will be difficult for the market to rally as the previous two weeks. The rise in the period took the S&P/ASX200 index up by more than 10%.

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Australian Market Report of March 16: End of the Bear Market?

🕔3/16/2009 1:00:00 PM

On Friday the Australian stocks posted a strong gain with financial sector soaring 5.3%, capping the best week for the market in three months. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index ended 3.4% higher, or 109.7 points, at 3345.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 3.3%, or 104.3 points, at 3294.7. The ASX200 rose 6% for the week. But analysts say that it is too early to say the bear markets end, although the US banks delivered turnarounds.

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Australian Market Report of February 4: Bleak Jobless Rate Forecast

🕔2/4/2009 1:00:17 PM

The Australian share market closed higher on Tuesday, as the central bank's interest rate cut bolstered the financial stocks. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index ended up 11.3 points, or 0.32 per cent, at 3,508.7 while the broader All Ordinaries index was 5.6 points stronger, up 0.16 per cent, at 3,449.1. Today investors may focus their attention on the earnings report of BHP Billiton and the decision by the four major banks after RBA's rate cut.

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Australian Market Report of February 3: 45-Year Low Cash Rate Expected

🕔2/3/2009 1:00:56 PM

Yesterday the Australian market ended lower. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 43.3 points, or 1.2%, at 3497.4 while the broader All Ordinaries index fell 34.6 points, or 1%, to 3443.5. The market is watching RBA's rate cut decision and earnings reports to be released today.

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Australian Market Report of January 21: Renewed Fears in Banking Industry

🕔1/21/2009 1:00:29 PM

Yesterday the Australian stock market slumped more than 3% with the negative lead from UK. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index ended 112.7 points, or 3.1%, lower at 3,476.6, the lowest level in two months, while the broader All Ordinaries lost 106 points, or 3%, to 3,425.

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Australian Market Report of January 9: Downturn Unchanged

🕔1/9/2009 1:00:06 PM

Yesterday Australian shares ended lower as the resources sector was dragged by the dropping commodities prices. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 share index closed down 85.4 points, or 2.3%, at 3694.3, and the broader All Ordinaries index was 84.6 points lower, or 2.3%, at 3643.6. Investors forecast the economic downturn may not change in a short term with more staff layoff and grim corporate results coming.

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Australian Market Report of December 24: In Pre-Christmas Thin Trade

🕔12/24/2008 1:00:47 PM

Yesterday the Australian market closed slightly lower led by Rio(ASX:RIO) and BHP(ASX:BHP), although metals prices were higher on the dropping of US dollar and rising Chinese imports. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index closed down 26 points, or 0.73%, to 3531.4, while the broader All Ordinaries index fell 24.1 points, or 0.69%, to 3468.2.

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Australian Market Report of December 19: Pre-Christmas Not Really Quiet

🕔12/19/2008 1:00:28 PM

Yesterday the Australian shares ended flat as weaker Commonwealth Bank and energy stocks weighed on the market. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 10.6 points, or 0.3 per cent, at 3,581.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index gained 6.7 points, or 0.19 per cent, to 3,521.7. It could be fairly quiet during the pre-Christmas sessions. But the local market may be hit by the dropping commodities prices and the fears on US auto industry as US government has admitted that orderly bankruptcy can be one of the options for the troubled automakers.

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Australian Market Report of December 12: Uncertainty over US Carmakers Rescue

🕔12/12/2008 1:00:10 PM

Yesterday the Australian shares ended lower as traders looked to make short-term gains, despite a positive start in the morning. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 share index yesterday lost 1.2%, or 42.7 points, to 3598, while the All Ordinaries index shed 1.1%, or 39.1 points, to 3534.2. But today resource stocks may gain after commodity prices advanced.

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Australian Market Report of December 8: On Hope of US Trillion Dollar Rescue

🕔12/8/2008 1:00:01 PM

On Friday, the Australian stock market closed lower, with the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 42.5 points, or 1.2 per cent, to 3,489.9, while the broader All Ordinaries reversed 40.9 points, or 1.18 per cent, to 3,427.2. The ASX200 lost about 6.8%, and the broader All Ordinary fell 6.7% for the week. Resource stocks may continue the decline after the price of commodities, including gold, oil and copper fell.

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Australian Market Report of December 3: A Day with Good News

🕔12/3/2008 1:00:55 PM

Yesterday the Australia market closed lower dragged by resource sector although the central bank's aggressive rate cut of 100 basis points lifted some sentiment in late trading. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index closed down 153 points, or 4.16 per cent, at 3,528.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index was 145.6 points, or 4.02 per cent, lower at 3,473.4. Analysts anticipate a rise today in local market with positive lead from the US and the RBA rate cut.

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Australian Market of December 1: Investors Aware of Weak Outlook

🕔12/1/2008 1:00:32 PM

On Friday, the Australian share market benchmark S&P/ASX200 index closd 154.5 points, or 4.3% higher, to 3742.5, while the broader All Ordinaries jumped 144.5 points, or 4.1%, to 3,672.7. The market experienced a best week for the two indexes since the recent two months, delivering weekly gains of 9.5% and 8.4%, respectively. However, the weak economic data and profit outlook would send the local market lower despite the strong lead from overseas markets. The news about RBA's expected aggressive rate cut will dominate the market this week.

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Australian Market Report of November 28: A Quiet Day

🕔11/28/2008 1:00:12 PM

On Thursday, the Australian share market closed higher for a fourth day with around 1.4 per cent stronger led by the big miners as commodities surged. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index closed up 48 points, or 1.36 per cent, at 3588, while the broader All Ordinaries gained 48.6 points, or 1.4 per cent, at 3528.2. Analysts said the market seems to be a little quiet with less participation, except for some fluctuation after BHP's decision of dumping its takeover bid for Rio Tinto.

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Australian Market Report of November 25: Economists Anticipate 125 Point Rate Cut

🕔11/25/2008 1:00:12 PM

Yesterday Australian shares closed slightly higher after staging a late-afternoon rally as Washington promised to shore up Citigroup. Miners surged while banks pared their losses. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index rose 0.25%, or 8.6 points, to close at 3425.1, while the All Ordinaries index was up 0.1%, or 1.9 points, at 3388.8. Analysts anticipate the markets a stronger performance with the good news.
The December Share Price Index futures contract on the Sydney Futures Exchange was up 144 points, or more than 4%, at 3600 in recent trading.

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Australian Market Report of November 13: Aggressive Rate Cut Needed

🕔11/13/2008 1:00:13 PM

Yesterday, the Australian share market closed in the red for a second consecutive day with the broader All Ordinaries index ending 38.2 points lower, or 1%, at 3,883.6. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 share index yesterday lost 33.6 points, or 0.9%, to close at 3927.3. The industrial, materials, energy and consumer discretionary sectors sent the market lower.

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Australian Market Report of October 30: Must Wait Until Fundamentals Improve

🕔10/30/2008 1:00:45 PM

Yesterday Australian shares closed higher for the first time in six days. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 share index was up 1.3%, or 51 points, to 3845.6, after earlier advancing more than 4.8%. Analysts said the market could continue to fall until a few basic fundamentals such as US housing sales, interbank lending, and commodity prices improve.

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Australia Market Report of October 29: Relief Period Comes after Rally

🕔10/29/2008 1:00:14 PM

This morning shortly after open the Australia market has joined the rally with S&P/ASX200 up 4.3%, or 162.7 points, to 3957.3 points. Yesterday Australian shares suffered their fifth consecutive day of losses, hitting fresh four-year lows, as falls by the big banks eclipsed gains by miners. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 share index was down 14.6 points, or 0.4%, to 3794.6, recovering from an earlier drop of as much as 2.2%. Analysts expected the next few weeks ahead a relief period.

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Australia Market Report of September 24: Concerns on Government Bailout Effectiveness

🕔9/24/2008 12:30:17 PM

The Australian stock market closed almost 2% lower yesterday amid concerns on the short selling ban, as well as over the effectiveness of the US government's proposed bailout of the financial sector. Analysts said investors are waiting for some real clarity from the government.

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Australia Market Report July 29: A Tougher Week for Banks

🕔7/29/2008 12:01:20 PM

The Australian share market continued its losing streak yesterday, falling almost 1% after the financial sector fell on concerns about ANZ Bank's increased debt provisions. The biggest five banks have lost A$29.1 billion in market cap in two days, according to Bloomberg data. Australia's biggest banks may probably continue to suffer in the global economic gloom, while the bad news came amid another horror day for banking stocks.

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Australia Market Report on July 28: Pick Up the Oversold

🕔7/28/2008 2:22:27 PM

The Australian share market fell over three per cent on Friday after troubling news from National Australia Bank (NAB) related to losses from investments in risky US mortgages, and a weak lead from Wall Street. But gains on US markets on Friday night are expected to encourage investors to pick up stocks that were oversold during Friday's 3 per cent fall.

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Australia Market Report July 22: Biggest Bounce In Four Months

🕔7/22/2008 12:31:48 PM

Yesterday, the Australian share market was 3.5 per cent higher to post its biggest single-day rise in almost four months as bargain hunters snapped up banks, property trusts and miners.

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Ventracor Limited (ASX:VCR) Announce Election of John Ward to Chairman

🕔4/3/2008 10:51:25 AM

Ventracor Limited (ASX: VCR)(PNK: VTCRY) announced today changes to the Board of Directors. John Massey has retired as a Director and Chairman of the Board. John Ward has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors, and William Curran takes on the role of Chairman of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee.

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Showbiz, Official Partner of the Hit Broadway Show Wicked Gets Ready For On-Line Pre-sale Ticket Rush

🕔2/13/2008 1:26:53 PM

The Australian season of 'Wicked', the smash hit Broadway musical, officially launched in Melbourne today. The hottest musical in the world will open at Melbourne's Regent Theatre in July 2008 and Australia's Showbiz International has been appointed the official VIP, Corporate Hospitality and Travel Packaging Partner for this stunning show. The ticket rush begins today with pre-sale tickets available from Showbiz from the 13th to the 25th of February.

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Qantas Airways Limited ASX: QAN - 2007 Full Year Results - Mr Geoff Dixon, CEO

🕔8/15/2007 2:27:00 PM

Qantas Airways Limited (ASX: QAN) - 2007 Full Year Results - Mr Geoff Dixon, CEO; Qantas Airways Limited (ASX: QAN) present the following audio webcast regarding "2007 Full Year Results". You may also download this audio webcast to your computer or portable audio player.

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Qantas Recommend Revised Offer From Australian Partners Australia

🕔12/15/2006 5:34:32 PM

The Chairman of Qantas Airways Limited, Margaret Jackson, yesterday announced that, following detailed negotiations, the Qantas Board had received a revised proposal from Airline Partners Australia (APA) to acquire 100 percent of the Company for $5.60 cash per share.

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Australian Market Report of August 12, 2010

🕔8/12/2010 1:31:23 PM

The Australian stock market opened lower this morning, after global markets suffered a heavy loss and all key market indices dropped significantly.

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Australian Market Report of July 16, 2010

🕔7/16/2010 1:30:50 PM

Australian shares opened flat this morning. Wall Street overnight closed in the red despite the US market pared most of its early losses after news of halted flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The losses were caused by disappointing economic data including inflation figures, manufacturing in New York and industrial production across the country.

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Australian Market Report of July 14, 2010

🕔7/14/2010 1:30:14 PM

The Australian sharemarket Wednesday opened higher with gains across all sectors, as Wall Street significantly surged overnight, inspired by the upbeat corporate earnings for the second quarter. Today The S&P/ASX 200 index jumped approximately 1.7 per cent shortly after the opening bell.

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Virgin Blue (ASX:VBA) and Air NZ (NZE:AIR) in Alliance Talks

🕔4/29/2010 9:52:50 AM

Virgin Blue Holidngs (ASX:VBA) and Air New Zealand (NZE:AIR) confirmed that the two carriers have been in ongoing discussions for several months regarding commercial cooperation on Trans Tasman markets, but no agreement has been reached.

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Australian Market Report of February 19: Earnings Results Mixed

🕔2/19/2010 9:30:20 AM

The Australian sharemarket fell on Thursday as investors digested some mixed earnings results. Investors also managed to take profit for the market after two days gains. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index lost 13 points, or 0.28 per cent, to 4654.9, while the broader All Ordinaries index gave up 12.9 points, or 0.28 per cent to 4673.9.

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Asian Markets Overview of February 1

🕔2/1/2010 1:30:17 PM

Last week Asian markets mostly experienced a significantly losing week and will continue to be weighed by the negative lead from US and European markets on Monday. Asian stocks Friday stumbled on disappointing company forecasts and Toyota's recall of millions of cars. For the month, China's Shanghai Composite lost 8.8%, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index fell 8%, Australia's S&P/ASX 200 was down 6.2% and South Korea's Kospi slid 4.8% to 1602.43.

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Asian Markets Overview of January 6

🕔1/6/2010 1:30:03 PM

Wall Street shares closed mixed as investors took a breather after the new year's rally and turned cautious ahead of the payroll and employment data due on Friday. Yesterday Asian shares ended mostly higher following the good performance in Wall Street. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index was 2.1 per cent higher while Shanghai Composite added 1.2 per cent.

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Australian Market Report of December 22: Gains Trimmed by Banks and Retailers

🕔12/22/2009 9:30:10 AM

The Australian sharemarket ended slightly lower on Monday after a positive start driven by a resources sector buoyed by higher commodity prices. The pullback was led by major banks, and consumer staples. At close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 6.4 points, or 0.14 per cent, to 4644.1, while the broader All Ordinaries gave up 6.1 points, or 0.13 per cent, at 4665.8.

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Australian Market Report of December 17: Disappointing Economy Growth Result

🕔12/17/2009 9:30:22 AM

The Australian sharemarket gave up early gains on Wednesday after the GDP figures released by Australian Bureau of Statistics showed a disappointing result in economy growth. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 11.6 points lower, or 0.2 per cent, at 4661.9, while the broader All Ordinaries slashed 11.7 points, or 0.2 per cent, at 4676.1

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Asian Markets Overview of December 14

🕔12/14/2009 1:30:36 PM

Asian shares mostly opened flat this morning. Wall Street closed higher on Friday after the reports of consumer sector lifted investor confidence. The data also fuelled the expectations the US interest rates could hike soon. British and European shares also gained at after strong Chinese growth data.

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