Suncorp Group Limited
Collaborate Corporation Limited (ASX:CL8) is pleased to welcome Ms Michelle Vanzella to the Board of Collaborate, effective from 1 September 2018.
East Coles have a very limited amount of seats available to attend the upcoming event. This is a rare opportunity to mix with the leaders of various industries and investment bankers in the one room.
The 2017 East Coles Corporate Performance Research has been completed and the Top 10 Finalists from the S&P/ASX100 for the 'Best CFO's' category for 2017 (not in ranked order) are: APA, BTT, CTX, JBH, JHG, MQA, QUB, TPM, WES. The Top 10 Finalists from the S&P/ASX101-200 for the 'Best CFO's' category for 2017 (not in ranked order) are: A2M, ALU, BAP, CGC, FPH, GUD, MTR, MIN, RWC, SDF.
The Australian share market sank massively at opening on Friday, after Wall Street and European markets overnight slumped again due to Europe debt jitters. The Dow Jones industrial average experienced its deepest one-day plunge in more than a year, as investors feared that the European debt crisis might spread around the world.
Australian shares gave up early gains after disappointing trade numbers from China raised concerns that Chinese economy is cooling. The market closed slightly higher as earnings reports from market heavyweights BHP Billiton and Commonwealth Bank helped the rise. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 8.3 points higher, or 0.2 per cent, at 4513.4. The broader All Ordinaries index rose 12.3 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 4533.
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.
US stocks fell overnight in a choppy trade as the Federal Reserve announcement showed that the central bank remained cautious to the economy outlook. The Federal Reserve acknowledged the economy is emerging from recession, but maintained its near-zero interest rate and trillion-plus dollar effort to support the fragile recovery.
US markets were closed for the Labour Day public holiday, while Europe and Asia markets posted strong gains on Monday.
US stocks ended flat overnight in light trade volumes as the market was awaiting the economic data this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged higher to its highest close in more than nine months.
US stocks fell for a second day on Thursday as investors worried over the key employment figures, which are scheduled to release on Friday. Most economists expect the data will show the unemployment rate climbed to 9.6 per cent, from a 26-year high of 9.5 per cent in June.