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Westpac

Westpac (a portmanteau of "Western-Pacific", registered as Westpac Banking Corporation, ASX: WBC, NZX: WBC), is a multinational Financial services company and became the largest bank in Australia (by market capitalisation) after it took over St George, and the second-largest bank in New Zealand. The bank is one of the Australian 'big four' banks, joining NAB, ANZ, and the Commonwealth Bank. Read More

Headlines Around the Web

Infosys wins $150m Westpac contract

Nov 23, 2013 - The Times of India

Lloyds to sell last Australian operations

Oct 10, 2013 - Financial Times

Banks see the appeal of going local

Aug 06, 2012 - Financial Times

Australia's Westpac net profit down 25%

May 03, 2012 - France24

Westpac takes axe to jobs

Mar 06, 2012 - News.com.au

Westpac gets its branches trimmed

Feb 17, 2012 - News.com.au

Westpac's three-month $1.5 billion profit

Feb 16, 2012 - News.com.au

Westpac to cut 550 jobs in Australia

Feb 03, 2012 - France24

Volatile markets weigh on Westpac revenue

Dec 14, 2011 - News.com.au

European debt a concern for Westpac

Dec 14, 2011 - News.com.au

Westpac withdraws 'stress free' ad claim

Dec 01, 2011 - News.com.au

Stocks pulled lower by banks, energy firms

Nov 07, 2011 - News.com.au

Articles About Westpac

n office worker walks past an Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) window showing the main losses for the day in central Sydney July 23, 2012. Australian shares slumped 1.7 percent on Monday, the biggest one-day fall in seven weeks, as investors fled from
Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon November 21, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket has finished the session weaker for a fifth straight day. The All Ords (XAO) slipped 0.2 percent to 5,292, while the S&P/ASX 200 (XJO) fell 0.2 percent to 5,304. Eight out of 10 sectors were lower, led by Utilities, which lost 1.5 percent. The S&P/ASX 200 has fallen 2. (Nov 21)

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An office worker is reflected in the window of the Australian Securities Exchange building displaying the ASX50 curve for Wednesday in central Sydney August 7, 2013. Australian shares skidded 1.3 percent on Wednesday, its biggest fall in five weeks, hit b
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday November 14, 2014

By Comsec

Australian shares are managing to creep into positive territory after a weaker start for the fifth day. The ASX 200 Index (a measure of market performance) is up ~0.1 per cent. A close to 4 per cent slump in the oil price is holding back energy stocks most. (Nov 14)

MORE TOPICS: UNEMPLOYMENT, RUPERT MURDOCH, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, RETAIL

Stock market
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon November 13, 2014

By Comsec

Australian shares closed in the red for the fourth day with the ASX 200 slipping by 0.4 per cent. An improvement from the miners after a 3 per cent slump in just two sessions helped limit the losses. (Nov 13)

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Office workers are reflected as they walk past the Australian Securities Exchange building in central Sydney April 8, 2011. Singapore Exchange Ltd has terminated its $8 billion bid for Australia's ASX Ltd after the Australian government formally rejected
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday November 13, 2014

By Comsec

Australian shares are sliding for the fourth day taking the losses this week to 1.8 per cent. The ASX 200 index is down 0.4 per cent and is trading below the 5450 mark. It has been a rocky ride for markets in recent months however with local shares surging by 6 per cent over the past month. (Nov 13)

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The United States Federal Reserve Board building is shown in Washington October 28, 2014. The U.S. Federal Reserve this week will likely reinforce its stated willingness to wait a long while before hiking interest rates after a volatile month in financial
Global Markets Overview – November 13, 2014

By IG Markets

Equities continued to consolidate with a mild risk-off tone in a fairly quiet session on the economic calendar. The highlight was perhaps comments by Fed member Charles Plosser who reiterated the Fed should begin raising rates soon in order to avoid being far behind the curve. (Nov 13)

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Men watch the stock board at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in central Sydney April 21, 2009. Australian stocks fell 2.6 percent on Tuesday, led down by banks and miners, on fresh concerns about the earnings outlook for domestic companies and a
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon November 12, 2014

By Comsec

Australian shares continued to lose ground over the course of the afternoon on Wednesday. Buying support was scarce in the second half of the session which was reflected in the final result, which saw the ASX 200 end at session lows. At the close of trade the ASX 200 was almost 1% lower or 54 points. (Nov 12)

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The main indicator of the Australian Securities Exchange (bottom R) is seen in red shortly after the local market opened in Central Sydney October 4, 2011. Australian stocks eased 0.6 percent on Tuesday, pressured by falls in global equities markets in a
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday November 12, 2014

By Comsec

Australian shares are falling for the third day with buyers remaining uninspired to enter the market. The ASX 200 index is down 0.6 per cent and is trading below the 5500 pt mark for the first time since last Thursday. (Nov 12)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon November 11, 2014

By Comsec

Australian shares ended in the red for the second day with the ASX 200 slipping by 0.1 per cent. Despite losses of 0.5 per cent so far this week the ASX 200 still remains above the key 5500 pt level. (Nov 11)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday November 11, 2014

By Comsec

Local shares started the second session of the week much like the first, in reverse. The path of the ASX 200 to the session lows was orderly and took the first hour at which point the market was down by 16 points. (Nov 11)

MORE TOPICS: DOW JONES, CRUDE OIL, MANUFACTURING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA

Missing Australian Medical Officers Found Safe in Blue Mountains

By IBTimes AU

Two medical officers went missing after going for a daylong bushwalking. (Nov 10)

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