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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

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Australia's ASX outshines Asian indices
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 4/24/14

By Comsec

The buying spree continued on the final day of the shortened trading week, with Australian stocks once again closing at their best levels in almost six years. (6:16 pm)

MORE TOPICS: FEDERAL RESERVE, UNEMPLOYMENT, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA

The leaf on the Apple symbol is tinted green at the Apple flagship store on 5th Ave in New York
Global Markets Overview – 4/24/14

By IG Markets

The equity rally we've been seeing in the US finally came to a halt on the back of mixed earnings and some disappointing economic data. The US flash manufacturing PMI and new home sales both missed estimates and contributed to dampening sentiment. (9:14 am)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, IPHONE, GOLD, DOW JONES, FTSE, MANUFACTURING

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Australian Stock Market Report – Evening 4/23/14

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket maintained most of its gains this afternoon to close near six-year highs and improve for the fifth straight day. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) closed above the 5,500 point mark for the first time in 2014, with the XAO rising by 0.64 per cent to 5502.2. (Apr 23)

MORE TOPICS: MANUFACTURING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RIO TINTO

Asian shares rise as Fed Minutes Soothe Sentiment
Asian Stocks Flat after China PMI Meets Expectations

By Reuters

Asian stock markets were little moved on Wednesday after a Chinese manufacturing survey met expectations, but the Australian dollar plunged to a two-week low after data showed surprisingly low inflation in that country's economy. (Apr 23)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, GOLD, HSBC, MANUFACTURING, JAPAN, PFIZER

Australian Stock Exchange
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 4/23/14

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is improving for the fifth day, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) up by 0.5 per cent. A little earlier, the All Ords was trading above the 5500pt mark for only the second time this calendar year. (Apr 23)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, MANUFACTURING, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, RIO TINTO

Foreign market participants view the domestic stock market as risky and its bond market is seen as underdeveloped compared to the West (Photo: Reuters)
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 4/22/14

By Comsec

The Australian share market rose in thin trading volumes on the first day of the shortened trading week. Markets were closed yesterday for the Easter Monday holiday and will be shut again on Friday for Anzac Day. (Apr 22)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, FEDERAL RESERVE, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, WOOLWORTHS, RIO TINTO

Australia Week in China Commences; $A Rallies with Chinese Stock Hike

By IBTimes AU

Australia Week in China commences as announced by Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson (Apr 09)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, AUSTRALIA, INVESTMENT

Economic Activities Moving Up in March but Not Too Much, Westpac Says
3 Million Aussies Could Start Using Westpac’s Tap-and-Go App on Their Samsung S4, S5 Smartphones Next Week

By IBTimes AU

In yet another sign of how Australian banks and consumers are adapting to new technology, Westpac announced on Tuesday that beginning next week, its millions of customers could use the bank's tap-and-go app when shopping. (Apr 09)

MORE TOPICS: SAMSUNG, AUSTRALIA

Asian stock markets outside Shanghai and Mumbai finished the week lower.
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 4/4/14

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is treading water ahead of the all-important non-farm payrolls report out later this evening. This is the most important piece of insight into the state of North America's employment market. (Apr 04)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA

Shark Attack in Tathra Australia – Shocked Community Learns About the Death of a 60 Year Old

By IBTimes AU

A morning swim proved fatal for a 60 year old from Tathra, Australia. Witnesses reported that she was taken by a shark. The local community is shocked to hear the news of a shark attack in these parts. Teams are searching the area for the body and the killer shark. (Apr 03)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, TSUNAMI