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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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New Zealand Dollar Notes
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Raises Interest Rates Due to 'Unsustainable' Kiwi

By IBTimes AU

The New Zealand dollar fell to its six-week low against the U.S. dollar after the Reserve Bank governor, Graeme Wheeler, said the strength of the Kiwi was "unjustified." This paved the way for the Reserve Bank of New Zealand to intervene in the currency exchange market. (Jul 24)

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CBA, NAB, Westpac in Fixed Rate War Offering Below 5% Interest

By IBTimes AU

Three of the big four banks in Australia cut their fixed interest rates on Wednesday to below 5 per cent as part of a rate war among the lenders. The rate war provides borrowers the opportunity to enjoy record-low interest rates on the long term. (Jul 24)

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Frankfurt Stock Exchange (DAX)
Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon July 22, 2014

By Comsec

It was another very quiet day on the Aussie market with total market turnover only at 2Billion shares well down own the daily average. Investors nervous about entering the market at present and larger investors sitting the day out from trading ahead ... (Jul 22)

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The site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon July 18, 2014

By Comsec

After a trying and emotional night in the US on the back of the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and escalated international tensions in the Middle East, Malaysia Airlines is currently down 11% as investors come to grips with the news. (Jul 18)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, MANAGEMENT, QANTAS

The site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday July 18, 2014

By Comsec

Despite being sold off this morning for the first time since Wednesday last week, local shares have crept into positive territory. The crash of yet another Malaysian passenger plane has kept global markets on edge, pushing the price of gold and oil h... (Jul 18)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, GENERAL ELECTRIC, TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AUSTRALIA, RUSSIA

Stock market yawning investor
Analysts Recommend 3 Retirement-Friendly Dividend Stocks

By IBTimes AU

Finance experts have reiterated time and again that relying on savings to fund one's retirement is not advisable because inflation eats up the actual value of a person's retirement nest. (Jul 15)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, RETAIL, NEW JERSEY, MANAGEMENT, TELSTRA, INVESTMENT

Asia Rides Wall Street Rebound, Firm Yen Hits Tokyo Stocks
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday July 11, 2014

By Comsec

Despite a softer start to trade this morning, the Australian sharemarket has steadily improved in the lead-up to lunch. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is up 0.5 per cent, is improving for the second day and has defied the weak lead from Wall Street overnight. (Jul 11)

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Stock market yawning investor
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon July 9, 2014

By Comsec

Sellers continued to make an impression on the local share market on Wednesday. At the best levels of the day the ASX 200 was down by 10 points; at the lows of the session the index had shed 71 points; at the closing bell the market was down 58 point... (Jul 09)

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Australian Dollar Outlook -09 July 2014

By IBTimes AU

Bell FX Currency Outlook: The Australian Dollar has traded overnight above .9400 as the latest local business confidence and conditions were better than expected. (Jul 09)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, FEDERAL RESERVE, MANUFACTURING, AUSTRALIA

Recession in 2014? Why Experts are Predicting a Stock Market Crash in 2014
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday July 8, 2014

By Comsec

The Australian sharemarket is falling for the second day, with sluggish performances offshore last night not helping. The All Ordinaries Index is down 0.1 per cent and is flirting with the key 5500pt mark. (Jul 08)

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