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Wesfarmers

Wesfarmers Limited (Wesfarmers) is an Australia-based company. The principal activities of the Company include retailing operations, including supermarkets, general merchandise and specialty department stores; fuel, liquor and convenience outlets; retailing of home improvement and outdoor living products and supply of building materials; retailing of office and technology products; coal mining and production; gas processing and distribution; insurance; industrial and safety product distribution; chemicals and fertilizers manufacture, and investments. The Company operates in 10 business segments: coles, home improvement and office supplies, resources, insurance, Kmart, target, industrial and safety, energy, chemicals and fertilizers, and others. The Company’s subsidiaries include AALARA Risk Management Pty Ltd, All Transport Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd, ALW Newco Pty Limited, Andearp Pty Ltd, Arana Hills Properties Pty Limited and Australian Gold Reagents Pty Ltd.

Headlines Around the Web

Wesfarmers net profit up 0.3 per cent

Feb 16, 2012 - News.com.au

Wesfarmers writes down gas business

Dec 12, 2011 - News.com.au

Insurer IAG in takeover crosshairs

Dec 09, 2011 - News.com.au

Wesfarmers keen to ride out storms

Nov 10, 2011 - News.com.au

Sales fail to keep up for Target

Oct 21, 2011 - News.com.au

Coles sales up 8 per cent to $8bn

Oct 20, 2011 - News.com.au

Target in hunt for a new MD

Sep 20, 2011 - News.com.au

Wesfarmers hints at end to discounts

Jul 29, 2011 - News.com.au

Coles, Bunnings boost Wesfarmers' sales

Jul 28, 2011 - News.com.au

Coles , Bunnings lift Westfarmers

Apr 20, 2011 - News.com.au

Wesfarmers profit jumps 33%

Feb 17, 2011 - MarketWatch

Strong Coles sales help first half growth

Jan 31, 2011 - News.com.au

Woolworths, Coles in 'world power list'

Jan 19, 2011 - News.com.au

Wesfarmers says board to be 50pc women

Nov 09, 2010 - News.com.au

Bumper profits at Coles as sales hit $30b

Aug 20, 2010 - News.com.au

Wesfarmer profit up 2.8pc to $1.57bn

Aug 19, 2010 - News.com.au

Kmart avoids heavy stimulus carnage

Jul 27, 2010 - News.com.au

Shares higher as banks gain

Jul 26, 2010 - News.com.au

Articles About Wesfarmers

Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 5/28/14

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The Australian share market continued its good run during the month of May, rising 0.3 per cent today to close near 2014 highs. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) was higher by 16 points to 5506.7 while the ASX 200 (XJO) was up 15.5 points to 5527. (May 28)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 5/28/14

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Local stocks benefitted from some US direction overnight with Wall St overnight returning from a long weekend. The broader US market continued to grind higher following better economic readings. This translated to a positive start for local stocks wi... (May 28)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 5/6/14

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Tuesday's session saw a tussle between buyers and sellers, albeit it was an exchange that took place with the index occupying positive territory over the session. Volumes were conspicuously low with only $3.3bln in shares having changed hands. (May 06)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 5/1/14

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It was another session where the early trend showed few signs of changing course after the opening bell sounded. With less than half an hour to trade the ASX 200 continued the plumb new lows for the session , the market finished within 10 points of the lowest levels of the day. (May 01)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 4/30/14

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The Australian share market finished only marginally higher on Wednesday, despite good gains offshore. US market sentiment was buoyed by earnings news with the Dow Jones Index up 0.5 per cent. (Apr 30)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 4/30/14

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Despite a firmer start this morning and a strong lead from Wall Street, the Australian sharemarket commenced its descent after just 20 minutes of trade. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) is down for the second day and remains below 5500pts. (Apr 30)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 4/7/14

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The Australian sharemarket kicked off the week a touch lower, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) down 0.2 per cent; remaining modestly above the 5400pt mark. Tomb sweeping day in China is being observed today, resulting in the closure of China's markets. (Apr 07)

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Australian Stock Market Report –Midday 4/7/14

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The Australian share market has started the trading week in the red, following weakness on Wall Street on Friday. (Apr 07)

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Australian Stock Market Report – AFternoon 3/26/14

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The Australian share market rose convincingly today, helped out by strong gains from our mining players and a positive offshore lead. The All Ordinaries Index (XAO) closed off the highs of the day, but managed to rise 36.2 points or 0.7 per cent by close to 5387.2. (Mar 26)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 3/21/14

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The Australian share market recovered somewhat from yesterday's sell-off during Friday's trade following a rebound on Wall Street and strong gains from mining and energy players. (Mar 21)

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