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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

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 4/7/14

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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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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 3/5/14

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The Australian share market has closed at its highest level since mid-June 2008, spurred on by better than expected economic growth numbers and a strong rally on Wall Street during Tuesday's trade. (Mar 05)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 2/28/14

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The Australian share market closed modestly lower today, and shed 0.6 per cent over the course of what was a very busy week on the corporate reporting calendar. (Feb 28)

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Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 2/24/14

By Comsec

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Australia's ASX outperforms Asian indices
Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon 2/19/14

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The ASX 200 acquitted itself well on Wednesday in the face of a mixed picture for regional stocks the index was able to post a fourth consecutive day of gains. (Feb 19)

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Asian Shares Bounce from 4-week low
Australian Stock Market Report – Midday 2/19/14

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Local stocks continued to grind higher on Wednesday despite an indifferent lead from US markets overnight. Company results remain the overwhelming focus for local investors. (Feb 19)

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Aussie Bank Westpac is Most Sustainable Company in the World

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Corporate Knights, a Canadian investment research company, named on Thursday Australian bank Westpac as the world's most sustainable company. The recognition was given at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. (Jan 24)

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