The top 20 shares of the past 20 years have some common traits, say specialists, that keen investors can learn from.
Helloworld Travel concedes excessive cancellation fees are a ‘burning issue’ but blames airlines, cruise and tour operators.
Rebecca Le May
Shares have slipped on the Australian market after overseas worries about coronavirus lockdowns re-emerged, and doubt was cast on a vaccine candidate.
International financier and multimillionaire, Olympian, cellist, A-list networker, president of the World Bank and Middle East peace envoy — James Wolfensohn was a modern renaissance man.
Investors have produced the biggest loss for the ASX in the vaccine-inspired month of November.
Print advertising has been a driving force behind Harvey Norman’s bumper profits, says retail magnate Gerry Harvey.
The advanced kaolin player will use the $22m raised in its IPO to bring its Wickepin project in the Wheatbelt into commercial production.
Some iconic brands are returning to Australian hands with Bega Cheese proving the victor in a deal that was once headed for Chinese ownership.
It’s obviously very early, but the market reality has been the opposite of what Donald Trump predicted for his rival — a crash.
Vildana Hajric and Lu Wang
Local investors can almost claim gains for 2020, after the share market closed within a point of its January 1 level.
As investors see the spin-out of Cassini Resources holding strategic and prospective ground north of Chalice Gold Mines’ Julimar discovery.
Tony Rovira-led explorer received strong bids for placement for expanded drilling activities at its Andover joint venture project with Mark Creasy in the Pilbara.
The lithium miner has flagged its confidence in a resurgent market for the energy metal amid forecasts of a growth spurt in the electric vehicle market in Europe and the US.
The adventure retailer says COVID-19 cost it about $NZ135 million ($128.1m) in sales in 2020 as the sector was smashed by lockdowns and restrictions on travel. But Rip Curl is proving a bright spot.
Danielle Le Messurier
Retailer Harvey Norman has experienced a revenue boost since the start of the new financial year, putting it on course for a strong rise in pre-tax profit.
Energy infrastructure provider and operator APA will build a new pipeline to connect players in the emerging gas region with miners in the resource-rich northern Goldfields.
Sean Smith and Daniel Newell
The milestone is an attention-grabbing psychological threshold — a sign that the US market’s rally is broadening beyond the handful of stocks that carried Wall Street through the pandemic.
Enthusiastic investors have helped the Australian share market close more than one per cent higher after promising test results for coronavirus vaccines.
The Tesla founder has added $US100.3b to his net worth this year, the most of anyone on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Pharmaceuticals producer Mayne Pharma's sales are down nine per cent, but earnings have improved as the company prepares a new contraceptive.
Primero Group looks set to accept a takeover bid from fellow engineering contractor NRW Holdings that would spare it a ‘significantly dilutive’ capital raising to fund its growing order book.
Janet Yellen, who is widely admired in the financial world, would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department in a line stretching back to Alexander Hamilton in 1789.
The rush to safety has reshaped the mid-tier landscape, with gold producers now accounting for 22 of the top 50 mid-tier miners by market capitalisation.
The precious metal’s record-breaking bull market is facing an existential question after this month’s pharmaceutical breakthroughs.
Eddie Spence, Ranjeetha Pakiam and Yvonne Yue Li
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