US stocks have closed mostly lower as investors dropped shares in major technology firms amid inflation concerns.
A sector-leading domestic violence support policy and a pledge to end the gender pay gap are among the entitlements Imdex has introduced to attract and retain workers amid WA’s skills crunch.
For a company whose technology raised eyebrows when researchers were first rattling the tin for funding, ResApp Health has done rather well for itself.
Danielle Le Messurier
A decent start for the ASX 200 fell by the wayside after some worrying profit updates from the US and concerns over the Chinese economy.
Wesfarmers’ Mt Holland lithium project is tipped to deliver $6 a share to investors, helping offset the conglomerate’s reliance on its retail businesses amid strengthening consumer headwinds.
Australian retirement system assets shrank 0.9 per cent to $3.4 trillion in the three months through March as markets were roiled by the prospect of steeper rate hikes.
Westgold Resources executive director Wayne Bramwell will assume the chief executive role following the sudden departure of Debbie Fullarton.
Chalice Mining is understood to be rattling the tin for $100m in top-up cash as it looks to expand its exploration activities to the north of its celebrated Gonneville polymetallic discovery near Toodyay.
The Australian share market faded on Tuesday to close down slightly amid concerns that COVID-19 lockdowns have damaged China's economy.
US stock futures slide on bearish earnings, economic data; China talks stimulus, but economic damage already done; Euro near four-week high.
WA-based brewer Good Drinks Australia has sealed a deal with a global beverage maker to be the exclusive distributor of big-name international beers into a rapidly growing Australian market.
In a move back into holiday packages, Qantas has taken a majority stake in online TripADeal.
Outgoing chairman John O'Neill will be grilled for a second day at an inquiry examining whether The Star should hold a Sydney casino licence.
US stocks have closed higher as investors bought up shares in banks and major technology companies.
Experts say Labor will have to navigate between keeping its spending commitments while not fuelling inflation.
The gold miner has blamed COVID-19, labour shortages and the war in Ukraine for having to raise a big lick of cash to support its mine.
Mining and energy companies gained but there were losses for the local banks, health care firms and supermarkets in the first ASX session under an Albanese government.
The Australian sharemarket started strong after the weekend’s federal election provided a clear result, but new worries have wiped out early gains.
Explosives and fertiliser manufacturer Incitec Pivot has put plans to split its business in two back on the table after reporting a huge surge in first-half profit.
The farm products supplier and livestock agency said sales were boosted by strong demand for fertilisers and crop protection.
The ASX200 is up 0.2 per cent at midday, with mining stocks gaining and Codan and Elders posting strong gains on earnings updates.
Climate change, cost-of-living pressures and cryptocurrency regulation could be among the policy issues new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese should have at the top of his agenda.
Star Entertainment Group executive chairman John O'Neill is scheduled to appear at the gaming inquiry into its suitability to operate its Sydney casino.
Concern about surging inflation and rising interest rates has seen major stocks lose ground.
Noel Randewich and Amruta Khandekar
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