Friday Aug 15
Australia shares seen ticking higher on Wall Street, ANZ
Australian shares are seen following Wall Street higher on Friday, with investor attention on the local earnings season as No.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Washington Post
ANZ Sees Revenue at Lower End of Target, Debt Charges Fall
Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. forecast full-year revenue at the lower end of its target range and a sharper decline in bad-debt charges as it reported an 8 percent increase in nine-month profit.
ANZ Bank Nine-Month Cash Profit Up 8 Percent on Asia, Mortgages
Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. said cash profit climbed 8 percent in the nine months through June on growth in Asia and increased mortgage market share.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Ringgit Climbs to Two-Week High as U.S. Retail Sales Disappoint
Malaysia 's ringgit climbed to a two-week high as disappointing U.S. retail sales added to the case for the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates low, bolstering demand for emerging-market assets.
Sydney Morning Herald
Give investors tax breaks to help small biz
The government should consider incentives like tax breaks to make small business attractive to a limited pool of equity, says ANZ CEO Mike Smith.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Australia's biggest consumer class action widened to include more banks, customers
An Australian law firm is widening a consumer class action case, already the country's largest, to target five major local and international banks over credit card fees worth as much as A$250 million .
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Australia stocks trickle lower ahead of jobs data
With investors cautious ahead of Australian jobs data due later in the morning, financials traded broadly lower, with Australia & New Zealand Banking Group off by 0.8%.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Australia shares slip, healthcare sector buoyed by Cochlear results
Australian shares slipped 0.2 percent on Tuesday to hover at 2-1/2 week lows as investors remained cautious at the start of earnings season, though sentiment was underpinned by the healthcare sector as investors cheered results from Cochlear.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Australia job ads edge higher in July - ANZ
Australian job advertisements in newspapers and on the Internet crept higher in July to be up moderately on the same month last year in a sign of a gradual pick up in the labour market.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
MOVES-ANZ appoints Ivy Au Yeung as Hong Kong unit CEO
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd named Ivy Au Yeung as chief executive of its Hong Kong unit, effective immediately.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Australia stocks follow U.S. peers to losses
Heavy losses on U.S. markets overnight made a drop for Australian stocks all but inevitable Friday, with the S&P/ASX 200 retreating 1.2% to swing the index to a loss for the week.