7 hrs ago
Australia: Shares slip to 11-week low, investors eye Fed
The country's top lender by assets, National Australia Bank m declined 0.8 per cent and Australia's No 3 lender, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, dropped 1.4 percent. Australia's biggest telecommunications provider Telstra Corp Ltd slipped 0.2 per cent.
Tue Sep 16, 2014
Australia shares slip to 11-week low, investors eye Fed
Australian shares eased to an 11-week low on Wednesday on worry the U.S. Federal Reserve may begin to raise rates although an extended recovery in miners tempered losses. The country's top lender by assets, National Australia Bank m declined 0.8 percent and Australia's No.3 lender, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, dropped 1.4 percent.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Barclays picks Aviva's McFarlane as new chairman
Barclays said its new chairman will be banking and insurance veteran John McFarlane, who will be tasked with overseeing the British bank's efforts to improve culture, standards and performance. McFarlane will step down as chairman of British insurer Aviva and take the Barclays hotseat after its 2015 annual shareholder meeting, usually held in April.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Australia market slips on weak financials, but Wall St caps losses
Australian shares dropped 0.5 percent on Monday to three-week lows as some big-name stocks traded ex-dividend and financials were weak, though an uptick on Wall Street helped to contain losses. The country's top lender by assets, National Australia Bank , lost 0.7 percent, while Australia and New Zealand Banking Group, the third-biggest bank by market value, declined 0.5 percent.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Australia job advertisements at 17mth high in Aug-ANZ
Australian job advertisements in newspapers and on the Internet rose for a third straight month in August to hit a 17-month high, offering hope that a recent spike in unemployment might prove temporary. A survey by Australia and New Zealand Banking Group showed total job advertisements rose 1.5 percent to 135,569 per week on average in August.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
The China Post
Taiwan's increased CPI heightens the risks of a possible rate hike: ANZ
The Central Bank of the Republic of China is facing increasing pressure to raise its key interest rates, as the inflationary pressure heightened in August, but it will not do so until December at the earliest, according to Australia and New Zealand Banking Group . Taiwan's consumer price index rose 2.07 percent annually in August to an 18-month high and registering an annual growth of over 2.0 percent for the first time since February 2013, when the inflation rate was distorted by the timing of the Chinese New Year holiday, the bank said in a research note Saturday.