The Washington Post
Qantas Risk Passes BA as S&P Cuts Debt to Junk: Australia Credit
Qantas Airways Ltd.'s bond risk climbed above lower-rated British Airways Plc for the first time since 2007 as Australia's largest carrier considers asset sales to help fund new aircraft purchases.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
NZ Dollar Outlook: Kiwi may rise as greenback unloved
The New Zealand dollar may rise this week as sentiment turns against the US dollar even as data shows the world's largest economy is improving.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Westpac Bets on $72 Billion Road to Rail Boost
Australian banks are set for a lending boost as Prime Minister Tony Abbott champions ventures to revitalize the economy, accelerating some of the more than A$80 billion of infrastructure projects.
Westpac's Group CEO Gail Kelly Elected Chairman of the Australian Bankers' Association
SYDNEY , Dec. 4 -- The Australian Bankers' Association issued the following news release: The Council of the Australian Bankers' Association has elected Gail Kelly , Chief Executive Officer of Westpac Group , as its new Chairman, succeeding Mike Smith , ANZ's Chief Executive Officer.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Australia shares slip on Fed taper speculation; miners cap losses
Australian shares fell 0.6 percent on Thursday morning after Wall Street finished lower on speculation that better U.S. data might open the door wider for the Federal Reserve to start trimming its stimulus soon.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Northern Daily Leader
Rescue chopper services merge
THE region's Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service has a new partner, after a merger with its northern NSW counterpart in Lismore.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Washington Post
Australia's Pollution Plan Looks Like Trading: Carbon & Climate
Australia's newly elected leaders, claiming a mandate to dump the old government's climate policies, would actually protect programs the defeated Labor party was using to prepare for emissions trading.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Westpac named one of Australia's most innovative companies
ENP Newswire - 29 November 2013 Release date- 28112013 - Westpac Banking Corporation has ranked 4th in The BRW 50 Most Innovative Companies 2013 for its market leading mobile app Mobile PayWay and its industry leading superannuation 'rollover gateway'.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Late fall means flat day for shares
But the market retreated later in the day as the world's biggest economy prepares for a public holiday, BS Morgans dealer Michael Cooper said.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Westpac Banking Corp. Files SEC Form 424B5, Prospectus [Rule 424
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Investment Weekly News -- According to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C. , by VerticalNews journalists, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing by Westpac Banking Corp. was posted on November 18, 2013 .
Australia stocks higher following U.S. gains
In the heavily weighted banking group, Westpac Banking Corp. picked up 0.5%. Energy stocks were mixed following a drop in oil futures to nearly six-month lows overnight.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Customer Interaction Solutions
India : $150m Westpac contract secured by Infosys [TendersInfo (India)]
Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) A $150 million outsourcing deal is secured by Infosys from Australia's leading bank Westpac.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The Washington Post
Iron Ore Seen Slumping From Westpac to Goldman as Supply Gains
Iron ore will probably drop 19 percent by the end of the year as demand slows and supply increases, Westpac Banking Corp. said, joining Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in forecasting declining prices.
Fitch Rates Westpac's Series 2013-C5 Covered Bonds 'AAA'/Stable
SYDNEY, November 25 Fitch Ratings has assigned Westpac Banking Corporation's Series 2013-C5 issue of USD1.5bn mortgage covered bonds a rating of 'AAA'.
NZ dollar hits 5-yr high vs. AUD
The New Zealand dollar rose to a five-year high against its trans-Tasman counterpart as traders mulled the impact of revisions to the way gross domestic product is measured that may show faster growth in 2012 stemming from the Canterbury rebuild.
The New Zealand Herald
Former clothing boss jailed for multi-million dollar fraud
The former boss of a Canterbury clothing manufacturer that kitted out some of our greatest sporting heroes has been jailed for six years for his role in a multi-million dollar fraud.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Central Bank Aussie Hunger Adds to RBA Dilemma: Australia Credit
Global monetary authorities' enduring interest in the Aussie dollar is hindering efforts by Australia 's central bank to curb the currency's strength.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Australia shares up sharply on US optimism, but can't avoid weekly fall
Australian shares rose 1.1 percent on Friday morning, snapping a 4-session losing streak as upbeat U.S. economic data added to growing expectations the Federal Reserve is unlikely to scale back its stimulus until early next year.
Westpac Banking Corp. Files SEC Form 20-F, Annual And Transition...
Westpac Banking Corp. Files SEC Form 20-F, Annual And Transition Report of Foreign Private Issuers [Sections 13 Or 15 ] By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Investment Weekly News -- According to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C. , by VerticalNews journalists, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing by Westpac Banking ... (more)
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Fitch Rates Westpac's Series 2013-C4 Covered Bonds 'AAA'/Stable
SYDNEY, November 20 Fitch Ratings has assigned Westpac Banking Corporation's Series 2013-C4 issue of AUD900m mortgage covered bonds a rating of 'AAA'.