Wage growth lacklustre, eyes on jobs data
Wages grew by a seasonally adjusted 0.5 per cent in the three months to December, slightly less than the 0.6 per cent growth predicted.
Corporate Travel Management’s half-year profit is up 27 per cent after it acquired two smaller companies in 2018.
Despite a drop in profit The Reject Shop remains hopeful it can turn things around, urging shareholders to reject a $78 million takeover.
Woolworths has lifted first-half profit one per cent to $979 million on a 2.3 per cent increase in comparable food sales, but says challenges remain.
Property development company Stockland Corp says its profits are down 56 per cent amid a steep decline in the residential property market.
Fortescue Metals Group has beaten estimates, with its 5 per cent dip in half-year profit to $US644 million not as bad as expected.
NAB has removed outgoing chairman Ken Henry from the selection process for the bank’s new chief executive.
Domino’s first-half domestic growth, while outperforming Europe, has fallen short of management expectations.
Australia Post says a strong performance across its growing parcel sector wasn’t enough to offset a $125 million decline in letter revenue.
Australia’s competition watchdog says petrol prices in Australia’s major cities fell dramatically late last year, in line with a collapse in crude prices.
Seven West Media says its half-year net profit has fallen by 13.8 per cent as stringent cost-saving measures failed to offset a fall in advertising revenue.
Oil Search has posted a 13 per cent rise in annual profit, boosted by higher prices for gas and oil.
Hearing implant company Cochlear’s shares are down more than 7 per cent after it said it was facing increased competition in the US and Germany.
ANZ has reported a slower mortgage book growth than the overall market, admitting it may have been “overly conservative” in its lending approach.
TR has not only claimed the 2019 Southern 80, but has done so in style.
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