Thursday Apr 17
Markets Live: Stocks on sugar high
A late rally rally by miners built on early gains to end the trading week on a positive note leading into the Easter break.
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Sun Apr 13, 2014
Markets Live: Banks sold down
Losses in the big banks are driving the local market down further after a poor early lead from Wall St, while Coca-Cola continues its rapid fall from grace.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Country Hour for Friday 11 April, 2014
The chief executive of Wesfarmers Richard Goyder says agribusiness has got great prospects and the company would love to participate in the sector in the future As the China Agribusiness conference wraps up in Perth this week, some of the Chinese delegates escaped early to visit the Harvey Beef processing facility in the south west to see what ... (more)
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Gallagher Stock Priced at $43.25 to Fund Wesfarmers Deal
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. , the insurance broker expanding beyond the U.S. through acquisitions, sold about $821.8 million of shares in an equity offering to help fund its latest deal.
need2know: Stocks to drop at open
South African retailer Woolworths's $2.15 billion offer for David Jones represents the highest multiple paid for major retail assets since Wesfarmers bought the Coles Group, but analysts are divided over whether a counter bidder will emerge.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Wesfarmers Limited Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank
's stock had its "sell" rating restated by investment analysts at Deutsche Bank in a note issued to investors on Tuesday, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports.
Corporates bankroll street artists
Wesfarmers has cemented its reputation as WA's leading corporate supporter of the arts by throwing its weight behind the PUBLIC: Art in the City project.
need2know: Positive push from Wall St
Copper slipped from a one-week high on uncertainty about growth in China and worries that upcoming trade data may be weak.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Share market drops on quiet day
Australian stocks have limped to a weak close on a very quiet day of trade, with only retail and utility stocks making significant gains.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Australia shares slip on Wall St, Wesfarmers up on deal to sell broker unit
Australian shares fell 0.2 percent on Monday morning after a disappointing performance on Wall Street despite solid U.S. jobs numbers on Friday, though Wesfarmers rose after the company said it was selling its insurance businesses.
UPDATE 1-Wesfarmers to sell insurance broking unit to Arthur J. Gallagher
Australia's Wesfarmers Ltd said on Monday that it has agreed to sell its insurance broking and premium funding businesses to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co for A$1.01 billion .
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Australia shares slip - investors cautious ahead of US payroll data
Australian shares shed 0.1 percent on Friday, pulled lower by the financial sector after Wall Street slipped overnight and investors opt for caution ahead of the U.S. payrolls report due out after local markets close.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Wesfarmers Bigger Than Tesco Seeks Buyouts With $4.6 Billion
Wesfarmers Ltd. , the Australian retailer with a market value that's bigger than Tesco Plc, is scouring for acquisitions to boost growth as a mining investment boom wanes.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Brand Wesfarmers supercedes Woodside
Wesfarmers has overtaken Woodside as the most valuable WA brand in the financial world, according to UK consultants Brand Finance.