ANZ half-year profit jumps 14 per cent to $3.3bn

ANZ half-year profit jumps 14 per cent to $3.3bn

Posted May 01, 2018 08:27:06 ANZ’s first-half profit has jumped 14 per cent to $3.3 billion as it pushes ahead with plans to slim down and exit its investments in Asia. Cash profit — the bank’s preferred measure, which strips out one-off items — rose 4 per cent to $3.5 …

Google profit jumps 73pc, US extends deadline for aluminium sanctions as Wall Street slips

Google profit jumps 73pc, US extends deadline for aluminium sanctions as Wall Street slips

Updated April 24, 2018 08:56:21 Photo: After releasing its quarterly profit figures, Google stocks surged for 5 minutes before plunging into negative territory. (ABC News: Ben Sveen) The relaxation of US sanctions against Russian aluminium and weakness in technology stocks — even with Google’s bumper profit — led Wall Street …

Dow Jones jumps 213 points as investors focus on earnings over Syria

Dow Jones jumps 213 points as investors focus on earnings over Syria

Posted April 17, 2018 07:50:47 Wall Street closed sharply higher, boosted by the technology and healthcare sectors, as markets shifted their attention away from the US-led missile strikes in Syria towards corporate earnings season. Markets at 7:05am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures +0.1pc, ASX 200 (Monday’s close) +0.2pc at 5,841 …

Fremantle train surfing stunt caught on camera as man jumps off carriage into Swan River

Fremantle train surfing stunt caught on camera as man jumps off carriage into Swan River

Posted April 09, 2018 08:22:11 A video has emerged on social media of a man leaping off a moving train on the Fremantle rail bridge into the Swan River, prompting an investigation by transport officials. Authorities have confirmed the dangerous train surfing stunt took place on Saturday morning. The man …