Macquarie Group posts record $2.6 billion full-year profit

Macquarie Group posts record $2.6 billion full-year profit

Posted May 04, 2018 09:15:35 While the big retail banks struggle to grind out even flat profits, Australia’s biggest investment bank is flying, posting a record $2.6 billion full-year profit. The result is 15 per cent higher than last year and comfortably beat analysts’ expectations. More to come. Topics: australia …

Ben Simmons posts landmark triple-double as Philadelphia 76ers edge Miami Heat in NBA playoffs

Ben Simmons posts landmark triple-double as Philadelphia 76ers edge Miami Heat in NBA playoffs

Posted April 22, 2018 11:15:22 Photo: Ben Simmons (R) almost had a quadruple-double, but settled for a landmark triple-double against the Heat. (AP: Joe Skipper) Ben Simmons has netted a triple-double consisting of 17 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to carry the Philadelphia 76ers past the Miami Heat 106-102 …

Vladimir Putin posts landslide election victory but opponents allege voter pressure

Vladimir Putin posts landslide election victory but opponents allege voter pressure

Updated March 19, 2018 15:00:43 Video: Vladimir Putin celebrates election victory at a rally in Moscow (ABC News) Russian President Vladimir Putin has won re-election in a landslide victory, extending his rule over the world’s largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the West …

Myer posts $476 million first-half loss, with no dividend for shareholders

Myer posts $476 million first-half loss, with no dividend for shareholders

Updated March 21, 2018 12:37:20 Troubled department store Myer has posted a first-half loss of more than $476 million, as the search for its new chief executive continues. It also will not pay its shareholders an interim dividend. Myer’s total sales fell by 3.6 per cent over the six-month period, …