The end of the year is fast approaching and looking at the top performers of the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) (Index: ^AXJO) over the past six months, there were a few long-shot wins to rival any adrenalin-pumping horse race.
As a result, the S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) has fallen 1.5% to once again be trading below the 5300 level, led south by companies such as BHP Billiton Limited (ASX: BHP), down 3.5%; Sundance Energy Australia Ltd (ASX: SEA), down 12%; ...
Editor's note: Australian reporter Lizzie Pearl (@lizziepearl) says Man Haron Monis, the suspect in the Sydney siege, is well known to journalists and has staged numerous protests outside local courts.
Credit Suisse used Twitter to announce its 2015 outlook across individual markets in the Asia-Pacific. For Australian, Credit Suisse said: �We expect Aussie equities to rally to 6,000 on the ASX 200 by Dec 2015.
In its 20th year, the survey examined and ranked S&P/ASX 200 A-REIT Index trusts based on key financial and investment indicators like returns, operating cash yields and net tangible assets (NTA) in the 12 months to June 30, 2014.
Sydney's S&P/ASX 200 also rose 1 per cent. The dollar's strength against the yen helped boost sentiment. The Japanese currency weakened nearly 2 per cent overnight to 118.7 per dollar, before regaining a bit of ground today.
Car dealers have had a great time over the past five years, managing to double their share price whilst the broader S&P / ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) has returned a meagre 15%. For the four years since 2009, new car sales have grown at a CAGR of ...