Apr 23, 2014 8:57 AM ET
Australian inflation in March increased from a year ago to 2.9% but trailed expectations. Market indexes closed higher 0.7% and a slight improvement in China’s manufacturing also helped. Troy Resources secured $100 million to develop a project in Guyana.
Apr 16, 2014 4:49 AM ET
Australian market indexes opened higher and gained 0.6%. BHP Billiton lifted its annual production outlook and Fortescue Metals reaffirmed its iron ore production estimate. National Broadband Netowrk said quarterly loss widened.
Apr 15, 2014 9:54 AM ET
Australian market indexes advanced after Rio Tinto offered positive production outlook and latest minutes of RBA meeting offered no urgency to increase rates from the record low of 2.5%.