Perth-listed bio-tech Strategic Elements has started this year with a boom, with shares in the company surging off the back of its work with printable electronics and self-charging batteries.
An expanded deal with European energy giant Uniper now means Woodside has secured buyers for 40 per cent of the gas from the proposed project.
Investors have had their biggest loss in a week on the Australian share market and will be hoping US president-elect Joe Biden’s stimulus plan is passed after he takes office this week.
The owner of Super Cheap Auto and Rebel is touting a major profit rise due to surging customer demand over the past six months.
A key lieutenant behind the success of Solomon Lew’s Premier Investments empire has pulled the plug after nearly a decade with the company.
Continued strong demand for home electronics and appliances is likely to deliver JB Hi-Fi an 86.2 per cent profit bump for the first half.
Record-high prices for shares and other assets make it tempting to follow the herd, but you should ask a few questions first.
Investment bank UBS says the currency’s rise should lower costs at big retailers making private label products overseas
The ASX closed little changed despite an economic recovery plan in the US, while experts think December jobs figures will show Australia steadily recovering.
The world’s biggest cryptocurrency has clawed back most of the eye-popping losses registered at the start of the week.
Olivia Raimonde and Vildana Hajric
Under an executive order from President Donald Trump, US investors will have to unwind stakes in any company on the Defence Department list by next November.
Peter Martin and Nick Wadhams
The proposal unveiled in the US overnight will be followed in coming weeks by a second, broader jobs and economic recovery plan.
Nancy Cook, Jenny Leonard and Mario Parker
Andrew Forrest’s Fortescue Metals Group could be facing a cost blow-out totalling hundreds of millions of dollars on its Iron Bridge magnetite project in the Pilbara, sources suggest.
China has looked to other countries for coal as it continues to snub Australian imports, but it is still indirectly buying it, a producer revealed.
Rebecca Le May
Patrick Gregg has pledged to use the WA shipbuilder’s near $200 million cash pile to pursue growth opportunities over reducing debt or sweetening dividends.
Shares in Orthocell have surged after the regenerative medicine company announced it has received US approval for its medical device used in dental bone and tissue procedures.
Investors had their best day of the week in ASX trading, but buying could intensifying once US President-elect Joe Biden gives details of his stimulus plan.
Electric scooter manufacturer Vmoto has secured a $13 million order from a European EV rental company as the Perth-based company continues its global growth.
Shares in Perth-based bio-materials company Nanollose have soared after launching a joint patent with Indian textile giant Grasim Industries.
A mid-session turnaround has helped the ASX close slightly higher, while Premier Investments' substantial earnings guidance upgrade gave cause for optimism.
A computer programmer based in Silicon Valley is on the verge of losing a Bitcoin fortune worth almost $300 million, with only two password guesses left to unlock his digital wallet.
Premier Investments, which owns Just Jeans, Portmans and Smiggle, says first-half earnings are expected to be higher by up to 85 per cent to $233 million.
After a remarkable year, WestBusiness spoke to a number of the best performing Perth-listed tech companies about what drove their success in 2020 and whether the momentum can be maintained in 2021.
A 23 per cent rise in administrators being called to businesses battling pandemic effects will likely be the start of a steady increase, an expert says.
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