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Market wrap

AAP  |  TUESDAY, 24 JUN 2014
... the way for Woolworths to then buy retailer David Jones. David Jones were 16.5 cents, or 4.4 per cent, up at $3.955. Health care stocks were making the biggest losses. Blood plasma products maker CSL was 66 cents, or one per cent, lower at $66.99 and ...

Market wrap

AAP  |  TUESDAY, 10 JUN 2014
... said warm weather in autumn and weak consumer confidence have caused in weaker than expected sales in recent months. Health care stocks were also weaker, with CSL down 54 cents at $69.95 and Ramsay Health Care 74 cents lower at $44.96.

Budget a 'missed opportunity': ISA

JAMES FERNYHOUGH  |  TUESDAY, 13 MAY 2014
... supported them, with president Daniel Smith saying: "This decision is an important step in ensuring our pension and health care systems remain sustainable. Without taking action now Australia will be unable to support through fiscal policy the ever increasing ...

Murray inquiry initial submissions due today

LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 31 MAR 2014
... population. The organisation highlighted in its submission that "Australia faces a sharply increasing demand for acute health care and aged care." "Our view is that without public policy changes demographic developments will adversely affect society's ...

Singapore lifts CPF rates

ALEX DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 FEB 2014
... next year climb for pre-retirees up to 35% while also establishing a $8 billion special purpose fund to pay for the health care needs of the Pioneer Generation. The measures were contained in the 2014-15 Singapore Budget, which was handed down on 20 ...

Market Wrap PM

AAP  |  TUESDAY, 25 FEB 2014
... $US254 million ($A282.00 million) full year loss due to declines in its North American business. Shares in Ramsay Health Care gained $2.85, or 6.4 per cent, to $47.41, after the country's largest private hospital operator reported a 14 per cent rise ...

Market wrap AM

AAP  |  TUESDAY, 25 FEB 2014
... equities news, Oil Search and QBE Insurance are expected to post full year results, while AV Jennings, AWE, Ramsay Health Care, Cabcharge, and Charter Hall Group are due to release first half results. Graincorp has its annual general meeting scheduled ...

Equip enlists Medibank for health insurance

MARK SMITH  |  THURSDAY, 13 FEB 2014
... complementary to our own. With Medibank's support, it will enable us to talk with authority to members about the cost of health care in retirement, one of the most significant and growing costs for an ageing population." Medibank's divisional general ...

Market Wrap

AAP  |  FRIDAY, 17 JAN 2014
... results from Citigroup and Goldman Sachs weighed on the market. But, he said, while financial, consumer discretionary, health care and industrial stocks were all lower, there had been strong gains in resources companies. "There's an interesting thing ...

Lift aged pension to 70: Productivity Commission

ALEX DUNNIN  |  FRIDAY, 22 NOV 2013
... around 25 such centenarians." One in four babies reaching the age of 100 will have transformational impacts on aged health care and retirement policy and especially aged pension costs. It also highlights how life expectancy metrics are just projected ...