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PROFILE: PGI chief executive Grant Forster

LAURA MILLAN  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2015
Principal Global Investors (PGI) chief executive Grant Forster's first job at a Woolworths supermarket was hard work. He remembers long eight-hour shifts packing fridges, stacking shelves and assisting customers. "It taught me it was an area I didn't ...

Market Wrap PM

AAP  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2015
... announce today its major capital raising and the backwash from the bank profit reports, particularly the CBA's, and Woolworths weak sales results are the biggest drivers." Concerns about a lack of growth in the Australian economy and the negative effect ...

Market Wrap AM

AAP  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAY 2015
... centres. In Australia, the market on Wednesday suffered its biggest one-day fall in two years after Commonwealth Bank and Woolworths results spooked investors. The S&P/ASX200 index plummeted by 2.3 per cent on Wednesday, marking the steepest drop since ...

Market Wrap PM

AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAY 2015
... $3.7 billion. National Australia Bank shed 44 cents to $35.73 while Westpac lost 58 cents to $34.70. Supermarket giant Woolworths lost 95 cents, or 3.2 per cent, to $28.68 after reporting that total food and liquor sales rose by just 2.3 per cent during ...

Market Wrap AM

AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAY 2015
... news, News Corp releases third quarter earnings, the Commonwealth Bank issues its March quarter trading update and Woolworths releases its third quarter sales results. In Australia, the market on Tuesday gave up all of its gains from earlier in the day ...

Market wrap

AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 APR 2015
... Wesfarmers has shed 26 cents to $42.89 after its quarterly earnings results showed a slowdown in Coles' growth. Rival Woolworths was also down, shedding 23 cents to $29.57. Shares in Seven West Media have been placed in a trading halt ahead of the announcement ...

Market wrap

AAP  |  THURSDAY, 23 APR 2015
... Australian Bank was down 37 cents at $37.74, ANZ had given up 22 cents to $35.27 and Westpac was 19 cents lower at $38.10. Woolworths had dropped seven cents to $28.19 and coles owner Wesfarmers was 17 cents weaker at $42.28.

Super funds too small for activism

LAURA MILLAN  |  MONDAY, 20 APR 2015
... opportunity and an ESG opportunity are BHP Billiton, Caltex, CSR, Myer, NewsCorp, ResMed, Rio Tinto, Wesfarmers and Woolworths

Global dividend growers suit retirement income

MARK SMITH  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2015
... in just a few sectors and investors who rely on the bulk of their income coming from the big four banks, Telstra and Woolworths should consider seeking income from a high quality global equity portfolio. Capital Group's analysis shows dividend growers ...

Market wrap

AAP  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAR 2015
... down 19.5 cents at $34.40, Santos was 11 cents worse off at $7.07 and explorer Oil Search lost three cents to $7.62. Woolworths also dragged the market lower after it began trading ex-dividend. The supermarket giant dropped 62 cents, or 2.1 per cent ...