Asahi joins Lion in 100% renewables pledge
Asahi Beverages has committed to using 100 per cent renewable electricity across its Australia and NZ operations by 2025, matching a promise by Lion and CUB.
UBank chief executive Lee Hatton will lead Suncorp’s banking and wealth division following the previously announced departure of David Carter in October.
Galaxy Resources and satellite provider Speedcast will drop out of the ASX/200 after a dismal year.
Qantas will decide in March whether it will buy up to 12 planes from Airbus as it looks to fly passengers direct from Sydney to London and New York.
Cloud accounting software firm Xero has named former Telstra chief executive and CSIRO chair David Thodey as the next chair of its board.
Price competition for decorative stickers has hurt online marketplace Redbubble, whose shares have plunged 42 per cent after a disappointing trading update.
The Takeover Panel is allowing ERA’s $476 million entitlement offer to proceed but says Rio Tinto can’t use it to acquire all of the company.
Outgoing Westpac chairman Lindsay Maxsted says the bank was too slow to implement robust monitoring of money transfers potentially linked to child abuse.
The competition watchdog says Asahi’s proposed $16 billion purchase of Carlton and United Breweries could lead to it controlling most Australian cider sales.
Wellard is selling the world’s largest purpose-built livestock carrier - the Ocean Shearer - for $US53 million.
Westpac faces the threat of a second strike and board spill at its annual general meeting as shareholders demand answers over the bank’s AUSTRAC scandal.
Waste management company M8 Sustainable, Nitro Software and Terragen Holdings have all made their ASX debuts.
People feel less optimistic about the Australian economy, a consumer confidence survey from Westpac and the Melbourne Institute suggests.
Reserve Bank audit committee member Rahoul Chowdry will join AMP as a non-executive director on January 1.
UPDATE, 2.50PM: Thirty-two vehicles are now responding to the fire which is still burning out of control.
POLICE have confirmed there are so suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of a Cohuna woman.
A teenager waved goodbye to his family and told them he loved them after being sentenced to four years’ jail yesterday following the death of a man in Shepparton last year.