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API up after lift in profit guidance

Shares in Australian Pharmaceutical Industries have jumped more than eight per cent after the company lifted its profit guidance.

GDP rose 0.5% in the June qtr

The Australian Bureau of Statistics has released the nation's economic growth rate for the three months to June.

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank to raise $200m

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank is tapping investors for $200 million through an issue of convertible preference shares.

Noni B recommends $16.4m takeover offer

Private investment group Alceon has launched a $16.4m takeover offer for troubled women's fashion retailer Noni B.

House building activity flattens out

Latest quarterly figues show a 2.5 per cent lift in non-residential construction activity, while residential activity was unchanged.

Coles axes more than 400 jobs

Coles will axe more than 400 jobs from its headquarters in Melbourne and use the savings to boost investment in its national store network.

Foreign companies in China feel 'targeted'

A US survey has found foreign companies operating in China feel "targeted" by regulators and this could lead to a drop in investment.

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API up after lift in profit guidance

MELBOURNE, Sept 3 AAP 11:43AM Shares in Australian Pharmaceutical Industries have surged after the company behind the Priceline brand lifted its full year underlying profit guidance.

GDP rose 0.5% in the June qtr

AAP 11:31AM Gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the 12 months to June was 3.1 per cent, in seasonally adjusted terms, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) said on Wednesday.

Hong Kong stocks up 0.15% at open

AAP 11:39AM Stocks HK Open

GDP rose 0.5% in the June qtr

SYDNEY, Sept 3 AAP 11:30AM Australia's economy grew by 0.5 per cent in the June quarter, official figures show.

AOFM sells $600m of April 2026 bonds

SYDNEY, Sept 3 AAP 11:18AM The Australian government has sold $600 million of April 21, 2026 Treasury bonds.

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank to raise $200m

SYDNEY, Sept 3 AAP 10:51AM Bendigo and Adelaide Bank hopes to raise $200 million through an issue of hybrid securities to investors.

Aust shares at open

AAP 10:45AM Australian indices and key stocks

Aust share market opens slightly lower

MELBOURNE, Sept 3 AAP 10:48AM The Australian share market has opened slightly lower after markets in the US put in a mixed performance overnight and some major stocks on the local bourse traded ex-dividend.

Noni B recommends $16.4m takeover offer

AAP 10:41AM Members of the Kindl family, which founded Noni B in 1977, have agreed to grant an option to Alceon over the 19.9 per cent stake they have in the retailer.

Tokyo stocks open 0.82% higher

AAP 10:27AM Stocks Japan Open