|Bid||63.10 x 0|
|Ask||63.75 x 0|
|Day's Range||63.15 - 64.07|
|52 Week Range||51.81 - 68.91|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||27.70|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.18 (3.41%)|
|1y Target Est||57.35|
The number of female chief executive officers at Australia’s biggest companies rose by just three over the past year, according to lobby group Chief Executive Women, which is calling for better succession planning to further boost numbers. The tally of female CEOs at S&P/ASX 200-listed companies rose to 14 from 11 in 2017, according to a report released Tuesday, helped by the appointments of Fortescue Metals Group Ltd.’s Elizabeth Gaines and Jeanne Johns at Incitec Pivot Ltd. While that 7 percent compares favorably to S&P 500 or FTSE 100-listed companies, on 5 percent and 7 percent respectively, further progress won’t be made until more women are appointed to “line roles” such as chief operating officer or heads of business units, the report said.
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Moody's Investors Service says that Sympli, the joint venture between ASX Limited and InfoTrack - a wholly owned subsidiary of Australian Technology Innovators Pty Limited (Ba3 stable) - will, subject to regulatory approval, provide the first seamless and fully integrated solution for online conveyancing services in Australia. "IMPORTANT NOTICE: MOODY'S RATINGS AND PUBLICATIONS ARE NOT INTENDED FOR USE BY RETAIL INVESTORS.
Australian authorities are formulating plans that would force public companies to reveal the proportion of women at various levels of their organizations, as well as steps they’re taking to increase female representation. ASX Ltd., which operates the country’s main stock exchange, wants businesses to formulate and disclose diversity policies, and also set representation targets for their boards, senior executives and total workforce in annual reports. Among Australia’s 200 biggest public firms, women held 27 percent of board seats at the end of February, according to the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ gender diversity progress report, with 74 companies meeting the 30 percent target.
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Wall Street has been much more excited about the system underpinning bitcoin than the cryptocurrency itself, but the global financial industry has not yet been able to do much with the technology known as blockchain. Reuters has found several blockchain projects launched by major financial institutions that have been shelved, as development of the technology enters a hype-meets-reality phase. The casualties include projects by the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), BNP Paribas SA and SIX Group, Reuters has found.