Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) Juukan Goof Reconciliation Efforts Questioned

  Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO) is poised to face another challenge concerning the Juukan Gorge cave blast with the Board of the Company under pressure from investors regarding the indigenous cave blast as the native group accuses the miner of br...

2 ASX-listed blue-chips under the spotlight in 2021

Summary Blue-chip companies are long-established, well-known, and have strong financial position. Amid political and economic uncertainty, blue-chip space may be evaluated from investment standpoint. Cochlear (ASX:COH), with its suite of new p...

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (ASX:URW) overhauls organisational structure

Summary Since French telecom billionaire Xavier Neil joined the Supervisory Board of real estate giant Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, the group has made significant progress in delivering shareholder value.  The latest move by the property gia...

Will buybacks make a comeback this year? 

Summary After a low year for dividend and buyback, the companies are eyeing 2021 as a year to shore up shareholder returns as businesses and cash flows recover.  Australian firms have also commenced buyback, especially the ones which have ...

Why did Blue Chip Stock A2M Underperform in 2020?

Summary The share price of The a2 Milk Company Limited (ASX:A2M, NXZ:ATM) has plummeted by over 18 per cent in 2020. The Company encountered a flow-on effect of pantry destocking and disruption to its corporate reseller/ daigou channel amidst C...

NAB (ASX:NAB) to sell BNZ Life to Partners Life for $290 million

Summary National Australia Bank continues to make progress in divesting its non-core businesses. New Zealand-based life insurance provider BNZ Life would be sold to Partners Life. National Australia Bank Limited (ASX:NAB) is selling BNZ Li...

5 bluechip stocks that outshone in 2020

Summary Bluechip stocks are those large companies that possess strong fundamentals and dividend paying capacity. Many bluechip stocks gave stellar returns in 2020 so far despite COVID-19 related concerns. Afterpay and Fortescue were a few blue...

Australian banks relatively better positioned for lower rates says RBA 

Summary Economic recovery is underway in Australia, and loan deferrals are down significantly from the peak.  Large capital buffers and Term Funding Facility from the RBA would ensure lending support in the economy.  Recently, Re...

5 ASX-listed blue chip shares for December 2020

Summary Blue chip stocks are popular on account of their high dividend paying capacity and strong financial structure. Such stocks never go old fashioned among investors as they tend to weather difficult times due to their strong financial base...

Sydney puts up a stunning show to mark Qantas’ 100th Anniversary

Summary Qantas Airways Limited (ASX:QAN) marked its 100th anniversary yesterday with some scintillating celebrations. The airlines received a candle-blowing light-off show from Sydney at the iconic Harbour Bridge while it charted a low level 10...