Why James Hardie suspended dividend? WATCH NOW!

  • May 05, 2020 AEST
  • Team Kalkine

Building products manufacturer James Hardie has suspended dividend payments due to the coronavirus pandemic and has tightened its profit guidance to $US350 million to $US355 million ($A546 million-$A554 million). In a trading update, management said dividends for the full year 2020 were suspended to help liquidity and manage market volatility.

Outdoor wear retailer Kathmandu has seen a surge in online sales in April but will open most of its stores in Australia by the end of this week as strict restrictions for COVID-19 are eased.

Apple will reopen all but one of its Australian retail stores this Thursday after they were closed for more than a month amid the coronavirus pandemic.


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