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All Ords (XAO) 5444.8   242.8  (4.7%)

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S&P/ASX 200 5454.2 46  0.85%
Materials 10251.6 347.9  3.51%
Industrials 4054.4 187.6  4.85%
Financials 6085 372.2  6.52%
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Market news

19th Dec Billionaires bankroll Ten's new direction Media Network sees digital future
THE AGE | Ten Network's programming ambitions will be funded by a $200 million loan guaranteed by three of its billionaire owners, as the free-to-air broadcaster declared digital was the future and pointed to early signs that its switch to an older market demographic was working.
19th Dec Elders alleges $24m fraud in live cattle division
THE AGE | Troubled rural services group Elders is threatening to call in the police over an alleged $24 million fraud by a "handful of individuals" in its live cattle exports division.
19th Dec Bega Cheese holds back in three-way bidding war for WCB
THE AGE | Bega Cheese began the battle for Warrnambool Cheese & Butter but three months on it appears to be the first casualty of the bidding war.
19th Dec Aussie hampers transition
THE AGE | A persistently high Australian dollar is thwarting the Reserve Bank's efforts to ease the transition of the economy away from mining.
19th Dec RBA keeps its focus on lower dollar
THE AGE | The Reserve Bank is keeping the door open to further interest rate cuts, but believes the "significant amount" of monetary policy easing over the past two years is already stimulating growth.
19th Dec Pact's struggles weigh down Orora
THE AGE | The underwhelming sharemarket debut of packaging company Pact Group Holdings has weighed on the demerger of Amcor and its $2 billion Australasian packaging and distribution business Orora.
19th Dec Wotif holds its flight path as profit slump unsettles investors
THE AGE | Wotif chief executive Scott Blume has refused to veer from his strategy to expand exposure to other travel segments and increase spending on marketing and IT to fend off competitors, despite investors wiping $282 million from its market value following a profit warning.
19th Dec Market drifts ahead of Fed decision on stimulus program
THE AGE | Investors stayed on the sidelines on Wednesday on the eve of a decision from the US Federal Reserve on whether to begin tapering its monetary stimulus program.
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Company announcements

Date/Time Company Headline
17 Apr 2014
6:34 PM
NGF NGF: Takeover Bid for Bullabulling Gold Ltd
17 Apr 2014
6:34 PM
BAB NGF: Takeover Bid for Bullabulling Gold Ltd
17 Apr 2014
6:32 PM
CGI Change of Registry Address
17 Apr 2014
6:28 PM
ACB Capital Raising and Appendix 3B
17 Apr 2014
6:28 PM
ACB Notice under section 708A of the Corporations Act 2001
17 Apr 2014
6:27 PM
EXU Change of Address of Share Registry
17 Apr 2014
6:26 PM
NXR Change of Share Registry Address
17 Apr 2014
6:19 PM
LHB Appendix 3B to accompany Prospectus
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Upcoming dividends

Ex-div date Company Dividend Franking
24 Apr 2014 CUP 100%
28 Apr 2014 SST 62.3096¢ 0%
29 Apr 2014 MFF 0%
29 Apr 2014 PPK 1.5¢ 100%
1 May 2014 ATM 0%
7 May 2014 HGG 0%
7 May 2014 WAT 100%
9 May 2014 TWD 100%
14 May 2014 UOS 0%
29 May 2014 EAL 2.75¢ 100%
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