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  • M2 added to ASX 300

    Telecom services provider M2 Telecom (ASX:MTU) has joined the S&P/ASX 300 list, after reporting a $27.6m profit in FY11

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling09 Sept. 11 18:05
  • Telecom NZ kept on S&P's credit watch

    Standard & Poor's has maintained its credit rating for Telecom NZ (ASX:TEL), but warned a Chorus demerger will likely knock it down a notch

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling23 Aug. 11 19:17
  • Aust stocks down on scrapping of BHP-RIO JV

    The All Ordinaries Index and S&P/ASX 200 both fell more than 30 points today, partly due to the cancellation of the BHP-Rio Tinto iron ore JV

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling18 Oct. 10 18:17
  • $A hits 28-year high while XAO declines

    The Australian dollar fell just shy of reaching parity with the Greenback overnight, even while the all ordinaries index declined

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling15 Oct. 10 17:56
  • Sprucing up your company’s credit worthiness

    Not many CFOs need to worry about Standard & Poor’s ratings but all CFOs at some stage will need to be concerned about the company’s credit worthiness to a range of stakeholders including banks and investors as well as suppliers

    Written by Morris Kaplan08 Aug. 10 17:23
  • S&P downgrades Telecom NZ (ASX:TEL) credit rating

    Credit rating company Standard & Poor's has downgraded Telecom NZ's (ASX:TEL) credit rating on word it is willing to structurally separate to participate in the country's UFB project

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling05 Aug. 10 17:01
  • Challenger makes the ASX 100

    Replaces Viterra in the only reshuffle to the top index

    Written by Dylan Bushell-Embling04 Dec. 09 16:53