John Aniston, the Emmy-winning star of the daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” and father of Jennifer Aniston, has died at age 89.
Australia’s share market has risen more than 1.5 per cent from a near eight-year low but consumer confidence has sagged as a flood of profit warnings pour in and the coronavirus spreads.
Australia’s sharemarket has powered almost two per cent higher in a frenzy of buying as investors punt on global central banks easing the economic pain caused by the coronavirus.
Australian stocks have plunged after fears the coronavirus outbreak could become a pandemic sparked a major sell-off on global markets.
BlueScope Steel has reported a 70 per cent plunge in first-half net profit after falls in steel prices and warns the coronavirus outbreak will “heavily impact” its China business.
Shares in Seven West Media have dropped to a record low after the media company posted a $67 million first-half loss as Australia’s TV market continued its rapid decline.