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Wesfarmers Limited

Diversified industrial with interests in chemical and fertiliser manufacture; gas processing and distribution; coal mining and production; building materials, hardware, industrial and safety products and services; rail transport and insurance.

ASX:WES ISIN:AU000000WES1

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Blackham Resources Limited (ASX:BLK) Proves Up Billion Tonne Coalfield At Scaddan Project

🕔6/22/2011 4:49:31 PM 3455

Australian energy company, Blackham Resources Limited (ASX:BLK) is pleased to announce a significant increase in the coal resource at its Scaddan Energy Project in Western Australia. Scaddan and Zanthus combined resources now contains over 10,000 petajoules of energy and has the potential to produce approximately 860 million barrels of oil equivalent, consisting mainly of a clean diesel product.

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Australian Market Report of August 19, 2010: Clough (ASX:CLO) Strong Performance for the 2009/10 Financial Year

🕔8/19/2010 1:30:45 PM 6156

The Australian shares opened slightly lower on Thursday despite Wall Street's positive lead. The focus of the local market continued to be the company earnings reports. In early trade, both the S&P/ASX200 index and the All Ordinaries fell 0.1 per cent.

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Australian Market Report of July 26, 2010

🕔7/26/2010 1:30:04 PM 5887

The Australian shares today opened firmer after Wall Street Friday extended gains on US companies' strong earnings. The S&P/ASX200 index rose 0.95 per cent to touch 4500 points level shortly after the opening bell. Gains were led by health sector and consumer staples sector.

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Australian Market Report of April 22, 2010: Sharply Fell on Greece Debt Worries

🕔4/22/2010 1:30:26 PM 8203

Australian share dropped sharply this morning, while most Asian markets also opened lower as Greece's debt woes lingered. Thursday Japan's Nikkei shed more than 1.7 per cent in early trade, and Australia's S&P/ASX200 declined 1.1 per cent. Yesterday Asian markets were stronger as technology stocks were encouraged by solid earnings from Apple and higher commodities prices pushed up resources shares. Japan's Nikkei and South Korea's Kospi climbed 1.7 per cent each, China's Shanghai Composite climbed 1.8 per cent.

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Australian Market Report of February 19: Earnings Results Mixed

🕔2/19/2010 9:30:20 AM 8328

The Australian sharemarket fell on Thursday as investors digested some mixed earnings results. Investors also managed to take profit for the market after two days gains. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index lost 13 points, or 0.28 per cent, to 4654.9, while the broader All Ordinaries index gave up 12.9 points, or 0.28 per cent to 4673.9.

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Australian Market Report of December 11: Prospect for Further Rate Hikes

🕔12/11/2009 9:30:04 AM 8227

The Australian market declined for a fifth consecutive session on Thursday, even after a stronger-than-expected labour force report. The falls were led by resources shares and consumer discretionary. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index dropped 31.2 points, or 0.7 per cent, at 4606.7 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index lost 29.7 points, or 0.6 per cent, to 4622.9 points.

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Australian Market Report of October 19: US Deficit Hits Record High

🕔10/19/2009 1:30:19 PM 13295

The Dow index gave up last week's success and slipped back slightly over the weekend. US and European stock markets closed lower on Friday after the latest US corporate results disappointed high hopes and pushed Wall Street back down through the key 10,000 points level.

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Australian Market Report of August 21: Flat Trade Likely to Continue

🕔8/21/2009 1:00:41 PM 10916

Wall Street made a third consecutive day gain overnight as some latest economic data shows that the recession is bottoming out. Financials were also buoyed after Insurance giant American International Group said it expects to repay the government.

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Australian Market Report of July 23: Time to Lock in Profits

🕔7/23/2009 1:00:02 PM 14535

Wall Street finished mixed overnight. Dow and S&P 500 indices ended their rising streak while Nasdaq posted its 11th straight rise led by Apple and Yahoo. Investors started to lock in their profits from a series of rallies driven by earnings reports.

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Australian Market Report of July 14: Bolstered by Wall Street Rally

🕔7/14/2009 1:00:12 PM 10197

Yesterday the Australian shares closed lower. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 56.6 points, or 1.5 per cent, at 3737.5 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index fell 52.6 points, or 1.1 per cent, to 3738 points. Analysts expect the market remained quiet until investors the corporate earnings bolster their confidence.

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