Australia’s share market, or the All Ordinaries Index (INDEXASX: XAO)(ASX: XAO), is currently down 0.15% at lunch.
The share price of Australian investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd (ASX: MQG) is up 3.3% at lunch after reporting its half year result and also predicting that profit will grow.
Shares of Orica Ltd (ASX: ORI) are up 5% after the explosives business revealed its FY18 result.
Greencross Limited (ASX: GXL) shares are currently in a trading halt after releasing a trading update and saying it could be a takeover target.
The lithium industry is showing the biggest gains in the ASX 200 with Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE), Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY) and Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) up 10.5%, 9.2% and 5.3% respectively.
Fund manager Janus Henderson Group (ASX: JHG) reported its third quarter profit result yesterday afternoon after the market had closed, the shares have fallen 4.7% despite reporting an increase in profit compared to last year’s September quarter.
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