Australia’s share market, or the All Ordinaries Index (INDEXASX: XAO)(ASX: XAO), is currently up 0.32% at lunch.

The South32 Ltd (ASX: S32) share price is up 2.7%, it’s the top performer in the ASX 20 due to reporting its December 2018 report to investors.

Shares of Macquarie Group Ltd (ASX: MQG) are up 1.4% with the global share market recovering, despite the ongoing political turmoil in the US and the UK.


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The Kogan.Com Ltd (ASX: KGN) share price is up 8.3%, the online retailer revealed that it had achieved total sales growth of nearly 10% in the December 2018 half year.

The share price of lithium business Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) is flat after initially rising in response to its December 2018 quarter report.

Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) shares are up 2.8%, Rask founder Owen Raszkiewicz considered if Afterpay shares are a buy.

Coal miner Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) shares are up nearly 5% after reporting its own production numbers in its December 2018 report.

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Disclaimer: Any information contained in this article is limited to general financial/investment advice only. The information has not taken into account your specific needs, goals or objectives, so please consider consulting a licenced and trusted adviser before acting on the information. Please read The Rask Group’s Financial Services Guide (FSG) for more information. This article is authorised by Owen Raszkiewicz of The Rask Group, which is a corporate authorised representative No. 1264179 of Strawman Pty Ltd (ACN: 610 908 211) (AFSL: 501 223).