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State Street Corporation expands Fund Connect ETF portal globally
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State Street Corporation is set to go global with its Fund Connect ETF portal due to soaring demand, primarily from Europe and the APAC region, increasing automation's efficiency and reducing risk.
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Aeeris reports steady Q2 earnings & continued risk assessment growth
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Aeeris, a leading risk assessment company, demonstrated solid financials in Q2 FY24, highlighting a $2.25m cash reserve, no debt, and rising revenue from new and recurring sources, largely led by its Hail product suite.
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Birchal's new capital raise follows record-setting crowd investment quarter
Wed, 29th Nov 2023
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Following a record quarter, Australia's leading crowd investment platform, Birchal, opens new capital raise to continue growth.
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Superloop makes final offer to acquire Symbio Holdings
Tue, 26th Sep 2023
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Superloop offers £2.91 per share to acquire Symbio Holdings in Australian telecoms sector shake-up, with potential value of £3.06 per share.
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Raiz Invest launches fully customisable Plus portfolio
Tue, 1st Aug 2023
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Raiz Invest, Australia’s mobile-first financial services platform, has launched its new portfolio, Plus, adding ASX stocks to its product offering.
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Atturra half-year revenue is up 34% to reach AU$82.8 million
Wed, 1st Mar 2023
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Atturra’s statutory consolidated net profit after tax jumps 32% on the pcp to reach AU$4.5 million for 1H FY 2023.
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Dicker Data shares dip 10% on full-year results to ASX
Thu, 9th Feb 2023
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Dicker Data reports 25% YoY revenue rise to $3.1bn, but slight dip in net profit; company blames higher costs and supply chain issues.
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ASX 200 companies on-par with FTSE 350, Fortune 500 - report
Mon, 5th Dec 2022
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ASX 200 companies have a good security posture, on-par with global counterparts, according to a new report by Rapid7.
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Google Cloud wins over ASX with data analytics tech
Tue, 11th Oct 2022
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cloud services
ASX is leveraging Google Cloud’s industry-leading data and analytics technologies to drive actionable insights from the platform.
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ASX 100 company directors ill-equipped for cyber attacks
Wed, 4th May 2022
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skills shortage
A UNSW Institute for Cyber study has demonstrated a significant skills gap around cyber security awareness and resilience among ASX 100 company directors.
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Zoom2u Technologies appoints Kara Nicholls as Formerly Group Company Secretary
Fri, 18th Mar 2022
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Former Commonwealth Bank executive Kara Nicholls joins Board of Z2U, bringing regulatory & compliance experience to the delivery solutions provider.
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Atturra lists on the ASX raising approximately $24.8 million through its Initial IPO
Tue, 28th Dec 2021
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Atturra begins trading on ASX following a successful IPO, raising $24.8m. The Australian tech firm aims to become the country's largest IT solutions provider.
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Australian IoT company wins international contract
Wed, 27th Nov 2019
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Buddy Technologies inks 10-yr deal with Eastfield Lighting to license its IoT software.
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360 Capital uses Sage services to get listed in ASX
Thu, 31st Oct 2019
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Sage announces that investment group 360 Capital will use its financial accounting software to consolidate views of multiple funds in one platform.
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ASX, Digital Asset and VMware join forces on DLT
Mon, 26th Aug 2019
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ASX forms DLT alliance with Digital Asset and VMware, eyeing CHESS replacement and industry-wide innovation.
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Rapid7 reveals cybersecurity gaps within ASX 200 organisations
Wed, 13th Mar 2019
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Even the most mature and well-resourced ASX 200 organisations have trouble sufficiently deploying cybersecurity basics.
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Raiz chooses AI-powered cybersecurity solution for financial security and compliance
Tue, 14th Aug 2018
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Raiz recently listed on the Australian Stock Exchange and implementing VSE was a key component of their compliance with financial regulations.
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Vonex now officially listed on the ASX after $6 million IPO
Thu, 14th Jun 2018
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The company the listing will kick-start its rapid expansion plans for its retail division, with investment in NBN-related channel partners.
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Xero posts first annual EBITDA positive result
Thu, 10th May 2018
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accounting systems
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xero
Xero improved operating and investing cash flow margins from 71% to 9% over three years and grew revenue at a CAGR of 49% over the same period.
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Perth-headquartered telco Vonex to be listed on the ASX
Thu, 26th Apr 2018
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Perth telecoms firm Vonex is set to list on the Australian Securities Exchange after receiving confirmation from the ASX.
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Colt launches low latency connectivity between ASX and CME exchanges
Tue, 24th Apr 2018
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colt data centre services
New Colt service offers record low latency for ASX-CME trades, aiding global high-frequency traders.
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8 company mega-merger Trimantium GrowthOps debuts on the ASX
Fri, 16th Mar 2018
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The listing follows a $70 million IPO, which values the company at approximately $143 million on a fully diluted basis.
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Xero climbs into ASX100 as Vocus Group dropped
Fri, 9th Mar 2018
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accounting systems
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Xero, the New Zealand-based cloud accounting software, has been added to the ASX100, while telecommunications company Vocus Group is removed.
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WhiteHawk cybersecurity exchange lists on ASX after successful IPO
Thu, 25th Jan 2018
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The Australian Securities Exchange is now playing host to what is being called ‘the world’s first online cybersecurity exchange’.