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Visit One News Page for Australia news from around the world, aggregated from leading sources including newswires, newspapers and broadcast media. Search millions of archived news headlines. This feed provides the Australia news headlines.

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    India set Australia a 323-run target to win the series-opening Test after being bowled out for 307 in their second innings after lunch on Day four on Sunday. Reported by DNA 4 hours ago.

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    (Play delusion league and win money day-to-day) Reside updates between India vs Australia, 1st Take a look at, Day four, directly from Adelaide Oval 09:25 IST: Australia are treading slowly of their run-chase after surviving a scare early in thier innings. 09:17 IST: Similar supply and Finch will get rapped at the pads once more. A … Reported by The News Articles 4 hours ago.

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    Australia's Foreign Minister Marise Payne has urged Thai authorities on Sunday to release a footballer who holds a refugee status in Australia and who has been detained in Bangkok since late November. Reported by Reuters 3 hours ago.

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    The police hope the reward will lead to information about the death of Scott Johnson, an American mathematician who was forced off a cliff in Sydney in a hate crime. Reported by NYTimes.com 3 hours ago.

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    India batted steadily in their second innings to take the upper hand at lunch on the fourth day of the first cricket Test against Australia here on Sunday. Reported by Sify 3 hours ago.

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    Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin removed opening batsman Aaron Finch in the last over before tea to leave Australia 28 for one in pursuit of 323 for victory on day four of the first test on Sunday. Reported by Reuters India 2 hours ago.

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    Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin removed opening batsman Aaron Finch in the last over before tea to leave Australia 28 for one in pursuit of 323 for victory on day four of the first test on Sunday. Reported by Reuters India 2 hours ago.

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    MELBOURNE/CANBERRA: Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne urged Thai authorities on Sunday to release a footballer who holds a refugee status in Australia and who has been detained in Bangkok since late November. Reported by Bangkok Post 2 hours ago.

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    Nathan Lyon's six-fer helped bowl out the visitors for 307, setting up a target of 323 for Australia Reported by CricBuzz 3 hours ago.

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    Off-spinner Nathan Lyon claimed a six-wicket haul as India posted 307 runs in their second innings on the fourth day of the opening cricket Test against Australia here on Sunday. Reported by Sify 2 hours ago.

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    India were bundled out for 307 and set a stiff target of 323 for the Australians on the fourth day of the first Test on Sunday at the Adelaide Oval. Reported by DNA 2 hours ago.

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    Foreign Minister Marise Payne has urged Thailand to release an Australian-based refugee football player from detention in Bangkok. Reported by SBS 2 hours ago.

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    Australia posted 28/1 in their second innings at tea on the fourth day of the first cricket Test against India here on Sunday. Reported by Sify 2 hours ago.

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    Foreign Minister Marise Payne has demanded Thailand release and return Hakeem al-Araibi to Australia, setting the stage for a diplomatic clash. Reported by Brisbane Times 35 minutes ago.

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    It’s another chart title for Ariana Grande’s “Thank U, Next” (Universal), which rules Australia’s singles survey for a... Reported by Billboard.com 39 minutes ago.

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    The teenage star is preparing for her first World Cup and wants to avenge Australia's loss to Brazil at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Reported by Brisbane Times 49 minutes ago.

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    SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slid 2.1 percent to 21,219.50 after revised data showed that the economy shrank by a worse than expected 2.5 percent in the third quarter. South Korea's Kospi fell 1.2 percent to 2,051.14. Hong Kong's Hang Seng shed 1.2 percent to 25,747.06 and the Shanghai Composite index was 0.6 percent lower at 2,590.81. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 declined 2.3 percent to 5,552.50. Shares fell in Taiwan, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines. Reported by SeattlePI.com 1 hour ago.

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    India defeated Australia by 31 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series.The two sides will now lock horns in the second Test from December 14 at Perth Stadium.  Reported by Zee News 44 minutes ago.

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    LONDON and SINGAPORE, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- *FXCM Group, LLC* ("FXCM Group" or “FXCM”), a leading international provider of online foreign exchange trading, CFD trading and related services, together with the Asia Pacific Exchange (“APEX”) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), agreeing to collaborate on launching new and innovative products on the APEX Exchange.*Zhu Yuchen, CEO of APEX, stated: “APEX *is a firm believer in promoting the development of the local industries in futures and options contracts covering both commodity and financial derivatives products in the Asia Pacific region. We provide a fair, transparent and efficient platform for various enterprises to compete globally, and have chosen to partner with FXCM for their experience and expertise in the Asia pacific region with the trading community.”

    *Siju Daniel, Chief Commercial Officer of FXCM Group noted: *“With FXCM’s long history and expertise as one of the world’s leading FX and CFD brokers, working alongside an approved exchange and clearing house in Singapore, we believe we can create new innovative product offerings and are enthusiastic on the many possibilities. We look forward to sharing them with the market in the future.”

    *Zhu Yuchen, CEO of APEX,* signed the agreement in Singapore on Wednesday December 5^th with Siju Daniel, Chief Commercial Officer of FXCM Group. 

    A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/7b28d1e5-8f73-4ddc-8c47-e585e8f85501

    *About APEX: 
    *Asia Pacific Exchange (APEX) was approved by Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in February 2018 to be the third exchange in Singapore with a full trading and clearing license.  APEX’s business covers futures and options contracts consisting of both commodity and financial derivatives products in the asset classes of agriculture, energy, petrochemical, metal, FX rates, interest rates and stock indices. As an important market infrastructure, APEX has a series of important functions such as price discovery, resource allocation, risk management, as well as trading and investment, which would in turn improve the liquidity of different fundamental resources. APEX’s vision is to gain a strong foothold in Singapore, and to further propel itself in broader Asia Pacific and international markets, ultimately, to establish itself as a world-class commodity and financial derivatives trading centre, providing Asian pricing benchmarks for commodities and a state-of-the-art platform of risk management.

    *About FXCM:
    **FXCM* is a leading provider of online foreign exchange (FX) trading, CFD trading, and related services. Founded in 1999, the company's mission is to provide global traders with access to the world's largest and most liquid market by offering innovative trading tools, hiring excellent trading educators, meeting strict financial standards and striving for the best online trading experience in the market. Clients have the advantage of mobile trading, one-click order execution and trading from real-time charts. In addition, FXCM offers educational courses on FX trading and provides trading tools, proprietary data and premium resources. *FXCM Pro* provides retail brokers, small hedge funds and emerging market banks access to wholesale execution and liquidity, while providing high and medium frequency funds access to prime brokerage services via FXCM Prime. FXCM is a Leucadia Company.

    Trading Forex/CFD's on margin carries a high level of risk and may not be suitable for all investors as you could sustain losses in excess of deposits. Leverage can work against you. The products are intended for retail, professional and eligible counterparty clients. For clients who maintain account(s) with Forex Capital Markets Limited ("FXCM LTD"), retail clients could sustain a total loss of deposited funds but are not subject to subsequent payment obligations beyond the deposited funds and professional clients could sustain losses in excess of deposits. Prior to trading any products offered by Forex Capital Markets Limited, inclusive of all EU branches, FXCM Australia Pty. Limited, FXCM South Africa (PTY) Ltd, any affiliates of aforementioned firms, or other firms within the FXCM group of companies [collectively the “FXCM Group”], carefully consider your financial situation and experience level. If you decide to trade products offered by FXCM Australia Pty. Limited (“FXCM AU”) (AFSL 309763), you must read and understand the Financial Services Guide, Product Disclosure Statement, and Terms of Business. The FXCM Group may provide general commentary which is not intended as investment advice and must not be construed as such. Seek advice from a separate financial advisor. The FXCM Group assumes no liability for errors, inaccuracies or omissions; does not warrant the accuracy, completeness of information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within these materials. Read and understand the Terms and Conditions on the FXCM Group’s websites prior to taking further action.

    *Read full disclaimer.*

    Jaclyn Sales, 646-432-2463
    Vice-President, Corporate Communications
    jsales@fxcm.com   Reported by GlobeNewswire 43 minutes ago.

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    THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN IS NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN OR INTO AUSTRALIA, CANADA, ITALY, DENMARK, JAPAN, THE UNITED STATES, OR TO ANY NATIONAL OF SUCH JURISDICTIONS

    *NB Private Equity Partners Publishes 30 September 2018 Quarterly Report *

    10 December 2018

    NB Private Equity Partners Limited (“NBPE” or the “Company”), a closed-end private equity investment company, today releases its 30 September 2018 Quarterly Report. Key highlights and commentary are below and the complete Quarterly Report can be found on the Company’s website at www.nbprivateequitypartners.com.

    *Key Highlights*

    · 30 September 2018 Net Asset Value (“NAV”) per Share of $18.27 (£14.02) increased $0.82 (£1.11) from $17.45 (£12.91) NAV per Share at 31 December 2017

    · NAV per Share total return of 7.9%
    · NAV per Share of $18.27 is a $0.60 increase relative to the originally published 30 September 2018 monthly NAV estimate of $17.67
    · NAV per Share increase was driven by realised gains, income and dividends and offset by expenses

    · NBPE’s NAV increase of $40.2 million during 2018 included:

    · $67.4 million of realised gains, or $1.38 per Share, net of tax expense
    · $13.1 million of yield income and dividends, or $0.27 per Share
    · $11.2 million of unrealised gains, or $0.23 per Share, net of tax expense
    · ($0.1) million of losses on foreign exchange related to ZDPs and investments, or ($0.00) per Share
    · ($7.0) million of interest and other financing costs, or ($0.14) per Share
    · ($18.5) million of management fees, operating expenses, and other expenses, or ($0.38) per Share
    · ($25.9) million of dividends paid, or ($0.53) per Share

    · Including the updated private valuation information, 31 October 2018 Re-stated NAV per share is $18.05, which is an increase of $0.58 per Share from the original estimate of $17.47

    · NAV development during 2018 has been as follows:

     

    (Returns in $USD) Month 30 September
     2018 YTD 30 September
    2018 LTM
           
    Total return NAV development per Share^1 3.0 % 7.9 % 12.3 %
    NAV development per Share 3.0 % 4.7 % 9.0 %

    *Portfolio Commentary*

    · *Strong cash flow:* $180.3 million of realisations received during the first nine months of 2018
     
    · *2018 Realisations:* NBPE fully exited five direct equity investments which generated a 1.9x gross multiple in aggregate (inclusive of prior realisations)
     
    · *IPO Activity: *three IPOs in the direct equity portfolio during the first nine months of 2018
     
    · *New investments: *21 new direct equity investments completed in the first nine months of 2018 totalling $114.7 million

    *Portfolio Valuation*

    The value of NBPE’s private equity portfolio as at 30 September 2018 was based on the following information^2:

    · 100% of the private equity fair value was valued as of 30 September 2018
     

    · 90% in private direct investments and fund investments
    · 9% in public securities
    · 1% in credit-related fund investments

    *Investor Call*

    NB Private Equity Partners Limited (“NBPE” or the “Company”) today announced that an investor conference call will be held on Wednesday 12 December 2018 in order to discuss the Company’s recent financial performance and Company developments.

    The conference call will take place at 14.00 GMT / 15.00 CET / 9.00 EST and can be accessed by dialing +1-866-453-9043 (U.S.) or +1-706-643-0379 (International) with the access code 9894405. Please ask for “the NBPE investor call.”

    A playback facility will be available two hours after the conference call concludes. This facility can be accessed for the following two weeks by dialing +1-855-859-2056 (U.S.) or +1-404-537-3406 (International). The code to access the playback facility is 9894405. A recording of the investor call will also be available on NBPE’s website within several days after the call.

    An updated investor presentation will be available prior to the call on NBPE’s website at http://www.nbprivateequitypartners.com/

    *For further information, please contact:*

    *NBPE Investor Relations          +1 214 647 9593*
    *            *

    *Kaso Legg Communications    +44 (0)20 3137 7823*
    Charles Gorman                        nbpe@kl-communications.com

    *ABOUT NB PRIVATE EQUITY PARTNERS LIMITED*
    NBPE is a closed-end private equity investment company with class A ordinary shares admitted to trading on the Premium Segment of the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and Euronext Amsterdam. NBPE has 2022 and 2024 ZDP Shares admitted to trading on the Specialist Fund Segment of the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. NBPE holds a diversified portfolio of direct equity investments, direct income investments and fund investments selected by the NB Alternatives group of Neuberger Berman, diversified across private equity asset class, geography, industry, vintage year, and sponsor.

    LEI number: 213800UJH93NH8IOFQ77

    *ABOUT NEUBERGER BERMAN*
    Neuberger Berman, founded in 1939, is a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager. The firm manages a range of strategies—including equity, fixed income, quantitative and multi-asset class, private equity and hedge funds—on behalf of institutions, advisors and individual investors globally. With offices in 20 countries, Neuberger Berman’s team is more than 2,000 professionals. For four consecutive years, the company has been named first or second in Pensions & Investments Best Places to Work in Money Management survey (among those with 1,000 employees or more). Tenured, stable and long-term in focus, the firm fosters an investment culture of fundamental research and independent thinking. It manages $315 billion in client assets as of September 30, 2018. For more information, please visit our website at www.nb.com.

    This statement is made pursuant to article 5:25e of the Dutch Financial Supervision Act (Wet op het financieel toezicht) which requirement stems from the EU Transparency Directive. Pursuant to article 5:25e and article 5:25m of the Dutch Financial Supervision Act this Interim Management Statement has been made generally available by means of a press release and by publication on NBPE’s website (www.nbprivateequitypartners.com) and has been filed with the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (Autoriteit Financiële Markten).

    This press release appears as a matter of record only and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to purchase any security.

    NBPE is established as a closed-end investment company domiciled in Guernsey. NBPE has received the necessary consent of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission and the States of Guernsey Policy Council. NBPE is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets as a collective investment scheme which may offer participations in The Netherlands pursuant to article 2:66 of the Financial Markets Supervision Act (Wet op het financial toezicht). All investments are subject to risk. Past performance is no guarantee of future returns. The value of investments may fluctuate. Results achieved in the past are no guarantee of future results. This document is not intended to constitute legal, tax or accounting advice or investment recommendations. Prospective investors are advised to seek expert legal, financial, tax and other professional advice before making any investment decision. Statements contained in this document that are not historical facts are based on current expectations, estimates, projections, opinions and beliefs of NBPE's investment manager. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, and undue reliance should not be placed thereon. Additionally, this document contains "forward-looking statements." Actual events or results or the actual performance of NBPE may differ materially from those reflected or contemplated in such targets or forward-looking statements.

    --------------------^1Assumes reinvestment of dividends on the ex-dividend date and reflects cumulative returns over time period shown.

    ^2 Please refer to the valuation methodology section of the Quarterly Report.

    *Attachment*

    · NBPE Q3 2018 Quarterly Report Reported by GlobeNewswire 53 minutes ago.

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