Summary: New Hope’s purchase of Rio Tinto’s 40 per cent stake in the Bengalla coal mine will improve sales and the quality mix for the coal miner, analysts say. The market likes Japara Healthcare’s acquisition of a residential aged care portfolio, while analysts are pleased to see ANZ has recruited its new chief executive from within. Origin’s capital raising is seen as necessary, but some investors suggest it might not be enough to remove all the risks.
Key take-out: Analysts see New Hope’s purchase of Rio Tinto’s coal asset as a positive move for both parties.
Key beneficiaries: General investors. Category: Shares.