Biggest profit posted by an Australian bank ever.
On Rudd's proposed FBT changes.
Declined for fourth straight month.
Echo's getting smashed and Crown's way up.
Worse than was expected.
Not down by as much any more.
Down for the fifth day in a row.
Australian stocks finish more than 2% down.
And now after the China flash PMI as well.
Opened below analysts' expectations.
"It's looking a bit sad today."
More than a third of a percent.
First half profit forecast down by as much as nine per cent