1. New CEO announced for AMP Capital
Former State Street Global Advisors executive Shawn Johnson has been named the new CEO of AMP Capital and is set to begin his role in the company on June 28. AMP also separately announced that incoming CEO Alexis George will begin on August 2 and current CEO Francesco De Ferrari will depart on June 30.
2. Brisbane 2032 Olympics vote set for July 21
The International Olympic Committee executive board has decided to propose Brisbane as host of the 2032 Olympic Games. "The Brisbane 2032 Olympic project shows how forward-thinking leaders recognise the power of sport as a way to achieve lasting legacies for their communities," said IOC President Thomas Bach. Brisbane will need a majority of the the members of the IOC to vote in favour on July 21.
3. Oil and gas exploration company Metgasco begins drilling Vali-3 well
Metgasco has announced that the Vali-3 appraisal well in Cooper Basin spudded at 5pm ACST on Wednesday. The company plans to pivot to become a gas producer in H1 CY22.
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5. S&P 500 reaches new record close
The S&P 500 rose to a new record-high close of 4,239.18 after rising 19.63 points or 0.47% during Thursday's setting, surpassing the last record set just over a month ago. The Nasdaq gained 108.58 points or 0.78% to 14,020.33, while the Dow Jones moved up 19.10 points or 0.06% to 34,466.24.
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