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The share market has posted a modest gain as strength in the heavyweight financial sector offset a slump in energy stocks as the federal government flagged potential restrictions on gas exports. Th..
The share market has closed higher for a fourth straight session, while the Australian dollar has fallen due to weaker-than-expected inflation numbers. The market's benchmark S&P/ASX200 index g..
The Australian share market has closed in positive territory for a third consecutive session with strength in financial and energy companies offsetting weakness from the miners. The benchmark S&..
The Australian share market has closed higher, boosted by positive overseas leads and a lift in the price of iron ore. Phillip Capital senior client adviser Michael Heffernan says it wasn't a bad d..
The share market has broken a three session losing streak as investors returned to the major banks, and a telco sector where Telstra is facing new competition. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 rose 0.3..
The share market has fallen for a third straight session, pulled back by weakness in the financial and energy sectors as geopolitical concerns continue to weigh on investor sentiment. British Prime..
The share market has fallen after the heavily weighted mining, energy and banking sectors were sold off amid commodity price falls and global political concerns. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 droppe..
The share market has eked out a tiny gain despite a sharp drop in Telstra shares. Telstra slumped 7.5 per cent to $4.22 - its lowest level in four-and-a-half years - after internet provider TPG Tel..
The share market remains at a two-year high after a third straight day of gains, thanks to strong demand for financial and energy companies. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index rose 0.3 per cent, af..
The Australian share market has hit its highest level in two years amid investor optimism after events in Syria did not escalate and a range of other positive economic developments. The benchmark S..
Australian shares and the dollar have rebounded after coming under pressure following a shock US missile strike on Syria that caused a plunge in regional equity markets and sparked a rally in oil and ..
The share market has closed lower due to falls by the major banks, energy producers and miners. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 shed 0.34 per cent, with the heaviest losses coming from the big four ba..
The share market has gained ground as higher commodity prices fuelled strong gains by mining and energy companies. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index rose 0.3 per cent, in line with gains made on W..
The Australian dollar has fallen to a three week low below 76 US cents after the Reserve Bank warned of the economic risks posed by rising household debt. The RBA kept the cash rate on hold as expe..
Investors pushed the Australian share market into negative territory as they banked some profits following its strong run over the previous three trading sessions. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 inde..
A third straight day of gains is taking the All Ordinaries index closer to a nine year high of 6,000 points, as investors continue to react to the failure of US President Donald Trump's healthcare ref..
The share market is close to a two-year high after demand for the big four banks, energy producers and miners drove a second straight day of strong gains. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 rose 0.9 per ..
The share market's benchmark index has risen more than 1.3 per cent to its highest closing level of 2017 as investors put aside their anxieties over US President Donald Trump's ability to implement hi..
The Australian share market has closed lower after losses among major miners offset a recovery in energy, banks and utilities, while retailer Myer soared after a late buying spree sparked takeover tal..
The Australian share market has staged an end-of-week recovery as investors rekindle their belief that US President Donald Trump will be able to address the issue of tax cuts regardless of the outcome..
The share market has posted a small gain as investors recuperated some of the losses from a Wall Street-led sell-off on Wednesday. The market dropped 1.5 per cent and shed $26 billion on Wednesday ..
Almost $30 billion has been wiped from the value of the Australian share market as concerns about delays to US President Donald Trump's healthcare and tax reforms rattled Wall Street and markets aroun..
The Australian share market has closed slightly lower as falls from the major miners and the big four banks offset gains for retailers and China-exposed baby formula and vitamin makers. The benchma..
The major banks have driven the Australian share market higher after two of the big four increased their variable mortgage rates for investors and owner occupiers. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 fini..
The Australian dollar remains just shy of 77 US cents but the share market has surrendered most of its early gains in the wake of disappointing jobs figures. The local currency shot up more than on..