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US stocks have ended higher after a last-minute trading spike and a technology sector gain offset weakness in financial stocks and sent the Nasdaq higher, giving it a weekly gain for the first time in..
The Australian share market has ended Friday in positive territory, despite a tumultuous day for the major banks with South Australia's bank levy sparking fresh talk of further state government-impose..
The Australian share market has regained some of Wednesday's big losses with gains for the banking, energy and materials sectors leading the recovery. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 gained 40.3 point..
About $29 billion has been wiped from the share market's value in its worst session of 2017, as lower oil prices and a souring outlook for commodities hit energy and mining stocks, and the negative se..
The Australian share market has lifted as the major banks made gains but investors dumped retail stocks as a major acquisition by internet giant Amazon.com in the US ignited fears for the future of lo..
Australian shares have ended Friday and the week ahead, as solid performances across the banking and industrial sectors softened late in the day but lifted the market beyond a weak overnight lead on W..
Two days of strong gains on the Australian share market have come to a blunt end, while better-than-expected jobs figures took the Australian dollar to a two month high. The share market's benchmar..
The share market has posted a second straight day of strong gains as the major banks continue to rebound. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index rose 1.1 per cent, following Tuesday's gain of 1.7 per c..
A strong performance by the big banks has helped the Australian share market post its best session since November. National Australia Bank, ANZ, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac all rose ..
The Australian share market has ended slightly higher, buoyed by mining stocks, while the poor showing for the ruling Conservative Party in the UK election has given the Aussie dollar a boost against ..
The share market has closed slightly higher as strength in bank and healthcare stocks offset falls by energy companies, as investors wait on key political events overseas. CommSec market analyst St..
Better than expected economic growth has boosted the Australian dollar, while the share market was steady as gains by banks and healthcare companies offset falls by the supermarket giants. The Aust..
The share market has dropped to a four-month low as all sectors lost ground and the heavyweight banking and mining sectors suffered steep falls. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 lost 87.4 points, or 1...
Australian shares have tracked lower throughout Monday as weakness in the major banks undercut any gains from surprisingly strong company profits data.The benchmark S&P/ASX200 ended the day down 0.57 ..
Australian shares have ended the week on a high note, posting their best day since March as strong overseas markets added a tailwind and traders bought back into banks and miners. The benchmark S&a..
The Australian share market has closed higher after a choppy day of trade on the back of upbeat local data and negative Chinese factory figures. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 was up 0.24 per cent at..
The share market has endured its worst month since January 2016, due to significant falls by the major banks and weaker iron ore prices. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index rose 0.1 per cent on Wedn..
The share market has gained ground after bargain hunters helped drive a rebound for the major banks. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index rose 0.2 per cent as the heavyweight financial and mining sec..
A slide in banking stocks has driven the Australian share market to its lowest level since March as investor nervousness about regulatory activity weighs on financial stocks. The benchmark S&P/..
Steep losses from the heavyweight mining, banks and telco sectors have led the Australian share market lower. At Friday's close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 fell 0.65 per cent to 5,751.7 points wi..
The share market has gained ground as strength in the mining and energy sectors outweighed falls by retailers, while the Australian dollar returned to a three week high. The benchmark S&P/ASX20..
The share market has closed lower after falls by the banks and miners offset gains from healthcare, retail and energy companies. The benchmark S&P ASX200 index dropped 0.2 per cent as a sell-of..
A rise in world oil prices has helped the Australian sharemarket regain some of the ground lost in last week's Trump-inspired slump, with energy stocks leading solid gains for most sectors. The ben..
The Australian share market has closed lower as investors offload banking stocks amid political uncertainty in the US. The S&P/ASX200 fell 0.19 per cent to 5,727.4 points with the financials se..
The share market has fallen for a second straight day as political uncertainty around US President Donald Trump sours risk appetite. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 0.8 per cent, which coup..