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    Australian Associated Press

    Wall Street drops as techs retreat

    The Nasdaq has ended sharply lower with investors selling high-flying tech shares and pivoting to sectors more likely to benefit from an economic recovery on the back of fiscal stimulus and vaccination programs.com dropped, weighing more than any other stocks on the S&P; 500.

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    Australian Associated Press

    Stocks climb as Treasuries stabilise

    Global shares have gained, with European indexes echoing positive moves in Asia, as a retreat in US Treasury yields fuelled demand for riskier assets and weakened the dollar.7 per cent, with Frankfurt shares climbing 0.

  • Business
    Australian Associated Press

    HBF customers' windfall from fewer claims

    Customers of health insurer HBF will receive a small payment after the non-profit group confirmed it will share the benefits of fewer claims from the COVID-19 pandemic.HBF on Wednesday said almost half a million hospital and extras policyholders could receive a payment of between $31 (extras only) and $140 per policy (hospital and extras).