• Gains for ASX despite muted trading
    AAP3 days ago

    Gains for ASX despite muted trading

    Australian shares have closed the day higher, with the heavyweight mining sector and the major financial stocks were the key drivers on a muted Monday of trade.

  • AAP4 days ago

    Aussie markets tipped for a soft opening

    The Australian share market is tipped to open lower on Monday after Wall Street and European markets finished last week at a loss.

  • Miners weigh on Aust share market
    AAP6 days ago

    Miners weigh on Aust share market

    The Australian share market has closed slightly weaker with the miners leading losses after prices for base metals dropped.

  • Higher commodity prices lift share market
    AAP7 days ago

    Higher commodity prices lift share market

    The Australian share market has extended its winning run to a fifth straight session as prices for iron ore, oil and base metals lifted.

  • Resources and retail drive market gain
    AAP8 days ago

    Resources and retail drive market gain

    The share market has closed higher as gains by energy producers, retailers and miners offset weakness among banks, health care and telco companies.

  • Market gains evaporate after RBA minutes
    AAP9 days ago

    Market gains evaporate after RBA minutes

    The Australian share market has closed flat after RBA minutes indicated the next interest rate move will be up, though not in the near term.

  • Aust shares close higher on relief rally
    AAP10 days ago

    Aust shares close higher on relief rally

    Local shares have ended higher, led by the energy sector, as relieved investors rallied on easing tension in Syria and hopes the Sino-US trade tiff has cooled.

  • Aust shares close higher as tensions ease
    AAP13 days ago

    Aust shares close higher as tensions ease

    Australian shares have ended higher, led by healthcare stocks and the miners as global trade and strategic tensions eased and investors pursued US market gains.

  • Aust shares lower over Syria worries
    AAP14 days ago

    Aust shares lower over Syria worries

    The Australian share market has closed lower as investors worry about the possibility of US military action in Syria.

  • Aust shares end lower ahead of key US data
    AAP15 days ago

    Aust shares end lower ahead of key US data

    Australian shares have ended Wednesday lower after two straight days of gains as markets act cautiously ahead of major market-moving events in the US and China

  • Xi's open trade talk lifts regional shares
    AAP16 days ago

    Xi's open trade talk lifts regional shares

    A promise by China's President, Xi Jinping, to widen market access for foreign investors has helped boost the Australian and Asian share markets.

  • AAP17 days ago

    $A follows Wall Street higher

    The Australian dollar has gained some ground in overnight trade, supported by easing fears about US-China trade tensions which lifted US stocks.

  • Aust shares defy Wall St to end higher
    AAP17 days ago

    Aust shares defy Wall St to end higher

    Australian shares have ended higher with most local sectors defying a weak lead from Wall St on Friday.

  • Aust shares flat amid US tariff fears
    AAP20 days ago

    Aust shares flat amid US tariff fears

    The Australian share market has closed flat after falling during morning trade, then recovering nearly all the lost ground in the afternoon.

  • Aust stocks up as trade war fears ease
    AAP21 days ago

    Aust stocks up as trade war fears ease

    The big banks have led the Australian share market higher as US-China trade war fears ease for now.

  • Late gains push ASX to positive close
    AAP22 days ago

    Late gains push ASX to positive close

    Australian shares have ended an uncertain day slightly higher, despite the big US lead overnight and a mixed day for banking, mining and energy stocks.

  • Aust shares lower but avoid US tech tank
    AAP23 days ago

    Aust shares lower but avoid US tech tank

    Australian shares have ended lower but strength in energy and mining stocks have helped support the market, while the ASX dodged the worst of the US tech slump.

  • AAP28 days ago

    Australian share price index rises

    The Australian share price index has followed Wall Street higher as the major US stocks index end an up and down week in positive territory.

  • Aust shares down on mining, energy stocks
    AAP28 days ago

    Aust shares down on mining, energy stocks

    The Australian share market has closed lower, pulled back by weaker mining and energy stocks.

  • Aust shares end lower after US tech plunge
    AAP29 days ago

    Aust shares end lower after US tech plunge

    Australian shares have closed three-quarters of a per cent lower, with almost all sectors down following the substantial tech-led falls on Wall Street.