• Aust shares gain ground, helped by Wall St
    AAP13 hours ago

    Aust shares gain ground, helped by Wall St

    The Australian share market has closed higher as positive sentiment over US tax reforms and several strong company performances flowed onto the local bourse.

  • Aust shares look set to soar at the open
    AAP23 hours ago

    Aust shares look set to soar at the open

    The Australian share market looks set to open more than 0.7 per cent higher after strong gains on Wall Street amid optimism for tax cuts and solid earnings.

  • $A slips against $US
    AAP23 hours ago

    $A slips against $US

    The Australian dollar has slipped a little against its US counterpart and could continue its decline with momentum remaining negative.

  • Share market energised by soaring Santos
    AAP2 days ago

    Share market energised by soaring Santos

    The share market has rebounded from a weak start to the day, as takeover speculation sparked a massive jump for Santos.

  • Aust shares look set to open higher
    AAP2 days ago

    Aust shares look set to open higher

    The Australian share market looks set to open firmly higher, ignoring the risk aversion of international markets which have fallen across the board.

  • $A is steady against $US
    AAP2 days ago

    $A is steady against $US

    The Australian dollar is little changed against a steady US dollar, as risk averse sentiment lingers ahead of the release of local jobs data.

  • Energy, Miners drag ASX lower
    AAP3 days ago

    Energy, Miners drag ASX lower

    Losses by the heavyweight mining and energy sectors following sharp falls in commodity prices overnight have driven the Australian share market lower.

  • Aust stocks back below 6,000 points
    AAP4 days ago

    Aust stocks back below 6,000 points

    The benchmark ASX200 index has dropped back below the 6,000 point mark it broke through just one week ago, following widespread falls on the market.

  • AAP4 days ago

    Aust shares look set to open lower

    The Australian share market looks set to open lower and the Australian dollar continues to slide against its US counterpart.

  • AAP4 days ago

    $A slips against $US with little news

    The Australian dollar has slipped further against its steady US counterpart with little news to move it, and is down against the yen and the euro.

  • Banks, energy stocks weigh on lower ASX
    AAP5 days ago

    Banks, energy stocks weigh on lower ASX

    Australian shares drifted lower on Monday after a weak lead-in from Wall Street was worsened by two of the big banks trading ex-dividend.

  • Aust shares look set to open flat
    AAP5 days ago

    Aust shares look set to open flat

    The Australian share market looks set to open flat after Wall Street mainly fell with investors concerned over the future of promised US tax cuts.

  • $A slips against weakened $US
    AAP5 days ago

    $A slips against weakened $US

    The Australian dollar has slipped against a slightly weakened greenback amid concern over the US tax reform, and is unlikely to break out its two-week range.

  • Aust shares end strong week on low note
    AAP8 days ago

    Aust shares end strong week on low note

    The Australian share market has ended the final session of the week lower, with the energy, mining and healthcare companies driving broad-based losses.

  • $A up on $US hurt by tax cut delay fears
    AAP8 days ago

    $A up on $US hurt by tax cut delay fears

    Concern President Donald Trump's planned corporate tax cuts will be significantly delayed has hurt the US dollar and, to a lesser extent, the Aussie dollar.

  • Rally sends market well above 6,000 points
    AAP9 days ago

    Rally sends market well above 6,000 points

    Broad based gains have pushed the share market to its third straight positive session.

  • Aust shares look set to open higher
    AAP9 days ago

    Aust shares look set to open higher

    The Australian share market looks set to open modestly higher with investor risk sentiment supporting equities and the Australian currency.

  • AAP9 days ago

    Risk sentiment pushes $A up against $US

    The Australian dollar has lifted against the greenback with nothing on the horizon to dent the elevated risk sentiment that has also driven equities higher.

  • Share market steady at 10 year high
    AAP10 days ago

    Share market steady at 10 year high

    The share market has closed relatively steady, with Commonwealth Bank the key mover after it reported continued profit growth.

  • Aust shares look set to open lower
    AAP10 days ago

    Aust shares look set to open lower

    The Australian share market looks set to open lower after Wall Street fell overnight,