• Miners drive market to a small gain
    AAP5 hours ago

    Miners drive market to a small gain

    The share market has closed marginally higher as gains by miners and utility companies offset weakness in the energy and telco sectors.

  • Aust shares set to open marginally lower
    AAP14 hours ago

    Aust shares set to open marginally lower

    The Australian share market looks set to open marginally lower after Wall Street's major indexes fell back from record highs.

  • $A is again lower against $US
    AAP15 hours ago

    $A is again lower against $US

    The Australian dollar again falls against the greenback, as the US dollar index rises 0.3 per cent, and could drop below 78 US cents on Tuesday.

  • Aust shares fall back below 5,900
    AAPyesterday

    Aust shares fall back below 5,900

    The share market has reversed its earlier gains to close lower after coming close

  • Aust shares look set to open flat
    AAP2 days ago

    Aust shares look set to open flat

    Australian shares look set to open only fractionally higher despite a strong positive lead from Wall Street's last session amid optimism for Trump's tax plan.

  • $A is lower against $US, on US tax hopes
    AAP2 days ago

    $A is lower against $US, on US tax hopes

    The Australian dollar is lower against the greenback which has climbed amid optimism that US president Donald Trump's tax plan had moved closer to reality.

  • Miners put brakes on market's gains
    AAP5 days ago

    Miners put brakes on market's gains

    The local share market has retreated from a five month high hit earlier in the day, due to falls by the big miners.

  • AAP5 days ago

    Jobs growth at best rate since GFC

    Unemployment fell to 5.5 per cent in September, marking 12 consecutive months of jobs growth, the latest official figures show.

  • Commodities send ASX to six-month high
    AAP7 days ago

    Commodities send ASX to six-month high

    Australian stocks are higher at the close of a sixth consecutive session, after further strengthening in commodity prices led a market-wide rally.

  • AAP8 days ago

    RBA watching Australian dollar moves

    Dips in the Australian dollar are overstated if the greenback is falling too, the NAB says, adding weight to the RBA's ongoing exchange rate anxiety.

  • Local share market at five-month high
    AAP8 days ago

    Local share market at five-month high

    Mining stocks benefiting from higher iron ore prices have helped lift the Australian share market to its highest close in five months.

  • Local share market highest since June
    AAP11 days ago

    Local share market highest since June

    The local share market was trading at its highest level since June at noon on Friday, with the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index above 5,800.

  • AAP13 days ago

    Local currency higher against greenback

    The local currency is higher against the US dollar which fell slight overnight on dovish Federal Reserve comments from central banker Charles Evans.

  • Global growth forecasts lift share market
    AAP13 days ago

    Global growth forecasts lift share market

    The share market has closed higher as investors were encouraged by a lift in global economic growth forecasts.

  • Aust share market closes higher
    AAP15 days ago

    Aust share market closes higher

    Wages growth in the US and a positive day on China's share market after a long holiday have encouraged Australian investors.

  • Local share market closes higher
    AAP18 days ago

    Local share market closes higher

    The Australian share market has closed stronger to end a poor recent run, while investors wait for market-moving US jobs data.

  • AAP19 days ago

    Shares steady as Qantas soars, banks fall

    The share market has ended the day flat after a choppy session that featured gains by the big miners and Qantas.

  • AAP19 days ago

    Aust shares look set to open higher

    The Australian share market looks set to continue the positive sentiment seen on many global markets overnight and open around a third of a per cent higher.

  • AAP20 days ago

    $A is a little lower against $US

    The Australian dollar slips a little against the US dollar after the Institute for Supply Management's non-manufacturing index rose to a 12-year high.

  • AAP20 days ago

    Share market falls to eight month low

    The Australian share market has lost ground as international investors sold shares on expectations the Australian dollar will weaken.