• AAP2 hours ago

    Aust shares may start under pressure

    The Australian share market looks set to open weak despite gains on Wall Street, while the Aussie dollar is steady against the greenback.

  • Commodities send ASX to six-month high
    AAP2 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.

  • AAP3 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
    AAP3 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
    AAP6 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.

  • AAP7 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
    AAP8 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
    AAP10 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
    AAP13 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.

  • AAP14 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.

  • AAP14 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.

  • AAP14 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.

  • AAP15 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.

  • AAP15 days ago

    $A higher as Wall St gains

    The Australian dollar has risen overnight at US stocks made solid gain on the back of encouraging earnings from the major American car makers.

  • AAP16 days ago

    Broad sell off sends share market lower

    All sectors of the share market, except for telcos, have lost ground in a negative session for investors.

  • RBA cautiously upbeat, holds rates steady
    AAP16 days ago

    RBA cautiously upbeat, holds rates steady

    The RBA has kept the cash rate at 1.5 per cent and highlighted improving investment from non-mining sectors of the economy, plus high housing debt.

  • AAP16 days ago

    Aust shares look set to open higher

    The Australian share market looks set to open up a third of a per cent, extending its Monday session's gains and after Wall Street found yet more record highs.

  • AAP16 days ago

    $A creeps higher against $US

    The Australian dollar has moved higher against the greenback which also has strengthened, with the US dollar index up 0.5 per cent.

  • AAP17 days ago

    Aust market lifts on bullish outlook

    The Australian share market closed higher despite a public holiday in NSW, as investors responded to a positive US lead and encouraging Chinese economic data.

  • AAP17 days ago

    Aust shares look set to open higher

    The Australian share market looks set to open higher, following the positive lead of overseas equity markets overseas.