• Banks weigh on Aust share market
    AAP2 days ago

    Banks weigh on Aust share market

    Losses by the banks, the property sector and utilities were behind a fall on the share market on Friday.

  • AAP3 days ago

    $A extends its gains against stronger $US

    The Aussie dollar extends its better-than-expected jobs-related gains against a US dollar that is also up, thanks to strong retail and manufacturing data.

  • Shares fall but jobs growth lifts $A
    AAP3 days ago

    Shares fall but jobs growth lifts $A

    The Australian share market has closed slightly lower on a subdued day of trade.

  • Aust shares set to open solidly higher
    AAP4 days ago

    Aust shares set to open solidly higher

    The Australian share market looks set to open more than a third of a per cent higher after Wall Street rose following the Federal Reserve's interest rate rise.

  • $A almost half a cent higher against $US
    AAP4 days ago

    $A almost half a cent higher against $US

    The Australian dollar is almost half a cent higher as the greenback weakens after the Federal Reserve lifted its interest rate but kept its outlook unchanged.

  • Share market edges higher, $A gets a boost
    AAP4 days ago

    Share market edges higher, $A gets a boost

    The share market has closed a touch higher on a subdued day for many of the major stocks, while the property sector was boosted by the takeover of Westfield.

  • Lowe slams bitcoin but e-dollar could come
    AAP5 days ago

    Lowe slams bitcoin but e-dollar could come

    RBA governor Philip Lowe believes an electronic Australian dollar operating on the sort of technology that underpins bitcoin could one day become reality.

  • Aust shares look set to open modestly up
    AAP5 days ago

    Aust shares look set to open modestly up

    The Australian share market looks set to open a little higher after better-than-expected US PPI data helped boost Wall Street's Down and S&P 500.

  • AAP5 days ago

    $A continues to climb against $US

    The Australian dollar has continued to rebound against the US dollar, which also climbed after data showed that the US PPI rose 0.4 per cent in November.

  • Energy giants and miners lift share market
    AAP5 days ago

    Energy giants and miners lift share market

    The share market has been lifted by gains by the big miners and energy companies, which offset falls in the healthcare and utilities sectors.

  • AAP6 days ago

    Aust shares look set to open in the green

    The Australian share market looks set to open higher after gains on Wall Street where a New York bomb explosion did little to dent positive sentiment.

  • $A continues to creep higher against $US
    AAP6 days ago

    $A continues to creep higher against $US

    The Australian dollar has continued its slow creep higher against a steady US dollar amid positive sentiment in the US trading session.

  • Aust market inches higher by the close
    AAP6 days ago

    Aust market inches higher by the close

    Australian shares have ended marginally higher after bouncing around the 6,000-point mark all day, with mild gains in the energy, mining and financial sectors.

  • Aust shares set to follow the pack upward
    AAP7 days ago

    Aust shares set to follow the pack upward

    The Australian share market looks set to open higher, following the strongly positive trend of international markets on strong economic data around the globe

  • AAP7 days ago

    $A slips against $US on strong jobs data

    The Australian dollar slips a little further after strong US jobs data showing the US economy added 228,000 jobs in November supported the greenback.

  • Rebounding banks lead Aust shares higher
    AAP9 days ago

    Rebounding banks lead Aust shares higher

    The local share market has ended the day comfortably higher, with many stocks retaking ground lost earlier in the week, led by the resurgent big banks.

  • AAP10 days ago

    Aust shares look set to open higher

    The Australian share market's positive momentum of its previous session looks set to continue with a higher opening of trade after Wall Street gains overnight.

  • AAP10 days ago

    $A slides further, flirts with 75 US cents

    The Australian dollar has continued its slide against its US counterpart and looks likely to fall below 75 US cents with its current negative momentum.

  • AAP10 days ago

    Aussie dollar poised for a surge in 2018

    The economic stars may yet align for the Australian dollar in 2018, as global growth prompts commodity price rises and an interest rate reboot.

  • Big lenders lead Australian market higher
    AAP10 days ago

    Big lenders lead Australian market higher

    The share market has closed higher as the major banks and other heavyweight companies posted gains.