• China slide weighs on Aust shares
    AAP22 minutes ago

    China slide weighs on Aust shares

    The Australian share market has opened lower, with most sectors down, as investors remain uncertain after a sharp decline in Chinese stock markets on Thursday.

  • Aust shares look set to open lower
    AAP3 hours ago

    Aust shares look set to open lower

    The Australian share market looks set to open lower with no lead from Wall Street with US markets closed for the Thannksgiving holiday.

  • $A is higher against further weakened $US
    AAP4 hours ago

    $A is higher against further weakened $US

    The Australian dollar has again crept higher against its US counterpart which has extended its losses after its slumping to a five-month low on Wednesday.

  • Market steady as banks fall, miners rise
    AAP18 hours ago

    Market steady as banks fall, miners rise

    The local share market has closed steady as gains by miners, energy producers and some health care stocks were offset by falls among banks and retailers.

  • AAPyesterday

    Aust shares look set to open modestly up

    The Australian share market looks set to open slightly higher after a lacklustre showing amid thin trade on Wall Street ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • AAPyesterday

    $A jumps half a cent higher against $US

    The Australian dollar surges almost half a US cent to well above the 76 cent mark on disappointing US durable goods data.

  • Energy and mining stocks lift share market
    AAP2 days ago

    Energy and mining stocks lift share market

    Higher oil and iron ore prices have helped drive gains on the Australian share market.

  • Share market creeps higher while $A dives
    AAP3 days ago

    Share market creeps higher while $A dives

    The share market has gained ground but the RBA's latest commentary on wages growth has added to the Australian dollar's fall.

  • AAP3 days ago

    Aust shares set to open solidly higher

    The Australian share market looks set to open solidly higher, reversing the previous session's losses, after lifts in major international indexes.

  • $A is again down against a stronger $US
    AAP3 days ago

    $A is again down against a stronger $US

    The Australian dollar has fallen further against its US counterpart which, along with US equities, has risen slightly amid improved risk sentiment.

  • Aust shares down after weak offshore lead
    AAP4 days ago

    Aust shares down after weak offshore lead

    The Australian share market has made up some of the ground lost in early trading after negative offshore leads but has still closed lower.

  • Aust shares set to open fractionally lower
    AAP4 days ago

    Aust shares set to open fractionally lower

    The Australian share market looks set to open fractionally lower following falls in US and European equity markets.

  • AAP4 days ago

    $A is steady against $US

    The Australian dollar is virtually unchanged against its US counterpart, after earlier dropping to a five-month low against the greenback.

  • Aust shares gain ground, helped by Wall St
    AAP7 days 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
    AAP7 days 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
    AAP7 days 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
    AAP8 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
    AAP8 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
    AAP8 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
    AAP9 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.