• Australian shares remain lower at midday
    AAP53 minutes ago

    Australian shares remain lower at midday

    Australian shares are down 0.2 per cent at midday, with broad-based falls outweighing a slight reprieve from energy, materials, healthcare and telco stocks.

  • Aust shares set to open fractionally lower
    AAP4 hours 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.

  • AAP6 hours 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
    AAP3 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
    AAP3 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
    AAP3 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
    AAP4 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
    AAP4 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
    AAP4 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
    AAP5 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
    AAP6 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.

  • AAP6 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.

  • AAP6 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
    AAP7 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
    AAP7 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
    AAP7 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
    AAP10 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
    AAP10 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
    AAP11 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
    AAP11 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.