Aust shares open higher

Aust shares open higher

AAP The Australian share market is slightly higher following gains on overseas markets as optimism grows that the euro zone and Greece will strike a debt deal. Global markets moved higher overnight, especially in Europe where Germany's DAX 30 jumped two per cent after Greece proposed a reform deal that was closer to that put forward by its creditors. IG market strategist Stan Shamu said the cont…

Australian Markets

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    The Australian share market closed higher on Thursday, with positive manufacturing data out of the US overnight and China during the day promoting positive investor sentiment.

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  • Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday AAP - Thu, Apr 30, 2015 12:15 PM AEST
    Stocks to watch at noon on Thursday

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  • Stocks to watch at noon on Friday AAP - Fri, Mar 27, 2015 12:08 PM AEDT

    Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Friday.

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    Merck & Co. says its board approved the repurchase of up to $10 billion more of its stock. The drugmaker said Tuesday that amount will be added to the $1.7 billion remaining available for repurchase under ...

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    Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Whiting Petroleum Corp., down $7.48 to $30.91 The oil and gas company priced a ...

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    When your stock price tumbles faster than the cost for a barrel of oil, it's hard for a company like Chesapeake Energy to give investors something to cheer about. But the Oklahoma City oil and gas provider ...

  • European stocks rise in opening deals AFP - Fri, Mar 20, 2015 10:18 AM AEDT
    European stocks rise in opening deals

    Europe's main stock markets advanced at the start of trade on Friday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.27 percent at 6,981.23 points. Elsewhere, Frankfurt's DAX 30 index added 0.36 percent to ...

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    GoDaddy, the Web hosting company known for its racy Super Bowl commercials, said Thursday that it hopes to raise as much as $418 million in an initial public offering. GoDaddy said in June that it was ...

 

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