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Yahoo Finance's Monday morning wrap

Teenage climate activist, Greta Thunberg, has weighed in on Australia's bushfire crisis. Source: Getty

Good morning.

Here’s everything you need to know in finance today.


The ASX is expected to open lower, despite gains on Wall Street at the end of last week.

Here are five things to watch on the ASX today, and here’s where to invest $5,000 into ASX shares.

The Aussie dollar is buying 69.01 US cents up from 68.89 US cents on Friday.

News from Australia

Scott Morrison has defended the government’s response to the bushfire crisis, admitting that while climate change action is necessary, he rejects “reckless” moves like ending coal exports or setting a stricter emissions target. 

Meanwhile, teenage climate activist, Greta Thunberg, has weighed in on Australia’s bushfire crisis.

Property, careers and driving fines

Buying your first property investment is an exciting time, but also a daunting one if you’re not quite sure where to start.

Michael Yardney reveals 10 big mistakes to avoid at all costs when you take your first foray into property investment.

If you’re looking for a new job, recruitment experts recommend you start now rather than waiting for the new year. Here are six tips to nab yourself a new role for Christmas.

Driving fines, as annoying as they are, exist to deter motorists from adversely affecting others or even themselves. Here are the eight most outrageous fines of 2019.

Have a great day.

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