Australia markets closed
  • ALL ORDS

    7,078.90
    -28.20 (-0.40%)
     
  • ASX 200

    6,800.40
    -23.30 (-0.34%)
     
  • AUD/USD

    0.7710
    -0.0057 (-0.74%)
     
  • OIL

    51.75
    -1.38 (-2.60%)
     
  • GOLD

    1,844.50
    -21.40 (-1.15%)
     
  • BTC-AUD

    40,973.04
    +1,689.38 (+4.30%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    628.26
    +18.27 (+3.00%)
     
  • AUD/EUR

    0.6336
    -0.0044 (-0.69%)
     
  • AUD/NZD

    1.0746
    -0.0009 (-0.08%)
     
  • NZX 50

    13,333.43
    +221.24 (+1.69%)
     
  • NASDAQ

    13,404.99
    0.00 (0.00%)
     
  • FTSE

    6,659.84
    -55.58 (-0.83%)
     
  • Dow Jones

    31,176.01
    -12.37 (-0.04%)
     
  • DAX

    13,790.11
    -116.56 (-0.84%)
     
  • Hang Seng

    29,447.85
    -479.91 (-1.60%)
     
  • NIKKEI 225

    28,631.45
    -125.41 (-0.44%)
     

Yahoo Finance's morning wrap for Thursday

Tony Yoo
A shocked couple looking at computer, a couple opening presents on a beach and Chatime bubble tea.
It's all happening this morning in finance. (Images: Getty, Chatime Australia)

Good morning.

Markets: Wall St was up overnight, but the Australian share market is forecast to open lower Thursday morning. SPI200 futures was down 0.29 per cent at 7am AEDT.

The Australian dollar is buying 68.51 US cents, slightly up from 68.45 US cents on Wednesday.

Another employer has been hit with wage underpayment claims. Popular bubble tea chain Chatime Australia is facing legal action for alleged wage rorting across 10 outlets, with managing director Chen "Charlley" Zhao accused of facilitating it in some cases.

Which Australians are increasingly going bankrupt? New research has shown middle-class families are more likely to be facing that fate compared to a couple of decades ago. Here's why people go bankrupt.

Do you want to check if your private data is out there for any criminal to use? There's a website that will tell you if you've been hacked.

Do you want to give a gift that's good for the planet? More Australians are becoming conscious about the environmental impact the silly season has, so here are some ideas.

Have a great day!

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