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Tuesday, July 11, 2017
US earnings seasons underway; oil production climbs to highest level so far for 2017; Chinese inflation as expected in June; petrol prices lowest in about nine months; and Westpac ditching mortgage and equity-release products.
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Monday, July 10, 2017
US economy gained 222,000 jobs in June; Dow Jones and the S&P 500 haven’t been this disconnected since 2003; number of oil and gas rigs in action in the US rebounded from fall last week; Assets under management in ASX-listed investment products declined in June; and Australians spending $31 billion of their savings a year.
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Friday, July 07, 2017
Australia’s annual exports to China hit record high; Japan's inflation rate rises for fifth straight month; "Dow Transports" at all-time high; global mergers and acquisition activity rises in first half of 2017; and Australia bumped from the gold medal in the World Steak Challenge.
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Thursday, July 06, 2017
Federal Reserve may start unwinding US$4.5 trillion balance sheet; "ETF-isation" could be distorting the stock market; oil prices suffered largest drop in a month; new vehicle sales up 4.4% on a year ago; and GFG Alliance's deal to buy Arrium operations in South Australia.
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Wednesday, July 05, 2017
Greece could default on debt repayments; Australian residential listings bounce back in June; discretionary retail running at its strongest pace in 2.5 years; and job ads rise again in June.
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Tuesday, July 04, 2017
First week of a new month means PMI Day – when the forward-looking Purchasing Managers’ Indices (PMIs) are released around the world.
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Thursday, June 29, 2017
Wall Street bounces back on banks and tech, REA Group announces impairment charge of $180 million, and the iPhone turns 10.
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Monday, June 26, 2017
Auction clearance rates trend below 70% across the combined capitals, total returns on Aussie shares currently up 12.7% over 2016/17, and Metcash FY profit down 21%.
Key actions to take before the super changes start on 1 July
Monday, June 26, 2017
With the super changes starting on 1 July 2017, now is the time to consider if you’ll be affected by the changes and whether you need to take action.
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Friday, June 23, 2017
US share markets finish flat, Domino's Pizza gets burned after Citi analysts turn bearish on the stock, and CEOs brave the cold for a good cause.
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Thursday, June 22, 2017
Global oil prices continue to weigh on share markets, ASX 200 posts biggest fall in 2017, and QBE shares hit after issuing a profit warning.
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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Global oil prices continue to fall, the Australian Competition Tribunal approves Tabcorp's takeover of Tatts Group, and Qatar Airways named best airline in the world.
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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
The Dow and the S&P 500 close at new record highs, Moody's downgrades Aussie bank credit ratings, and sales rise across the economy according to the Commonwealth Bank Business Sales Index.
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Monday, June 19, 2017
Auction volumes rise to 2,407 across the capital cities, Amazon acquires US grocery retailer Whole Foods for $US13.7 billion, and millennials look to stocks to save for a home.
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Friday, June 16, 2017
Jobless rate hits four-year low of 5.5%, BHP names Ken MacKenzie as its next chairman and US share markets finish lower.
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Thursday, June 15, 2017
US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates, US share markets finished mixed with the Dow ending at record highs, and activist investor reveals preference for replacement BHP chairman.
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Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Backbenchers push back on clean energy target, Wall Street recovers from tech-led falls, and Vocus Group reaffirms its full-year profit guidance.
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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
CSL pays $466m for majority stake in Chinese firm, Wall Street falls as Apple drags on the tech space, and Network Ten's future in doubt.
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Friday, June 09, 2017
Ex-FBI boss James Comey fronts the Senate Intelligence Committee, the ECB closes door on future rate cuts, and major Vocus Group shareholder says KKR bid capitalises on a trough in earnings.
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Thursday, June 08, 2017
Aussie economy expands by 0.3% in the March quarter, Vocus Group receives indicative takeover proposal, and US share markets lift after former FBI director releases written testimony.

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