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Telstra’s plunge pulls share market lower

The Australian share market has fallen slightly, weighed down by a massive sell-off of Telstra shares after the telco said it will... read more >

Share market reverses early falls

The Australian share market has closed higher on a day of mixed company earnings results, and as market heavyweights Commonwealth... read more >

Share market rises as tensions ease

The Australian share market rose as the majority of sectors posted gains, though Domino’s Pizza plunged after failing to meet... read more >

Aust shares rebound as US rate fears ease

The Australian share market has closed higher after weak US inflation figures dampened prospects that the US Federal Reserve and... read more >

N.Korea fears wipe $23b from ASX

Increasing tension between the US and North Korea has sparked a widespread sell-off that has wiped almost $23 billion from the... read more >

Aust market gives up its early gains

The Australian share market has run out of puff following a softening in US futures as tensions between North Korea and the United... read more >

CBA’s record profit boosts share market

The Australian share market has gained ground as Commonwealth Bank’s record annual profit was well received, and the... read more >

ASX falls as miners' mettle tested

The share market has closed lower with every sector down after the miners gave up earlier gains as Chinese iron ore futures eased.... read more >

CBA rebound and commodities help lift ASX

The Australian share market has closed higher after the embattled Commonwealth Bank regained some lost ground, prices for iron ore... read more >

Commonwealth Bank leads market losses

The Australian market has ended the day lower after losses from the Commonwealth Bank bled into the broader market and the energy... read more >

Profit-takers drag share market lower

The share market has closed lower as investors took profits, especially in the mining sector and among major oil stocks, and a... read more >

Commodities weakness weighs on Aust shares

The Australian share market has closed lower after mining and energy companies slid due to a plateau in commodity prices and the... read more >

Resources sector drives market gains

The share market has gained ground as better than expected Chinese factory data and stronger commodity prices fuelled a rally in... read more >

Resources stocks lead share market higher

The Australian share market has closed higher, led by mining and energy stocks, as investors took confidence from offshore markets... read more >

Aust shares close sharply lower

The Australian share market has closed sharply lower amid a broad sell-off, including heavy losses from the big four banks and... read more >

Shares rise, $A soars past 80 US cents

The Australian dollar has soared passed 80 US cents for the first time in over two years as diminished expectations for rate hikes... read more >

ASX closes higher led by energy, materials

The Australian share market has ended the day strongly, following positive leads from Wall Street and strong rises in the oil and... read more >

Aust market gains as bargain-hunters buy

The Australian share market has closed higher as bargain-hunting investors ignored a mixed lead from US markets and lifted most... read more >

Energy, banks lead Aust shares lower

The Australian share market has closed lower with heavy falls by the banks and energy companies leading the way amid widespread... read more >

Profit-takers push Aust market lower

The Australian share market has closed lower as investors took profits, and the Australian dollar has retreated as Reserve Bank of... read more >

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