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Higher oil, iron ore prices boost shares

The Australian share market has overcome a sluggish start to close higher, as a rally in iron ore and oil prices boosted mining and... read more >

Aust stocks dip despite mining strength

The local share market has closed marginally lower after a shaky start as broad-based losses held back gains in financial and mining... read more >

Aust stocks recover as tax fears hit banks

The Australian share market has ended Friday in positive territory, despite a tumultuous day for the major banks with South... read more >

Aust stocks recover from Wednesday plunge

The Australian share market has regained some of Wednesday’s big losses with gains for the banking, energy and materials... read more >

Share market posts biggest fall of 2017

About $29 billion has been wiped from the share market’s value in its worst session of 2017, as lower oil prices and a souring... read more >

Banks lift share market but retailers hurt

The Australian share market has lifted as the major banks made gains but investors dumped retail stocks as a major acquisition by... read more >

Aust stocks finish week with gains

Australian shares have ended Friday and the week ahead, as solid performances across the banking and industrial sectors softened... read more >

Shares tumble as $A surges

Two days of strong gains on the Australian share market have come to a blunt end, while better-than-expected jobs figures took the... read more >

Share market rally extends into second day

The share market has posted a second straight day of strong gains as the major banks continue to rebound. The benchmark... read more >

Big bank bounce drives market higher

A strong performance by the big banks has helped the Australian share market post its best session since November. National... read more >

Aust shares cling to positive territory

The Australian share market has ended slightly higher, buoyed by mining stocks, while the poor showing for the ruling Conservative... read more >

Shares overcome weak start to close higher

The share market has closed slightly higher as strength in bank and healthcare stocks offset falls by energy companies, as investors... read more >

Shares steady and $A on the rise

Better than expected economic growth has boosted the Australian dollar, while the share market was steady as gains by banks and... read more >

Share market drops to four-month low

The share market has dropped to a four-month low as all sectors lost ground and the heavyweight banking and mining sectors suffered... read more >

Banks weigh on Aust stocks

Australian shares have tracked lower throughout Monday as weakness in the major banks undercut any gains from surprisingly strong... read more >

Upbeat end to week for Aust stocks

Australian shares have ended the week on a high note, posting their best day since March as strong overseas markets added a tailwind... read more >

ASX closes higher after volatile day

The Australian share market has closed higher after a choppy day of trade on the back of upbeat local data and negative Chinese... read more >

May a bad month for the share market

The share market has endured its worst month since January 2016, due to significant falls by the major banks and weaker iron ore... read more >

Banks and miners lift share market

The share market has gained ground after bargain hunters helped drive a rebound for the major banks. The benchmark S&P/ASX200... read more >

Banks drag ASX to two-month low

A slide in banking stocks has driven the Australian share market to its lowest level since March as investor nervousness about... read more >

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