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$A falls and share market flatlines

The Australian dollar is weaker as the first ratings downgrade on China by Moody’s since 1989 renewed concerns about the... read more >

Banks, miners lead share market lower

The share market has closed lower after falls by the banks and miners offset gains from healthcare, retail and energy companies. The... read more >

Oil surge fuels rise in Aust shares

A rise in world oil prices has helped the Australian sharemarket regain some of the ground lost in last week's Trump-inspired slump,... read more >

Heavyweight banks lead ASX lower

The Australian share market has closed lower as investors offload banking stocks amid political uncertainty in the US. The... read more >

Shares tumble as pressure mounts on Trump

The share market has fallen for a second straight day as political uncertainty around US President Donald Trump sours risk appetite.... read more >

Big banks drag share market lower

The share market has posted its biggest fall in almost two months as the battle between the Turnbull government and the big banks... read more >

Miners fuel modest share market rise

The share market has closed higher as gains by miners outweighed falls from two major banks that were sold off as they traded... read more >

Soft Chinese data weighs on Aust shares

The share market has closed steady after softer-than-expected Chinese figures weighed on the major miners and gains from the banks... read more >

Bank levy battle weighs on share market

The Australian share market has closed around 0.7 per cent lower as the stoush between the Turnbull government and the big banks... read more >

Market steady as early gains are erased

The share market ended the day steady after early gains by the big four banks evaporated in afternoon trade, and miners fall on... read more >

Aust share market up despite banks' drag

The Australian share market has recovered from a poor start to close higher, but most of the big banks still face some pressure... read more >

Aust share market 0.5 pct lower

The Australian share market has closed around 0.5 per cent lower, led downwards by the big banks, as investors fear that the federal... read more >

French vote, US jobs fuel Aust stock rise

The Australian share market has snapped a four-day losing streak, after encouraging US jobs data, the election of pro-European... read more >

Steep commodity price falls hurt ASX

The share market has closed lower for a fourth consecutive session on the back of sliding commodity prices with an iron ore slump... read more >

Share market fall extends to third day

The share market has fallen for a third straight session as the big banks continue to slide. CMC Markets chief market strategist... read more >

Banks and miners trigger market fall

Falls by the major banks, miners and and telco company Vocus have triggered the share market’s steepest fall in six weeks. The... read more >

ANZ pulls share market lower

ANZ's weaker-than-expected $3.4 billion half year cash profit has weighed on the big four banks and pulled the share market slightly... read more >

Banks drive modest share market gain

The share market has posted a modest gain as strength in the heavyweight financial sector offset a slump in energy stocks as the... read more >

Banks lead Wall St catch-up in ASX gains

The share market has closed higher for a fourth straight session, while the Australian dollar has fallen due to weaker-than-expected... read more >

Shares boosted by French election relief

The Australian share market has closed in positive territory for a third consecutive session with strength in financial and energy... read more >

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