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Market drops slightly as interest rates remain steady

September 5, 2007 18:27:00

It was an interesting ride on the Australian share market today as local stocks opened higher after a positive lead from Wall Street, but ended the day about 0.5 per cent lower. [MORE]

Tags: business-economics-and-finance, company-news, economic-trends, finance-markets, stockmarket, takeovers, australia

US markets close with steady gains

September 5, 2007 07:50:00

US investors returned from the holiday long weekend in a positive mood, with firm buying interest in the technology and energy sectors.[MORE]

Tags: business-economics-and-finance, company-news, finance-markets, stockmarket, futures-markets, currency-markets, australia, united-states

Wall Street surges on back of modest growth

September 5, 2007 06:33:00

US stocks have forged higher as data showing modest growth in the manufacturing sector reassured investors the economy was weathering the credit squeeze.[MORE]

Tags: business-economics-and-finance, finance-markets, stockmarket, united-states

Banks, retail stocks make gains

September 4, 2007 18:00:00

The Australian share market ended the day 0.4 per cent higher led by gains in banking and retail stocks. [MORE]

Tags: business-economics-and-finance, finance-markets, stockmarket, currency-markets, australia

Global markets optimistic, Wall St on holiday

September 4, 2007 07:31:00

International and domestic share markets have edged higher despite US financial markets closing for the Labor Day holiday.[MORE]

Tags: business-economics-and-finance, finance-markets, stockmarket, currency-markets, australia, united-kingdom, united-states

Market closes at 6-week high

September 3, 2007 18:10:00

It was not the most dazzling day on the Australian share market today with local stocks unable to consolidate solid gains made on Friday, but shares did finish trading a third of a per cent higher to a six-week closing high. [MORE]

Tags: business-economics-and-finance, company-news, finance-markets, stockmarket, currency-markets, australia

Share market holds steady

September 3, 2007 12:17:00

The Australian share market has been unable to consolidate last week's strong gains and is steady after morning trade.[MORE]

Tags: business-economics-and-finance, finance-markets, stockmarket, currency-markets, australia

Soaring grain prices fail to benefit local growers

September 1, 2007 20:21:00

The global price of grain reached a record high last night, but there will be few Australian farmers able to reap the rewards.[MORE]

Tags: business-economics-and-finance, finance-markets, rural, agribusiness, agricultural-prices, agricultural-crops, grain, stockmarket, australia

Wall St rallies on Bush, Bernanke comments

September 1, 2007 08:00:00

US stocks have surged as President George W Bush and Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke reassured investors they would do what was needed to shelter the economy from market turmoil.[MORE]

Tags: business-economics-and-finance, industry, banking, finance-markets, world-politics, stockmarket, united-states

Aussie market closes at five-week high

August 31, 2007 17:45:00

The Australian share market has ended on a five-week closing high because of gains by the major banks and miners.[MORE]

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Market makes gains amid technical glitch

August 31, 2007 12:29:00

A systems glitch has left the share market trading without key indexes being calculated.[MORE]

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ANZ says market turmoil may push rates up

August 31, 2007 08:21:00

Another of Australia's big four banks has warned of a possible increase in home loan interest rates due to the global credit market shake-out.[MORE]

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US stocks fall ahead of Fed speech

August 31, 2007 07:28:00

Worries about the United States mortgage market and the broader credit problems continue to preoccupy Wall Street.[MORE]

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Market ends the day slightly higher

August 30, 2007 18:14:00

The Australian sharemarket has lifted today after a positive lead from Wall Street overnight. [MORE]

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Recession fears as more hedge funds crumble

August 30, 2007 17:23:00

An economist warns the widening financial crisis could plunge the world into recession.[MORE]

Tags: business-economics-and-finance, company-news, economic-trends, finance-markets, stockmarket, australia, sydney-2000, united-states

Market follows positive lead from Wall St

August 30, 2007 11:09:00

The Australian share market is up 1.3 per cent after a positive lead from Wall Street overnight.[MORE]

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Wall St recoups yesterday's losses

August 30, 2007 07:46:00

There was a strong recovery on Wall Street overnight, with United States stock prices recouping almost all of the ground lost yesterday.[MORE]

Tags: business-economics-and-finance, finance-markets, stockmarket, futures-markets, currency-markets, australia, united-states

Local market sheds $18b

August 29, 2007 17:36:00

A plunge on Wall Street overnight caused Australian investors to wipe $18 billion off the value of stocks today. [MORE]

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Market tumbles 1.8pc after US plunge

August 29, 2007 11:21:00

The Australian share market has had a bumpy ride in morning trade, tumbling 1.8 per cent, as the fallout from the United States subprime mortgage market continues.[MORE]

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Dollar slides amid global market jitters

August 29, 2007 10:11:00

The Australian dollar continues to sink in response to more jitters on global financial markets.[MORE]

Tags: business-economics-and-finance, industry, housing, finance-markets, stockmarket, currency-markets, australia, united-states

Market unable to build on yesterday's high

August 28, 2007 18:07:00

Renewed concerns about the US economy and housing market have again flowed through to the Australian share market.[MORE]

Tags: finance-markets, stockmarket, currency-markets, australia

NAB boss optimistic about US housing crisis

August 28, 2007 15:31:00

The head of the National Australia Bank says Australia is well equipped to deal with the continued fallout from the US housing crisis.[MORE]

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RAMS investors unhappy after first month on market

August 28, 2007 13:28:00

Mortgage lender RAMS Home Loans has disappointed investors with its first profit announcement since floating on the stock exchange last month.[MORE]

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US market drops amid home sales concerns

August 28, 2007 07:34:00

The United States housing sector remains in focus on Wall Street, where a weak reading on home sales across America has prompted some profit-taking on equity markets at the start of the trading week.[MORE]

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Market closes higher amid strong US data

August 27, 2007 18:08:00

The Australian share market has enjoyed a one-month closing high of 1.6 per cent after ending lower on Friday.[MORE]

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