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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning and happy Friday. To the scoreboard: Dow: 22,203.48 +45.30 (+0.20%) S&P 500: 2,495.62 -2.75 (-0.11%) AUD/USD: 0.8003 -0.0001 (-0.01%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,742 (+7) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US73.99/t (-3.4%) 1. Pound hits a one-year high: The UK pound was the big mover overnight, after […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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Here’s what economists are saying about Australia’s jobs report

Australia had yet another bumper employment report today, recording its 11th straight month of job growth. Not only that, but data from the ABS showed that seasonally-adjusted jobs growth for August smashed expectations, with an impressive 54,200 jobs added against a median forecast of 15,000. Most of the monthly increase […]
Here’s what economists are saying about Australia’s jobs report
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‘STELLAR’: Australia turns in more strong jobs data

The strong run of job creation in Australia this year continues, with one analyst describing as “stellar” today’s employment data which showed more than 54,000 jobs were added last month, most of them full-time. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows employment rose by 54,200 in August, in […]
‘STELLAR’: Australia turns in more strong jobs data
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 22,158.18 +39.32 (+0.18%) S&P 500: 2,498.37 +1.89 (+0.08%) AUD/USD: 0.8018 -0.0002 (-0.02%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,747 (+1) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US75.32/t (-0.37%) 1. US dollar gets on the move: The US dollar index climbed by 0.6% despite a small miss […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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Bitcoin is back below $US4,000 after the JP Morgan CEO called it a fraud

Bitcoin is trading back under $US4,000 for the first time in almost a month. It’s now fallen more than 20% from a high of $5,000 in early September. Here’s today’s price action: It’s been another interesting 24 hours for the cryptocurrency, with prices dipping overnight after JP Morgan CEO Jamie […]
Bitcoin is back below $US4,000 after the JP Morgan CEO called it a fraud
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 22,118.86 +61.49 (+0.28%) S&P 500: 2,496.48 +8.37 (+0.34%) AUD/USD: 0.8018 -0.0002 (-0.02%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,770 (+25) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US76.37/t (+2.5%) 1. Party continues for global stocks: The mood stayed positive on global markets overnight, with the same catalysts […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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Higher costs are weighing on business confidence

The latest monthly business survey by NAB shows that Australian business conditions are holding up well at recent record highs. That’s the good news, because data for August revealed a sharp fall in business confidence, following consistent gains in that sub-index over recent months. Despite that, overall business conditions ticked […]
Higher costs are weighing on business confidence
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Household savings concerns hit Australian consumer confidence

Australian consumer sentiment just dipped sharply again, after steadying over the previous two weeks. The ANZ-Roy Morgan weekly consumer confidence index fell by 3.8% last week. The result was driven by declines in views towards the broader economy, which plummeted. While the index is subject to weekly volatility, the latest […]
Household savings concerns hit Australian consumer confidence
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 22,057.37 +259.58 (+1.19%) S&P 500: 2,488.11 +26.68 (+1.08%) AUD/USD: 0.8033 +0.0006 (+0.07%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,736 (+31) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US74.49/t (0.2%) 1. Markets shake off the Monday blues: The S&P500 kicked off the week with a bang, rising by […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,797.79 +13.01 (+0.06%) S&P 500: 2,461.43 -3.67 (-0.15%) AUD/USD: 0.8056 +0.0001 (+0.01%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,667 (-2) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US74.36/t (-1.65%) 1. AUD eases back: The Aussie started the week at 0.8055 against the greenback, after hitting its highest […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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A popular investment portal now lets you track your cryptocurrency portfolio

You can now track a portfolio of cryptocurrency holdings on global investment portal investing.com. The site has long been a popular source of information on financial markets, across traditional asset classes such as global stock indexes, currency pairs and government bond yields. And perhaps as an indicator that digital currencies […]
A popular investment portal now lets you track your cryptocurrency portfolio
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The Australian dollar just cleared US81 cents

The Australian dollar continues to push higher in Asian trade. A short time ago, the Aussie had cleared US81 cents and was continuing to climb. It’s currently trading at its highest level against the US dollar since May 2015. The AUD climbed by 0.55% against the greenback overnight and closed […]
The Australian dollar just cleared US81 cents
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning and happy Friday. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,784.78 -22.86 (-0.10%) S&P 500: 2,465.10 -0.44 (-0.02%) AUD/USD: 0.8044 +0.0044 (+0.55%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,693 (+16) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US75.61/t (-1.6%) 1. Euro roars ahead: In comments after the meeting of the ECB governing council, the […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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Australian retailers are scaling back plans for store roll-outs

A number of big Australian retailers have changed their expansion strategy over the last six months. That’s the conclusion drawn by three Morgan Stanley analysts, who combed through transcripts of Bloomberg interviews from the most recent company reporting season John Lee, Lou Pirenc and Jessica Alderson summarised their findings in […]
Australian retailers are scaling back plans for store roll-outs
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Australia’s trade surplus shrinks again

Australia’s trade surplus narrowed again in July, falling to $460 million in seasonally adjusted terms. The result is well below the forecast surplus of $1 billion. It’s also a drop from the previous month’s surplus of $856 million, which was subsequently revised up to $888 million. Total exports fell by […]
Australia’s trade surplus shrinks again
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,807.64 +54.33 (+0.25%) S&P 500: 2,465.54 +7.69 (+0.31%) AUD/USD: 0.8003 +0.0001 (+0.01%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,687 (+13) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US76.82/t (-2%) 1. Stocks rise as US government extends debt ceiling: Donald Trump sided with the Democrats in postponing a […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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CHART: The 10 biggest energy users on the ASX200

Rio Tinto tops the list as the biggest energy user on the ASX200. That’s according to Macquarie analysts, who compiled a list of the top 10 energy users as part of their latest equities research report. Not surprisingly, the big miners rank highly. But while Rio comfortably tops the list, […]
CHART: The 10 biggest energy users on the ASX200
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,753.31 -234.25 (-1.07%) S&P 500: 2,457.85 -18.70 (-0.76%) AUD/USD: 0.7995 +0.0051 (+0.64%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,662 (-30) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US78.39/t (+0.7%) 1. Australian dollar hits US80 cents: The USD came under more pressure as factory orders for new stock […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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Australian businesses have downgraded their short term expectations

Australian businesses have moderated their expectations for the December quarter, after confidence peaked in the middle of the year. The latest Business Expectations Survey from Dun & Bradstreet shows that businesses are less optimistic about sales and employment. Within the headline results, there were also notable divergences in the outlook […]
Australian businesses have downgraded their short term expectations
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The Australian dollar just spiked

Australian dollar buyers just came out in force in the wake of this morning’s balance of payments data. With global markets cautious overnight, the AUD declined to below 0.7950 against the USD. But it just spiked sharply, and a short time ago was back over 0.7980. The balance of payments […]
The Australian dollar just spiked
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UBS: Australia’s housing market is showing ‘remarkable resilience’

Australian house price growth remains “relatively solid” according to UBS, despite the impact from the latest macro-prudential regulations introduced in March. Those measures put a cap on interest-only lending to 30% of all new loans, down the previous ratio closer to 40%. As the chart below from UBS economist George […]
UBS: Australia’s housing market is showing ‘remarkable resilience’
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Australian consumers can’t shake off negative thoughts about the future

Consumer confidence edged higher last week, but Australians remain concerned about their future prospects. That’s one of the main themes emerging from today’s weekly consumer sentiment survey by ANZ and Roy Morgan. The index ticked higher by 0.5% after getting back on track with a 3.9% rise in the previous […]
Australian consumers can’t shake off negative thoughts about the future
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,987.56 +39.46 (unchanged) S&P 500: 2,476.55 +4.90 (unchanged) AUD/USD: 0.7946 +0.0001 (+0.01%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,691 (+11) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US77.86/t (+1.3%) 1. It’s quiet out there: With US markets closed for a holiday, it was quiet overnight on global […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,987.56 +39.46 (+0.18%) S&P 500: 2,476.55 +4.90 (+0.20%) AUD/USD: 0.7949 +0.0003 (+0.04%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,725 (+24) 1. North Korean war threat returns: Following North Korea’s weekend bomb test, US president Trump met with senior military officials who warned that an “overwhelming” […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning and happy Friday. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,948.10 +55.67 (+0.25%) S&P 500: 2,471.55 +13.96 (+0.57%) AUD/USD: 0.7949 +0.0003 (+0.04%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,693 (+5) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines $US78.91/t (+3.7%) 1. Buck reverses course: The US dollar index’s two-day rally came to an end after […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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Australian private sector lending remained steady in July

The aggregate sum of private sector credit rose by 0.5% July, in line with expectations although annual growth in business lending slowed from the previous month. The Reserve Bank of Australia’s monthly summary of credit growth showed that housing credit remains steady, off-setting continued weakness in personal loans such as […]
Australian private sector lending remained steady in July
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,892.43 +27.06 (+0.12%) S&P 500: 2,457.59 +11.29 (+0.46%) AUD/USD: 0.7905 +0.0002 (+0.03%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,651 (+1) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines $US76.08/t (-0.67%) 1. US dollar catches a bid as data tide turns: The second reading of US Q2 GDP data […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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Stocks in Pakistan have been getting smoked

It’s been a rough few months for Pakistani stocks. The KSE-100 index has fallen by around 11% in August, after former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was forced to resign on July 28 amid allegations of corruption. Including the recent falls, Pakistani stocks have now lost almost 30% since reaching an […]
Stocks in Pakistan have been getting smoked
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,865.37 +56.97 (+0.26%) S&P 500: 2,446.30 +2.06 (+0.08%) AUD/USD: 0.7949 -0.0003 (-0.04%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,661 (+29) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines $US76.36/t (-1%) 1. Calm down, nothing to see here: Global markets shut up shop and opened in risk-off mode overnight […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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Telstra shares are stuck at a five-year low

Telstra shares are stuck in a two-year slump since peaking in the middle of 2015. More recently, the company’s stock has so far failed to recover from a 10% fall when it reported full-year results on August 17. Telstra has been consistently trading below $4 a share since that point, […]
Telstra shares are stuck at a five-year low
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,808.40 -5.27 (-0.02%) S&P 500: 2,444.24 +1.19 (+0.05%) AUD/USD: 0.7933 -0.0001 (-0.01%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,679 (+1) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines $US77.15/t (+2.1%) 1. AUD gets its wings clipped: The Aussie dollar pushed higher against the greenback overnight as part of […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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Here’s the Australian city with the youngest population

The ABS released population data today for the median age of Australians in each capital city, and we’re getting older (slightly). The data shows that as at June 2016, the median age was 37.2 (up from 36.7 years in 2006). Here’s how your city compares: Darwin’s younger population can be […]
Here’s the Australian city with the youngest population
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Hong Kong stocks are closing in on a new record high

The Hang Seng index on the Hong Kong stock exchange cleared 28,000 in early trade this morning. The index last closed above 28,000 in May 2015. This morning’s gain follow a 1.2% rise on Friday, after the index was closed for a typhoon on Thursday. Despite the move higher, global […]
Hong Kong stocks are closing in on a new record high
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The Australian stock market is falling behind the rest of the world

With earnings season for the 2017 financial year largely complete, most analysts agree that ASX200 company profits have been steady if not spectacular. Of the 139 ASX-listed companies with a June reporting date, 119 had reported results by Friday. Commsec research shows that around 90% of reporting companies have made […]
The Australian stock market is falling behind the rest of the world
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,813.67 +30.27 (+0.14%) S&P 500: 2,443.05 +4.08 (+0.17%) AUD/USD: 0.7933 -0.0001 (-0.01%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,716 (+6) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines $US78.77/t (+2.1%) 1. Euro bulls hold sway after Jackson Hole: No big changes from the key speakers (as expected). US […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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REPORT: Another senior staff member just resigned from Goldman Sachs

The head of portfolio trading at Goldman Sachs, Deepan Pavendranathan, has resigned from the bank. The Financial Review reports Pavendranathan will take six months gardening leave. He’ll then take up a role as head of events and trading for Australia and Asia at hedge fund Regal Funds Management. Pavendranathan spent […]
REPORT: Another senior staff member just resigned from Goldman Sachs
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MORGAN STANLEY: Cryptocurrencies aren’t going to be ‘fully disruptive’

If you think the crypto-revolution is coming, prepare to be (somewhat) disappointed. Morgan Stanley’s US equity analysts argue that digital coins such as Bitcoin and Ethereum are unlikely to replace traditional fiat currencies. “We think that cryptocurrencies as a group are likely to see some adoption outside of the incumbent […]
MORGAN STANLEY: Cryptocurrencies aren’t going to be ‘fully disruptive’
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GAME-CHANGER: How China can address its growing debt problem

China’s increasingly high levels of debt have been a consistent focus of analysts in financial markets for a number of years. Recently, some analysts have expressed concern that China is a stuck in a growing debt cycle, as leverage has to keep expanding in order for the country to reach […]
GAME-CHANGER: How China can address its growing debt problem
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,783.40 -28.69 (-0.13%) S&P 500: 2,438.97 -5.07 (-0.21%) AUD/USD: 0.7902 -0.0002 (-0.03% ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,708 (-4) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines $US77.16/t (-0.85%) 1. Snooze alert: It was another quiet night on global markets ahead of the annual meeting of central […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,812.09 -87.80 (-0.40%) S&P 500: 2,444.04 -8.47 (-0.35%) AUD/USD: 0.7906 +0.0002 (+0.03%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,704 (+8) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines $US77.82/t (-2.3%) 1. US dollar index dips by 0.4% after yesterday’s rise: New home sales data came in at the […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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Hong Kong markets were shut down because of a typhoon

Hong Kong’s stock exchange (HKSE) was closed for morning trade as a severe typhoon hit the island. Authorities yesterday raised the storm warning to its highest level for the first time in five years due to Typhoon Hato. Flights to and from Hong Kong airport were cancelled and the city’s […]
Hong Kong markets were shut down because of a typhoon
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,899.89 +196.14 (+0.90%) S&P 500: 2,452.51 +24.14 (+0.99%) AUD/USD: 0.7914 +0.0002 (+0.03%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,745 (+32) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines $US79.65/t (-0.35%) 1. Greenback gets a bid: The US dollar index rose by 0.43% with solid gains against all major […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,703.75 +29.24 (+0.13%) S&P 500: 2,428.37 +2.82 (+0.12%) AUD/USD: 0.7936 +0.0009 (+0.11%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,684 (+4) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines $US79.93/t (+2.55%) 1. All calm for the eclipse? It’s more likely that markets are awaiting this week’s annual meeting of […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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AUSTRALIAN STOCKS FALL: Here’s what you need to know

Australian shares closed lower to start the week. Today’s scoreboard: ASX 200: 5,725.90 -21.21 (-0.37%) All Ordinaries: 5,780.00 -18.51 (-0.32%) AUD/USD: 0.7923 -0.0008 (-0.10%) The local market started the week lower as banks fell, with the ASX200 financials index down by 0.3%. All four of the major banks finished lower, […]
AUSTRALIAN STOCKS FALL: Here’s what you need to know
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Vocus shares are getting hammered

Vocus shares came out of a trading halt at 11:00am AEST and plummeted by more than 16%. It follows news that multiple private equity companies have dropped out of the race to buy the company. In July this year, Affinity Equity Partners made a bid for the company at $3.50 […]
Vocus shares are getting hammered
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,674.51 -76.22 (-0.35%) S&P 500: 2,425.55 -4.46 (-0.18%) AUD/USD: 0.7928 -0.0003 (-0.04%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,703 (-4) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines $US75.41/t (+3.3%) 1. Markets take a breather: Capital flows moved back out of safe haven assets on Friday, with traders […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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Bitcoin Cash just exploded in value

Bitcoin Cash is the latest major cryptocurrency to surge in value, with prices more than doubling over the past two days. Following Bitcoin’s split on August 1, the alternative Bitcoin Cash traded consistently at around $US300. Demand then spiked and a short time ago, prices had shot up to more […]
Bitcoin Cash just exploded in value
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,750.73 -274.14 (-1.24%) S&P 500: 2,430.01 -38.10 (-1.54%) AUD/USD: 0.7888 -0.0045 (-0.45%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,695 (-51) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines $US75.41/t (+3.3%) 1. Global stocks get thumped: There was early selling in US markets on more political worries as the […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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QBE shares are diving

Insurer QBE has posted an interim (half year) net profit of $345 million, up 30% from the same time last year and broadly in line with expectations. Despite the increase, a disappointing performance from it’s emerging markets division (which it initially flagged in June) appears to have weighed on the […]
QBE shares are diving
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These 13 ‘brain belts’ are some of the smartest places on earth

Analysts from Macquarie bank have outlined 13 places where the world’s best and brightest tend to cluster. Macquarie’s team referred to such regions as “brain belts” — areas which have developed into hubs which attract the smartest people to work in different areas of cutting edge technology. The list is […]
These 13 ‘brain belts’ are some of the smartest places on earth
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 22,024.87 +25.88 (+0.12%) S&P 500: 2,468.11 +3.50 (+0.14%) AUD/USD: 0.7931 +0.0106 (+1.39%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,758 (+12) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines $US73.68/t (-1.4%) 1. US dollar gets hammered: The minutes from the US Federal Reserve’s July meeting revealed that committee members […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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AUSTRALIAN STOCKS CLIMB: Here’s what you need to know

The ASX200 edged higher for the third straight day as 12 companies reported their full-year earnings. To the scoreboard: ASX 200 5785.10 , 27.62 , 0.48% All Ordinaries 5830.80 , 26.81 , 0.46% AUD/USD 0.7833 , 0.0015 , 0.19% Commonwealth Bank was the only major bank to fall, as it […]
AUSTRALIAN STOCKS CLIMB: Here’s what you need to know
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Fairfax shares rise as the company says its back in the black

Fairfax Media has reported a net profit of $83.9 million for the 2017 financial year. It’s a turnaround from last year’s $772.6 million loss, when Fairfax wrote down the value of its newspaper mastheads by $989 million. The market reacted positively to the result and a short time ago Fairfax […]
Fairfax shares rise as the company says its back in the black
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Seek shares are being hammered after profits fell

Seek, Australia’s biggest online job ads provider, has posted full-year net profit after tax (NPAT) of $340.2 million. The net figure represents a 5% decrease on last year, but that factored in higher proceeds from one-off sales in FY16. Excluding the sale of significant items, Seek reported underlying growth in […]
Seek shares are being hammered after profits fell
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CSL shares are getting hit as profit misses guidance

CSL posted a net profit after tax of $US1.34 billion for the 2017 financial year, a rise of 7.4% from the year before. The profit missed analyst expectations though and a short time ago CSL shares were down by 5.42% to $120.29. Adjusted for foreign exchanges movements, underlying net profit […]
CSL shares are getting hit as profit misses guidance
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 21,998.99 +5.28 (+0.02%) S&P 500: 2,464.61 -1.23 (-0.05%) AUD/USD: 0.7822 -0.0033 (-0.37%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,699 (-5) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines $US73.68/t (-1.4%) 1. It’s wages day: The ABS releases the June quarter wage price index at 11:30am AEST. Annual wage […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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Here’s what happens to stock markets when the world goes to war

History suggests market shocks from geo-political events typically don’t last, according to AMP chief economist Shane Oliver. Escalating tensions between the US and North Korea last week caused volatility in global markets, although the threat of conflict appears to have eased for now. “The risk of war has grown but […]
Here’s what happens to stock markets when the world goes to war
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Germany’s economy is growing at its fastest rate in three years

Preliminary GDP data for Germany revealed growth of 0.6% in the June quarter, just shy of market forecasts of 0.7%. The slight miss was still a solid print for the German economy, with annual growth increasing to 2.1% from 1.7% in Q1. According to the Financial Times, that’s the fastest […]
Germany’s economy is growing at its fastest rate in three years