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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 25,413.22 +123.95 (+0.49%) S&P 500: 2,736.27 +6.07 (+0.22%) AUD/USD: 0.7305 -0.0029 (-0.40%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,739 (+17) 1. ASX futures closed slightly higher on Friday after the S&P500 held steady to end the week. US tech stocks were mixed, but energy stocks […]
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: 25,289.27 +208.77 (+0.83%) S&P 500: 2,730.58 +29.00 (+1.07%) AUD/USD: 0.7280 +0.0047 (+0.65%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,757 (+10) 1. Brexit chaos was the main event on overnight markets. A swathe of UK government ministers resigned in protest against Theresa May’s draft deal with […]
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: 25,081.31 -205.18 (-0.81%) S&P 500: 2,702.28 -19.90 (-0.73%) AUD/USD: 0.7239 +0.0008 (+0.11%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,745 (+5) 1. It’s jobs day: Continued strength in the labour market is of critical importance if Australia is to maintain economic growth above 3%. Employment data […]
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: 25,286.49 -100.69 (-0.40%) S&P 500: 2,722.62 -3.60 (-0.13%) AUD/USD: 0.7212 +0.0037 (+0.52%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,833 (+1) 1. It’s wages day: Australia’s wage price index for the September quarter comes out at 11:30am AEDT. The WPI has finally begun to edge higher […]
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: 25,387.18 -602.12 (-2.32%) S&P 500: 2,725.88 -55.13 (-1.98%) AUD/USD: 0.7177 -0.0048 (-0.66%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,865 (-66) 1. US stocks fell sharply overnight, led by more heavy losses in the tech sector. Apple fell by almost 5% after two of its suppliers […]
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: 25,989.30 -201.92 (-0.77%) S&P 500: 2,781.01 -25.82 (-0.92%) AUD/USD: 0.7256 -0.0019 (-0.26%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,874 (-37) 1. The ASX200 looks set to open lower this morning, after US stocks fell by 0.9% to end the week. Falls were led by energy […]
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: 26,191.22 +10.92 (+0.04%) S&P 500: 2,805.62 -8.27 (-0.29%) AUD/USD: 0.7256 -0.0019 (-0.26%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,902 (-11) 1. US stocks took a breather overnight in the wake their post-election rally. The US dollar had a modest gain and treasury […]
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: 26,180.30 +545.29 (+2.13%) S&P 500: 2,813.58 +58.13 (+2.11%) AUD/USD: 0.7277 +0.0032 (+0.44%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,897 (+34) 1. US stocks rallied and the greenback lost ground in the wake of the mid-term elections overnight. Gains on the S&P500 were led by tech […]
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: 25,635.01 +173.31 (+0.68%) S&P 500: 2,754.42 +16.11 (+0.59%) AUD/USD: 0.7221 +0.0009 (+0.12%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,861 (+11) 1. The ASX200 looks set for a cautious open this morning, as Asian markets await key developments from the US mid-term elections. Early results are […]
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: 25,478.93 +208.10 (+0.82%) S&P 500: 2,738.08 +15.02 (+0.55%) AUD/USD: 0.7213 +0.0015 (+0.21%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,816 (+6) 1. It’s RBA day: The Reserve Bank will hold its monthly meeting today, and rates are certain to stay on hold at 1.5%. But there’ll […]
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: 25,270.83 -109.91 (-0.43%) S&P 500: 2,723.06 -17.31 (-0.63%) AUD/USD: 0.7199 -0.0007 (-0.10%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,811 (-5) 1. US jobs data moved markets on Friday night, with a bumper report which showed the economy added 250,000 jobs in October (189,000 forecast) while […]
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: 25,380.74 +264.98 (+1.06%) S&P500: 2,740.37 +28.63 (+1.06%) AUD/USD: 0.7200 +0.0117 (+1.65%) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,813 (+5) 1. Global stocks kicked off November on strong note, as more company earnings results beat expectations in the US and the UK. Markets […]
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: 25,115.76 +241.12 (+0.97%) S&P500: 2,711.74 +29.11 (+1.09%) AUD/USD: 0.7072 -0.0026 (-0.37%) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,824 (+26) 1. Global stocks rallied overnight, as company earnings beat expectations in the US and Europe and the NASDAQ rose more than 2%. It capped off a […]
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: 24,874.64 +431.72 (+1.77%) S&P500: 2,682.63 +41.38 (+1.57%) AUD/USD: 0.7103 +0.0047 (+0.67%) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,767 (-5) 1. It’s CPI day: All-important Q3 inflation data will be released by the ABS at 11:30am AEDT. The forecast is for core inflation to rise 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: 24,442.92 -245.39 (-0.99%) S&P500: 2,641.25 -17.44 (-0.66%) AUD/USD: 0.7056 -0.0040 (-0.56) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,653 (-51) 1. US stocks gave up early gains to finish in the red, and ASX futures are down sharply following yesterday’s rally. Falls in the US were […]
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: 24,688.31 -296.24 (-1.19%) S&P500: 2,658.69 -46.88 (-1.73%) AUD/USD: 0.7096 +0.0015 (+0.21) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,644 (-17) 1. ASX futures are pointing lower this morning after another sharp fall in US stocks to end the week. The tech sector was hardest hit, as […]
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: 24,984.55 +401.13 (+1.63%) S&P500: 2,705.57 +49.47 (+1.86%) AUD/USD: 0.7080 +0.0017 (+0.24) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,701 (+73) 1. US stocks rebounded strongly overnight, with tech stocks leading the rally as the NASDAQ jumped by 3.5% to partially offset the previous day’s 4.6% drop. […]
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: 24,583.42 -608.01 (-2.41%) S&P500: 2,656.10 -84.59 (-3.09%) AUD/USD: 0.7062 -0.0030 (-0.42) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,700 (-94) 1. Global markets were gripped by another round of fear overnight, as US stocks got sold off sharply into the close. The S&P500 fell for the […]
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: 25,191.43 -125.98 (-0.50%) S&P500: 2,740.69 -15.19 (-0.55%) AUD/USD: 0.7085 +0.0013 (+0.18) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,815 (no change) 1. US stocks fell sharply in the first hour, before clawing back ground in a volatile session overnight. Investors bought the dips amid rising fears […]
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: 25,317.41 -126.93 (-0.50%) S&P500: 2,755.47 -12.31 (-0.44%) AUD/USD: 0.7084 -0.0029 (-0.41%) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,879 (-12) 1. Global markets remained cautious overnight, following another huge surge in Chinese stocks after last Friday’s policy response by top officials in Beijing. US tech stocks […]
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: 25,444.34 +64.89 (+0.26%) S&P500: 2,767.78 -1.00 (-0.04%) AUD/USD: 0.7121 +0.0022 (+0.31) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,911 (-12) 1. US stocks closed flat on Friday, in a cautious session which capped off a volatile week of trade. Tech stocks dragged the index lower, led […]
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: 25,379.45 -327.23 (-1.27%) S&P500: 2,768.78 -40.43 (-1.44%) AUD/USD: 0.7102 -0.0007 (-0.10%) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,871 (-51) 1. US stocks fell for a second straight day, with the selloff accelerating overnight as markets continued to assess whether the US Fed will tighten monetary […]
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: 25,706.68 -91.74 (-0.36%) S&P500: 2,809.21 -0.71 (-0.03%) AUD/USD: 0.7108 -0.0033 (-0.46%) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,902 (-25) 1. Some more volatility returned to US markets overnight, as the minutes from the US Fed’s September board meeting were deemed to be more hawkish in […]
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: 25,798.42 +547.87 (+2.17%) S&P500: 2,809.92 +59.13 (+2.15%) AUD/USD: 0.7140 +0.0009 (+0.13) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,886 (+32) 1. US stocks notched their best day since March overnight, as strong earnings reports helped lift spirits on Wall Street following a sell-off that had shaved […]
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: 25,250.55 -89.44 (-0.35%) S&P500: 2,750.79 -16.34 (-0.59%) AUD/USD: 0.7139 +0.0032 (+0.45) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,818 (unchanged) 1. US stocks wavered and then turned negative in the final hour of trade overnight, as concerns around rising rates and trade tensions kept markets on […]
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: 25,339.99 +287.16 (+1.15%) S&P500: 2,767.13 +38.76 (+1.42%) AUD/USD: 0.7112 -0.0007 (-0.10%) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,803 (-51) 1. US stocks had a tech-led rally on Friday night, after Asian markets steadied to end the week. The S&P500 snapped a six-day losing streak where […]
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: 25,052.83 -545.91 (-2.13%) S&P500: 2,728.37 -57.31 (-2.06%) AUD/USD: 0.7121 +0.0058 (-0.82%) ASX SPI futures (December contracts): 5,778 (-47) 1. The ASX200 looks set for another sharp fall this morning, after US stocks lost a further 2% overnight. Falls were led by energy and financial […]
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: 25,598.74 -831.83 (-3.15%) S&P500: 2,785.68 -94.66 (-3.29%) AUD/USD: 0.7065 -0.0038 (-0.53%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 5,914 (-109) 1. US stocks got hammered overnight as the major indexes fell by more than 3% in the biggest selloff since early February. It’s looking like a […]
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: 26,430.57 -56.21 (-0.21%) S&P 500: 2,880.34 -4.09 (-0.14%) AUD/USD: 0.7102 +0.0025 (+0.35%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,020 (-6) 1. Benchmark US 10-year yields retreated overnight, after briefly hitting a new seven-year high of 3.27%. Most of the big US tech stocks snapped a […]
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: 26,486.78 +39.73 (+0.15%) S&P 500: 2,884.43 -1.14 (-0.04%) AUD/USD: 0.7077 +0.0022 (+0.31%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,070 (-7) 1. The S&P500 started lower but rallied into the close to finish flat, after UK and European markets both fell by more than 1% following […]
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: 26,447.05 -180.43 (-0.68%) S&P 500: 2,885.57 -16.04 (-0.55%) AUD/USD: 0.7053 -0.0022 (-0.31%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,146 (-28) 1. All-important US jobs data missed expectations on Friday, with 134,000 jobs added for the month (185,000 forecast). But the numbers were partially affected 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: 26,627.48 -200.91 (-0.75%) S&P 500: 2,901.61 -23.90 (-0.82%) AUD/USD: 0.7077 -0.0028 (-0.39%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,150 (-27) 1. US stocks got hit hard overnight as yesterday’s global bond rout weighed on risk sentiment. It followed an equally rough session for Asian stocks, […]
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: 26,828.39 +54.45 (+0.20%) S&P 500: 2,925.51 +2.08 (+0.07%) AUD/USD: 0.7102 -0.0083 (-1.15%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,152 (+9) 1. The Dow hit another all-time high overnight, and the S&P 500 flirted with a record close, as Wall Street eyed robust economic data. US […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Stocks were mixed Tuesday, with the Dow closing at record highs, as trade tensions eased and after Italy quarreled with the European Union over its budget. Facebook weighed on the tech-heavy Nasdaq, days after the social-media giant announced a major security breach. The dollar jumped against a basket of peers, […]
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: 26,439.93 +54.65 (+0.21%) S&P 500: 2,914.00 +8.03 (+0.28%) AUD/USD: 0.7208 -0.0049 (-0.68%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,198 (+28) 1. US stocks snapped a four-day losing streak and the greenback rose strongly, as markets digested this week’s message from the US Fed that it […]
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: 26,385.28 -106.93 (-0.40%) S&P 500: 2,905.97 -9.59 (-0.33%) AUD/USD: 0.7258 +0.0008 (+0.11%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,164 (-17) 1. The US Fed raised rates as expected, and caused a bout of volatility in markets by removing the word “accomodative” from its accompanying statement […]
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: 26,492.21 -69.84 (-0.26%) S&P 500: 2,915.56 -3.81 (-0.13%) AUD/USD: 0.7248 -0.0002 (-0.03%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,186 (+6) 1. US stocks were mixed overnight as the Federal Reserve kicked off its two-day policy meeting. Ahead of tonight’s all-important rates announcement (4am AEST), US […]
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: 26,562.05 -181.45 (-0.68%) S&P 500: 2,919.37 -10.30 (-0.35%) AUD/USD: 0.7252 -0.0025 (-0.34%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,182 (-6) 1. Benchmark crude oil rose above $US81 a barrel overnight for the first time since 2014. It followed OPEC’s decision at the weekend not to […]
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: 26,743.50 +86.52 (+0.32%) S&P 500: 2,929.65 -1.10 (-0.04%) AUD/USD: 0.7267 -0.0024 (-0.33%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,169 (-23) 1. There’s a mild risk-off tone in markets to start the week, with traders selling the Aussie dollar at the open this morning. Trade tensions […]
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: 26,661.72 +255.96 (+0.97%) S&P 500: 2,932.58 +24.63 (+0.85%) AUD/USD: 0.7291 +0.0027 (+0.37%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,188 (+22) 1. US stocks rose strongly to new record highs overnight, as markets continue to shake off escalating trade tensions around the globe. […]
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: 26,405.76 +158.80 (+0.61%) S&P 500: 2,907.95 +3.64 (+0.13%) AUD/USD: 0.7263 +0.0044 (+0.61%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,182 (-4) 1. US stocks rose again overnight, as markets continued to shrug off the latest escalations in the US-China trade war and attention turned to some […]
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: 26,246.96 +184.84 (+0.71%) S&P500: 2,904.31 +15.51 (+0.54%) AUD/USD: 0.7220 +0.0002 (+0.03%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,195 (+28) 1. China has placed tariffs on $US60 billion worth of American products in a tit-for-tat response to the Trump administration’s latest round of sanctions. Markets were […]
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: 26,062.12 -92.55 (-0.35%) S&P500: 2,888.80 -16.18 (-0.56%) AUD/USD: 0.7180 +0.0037 (+0.52%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,179 (-4) 1. US stocks fell overnight as markets braced for major escalations in the US-China trade war. The Nasdaq Composite dropped nearly 1.5%, with companies like Apple […]
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: 26,154.67 +8.68 (+0.03%) S&P500: 2,904.98 +0.80 (+0.03%) AUD/USD: 0.7413 -0.0001 (-0.01%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,180 (+6) 1. Markets will start the week still braced for more US-China trade tensions. Reports over the weekend indicate that President Trump is still planning to follow […]
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: 26,145.99 +147.07 (+0.57%) S&P500: 2,904.18 +15.26 (+0.53%) AUD/USD: 0.7190 +0.0021 (+0.29%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,158 (+27) 1. US Stocks jumped overnight after US inflation missed forecasts, while there was renewed optimism on emerging markets and US China trade talks. The US dollar […]
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: 25,998.92 +27.86 (+0.11%) S&P500: 2,888.92 +1.03 (+0.04%) AUD/USD: 0.7168 +0.0043 (+0.60%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,162 (-17) 1. The S&P500 edged higher overnight, amid reports the US has reached out to China for more high-level trade talks before enforcing tariffs on another $US200 […]
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: 25,971.06 +113.99 (+0.44%) S&P500: 2,887.89 +10.76 (+0.37%) AUD/USD: 0.7118 +0.0003 (+0.04%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,162 (-14) 1. US markets put aside lingering trade fears overnight, as the big tech companies resumed their rally and energy stocks rose after a spike in oil […]
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: 25,857.07 -59.47 (-0.23%) S&P500: 2,877.13 +5.45 (+0.19%) AUD/USD: 0.7112 +0.0007 (0.02%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,139 (+2) 1. US stocks edged higher overnight in a quiet session on global markets, as the S&P500 ended a four-day losing streak. ASX futures are flat and […]
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: 25,916.54 -79.33 (-0.31%) S&P500: 2,871.68 -6.37 (-0.22%) AUD/USD: 0.7105 -0.0097 (-1.35%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,108 (-23) 1. Key US jobs data beat forecasts on Friday night, but the focus was on wage growth which rose to 2.9% y/y — the fastest pace […]
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: 25,995.87 +20.88 (+0.08%) S&P500: 2,878.05 -10.55 (-0.37%) AUD/USD: 0.7197 +0.0007 (+0.10%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,120 (-25) 1. US stocks edged lower overnight as this week’s tech selloff continued, while lingering trade fears weighed on sentiment. And it’s looking like […]
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: 25,974.99 +22.51 (+0.09%) S&P500: 2,888.60 -8.12 (-0.28%) AUD/USD: 0.7193 +0.0014 (+0.20%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,190 (-25) 1. European markets followed Asian stocks lower overnight, but falls on the S&P500 were relatively muted despite a sharp selloff in tech stocks as US Congress […]
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: 25,952.48 -12.34 (-0.05%) S&P500: 2,896.72 -4.80 (-0.17%) AUD/USD: 0.7178 -0.0036 (-0.50%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,262 (-18) 1. US markets reopened overnight and the USD got back on the move, as manufacturing activity in the US surged to its highest level in 14 […]
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: 25,964.82 -22.10 (unchanged) S&P500: 2,901.52 +0.39 (unchanged) AUD/USD: 0.7213 +0.0024 (+0.33) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,297 (-3) 1. Global stocks traded flat in a quiet session with US markets closed for a holiday overnight, but investors remain on edge amid ongoing trade tensions […]
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: 25,986.92 -137.65 (-0.53%) S&P500: 2,901.13 -12.91 (-0.44%) AUD/USD: 0.7267 -0.0043 (-0.59%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,336 (+12) 1. After a week of positive US trade news, US stocks fell overnight following reports the Trump administration could follow through with tariffs on another $US200 […]
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: 26,124.57 +60.55 (+0.23%) S&P 500: 2,914.04 +16.52 (+0.57%) AUD/USD: 0.7313 +0.0003 (+0.04%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,355 (+18) 1. Strong economic data and optimism for easing global trade tensions powered the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite to touch record highs for a fourth […]
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: 26,064.02 +14.38 (+0.06%) S&P 500: 2,897.52 +0.78 (+0.03%) AUD/USD: 0.7336 -0.0001 (-0.01%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,270 (-6) 1. It was a quiet night on global markets as US stocks finished flat, after the S&P 500 briefly touched 2,900 for first time amid […]
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: 26,049.64 +259.29 (+1.01%) S&P 500: 2,896.74 +22.05 (+0.77%) AUD/USD: 0.7348 +0.0023 (+0.32%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,264 (+28) 1. ASX futures are pointing higher after the US and Mexico reached a preliminary deal on a modernised version of the NAFTA trade agreement. The […]
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: 25,790.35 +133.37 (+0.52%) S&P 500: 2,874.69 +17.71 (+0.62%) AUD/USD: 0.7325 +0.0079 (+1.09%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,220 (-1) 1. US Fed chair Jerome Powell’s much-anticipated speech on Friday night was the main catalyst for market moves to end the week. Powell said the […]
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: 25,451.06 -76.01 (-0.30%) S&P 500: 2,856.98 -4.84 (-0.17%) AUD/USD: 0.7251 -0.0097 (-1.31%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,240 (+19) 1. The Aussie dollar got hammered again overnight, after falling below US73 cents yesterday amid the ongoing political chaos in Canberra. As at 7am AEST […]
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: 25,733.60 -88.69 (-0.34%) S&P 500: 2,861.82 -1.14 (-0.04%) AUD/USD: 0.7349 -0.0022 (-0.30%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,253 (+17) 1. US stocks closed lower overnight as the S&P500 hit its 3,453rd day without a major correction — the longest bull market in history. Strong […]
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: 25,822.29 +63.60 (+0.25%) S&P 500: 2,862.96 +5.91 (+0.21%) AUD/USD: 0.7367 +0.0027 (+0.37%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,240 (-19) 1. Global risk appetite improved overnight, as US stocks rose to a new record high before closing slightly lower. But after political uncertainty sparked heavy […]
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: 25,758.69 +89.37 (+0.35%) S&P 500: 2,857.05 +6.92 (+0.24%) AUD/USD: 0.7342 +0.0034 (+0.47%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,311 (-3) 1. US bond yields fell sharply overnight, following reports that President Trump had criticised the Federal Reserve for its commitment to hiking rates. Trump later […]
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: 25,669.32 +110.59 (+0.43%) S&P 500: 2,850.13 +9.44 (+0.33%) AUD/USD: 0.7316 +0.0055 (+0.80%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,327 (+28) 1. US stocks climbed to end the week, amid reports reports the US and China may be working towards a trade deal in November. Trade […]
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: 25,558.73 +396.32 (+1.58%) S&P500: 2,840.69 +22.32 (+0.79%) AUD/USD: 0.7262 +0.0022 +0.30% ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,280 (-2) 1. Positive developments yesterday concerning possible US-China trade discussions gave rise to more bullish sentiment on global markets overnight. US stocks recouped the previous day’s falls […]
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: 25,162.41 -137.51 (-0.54%) S&P500: 2,818.37 -21.59 (-0.76%) AUD/USD: 0.7240 +0.0001 +0.01% ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,241 (-50) 1. The heavy falls in Chinese stocks yesterday weighed on US markets overnight. Technology and energy companies took the biggest hits after Hong Kong-based internet giant […]
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: 25,299.92 +112.22 (+0.45%) S&P500: 2,839.96 +18.03 (+0.64%) AUD/USD: 0.7240 -0.0029 (-0.40%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,239 (-7) 1. After a sharp sell-off slashed more than a fifth of its value, Turkey’s currency began to rebound. But structural issues behind the ailing economy and […]
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: 25,187.70 -125.44 (-0.50%) S&P500: 2,821.93 -11.35 (-0.40%) AUD/USD: 0.7274 -0.0010 (-0.18%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,205 (+5) 1. The fallout from the selloff in the Turkish lira continued to unsettle global markets overnight, although falls for US and European stocks were relatively limited. […]
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: 25,313.14 -196.09 (-0.77%) S&P500: 2,833.28 -20.30 (-0.71%) AUD/USD: 0.7284 -0.0012 (-0.16%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,229 (+11) 1. Global markets had a wild session on Friday night, stemming from the collapse of the Turkish lira which closed the week more than 20% lower. […]
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: 25,509.23 -74.52 (-0.29%) S&P500: 2,853.58 -4.12 (-0.14%) AUD/USD: 0.7378 -0.0054 (-0.73%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,249 (+10) 1. US dollar strength was the main story overnight. The greenback gained significant ground against all the major pairs including the safe haven Japanese yen, and […]
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: 25,583.75 -45.16 (-0.18%) S&P500: 2,857.70 -0.75 (-0.03%) AUD/USD: 0.7431 +0.0004 (+0.05%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,206 (-1) 1. US stocks were mixed overnight, as a new round of tariffs between the US and China dragged energy companies lower. It followed a weak lead […]
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: 25,628.91 +126.73 (+0.50%) S&P 500: 2,858.45 +8.05 (+0.28%) AUD/USD: 0.7418 +0.0031 (+0.42%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,202 (-5) 1. Global stocks rose overnight, after Chinese markets had their biggest one-day gain in two years yesterday. The S&P500 closed just off record highs amid […]
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: 25,502.18 +39.60 (+0.16%) S&P 500: 2,850.40 +10.05 (+0.35%) AUD/USD: 0.7386 -0.0002 (-0.03%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,211 (+3) 1. Oil prices edged higher after Saudi Arabia unexpectedly cut production in July. The move also followed news that US sanctions against Iran are snapping […]
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: 25,462.58 +136.42 (+0.54%) S&P 500: 2,840.35 +13.13 (+0.46%) AUD/USD: 0.7400 +0.0040 (+0.54%) ASX200 SPI futures (March contracts): 6,204 (+21) 1. US jobs data on Friday night showed the unemployment rate held near an 18-year low. But the headline jobs figure missed estimates while wage […]
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: 25,326.16 -7.66 (-0.03%) S&P 500: 2,827.22 +13.86 (+0.49%) AUD/USD: 0.7365 -0.0039 (-0.53%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,213 (+21) 1. Tech stocks continued to lead US markets higher overnight, as Apple became the world’s first $1 trillion company while Tesla cost short-sellers $US1.1 billion. […]
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: 25,333.82 -81.37 (-0.32%) S&P 500: 2,813.36 -2.93 (-0.10%) AUD/USD: 0.7404 -0.0025 (-0.34%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,200 (-26) 1. As expected, the US Federal Reserve held its benchmark interest rate unchanged. The central bank noted the economy was growing at a “strong” pace […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning
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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Stocks staged a comeback Tuesday after a three-session losing streak and after a series of strong earnings reports. The dollar rose, and Treasury yields edged lower. To the scoreboard: Dow: 25,415.19 +108.36 (+0.43%) S&P 500: 2,816.29 +13.69 (+0.49%) AUD/USD: 0.7427 +0.0020 (+0.27%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,237 (+19) 1. […]
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: 25,306.83 -144.23 (-0.57%) S&P 500: 2,802.60 -16.22 (-0.58%) AUD/USD: 0.7408 +0.0001 (+0.01%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,224 (-2) 1. US Stocks fell overnight, with the Nasdaq declining for a third-straight session to hit its lowest level since July 6. The big tech companies […]
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: 25,451.06 -76.01 (-0.30%) S&P 500: 2,818.82 -18.62 (-0.66%) AUD/USD: 0.7401 +0.0023 (+0.31%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,225 (-26) 1. US GDP data on Friday night showed annual growth of 4.1% in the June quarter. President Trump was optimistic about further growth, but many […]
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: 25,527.07 +112.97 (+0.44%) S&P500: 2,837.44 -8.63 (-0.30%) AUD/USD: 0.7379 -0.0077 (-1.03%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,224 (+27) 1. US stocks were mixed overnight after Facebook took a historic tumble post-earnings. Automakers led European stocks higher as markets digested the possibility of cooling trade […]
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: 25,414.10 +172.16 (+0.68%) S&P500: 2,846.07 +25.67 (+0.91%) AUD/USD: 0.7452 +0.0031 (+0.41%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,199 (+8) 1. US stocks rallied strongly into the close, following news that President Trump had secured a preliminary deal with the European Union on trade. Stocks in […]
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: 25,241.94 +197.65 (+0.79%) S&P500: 2,820.40 +13.42 (+0.48%) AUD/USD: 0.7419 +0.0039 (+0.53%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,216 (+16) 1. News yesterday that Chinese authorities were moving to shore up the economy gave rise to a positive tone on global markets overnight. Stocks in Shanghai […]
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: 25,044.29 -13.83 (-0.06%) S&P500: 2,806.98 +5.15 (+0.18%) AUD/USD: 0.7382 -0.0050 (-0.67%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,185 (+17) 1. Another rise in bond yields was the main story overnight, following yesterday’s news that the Bank of Japan may be considering a policy shift. The […]
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: 25,058.12 -6.38 (-0.03%) S&P500: 2,801.83 -2.66 (-0.09%) AUD/USD: 0.7423 +0.0064 (+0.87%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,207 (-18) 1. Global markets adopted a cautious tone to end the week, as US President Trump continue to inflame trade tensions by threatening tariffs on all $US500 […]
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: 25,064.50 -134.79 (-0.53%) S&P500: 2,804.49 -11.13 (-0.40%) AUD/USD: 0.7359 -0.0039 (-0.53%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,201 (-11) 1. US President Trump said overnight that he’s “not thrilled” with the Federal Reserve raising interest rates. The comments break with a longstanding precedent of the […]
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: 25,199.29 +79.40 (+0.32%) S&P500: 2,815.62 +6.07 (+0.22%) AUD/USD: 0.7398 +0.0010 (+0.14%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,203 (+9) 1. It’s jobs day: June employment data comes out at 11:30am AEST. The median forecast is for 16,500 jobs to be added, with unemployment holding steady […]
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: 25,119.89 +55.53 (+0.22%) S&P500: 25,119.89 +55.53 (+0.22%) AUD/USD: 0.7420 +0.0001 (+0.01%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,180 (+222) 1. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the central bank should keep “gradually” raising rates “for now.” In a testimony before a Senate committee, he highlighted […]
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: 25,064.36 +44.95 (+0.18%) S&P500: 2,798.43 -2.88 (-0.10%) AUD/USD: 0.7420 +0.0001 (+0.01%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,180 (-12) 1. Oil prices dropped to three-month lows overnight, with traders eyeing a likely increase in supply over coming months as major oil producers ramp up production. […]
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: 25,019.41 +94.52 (+0.38%) S&P500: 2,801.31 +3.02 (+0.11%) AUD/USD: 0.7423 +0.0017 (+0.23%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,213 (-7) 1. Global stocks were steady to end the week, as the S&P500 edged higher although markets were disappointed with the latest bank results as earnings season […]
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: 24,924.89 +224.44 (+0.91%) S&P 500: 2,798.29 +24.27 (+0.87%) AUD/USD: 0.7406 +0.0041 (+0.56%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,241 (+24) 1. All three major US indices rose overnight, with tech stocks lifting the Nasdaq Composite index to a record high, as markets shook off an […]
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: 24,700.45 -219.21 (-0.88%) S&P 500: 2,774.02 -19.82 (-0.71%) AUD/USD: 0.7369 -0.0046 (-0.62%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,166 (-8) 1. Global stocks slumped in the wake of President Trump’s $US200 billion tariff threat against China. Stocks in Shanghai came off their lows but finished […]
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: 24,919.66 +143.07 (+0.58%) S&P 500: 2,793.84 +9.67 (+0.35%) AUD/USD: 0.7431 -0.0028 (-0.38%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,227 (+16) 1. US stocks inched higher overnight, with the Dow Jones industrial average gaining for a fourth straight session, as markets brushed off mounting trade tensions […]
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: 24,776.59 +320.11 (+1.31%) S&P 500: 2,784.17 +24.35 (+0.88%) AUD/USD: 0.7462 -0.0005 (-0.07%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,267 (+27) 1. US stocks led global markets higher overnight as political chaos in the UK and global trade tensions took a back seat ahead of earnings […]
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: 24,456.48 +99.74 (+0.41%) S&P 500: 2,759.82 +23.21 (+0.85% AUD/USD: 0.7433 +0.0046 (+0.62%) ASX200 SPI futures (September contracts): 6,250 (+26) 1. Monthly employment data on Friday night showed the US economy added another 213,000 jobs in June (190,000 forecast), while unemployment edged higher as more […]
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: 24,356.74 +181.92 (+0.75%) S&P500: 2,736.61 +23.39 (+0.86%) AUD/USD: 0.7386 +0.0006 (+0.05%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,195 (+28) 1. It’s on: Tariffs on Chinese imports to the US are set to kick in today. Chinese authorities warned in June that Beijing would hit back […]
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: 24,174.82 -132.36 (unchanged) S&P500: 2,713.22 -13.49 (unchanged) AUD/USD: 0.7382 -0.0003 (-0.04%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,149 (+12) 1. With US markets closed for July 4th celebrations, stocks in Europe and the UK drifted lower overnight on thinner volumes. But despite lingering trade tensions, […]
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: 24,174.82 -132.36 (-0.54%) S&P500: 2,713.22 -13.49 (-0.49%) AUD/USD: 0.7388 +0.0047 (+0.64%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,143 (-26) 1. The ASX looks set to open lower after US markets were dragged down by tech stocks in a shortened session before the July 4 holiday. […]
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: 24,307.18 +35.77 (+0.15%) S&P500: 2,726.71 +8.34 (+0.31%) AUD/USD: 0.7339 -0.0060 (-0.81%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,158 (+21) 1. US stocks erased losses overnight, eking out a small gain after President Trump said the US would be meeting with Europe soon to discuss trade. […]
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: 24,271.41 +55.36 (+0.23%) S&P500: 2,718.37 +2.06 (+0.08%) AUD/USD: 0.7405 (+0.70) (+0.68%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,171 (+23) 1. ASX futures are pointing higher after global stocks were steady to end the week. US stocks started strong but finished flat, with gains underpinned 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: 24,216.05 +98.46 (+0.41%) S&P500: 2,716.31 +16.68 (+0.62%) AUD/USD: 0.7351 -0.0001 (-0.01%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,185 (+13) 1. US markets were relatively benign overnight following another sharp fall in Chinese stocks yesterday. In the absence of further news on trade wars, the S&P500 […]
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: 24,117.59 -165.52 (-0.68%) S&P500: 2,699.63 -23.43 (-0.86%) AUD/USD: 0.7344 -0.0048 (-0.65%) ASX SPI futures (September contracts): 6,127 (-11) 1. US stocks slumped after another rough session on Chinese markets yesterday, as rising trade tensions continue to weigh on investor sentient. With continued weakness in […]
6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning