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6 things Australian traders will be talking about this morning

Good morning. To the scoreboard: Dow: 26,071.72 +53.91 (+0.21%) S&P 500: 2,810.30 +12.27 (+0.44%) AUD/USD: 0.7998 -0.0001 (-0.01%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,980 (+30) 1. The US government shut down on Friday after Congress failed to pass a temporary funding bill. Lawmakers will meet for further debate later today, […]
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: 26,025.27 -90.38 (-0.35%) S&P 500: 2,798.42 -4.14 (-0.15%) AUD/USD: 0.7996 +0.0029 (+0.36%) ASX200 SPI futures (March 2018 contracts): 5,970 (+18) 1. Bond yields break higher: The move was synchronised across global markets amid an increasingly positive economic growth backdrop, helped by China’s solid Q4 […]
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: 26,115.65 +322.79 (+1.25%) S&P 500: 2,802.38 +25.96 (+0.94%) AUD/USD: 0.7992 +0.0031 (+0.39%) ASX200 SPI futures (March 2018 contracts): 5,972 (+12) 1. AUD breaks through US80 cents: The Aussie got a boost from plenty of risk-on sentiment in overnight markets and reached a high earlier […]
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: 25,792.86 -10.33 (-0.04%) S&P 500: 2,777.58 -8.66 (-0.31%) AUD/USD: 0.7961 -0.0005 (-0.06%) ASX200 SPI futures (March 2018 contracts): 5,963 (-29) 1. Commodities under pressure: Oil is down more than 1% from its three-year high, with talk of increased US production and technical resistance appearing […]
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: 25,803.19 (unchanged) S&P 500: 2,786.24 +18.68 (unchanged) AUD/USD: 0.7971 +0.0054 (+0.68%) ASX200 SPI futures (March 2018 contracts): 6,013 (-13) 1. It was a case of another day, another round of US dollar selling as the greenback slid further against all the major pairs. 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: 25,803.19 +228.46 (+0.89%) S&P 500: 2,786.24 +18.68 (+0.68%) AUD/USD: 0.7917 +0.0025 (+0.32%) ASX200 SPI futures (March 2018 contracts): 5,991 (-6) 1. Euro hits a three-year high: The latest move was driven by political developments, as German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced a ruling coalition deal […]
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: 25,570.33 +201.20 (+0.79%) S&P 500: 2,767.12 +18.89 (+0.69%) AUD/USD: 0.7891 +0.0048 (+0.61%) ASX200 SPI futures (March 2018 contracts): 6,020 (+7) 1. The euro rose sharply after currency traders deemed the minutes from the European Central Bank’s December meeting were more hawkish […]
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: 25,370.07 -15.73 (-0.06%) S&P 500: 2,748.18 -3.11 (-0.11%) AUD/USD: 0.7838 +0.0014 (+0.18%) ASX200 SPI futures (March 2018 contracts): 6,031 (-15) 1. US bond yields jumped again overnight, after Chinese authorities indicated they may scale back their purchases of US treasuries. The yield on benchmark […]
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: 25,392.53 +109.53 (+0.43%) S&P 500: 2,753.58 +5.87 (+0.21%) AUD/USD: 0.7820 -0.0023 (-0.29%) ASX200 SPI futures (March 2018 contracts): 6,105 (+17) 1. Bonds sold off: Bond yields rose across the globe overnight following yesterday’s decision by the Bank of Japan (BoJ) to taper its bond […]
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: 25,280.16 -15.71 (-0.06%) S&P 500: 2,748.02 +4.87 (+0.18%) AUD/USD: 0.7842 -0.0022 (-0.28%) ASX200 SPI futures (March 2018 contracts, 20 minute delay): 6,089 (+8) 1. US dollar holds ground: The greenback climbed against the euro for the second straight session, despite a Eurozone economic sentiment […]
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 new year. To the scoreboard: Dow: 25,295.87 +220.74 (+0.88%) S&P 500: 2,743.15 +19.16 (+0.70%) AUD/USD: 0.7864 +0.0028 (+0.36%) ASX200 SPI futures (March 2018 contracts): 6,092 (+18) 1. Global stock sentiment stays bullish: The ASX200 looks set to open higher as US stocks capped a 2.6% weekly […]
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: 24,746.28 -8.47 (-0.03%) S&P 500: 2,681.98 +0.51 (+0.02%) AUD/USD: 0.7664 +0.0002 (+0.03%) ASX200 SPI futures (March 2018 contracts): 6,016 (-21) 1. Bond winds blowing: Yields on benchmark US 10-year bonds climbed to 2.49% overnight — the highest level since March — and the selloff […]
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: 24,772.01 -20.19 (-0.08%) S&P 500: 2,682.02 -8.14 (-0.30%) AUD/USD: 0.7664 +0.0002 (+0.03%) ASX200 SPI futures (March 2018 contracts): 6,013 (-6) 1. US bonds get sold off: Benchmark US 10-year bond yields rose 7 basis points to 2.46% — near the highest level since March. […]
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: 24,793.44 +141.70 (+0.57%) S&P 500: 2,691.22 +15.41 (+0.58%) AUD/USD: 0.7667 +0.0020 (+0.26%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts, 20 minute delay): 6,065 (+24) 1. Stocks are flying: The tech-focused NASDAQ is at a new record high above 7,000, while shares in Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway […]
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: 24,651.74 +143.08 (+0.58%) S&P 500: 2,675.81 +23.80 (+0.90%) AUD/USD: 0.7647 -0.0020 (-0.26%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts, 20 minute delay): 6,026 (+29) 1. US stocks rose strongly to end the week after key Republican Senators reversed course and cleared the way for tax cut […]
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: 24,509.49 -75.94 (-0.31%) S&P 500: 2,651.78 -11.07 (-0.42%) AUD/USD: 0.7671 +0.0035 (+0.46%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,018 (+5) 1. There was a wave of central bank activity overnight, as ECB President Mario Draghi upgraded growth forecasts although inflation is expected […]
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: 24,623.29 +118.49 (+0.48%) S&P 500: 2,666.42 +2.31 (+0.09%) AUD/USD: 0.7631 +0.0073 (+0.97%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,063 (+36) 1. The US Fed hiked rates by 25 basis points as expected, to a range of 1.25% — 1.50%. The Fed slightly upgraded its growth […]
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: 24,515.40 +129.37 (+0.53%) S&P 500: 2,664.42 +4.43 (+0.17%) AUD/USD: 0.7560 +0.0033 (+0.44%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,028 (+10) 1. Inflation, is that you?: The US dollar rose to a one-month high after November producer price inflation (PPI) beat forecasts, in an indication that […]
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: 24,356.92 +27.76 (+0.11%) S&P 500: 2,657.02 +5.52 (+0.21%) AUD/USD: 0.7531 +0.0022 (+0.29%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,016 (+12) 1. Global stocks rise again: The S&P500 climbed to another record high, as markets got a boost from energy stocks overnight amid news that Britain’s […]
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: 24,329.16 +117.68 (+0.49%) S&P 500: 2,651.50 +14.52 (+0.55%) AUD/USD: 0.7509 -0.0001 (-0.01%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,024 (+23) 1. ASX200 poised to open higher: The local index looks set to extend its recent gains, following a strong lead from global markets on Friday […]
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: 24,205.17 +64.26 (+0.27%) S&P 500: 2,637.48 +8.21 (+0.31%) AUD/USD: 0.7513 -0.0050 (-0.66%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,002 (+21) 1. AUD is in the wars: Yesterday’s surprisingly narrow trade surplus in October further weighed on the Aussie in the wake of Wednesday’s miss 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: 24,139.60 -41.04 (-0.17%) S&P 500: 2,629.72 +0.15 (+0.01%) AUD/USD: 0.7563 -0.0045 (-0.59%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,969 (+18) 1. The AUD is still under pressure following yesterday’s disappointing GDP report, while the CAD got sold off after a dovish interest rate announcement 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: 24,173.62 -116.43 (-0.48%) S&P 500: 2,628.48 -10.96 (-0.42%) AUD/USD: 0.7611 +0.0013 (+0.24%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,954 (-26) 1. It’s GDP day: The report card on Australia’s economic growth in the September quarter will be released at 11:30am AEDT. The median forecast is […]
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: 24,290.05 +58.46 (+0.24%) S&P 500: 2,639.32 -2.90 (-0.11%) AUD/USD: 0.7595 -0.0018 (-0.24%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,969 (-27) 1. Broad strength in the USD: The greenback is higher against all major currencies this morning as markets assess the impact of Friday night’s tax-cut […]
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: 24,231.59 -40.76 (-0.17%) S&P 500: 2,642.22 -5.36 (-0.20%) AUD/USD: 0.7596 -0.0018 (-0.24%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,991 (-6) 1. Wild session for global stocks on Friday: ASX200 futures traders are betting on a slightly lower open to start the week, although big miners […]
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: 24,263.75 +323.07 (+1.35%) S&P 500: 2,647.08 +21.01 (+0.80%) AUD/USD: 0.7566 -0.0005 (-0.07%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,000 (+14) 1. Tax bill ignites US stocks: Proposed tax reform laws in the US cleared another major hurdle overnight as John McCain approved […]
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: 23,940.68 +103.97 (+0.44%) S&P 500: 2,626.08 -0.96 (-0.04%) AUD/USD: 0.7574 -0.0021 (-0.28%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,005 (-14) 1. Bitcoin madness: Prices have slumped back well below $US10,000 this morning after clearing $US11,000 overnight. And as Bitcoin’s value fluctuates, here’s how closely Bitcoin’s […]
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: 23,834.08 +253.30 (+1.07%) S&P 500: 2,627.08 +25.66 (+0.99%) AUD/USD: 0.7597 -0.0005 (-0.07%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,028 (+39) 1. Pound jumps on Brexit deal: After sliding earlier in the session, the pound sharply reversed course on news that the UK had reached 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: 23,580.78 +22.79 (+0.10%) S&P 500: 2,601.38 -1.04 (-0.04%) AUD/USD: 0.7604 -0.0012 (-0.16%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,987 (-4) 1. Aussie can’t break higher: Most of the action was in currencies in a relatively quiet night of global trade. Commodity currencies were mixed, 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: 23,557.99 +31.81 (+0.14%) S&P 500: 2,602.42 +5.34 (+0.21%) AUD/USD: 0.7616 -0.0009 (-0.12%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,993 (-1) 1. Bitcoin is going ballistic: Prices surged to a new record above $US9,400 over the weekend, amid reports of a surge in users on one […]
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: 23,526.18 (unchanged – markets closed) S&P 500: 2,597.08 (unchanged – markets closed) AUD/USD: 0.7627 +0.0006 (+0.08%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,984 (-8) 1. Chinese stocks get hosed: The selloff intensified into the close yesterday evening, as the Shanghai Composite index […]
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: 23,541.14 -49.69 (-0.21%) S&P 500: 2,598.78 -0.25 (-0.01%) AUD/USD: 0.7615 +0.0037 (+0.49%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,006 (+6) 1. Dovish Fed drives USD lower: Minutes from the US Federal Reserve’s November meeting showed committee members still have doubts about a rise in inflation. […]
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: 23,586.31 +155.98 (+0.67%) S&P 500: 2,597.92 +15.78 (+0.61%) AUD/USD: 0.7578 +0.0028 (+0.37%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,994 (+15) 1. ASX200 pointing higher: The local index looks set to climb again, as gains in US tech stocks helped drive the S&P500 to another record […]
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: 23,420.52 +62.28 (+0.27%) S&P 500: 2,581.18 +2.33 (+0.09%) AUD/USD: 0.7550 -0.0014 (-0.19%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,983 (+22) 1. Euro jumps around: The euro had a volatile session but stayed resilient in the wake of political turmoil in Germany. After facing downside pressure […]
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: 23,358.24 -100.12 (-0.43%) S&P 500: 2,578.85 -6.79 (-0.26%) AUD/USD: 0.7564 -0.0024 (-0.32%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,959 (-4) 1. Global stocks dip again: The S&P500 and pan-European STOXX600 index posted weekly falls of 0.6% and 1.3% respectively, weighed down by the selloff 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 and happy Friday. To the scoreboard: Dow: 23,455.08 +183.80 (+0.79%) S&P 500: 2,586.18 +21.56 (+0.84%) AUD/USD: 0.7590 +0.0001 (+0.01%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,992 (+41) 1. Dip-buyers return: European markets bounced to end a seven-day losing streak, and US stocks closed just shy of their recent record […]
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: 23,271.28 -138.19 (-0.59%) S&P 500: 2,565.18 -13.69 (-0.53%) AUD/USD: 0.7591 -0.0040 (-0.52%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,961 (+19) 1. It’s jobs day: This morning’s October employment figures from the ABS (11:30am AEST) will carry some extra weight after yet another disappointing result for […]
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: 23,391.57 -48.13 (-0.21%) S&P 500: 2,575.92 -8.92 (-0.35%) AUD/USD: 0.7631 +0.0008 (+0.10%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,949 (-27) 1. Euro storms ahead: Strong German GDP data saw the euro surge by more than 1% against the US dollar overnight. The Aussie is also […]
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: 23,444.13 +21.92 (+0.09%) S&P 500: 2,583.82 +1.52 (+0.06%) AUD/USD: 0.7628 -0.0033 (-0.43%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 6,019 (-15) 1. Pressure on the Aussie: After failing to break through US77 cents overnight, the Aussie was promptly sold off as traders tested the downside. 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: 23,422.21 -39.73 (-0.17) S&P 500: 2,582.30 -2.32 (-0.09%) AUD/USD: 0.7661 -0.0019 (-0.25%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts, 20 minute delay): 6,031 (-1) 1. Tax uncertainty lingers: US stocks closed lower on Friday, as Senate Republicans were unable to agree with their colleagues in 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 and happy Friday. To the scoreboard: Dow: 23,469.00 -94.36 (-0.40%) S&P 500: 2,585.28 -9.10 (-0.35%) AUD/USD: 0.7681 +0.0001 (+0.01%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts, 20 minute delay): 6,016 (-27) 1. A hint of volatility: The ripple from yesterday’s surprising session in Asian trade — with an intra-day swing […]
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: 23,563.36 +6.13 (+0.03%) S&P 500: 2,594.92 +4.28 (+0.17%) AUD/USD: 0.7677 +0.0034 (+0.44%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts, 20 minute delay): 6,009 (+11) 1. RBNZ holds: New Zealand’s central bank kept rates on hold this morning at 1.75%, as expected. Full coverage is here. 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: 23,557.09 +8.67 (+0.04%) S&P 500: 2,590.52 -0.61 (-0.02%) AUD/USD: 0.7644 -0.0048 (-0.62%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts, 20 minute delay): 5,975 (-26) 1. AUD retreats: The Aussie was sold off across the board overnight. While the RBA’s neutral statement accompanying yesterday’s interest rate announcement […]
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: 23,560.28 +21.09 (+0.09%) S&P 500: 2,592.52 +4.68 (+0.18%) AUD/USD: 0.7687 +0.0036 (+0.47%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts, 20 minute delay): 5,958 (+25) 1. It’s RBA day: The Reserve Bank will make its November interest rate announcement at 2:30pm AEST, a half hour before 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: 23,539.19 +22.93 (+0.10%) S&P 500: 2,587.84 +7.99 (+0.31%) AUD/USD: 0.7651 -0.0062 (-0.80%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts, 20 minute delay): 5,955 (+16) 1. US jobs steady if not spectacular: Monthly non-farm payrolls in the US on Friday night showed a gain of 261,000 jobs […]
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: 23,516.26 +81.25 (+0.35%) S&P 500: 2,579.85 +0.49 (+0.02%) AUD/USD: 0.7718 +0.0041 (+0.53%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,939 (+19) 1. Tax plan is out: The US Republican party has unveiled its huge tax plan, with the proposed bill now set 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: 23,435.01 +57.77 (+0.25%) S&P 500: 2,579.36 +4.10 (+0.16%) AUD/USD: 0.7675 +0.0019 (+0.25%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,933 (+4) 1. US Fed barely moves the needle: The Federal Reserve kept interest rates on hold as expected, and the announcement had little impact across asset […]
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: 23,377.24 +28.50 (+0.12%) S&P 500: 2,575.26 +2.43 (+0.09%) AUD/USD: 0.7655 -0.0033 (-0.43%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,912 (+24) 1. Currencies mixed: The UK pound had another strong session against the greenback ahead of a likely rate hike by the Bank of England tomorrow, […]
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: 23,348.74 -85.45 (-0.36%) S&P 500: 2,572.83 -8.24 (-0.32%) AUD/USD: 0.7689 +0.0012 (+0.16%) 1. USD falls back: The US dollar index is off by around 0.5% from Friday’s high, amid speculation that the Trump administration’s tax cuts will be phased in slower than expected. 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: 23,434.19 +33.33 (+0.14%) S&P 500: 2,581.07 +20.67 (+0.81%) AUD/USD: 0.7677 +0.0017 (+0.22%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,921 (+34) 1. Euro sell-off continues: Another 0.4% fall against the USD saw the Euro dip by 1.8% over the last two days of the week, hitting […]
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: 23,400.86 +71.40 (+0.31%) S&P 500: 2,560.40 +3.25 (+0.13%) AUD/USD: 0.7661 -0.0043 (-0.56%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,908 (+10) 1. ECB with a dovish taper: Europe’s central bank said monthly bond purchases would be halved to 30 billion euros as expected, […]
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: 23,341.35 -100.41 (-0.43%) S&P 500: 2,558.71 -10.42 (-0.41%) AUD/USD: 0.7703 -0.0073 (-0.94%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,878 (-11) 1. Bond sell-off continues: Bond yields rose across major markets overnight as the focus returned to a coordinated tightening of policy by global central banks. […]
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: 23,447.12 +173.16 (+0.74%) S&P 500: 2,568.48 +3.50 (+0.14%) AUD/USD: 0.7776 -0.0032 (-0.41%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,898 (+15) 1. It’s CPI day: The quarterly inflation report is arguably the most important data release in Australia. The median forecast is for headline inflation 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: 23,273.96 -54.67 (-0.23%) S&P 500: 2,564.98 -10.23 (-0.40%) AUD/USD: 0.7805 -0.0013 (-0.17%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,895 (+5) 1. S&P500 hits the brakes, closes lower: It was only the fourth negative session in October, as US earning season hits full swing with around […]
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: 23,328.63 +165.59 (+0.71%) S&P 500: 2,575.21 +13.11 (+0.51%) AUD/USD: 0.7819 -0.0061 (-0.77%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,895 (+5) 1. US tax changes get traders’ attention: There were sharp moves across US stocks, bonds and the USD on Friday, following news that the 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 and happy Friday. To the scoreboard: Dow: 23,163.04 +5.44 (+0.02%) S&P 500: 2,562.10 +0.84 (+0.03%) AUD/USD: 0.7879 +0.0033 (+0.42%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,798 (-25) 1. Kiwi takes a dive: New Zealand’s labour party secured an unexpected election victory last night through a deal with the NZ […]
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: 23,157.60 +160.16 (+0.70%) S&P 500: 2,561.26 +1.90 (+0.07%) AUD/USD: 0.7847 +0.0002 (+0.03%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,868 (-2) 1. It’s jobs day: Monthly employment figures from the ABS will be released at 11:30am AEST, with the market forecasting more jobs to be added […]
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: 22,997.44 +40.48 (+0.18%) S&P 500: 2,559.36 +1.72 (+0.07%) AUD/USD: 0.7845 -0.0006 (-0.08%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,865 (-6) 1. Dow hits 23,000: The US Dow Jones index briefly hit 23,000 overnight for the first time ever, before closing just below 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: 22,956.96 +85.24 (+0.37%) S&P 500: 2,557.64 +4.47 (+0.18%) AUD/USD: 0.7851 -0.0045 (-0.44%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,839 (+11) 1. Oil the main mover: In a fairly quiet night for markets, the main focus was on oil prices with benchmark crude closing above $US58 […]
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: 22,871.72 +30.71 (+0.13%) S&P 500: 2,553.17 +2.24 (+0.09%) AUD/USD: 0.78951 +0.0067 (+0.86%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,766 (-2) 1. US inflation remains subdued: CPI data on Friday night showed that core inflation remains below the US Fed’s 2-3% target, with a monthly rise […]
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: 22,841.01 -31.88 (-0.14%) S&P 500: 2,550.93 -4.31 (-0.17%) AUD/USD: 0.7821 +0.0001 (+0.01%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,766 (-2) 1. Markets track sideways: It was another session of cautious trade overnight, with markets on hold to an extent ahead of key […]
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: 22,872.89 +42.21 (+0.18%) S&P 500: 2,555.24 +4.60 (+0.18%) AUD/USD: 0.7788 +0.0011 (+0.14%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,743 (-2) 1. European tensions ease: Spain’s IBEX stock index rose by 1.3%, as the Catalonian leader stopped short of declaring independence overnight. There’s some good details […]
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: 22,830.68 +69.61 (+0.31%) S&P 500: 2,550.64 +5.91 (+0.23%) AUD/USD: 0.7778 +0.0026 (+0.34%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,733 (+15) 1. Rough night for the US dollar: The greenback is lower against all major currencies this morning and the falls were driven by renewed strength […]
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: 22,761.07 -12.60 (-0.06%) S&P 500: 2,544.73 -4.60 (-0.18%) AUD/USD: 0.7754 +0.0002 +0.03% ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,704 (-15) 1. Currencies jockey for position: The US dollar index tracked sideways overnight, and it was a similar story for the Aussie despite a slightly 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: 22,773.67 -1.72 (-0.01%) S&P 500: 2,549.33 -2.74 (-0.11%) AUD/USD: 0.7771 +0.0005 (+0.06%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,691 (-6) 1. USD pushed higher again on Friday: And that was despite a fall in monthly jobs for the first time since 2010. But the market […]
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: 22,775.39 +113.75 (+0.50%) S&P 500: 2,552.07 +14.33 (+0.56%) AUD/USD: 0.7794 -0.0070 -0.89% ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,670 (+36) 1. Here comes the USD: The US dollar index is trading at a seven-week high this morning, boosted by a run of […]
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: 22,661.64 +19.97 (+0.09%) S&P 500: 2,537.74 +3.16 (+0.12%) AUD/USD: 0.7861 0.0027 +0.34% ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,647 (+19) 1. Global economy on track: The US dollar dipped slightly overnight, even though ISM non-manufacturing data PMIs easily beat expectations. That may be explained 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: 22,641.67 +84.07 (+0.37%) S&P 500: 2,534.58 +5.46 (+0.22%) AUD/USD: 0.7833 +0.0006 (+0.08%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,694 (+15) 1. USD rally slows for now: After climbing early in overnight trade, the US dollar index finished the session lower as traders assess whether 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, and welcome back to those who enjoyed a long weekend. To the scoreboard: Dow: 22,557.60 +152.51 (+0.68%) S&P 500: 2,529.12 +9.76 (+0.39%) AUD/USD: 0.7826 -0.0007 (-0.09%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,7631 (+19) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US62.05/t (Flat) 1. Las Vegas. Although it will have little […]
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: 22,381.20 +40.49 (+0.18%) S&P 500: 2,510.06 +3.02 (+0.12%) AUD/USD: 0.7856 +0.0007 (+0.02%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,660 (+14) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US62.89/t (-2%) 1. US dollar rally stalls: The USD fell back overnight as markets assessed the impact […]
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: 22,340.71 +56.39 (+0.25%) S&P 500: 2,507.04 +10.20 (+0.41%) AUD/USD: 0.7853 +0.0035 (-0.44%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,661 (+20) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US64.15/t (-1.2%) 1. Trump’s tax plan has arrived: The full outline is here, and it includes a proposed cut 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: 22,284.32 -11.77 (-0.05%) S&P 500: 2,496.84 +0.18 (+0.01%) AUD/USD: 0.7887 -0.0049 (-0.62%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,675 (+16) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US64.95/t (+3%) 1. Greenback gains momentum: The US dollar index climbed for the third straight session and the euro is […]
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: 22,296.09 -53.50 (-0.24%) S&P 500: 2,496.66 -5.56 (-0.22%) AUD/USD: 0.7935 -0.0002 (-0.03%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,685 (+14) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US63.06/t (-0.8%) 1. US dollar on the rise: The greenback strengthened in overnight trade, as uncertainty stemming from the rise […]
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: 22,349.59 -9.64 (-0.04%) S&P 500: 2,502.22 +1.62 (+0.06%) AUD/USD: 0.7956 +0.0002 (+0.03%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,679 (+7) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US63.56/t (-3.8%) 1. Politics drives early action in currencies: German chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term in government overnight […]
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: 22,359.23 -53.36 (-0.24%) S&P 500: 2,500.60 -7.64 (-0.30%) AUD/USD: 0.7933 +0.0099 (-1.23%) ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,661 (+19) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US66.09/t (-5.1%) 1. AUD takes a bath: The Aussie dollar fell by more than 1% overnight 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: 22,412.59 +41.79 (+0.19%) S&P 500: 2,508.24 +1.59 (+0.06%) AUD/USD: 0.8033 +0.0023 (+0.29)% ASX200 SPI futures (December contracts): 5,702 (+3) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US69.65/t (+1.2%) 1. Fed holds with a hawkish lean: The US Federal Reserve kept rates on hold and announced plans […]
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: 22,370.80 +39.45 (+0.18%) S&P 500: 2,506.65 +2.78 (+0.11%) AUD/USD: 0.8010 0.0049 (0.62%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,727 (+13) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US68.85/t (-4%) 1. More of the same: Overnight price action saw a continuation of recent trends, with no major moves […]
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: 22,331.35 +63.01 (+0.28%) S&P 500: 2,503.87 +3.64 (+0.15%) AUD/USD: 0.7958 -0.0001 (-0.01%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,727 (+7) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US71.76/t (-1.2%) 1. Aussie goes off the boil: The AUD slipped back below US80 cents overnight as iron ore prices […]
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: 22,268.34 +64.86 (+0.29%) S&P 500: 2,500.23 +4.61 (+0.18%) AUD/USD: 0.7996 -0.0008 (-0.10%) ASX200 SPI futures (Sept contracts): 5,708 (+16) Iron ore benchmark 62% fines: $US72.97/t (-1.02%) 1. Positive start for Aussie stocks? The ASX200 looks set for a better opening this morning after 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 21,674.51 -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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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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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