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AUSTRALIAN STOCKS FALL, BANKS GET HOSED: Here’s what you need to know

Australian stocks fell for the fifth time in six sessions with the largest banks leading losses. Today’s scoreboard: ASX 200: 5,840 -31 (-0.53%) All Ordinaries: 5,875 -23 (-0.4%) AUD/USD: 0.7339 -0.0049 (-0.66%) The local market has lost 1.4% so far this month. Australia’s major banks, which make up a quarter […]
AUSTRALIAN STOCKS FALL, BANKS GET HOSED: Here’s what you need to know
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Deutsche Bank thinks there are better buys out there than mining stocks

It’s been a wild start to the year for Australian mining stocks, mirroring broader sentiment towards the outlook for the Chinese economy. Earlier in the year they were smashed, weighed down by the combination of weaker commodity prices and heightened fears that the Chinese economy was beginning to unravel. Then, […]
Deutsche Bank thinks there are better buys out there than mining stocks
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Australian stocks are rallying again

Australian stocks have risen sharply in early trade on Monday, buoyed by strong gains in US and European markets on Friday along with a continued rebound in commodity prices. Here’s the market scoreboard after 30 minutes of trade. ASX 200 4965.6000 , 49.65 , 1.01% All Ords 5019.3 , 49.74 […]
Australian stocks are rallying again
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AUSTRALIAN STOCKS FALL AGAIN: Here’s what you need to know

Continuing the familiar, and only, trend seen so far in 2016, Australian stocks were hammered to start the trading week, extending their losses into a seventh consecutive session. Here’s the ugly closing scoreboard for Monday. ASX 200 4932.2000 , -58.64 , -1.17% All Ords 4990.7 , -58.71 , -1.16% AUD/USD […]
AUSTRALIAN STOCKS FALL AGAIN: Here’s what you need to know
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The ASX is getting crushed

Fresh from logging its largest percentage decline to start the year in decades, the rout on the ASX has accelerated this morning, extending the markets losses into a seventh consecutive session. First, the scoreboard after 90 minutes of trade. ASX 200 4901.2000 , -89.64 , -1.80% All Ords 4961.2 , […]
The ASX is getting crushed
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SO LONG SANTA RALLY: ASX closes below 5000

For the sixth session on the trot Australian stocks have fallen, weighed down by persistent concerns around the health of the Chinese economy. The benchmark ASX 200’s losing streak is now the equal longest since June 2010, and takes its losses since December 30 to 6.19%. It was the first […]
SO LONG SANTA RALLY: ASX closes below 5000
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ASX FALLS THROUGH 5000

Australian stocks have started Friday’s session sharply lower, falling below the 5,000 point level in early trade. First, the scoreboard after 10 minutes of trade. ASX 200 4943.10 , -67.24 , -1.34% All Ords 5002.70 , -66.05 , -1.30% AUD/USD 0.7016 , 0.0007 , 0.10% And here’s the sector scorecard. […]
ASX FALLS THROUGH 5000
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Australian stocks are down for a fifth consecutive session

In what is now becoming a familiar theme in 2016, Australian stocks are sliding yet again this morning, following the weak lead provided by European and US markets overnight. Here’s the scoreboard after 15 minutes of trade. ASX 200 5103.0000 , -20.13 , -0.39% All Ords 5159.7 , -18.31 , […]
Australian stocks are down for a fifth consecutive session
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AUSTRALIAN STOCKS SLIDE AGAIN: Here’s what you need to know

Australian stocks have fallen heavily for a second consecutive session, weighed down by continued concerns over China’s economy and renewed geopolitical tensions on the Korean Peninsula. First, the final scoreboard for Wednesday. ASX 200 5123.1000 , -61.33 , -1.18% All Ords 5178.3 , -60.95 , -1.16% AUD/USD 0.712 , -0.0037 […]
AUSTRALIAN STOCKS SLIDE AGAIN: Here’s what you need to know
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Australian stocks are getting hammered

Australian stocks are tumbling yet again on Wednesday, weighed down by persistent concerns surrounding China’s economy and renewed geopolitical tensions, this time on the Korean peninsula. First, the scoreboard as at 1.30pm AEDT. ASX 200 5120.8000 , -63.63 , -1.23% All Ords 5176.4 , -62.85 , -1.20% AUD/USD 0.7118 , […]
Australian stocks are getting hammered
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AUSTRALIAN STOCKS FALL AGAIN: Here’s what you need to know

Despite the return of relative stability to Chinese markets, Australian stocks have fallen heavily on Tuesday with losses accelerating into the close. First, the final scorecard. ASX 200 5184.4000 , -86.08 , -1.63% All Ords 5239.2 , -83.59 , -1.57% AUD/USD 0.7205 , 0.0017 , 0.24% As the 5-minute chart […]
AUSTRALIAN STOCKS FALL AGAIN: Here’s what you need to know
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AUSTRALIAN STOCKS SLIDE AT THE OPEN

Australian stocks have began Tuesday’s session lower, although, like Monday, the losses are significantly less than those seen in offshore markets. First, here’s the scoreboard after 20 minutes of trade. ASX 200 5216.7000 , -53.78 , -1.02% All Ords 5269.7 , -53.09 , -1.00% AUD/USD 0.7179 , -0.0009 , -0.13% […]
AUSTRALIAN STOCKS SLIDE AT THE OPEN
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STOCKS SLIP: Everything you need to know

Australian stocks have ended the first trading session of 2016 lower, dragged down by renewed concerns over China’s economy. First, the final scoreboard for Monday. ASX 200 5270.5000 , -25.36 , -0.48% All Ords 5322.8 , -21.76 , -0.41% AUD/USD 0.7225 , -0.0071 , -0.97% Having been up close to […]
STOCKS SLIP: Everything you need to know
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Energy stocks help lift ASX in early trade

Led by strong gains in the energy sector following a spike in crude oil futures, Australian stocks have begun the first trading session of the year modestly higher. Here’s the scoreboard after 20 minutes of trade. ASX 200 5303.9000 , 8.04 , 0.15% All Ords 5352.4 , 7.84 , 0.15% […]
Energy stocks help lift ASX in early trade
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Australian stocks end 2015 down 2.13%

The ASX 200 has ended the final session of the year fractionally lower, capping its winning streak at nine and leaving it nursing the first annual decline seen since 2011. Here’s the final scoreboard for 2015. ASX 200 5295.90 , -24.04 , -0.45% All Ords 5344.60 , -21.85 , -0.41% […]
Australian stocks end 2015 down 2.13%
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Australian stocks are ambling in early trade

Having risen for nine session in a row, Australia’s ASX 200 index has started the final trading of the year fractionally lower. First, the scoreboard. ASX 200 5317.70 , -2.24 , -0.04% All Ords 5364.60 , -1.85 , -0.03% AUD/USD 0.7278 , -0.0005 , -0.07% Amidst holiday-thinned trade, losses are […]
Australian stocks are ambling in early trade
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ASX SURGES AGAIN: Everything you need to know

For the ninth session in a row, Australia’s ASX 200 has finished higher. Here’s Wednesday’s final scoreboard. ASX 200 5319.90 , 52.56 , 1.00% All Ords 5366.40 , 50.82 , 0.96% AUD/USD 0.7293 , -0.0001 , -0.01% Aside from the All Ordinaries gold index which slid 1.94%, all sectors finished […]
ASX SURGES AGAIN: Everything you need to know
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The ASX continues its ‘Santa Rally’ surge

Australia’s ASX 200 is rallying hard yet again on Wednesday, extending its rally into a ninth consecutive session. First, the scoreboard. ASX 200 5320.40 , 53.06 , 1.01% All Ords 5368.30 , 52.72 , 0.99% AUD/USD 0.7286 , -0.0008 , -0.11% All sectors are currently trading in the black with […]
The ASX continues its ‘Santa Rally’ surge
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8 GAINS IN A ROW: Australian stocks surge again

Australian stocks continued to push higher on Tuesday, extending the ASX 200’s rebound from December 16 to 7.29%. The index has now rallied for eight consecutive sessions, the longest stretch of gains seen since early February this year. Three of the past four sessions have also yielded gains in excess […]
8 GAINS IN A ROW: Australian stocks surge again