Markets Spectator

The Week Ahead

Oil Search and Newcrest are set to report quarterly production numbers, while manufacturing data from China, the US and Europe will be closely watched.

Aust dollar lower in late trade

Local currency slightly lower in afternoon trade ahead of Easter long weekend.

One.Tel set for $40m settlement

NSW court approves payment by Consolidated Press, Crown Resorts and News Corp.

Aust stocks stronger at the close

Local market closes higher after positive news on business conditions.

Flight Centre appeals $11m fine

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Travel agency lodges appeal after judgement on anti-competitive behaviour.

Aust dollar higher at noon

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Local currency lifts slightly in quiet trade ahead of Easter long weekend.

Aust stocks stronger at noon

Local market gains after upbeat Wall St leads, a lift in business conditions.

Aust stocks open stronger

Local market pushed higher after Wall Street continues its upward march.

Woodside Q1 production lifts

Production and revenue increase during the March quarter in line with expectations, while talks on Leviathan project continue.

Scoreboard: Fed praise

Wall Street rallied on dovish commentary from Fed chair Janet Yellen and strong industrial production and housing starts data.

Aust stocks set to open higher

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Local market tipped to follow Wall Street higher on upbeat US data, Fed.

Wall Street jumps 1% on strong data

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US stocks seal second day of solid gains on back of solid data, Fed rates talk.

Aust dollar lifts on Fed talk

Local unit climbs on latest US rates discussion, solid China data.

European stocks rebound at close

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Strong earnings releases and solid China data drive market optimism.

Aust dollar lower in late trade

The local unit was lower this afternoon after an initial rise on Chinese GDP data.

Aust stocks close higher

Local market higher at the close on improved Asian markets and mining performance.
0% of listed firms 'distressed': study
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Research shows only 26% of listed companies are in satisfactory financial health.

Aust dollar falls at noon

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Local currency trades lower following a fall in Chinese economic growth.

Sell in May and go away?

Volatility has risen across equity markets and expensive growth stocks have come under pressure. Is it time to follow the old adage?

Aust stocks lift at noon

Local market pushes higher following Wall St gains, mixed production reports.