Markets Spectator

Tokyo stocks end at fresh six-month high

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Corporate results boost Nikkei, investors eye new market highs.

Aust dollar slips in late trade

Local currency holds below US94c as investors await string of data releases this week.

European markets open stronger

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London FTSE, French CAC, German DAX inch up in early trade.

Aust stocks close flat

Local market finishes little changed but upbeat debut of Healthscope stands out.

Tatts, Tabcorp go to High Court on levy

Gaming groups hope to avoid paying health benefit levy to Victorian government.

Ex Myer manager Jeffrey Flanagan charged with fraud

Accused Myer fake Andrew Jeffrey Flanagan has appeared in court this morning.

Aust dollar hovering at US94c

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Local currency trading in a thin range in the absence of major economic news or data.

Aust stocks little changed at noon

Local market flat as weak leads from Wall Street, lack of data leaves investors uninspired.

Confidence slips for mid-sized businesses: CBA

Firms look past federal budget to focus on growth, while mining confidence drops.

BPS Technology announces IPO

Local tech trading and payment platform provider valued at $58.5 million.

Boart Longyear Q2 revenue up on Q1

Shares in drilling services provider lift as it expects to be able to pay creditors.

Aust stocks open flat

Local market begins little changed after weak earnings reports weighed on Wall Street.

REA buys stake in iProperty

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Owner of buys holding in SE Asian property business for $106.3m.

NAB to sell £625m of UK loans

Lender to offload largely non-performing loans to affiliate of Cerberus Global Investors.

Aust dollar drifts below US94c

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Local unit fails to hold above key mark after US economic data tops expectations.

Scoreboard: Earnings caution

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The local market is expected to open slightly lower as investors remain cautious ahead of earnings season, while higher iron ore, oil and gold prices should give a boost to the resources sector.

Aust stocks set to open lower

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Soft start tipped for local market after weak earnings reports weighed on Wall Street.

Analysts cautious on profits

Market expectations may be too high for company earnings, analysts say.

Dow back below 17000 points

Broad sell-off for US shares as corporate results from Visa and Amazon disappoint.

Europe shares fall on German data

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Strong British growth data outweighed by fall in German business confidence.