Markets Spectator

Aust dollar strikes three-week high

Local unit continues push beyond US94c on strong inflation numbers.

European stocks inch higher

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Upbeat earnings partially offset at close by continued worries about Ukraine tensions.

Wall Street mixed on earnings

S&P 500 on track for record close as investors weigh corporate earnings reports.

Geithner warns on market exuberance

Former US treasury secretary says pricing of risk is ‘implausibly benign’.

China launches first mortgage-backed securities in seven years

Postal Savings Bank of China says 6.8 billion yuan offer 1.25 times subscribed.

China launches first mortgage-backed securities in seven years

Postal Savings Bank of China says 6.8 billion yuan offer 1.25 times subscribed.

European stocks open lower

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London FTSE, French CAC, German DAX lose ground in early trade.

Asian shares close on Wall Street rally

by AAP
Investor concerns over Ukraine air crash ease.

Tokyo stocks close flat

by AAP
Company reporting season fails to buoy Nikkei sentiment.

Aust dollar above US94c in late trade

Local currency lifts after core inflation figures beat analysts' expectations.

Aust stocks close at fresh six-year high

Investors cheer BHP's upbeat production report, pile into resources stocks.

Top firms fail on diversity reports: BlackRock

Only 3 per cent of ASX200 companies give "excellent" disclosure on gender, review finds.

Aust dollar above US94c at noon

by AAP
Local currency jumps after underlying inflation proved stronger than expected.

Aust stocks flirt with fresh highs at noon

Local market pulls back slightly from new six-year high despite strong CPI print.

Aust dollar breaks US94c on inflation data

Local currency rallies as second-quarter inflation prints in line with expectations.

CBA, NAB, Westpac cut mortgage rate to record low

Lenders engage in price war, slice fixed five-year rate to below 5 per cent.

Sims Metal to quadruple earnings

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Shares lift as metal recycler reveals plans to get back on track after weak results.

Aust stocks eke out fresh six-year high

Local market tips highest point since June 2008 in early trade on strong global leads.

Computershare buys UK mortgage administrator

Suitor extends UK business, eyes growth potential in Homeloan Management Ltd.

Aust stocks set to open stronger

by AAP
Local market expected to follow Wall Street higher as investors await inflation data.

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