Markets Spectator

Asian stocks end mixed

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Profit takers move in after upbeat US data.

Tokyo stocks end slightly lower

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Nikkei pulls back as recent rally runs out of steam.

Aust dollar falls in late trade

Upbeat US gross domestic product figures boost US dollar, weigh on local currency.

Aust stocks end month 4.4% higher

Local market ekes out another fresh six-year high ahead of earnings season.

Aust dollar weakens at noon

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Strong US economic growth figures weigh on local currency in early afternoon trade.

Aust stocks little changed at noon

Local market steady despite slides in building approvals, export prices.

Aust dollar dips on building data

Local currency falls as building approvals miss forecasts, total credit rises.

Woodside proxies shy of threshold

Shares slip as early votes fall short of required majority for share buyback before meeting.

Aust stocks open flat

Local market begins little changed following mixed performance on Wall Street, US GDP data.

Scoreboard: Rates reassurance

Wall Street ended mixed after the Federal Reserve reduced its monthly asset purchases and confirmed rates would stay low for a considerable time.

Aust stocks set to open flat

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Local market expected to begin little changed following mixed performance on Wall Street.

Aust dollar bounces off two-month low

Local unit hit hard on news of strong US growth, recovers some ground on dovish Fed.

Wall Street erases losses on Fed

Stocks close mixed after choppy trading session driven by Fed statement, GDP data.

European stocks hit by Russia sanctions

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Major markets in Europe close lower on concerns surrounding impact of latest sanctions.

‘Significant correction’ ahead: Greenspan

Former chairman of the Federal Reserve says correction on horizon, but stocks not ‘grossly overpriced’.

ASIC snarls at backdoor listings

A surge in the number of start-ups pursuing backdoor listings has drawn the corporate watchdog's eye.

Twitter stock surges 20% on Q2 earnings report

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Strong user growth at microblogging site the catalyst for rush on firm's stock.

US GDP grows at 4 per cent annual rate in Q2

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Strong rebound surpasses expectations, raises hopes for 2014 growth.

Eurozone business confidence holds up in July

Ukraine unrest weighs but fails to turn sentiment as expected.

Asian stocks end higher, extending rally

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Seoul leads gains as region's investors eye US Fed meeting.