Markets Spectator

Oil under pressure after Japan

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Global oil prices dragged down as Bank of Japan stimulus boosts US dollar.

Gold plunges to four-year low

Shiny metal slides after Japan announces plan to expand stimulus efforts.

Dow, S&P 500 surge to record highs

Wall Street closes with strong gains following Bank of Japan's decision to unexpectedly expands its stimulus program.

Gold price slumps on QE hangover

Spot gold loses over 2 per cent as US dollar lifts.

European stocks move sharply higher

Markets buoyed by upbeat growth data, Japan's surprise stimulus expansion.

Asian stocks surge on BoJ plan

Yen dives, region rallies as central bank announces further bond buying.

Hong Kong stocks close 1.25% stronger

by AFP
Hang Seng lifts in line with regional on Japanese stimulus plans, US data.

Tokyo stocks close at 7-year high

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Nikkei soars as Bank of Japan ramps up asset purchasing plans.

Aust dollar slightly lower in late trade

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Local unit hit by Japanese stimulus announcement after rallying on US GDP.

Aust bond prices buoyed by US data

Inflation indicator boosts view that Fed has some time before raising rates.

Aust stocks close nearly 1% higher

Local market hits seven-week high after US GDP growth beat expectations, local private credit growth.

Aust dollar lifts at noon

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Local currency edges upward boosted by improving investor confidence following US GDP figures.

Aust stocks hit 7-week high at noon

Local market trading 0.7% stronger at noon after Wall Street rallied on upbeat US GDP data.

Tokyo stocks open 1% higher

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Nikkei 225 rallies in early trade despite a spate of poor Japanese economic data.

Aust stocks push higher at open

Local market begins almost half a per cent higher on strong Wall Street leads.

Scoreboard: US growth spurt

Wall Street rose on strong corporate earnings and positive GDP data, while European markets edged up and oil prices slid.

Aust stocks set to open higher

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Local market expected to track Wall Street gains after strong US economic data.

Oil prices fall despite US GDP data

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World oil prices slip back after two days of modest gains as US Q3 GDP impresses.

Aust dollar firms in early trade

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Local currency begins to recover losses made after US Fed policy meeting.

Aust dollar firms in early trade

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Local currency begins to recover losses made after US Fed policy meeting.