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Market Close 24 May 19: Aussie shares slide for 2nd day

Market Close 24 May 19: Aussie shares slide for 2nd day

May 24, 2019

The Australian sharemarket eased by 0.55% on Friday with energy stocks, banks and supermarket chains weighing most heavily. The price of oil fell by 5.7%; the biggest tumble of the year.

 

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Mid-Session 24 May 19: Aussie shares fall from 11.5 year highs

Mid-Session 24 May 19: Aussie shares fall from 11.5 year highs

May 24, 2019

The Australian sharemarket is under pressure for a second day, with concerns of US-China trade tensions dragging energy stocks down while profit taking is pushing banks lower.  

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Investor Signposts 24 May 19: Business investment and credit growth data in focus

Investor Signposts 24 May 19: Business investment and credit growth data in focus

May 23, 2019

CommSec Chief Economist Craig James previews the economic and financial market events scheduled for the week ahead including business investment, credit card lending and US Consumer confidence.

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Morning Report 24 May 19 : Stocks fall as trade tensions reach a new level

Morning Report 24 May 19 : Stocks fall as trade tensions reach a new level

May 23, 2019

 

 US sharemarkets fell sharply on Thursday. Investors sold down technology, industrial and energy stocks on fears that a deepening US-China trade war could weigh on global growth. Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman Gao Feng said "If the United States wants to continue trade talks, they should show sincerity and correct their wrong actions. Negotiations can only continue on the basis of equality and mutual respect". Shares of IBM (-2.9%), United Technologies (-3.7%), Dow (-3.0%), Cisco (-2.7%) and Apple (-1.7%) were amongst the biggest drags on the Dow Jones index. Energy super majors Chevron (-2.2%) and Exxon Mobil (-2.3%) both fell as crude oil prices plunged. The Dow Jones index ended lower by 286 points or 1.1% after falling by more than 400 points at its lows. The S&P500 index lost 1.2%. And the Nasdaq index fell by 122 points or 1.6%.

 

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Market Close 23 May 19: Aussie shares fell after six days of gains

Market Close 23 May 19: Aussie shares fell after six days of gains

May 23, 2019

The Australian sharemarket eased by 0.29% on Thursday after six straight sessions of gains. While there were more winners than losers on the market, profit taking from the banks weighed heavily. 

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Mid-Session 23 May 19: ASX 200 weighed down by lenders following recent gains

Mid-Session 23 May 19: ASX 200 weighed down by lenders following recent gains

May 23, 2019

The ASX 200 has retreated in early trade, reflecting weakness on Wall St overnight. Additionally, bank names have been the greatest weight on the index having posted considerable gains in recent days. Corporate news has been plentiful this morning, including Aristocrat Leisure’s (ALL) 1H result, which saw the shares 7% higher at lunch. 

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Executive Series 22 May 19: Catapult Group International Ltd (CAT) Executive Chairman, Adir Shiffman

Executive Series 22 May 19: Catapult Group International Ltd (CAT) Executive Chairman, Adir Shiffman

May 23, 2019

Catapult Group International Ltd (CAT) Executive Chairman, Adir Shiffman speaks with Tom Piotrowski about the factors that have contributed  to company’s evolution from a device company to a software as a service (SAAS) provider and the payoff being delivered as a result of earlier investments in the group’s proprietary technology.

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Morning Report 23 May 19: Tech leads Wall St lower - Iron ore at 5 year high

Morning Report 23 May 19: Tech leads Wall St lower - Iron ore at 5 year high

May 22, 2019

 

US sharemarkets fell on Wednesday. Investors monitored news on the US-China trade dispute. Reuters noted media reports that said "the Trump administration was considering sanctions on video surveillance firm Hikvision, the second major Chinese technology company facing US curbs." After being down 122 points at one stage, the Dow Jones index ended lower by 101 points or 0.4%. The S&P500 index lost 0.3%. And the Nasdaq index fell by 35 points or 0.5%.

 

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Market Close 22 May 19: Aussie shares lift for a 6th day

Market Close 22 May 19: Aussie shares lift for a 6th day

May 22, 2019

Despite a quieter day for the Australian sharemarket, gains from property & energy stocks helped to keep the market positive as investors continue to digest the surprise election outcome. 

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Mid-Session 22 May 19: Aussie market breaks 5-day winning streak

Mid-Session 22 May 19: Aussie market breaks 5-day winning streak

May 22, 2019

The Australian sharemarket is down slightly at lunch while remaining near the 11.5 year high hit on Tuesday. Fortescue Metals (FMG) is a weight as it trades ex-dividend. 

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