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Market Close 12 Apr 2021: ASX falls on Monday as miners weigh most

Market Close 12 Apr 2021: ASX falls on Monday as miners weigh most

April 12, 2021

The Aussie market has fallen to start the week as it extends its losing run to a second successive session. The ASX 200 dropped 21 points or 0.3% to 6,974 as miners and property underperformed most. It will be a big week on global markets with US quarterly earnings kicking off this week. 

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Mid-Session 12 Apr 2021: ASX extends losses to start the week

Mid-Session 12 Apr 2021: ASX extends losses to start the week

April 12, 2021

Despite record closing highs on Wall Street, the Aussie market is lower to start the week with losses across most sectors at lunch on Monday. Energy & mining are among the main weights while tech & healthcare outperform.

 

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Morning Report 12 Apr 21: US sharemarkets hit fresh record highs on Friday

Morning Report 12 Apr 21: US sharemarkets hit fresh record highs on Friday

April 12, 2021

Investors shrugged off concerns about inflation ahead of the first-quarter earnings season this week. Honeywell shares lifted 3.2% as Jefferies and JPMorgan raised their price targets on the aero parts maker. General Electric shares climbed 1.1%. JPMorgan shares added 0.8%. Upgrades from Credit Suisse and Argus boosted Carnival's shares by 2.6%. Amazon shares rose 2.2% as warehouse workers in Alabama rejected an attempt to form a union. The Dow Jones index closed up by 297 points or 0.9% and the S&P 500 index gained 0.8% -both closing at record highs. And the Nasdaq rose by 71 points or 0.5%. Over the week, the Dow Jones index lifted 2.0%, while the S&P 500 index gained 2.7% -its third-straight weekly gain. And the Nasdaq index rallied 3.1%. 

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Market Close 9 Apr 2021: Market bounces off intraday low

Market Close 9 Apr 2021: Market bounces off intraday low

April 9, 2021

Although the Aussie market snapped a five-day winning streak, it follows the ASX 200 hitting a 13-month high on Thursday, remains within striking distance of pre-COVID record highs and had one of its strongest weeks of the year.

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The Top 5 - 9 Apr 21

The Top 5 - 9 Apr 21

April 9, 2021

CommSec Market Analyst Steven Daghlian outlines five key factors to watch in markets next week, including companies set to make their ASX debuts, which stocks will pay dividends, a key update on jobs, the latest figures on China’s economy and COVID-19. 

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Investor Signposts 9 Apr 21: Jobs in focus

Investor Signposts 9 Apr 21: Jobs in focus

April 9, 2021

CommSec Senior Economist Ryan Felsman previews the economic & financial market events scheduled for the week ahead including Weekly consumer sentiment, Labour force & US Industrial production.

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Mid-Session 9 Apr 2021: Market snaps 5-day winning streak

Mid-Session 9 Apr 2021: Market snaps 5-day winning streak

April 9, 2021

The Australian sharemarket is down by 0.4% and is putting an end to a five-day winning streak. Travel stocks are pushing lower after the government’s updated vaccine recommendations. 

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Morning Report 9 Apr 21: US sharemarkets rose on Thursday

Morning Report 9 Apr 21: US sharemarkets rose on Thursday

April 9, 2021

US Federal Reserve Chair Powell said the central bank has the tools to curb any inflation pressures. US treasury yields fell following softer-than-anticipated labour market data, helping to lift technology and other growth stocks. Shares of Amazon (+0.6%), Apple (+1.9%), Netflix (+1.4%) and Alphabet (+0.5%) were all higher.Tesla shares gained 1.9% on the Biden administration's US$174 billion proposal to boost electric vehicles. The Dow Jones index closed up by 57 points or 0.2%. The S&P 500 index gained 0.4% to a record closing high. And the Nasdaq index lifted 140 points or 1.0%. 

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Market Close 8 Apr 21: ASX reaches 13-month highs

Market Close 8 Apr 21: ASX reaches 13-month highs

April 8, 2021

The Aussie market is at 13-month highs with the ASX 200 lifting above 7,000 points for the first time since February last year. The benchmark index has now risen for 5 consecutive sessions, enjoying a 1% or 70pt lift for its best daily gain in 5 weeks.

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Mid-Session 8 Apr 21: ASX 200 breaks through 7,000 for the first time in over a year

Mid-Session 8 Apr 21: ASX 200 breaks through 7,000 for the first time in over a year

April 8, 2021

The Aussie market’s recent rally continues to gather pace with the ASX 200 lifting for a fifth consecutive session and cracking the 7,000 point mark for the first time since 24 Feb 2020. Financials are leading broad improvements as all sectors lift.

This report is approved and distributed in Australia by Commonwealth Securities Limited ABN 60 067 254 399, AFSL 238814 (CommSec) a wholly owned but non-guaranteed subsidiary of Commonwealth Bank of Australia ABN 48 123 123 124, AFSL 234945 (the Bank). The Bank and its subsidiaries have effected or may effect transactions for their own account in any investments or related investments referred to in this report. This report is not a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any securities or financial products, and has been prepared without taking account of the objectives, financial or taxation situation or needs of any particular individual. For this reason, any individual should, before acting on the information in this report, consider the appropriateness of the information, having regard to the individual's objectives, financial or taxation situation and needs and, if necessary, seek appropriate professional advice. This report is produced by Commonwealth Research based on information available at the time of publishing. We believe that the information in this correspondence is correct and any opinions, conclusions or recommendations are reasonably held or made as at the time of its compilation, but no warranty is made as to accuracy, reliability or completeness. To the extent permitted by law, neither the Bank nor any of its subsidiaries accept liability to any person for loss or damage arising from the use of this report.

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