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Hawkish Fed knocks ASX from its record-setting perch

Rough day as rate hike hits, Challenger, Seven, Coles offer market updates The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) finished down 0.4% on Thursday in what some are calling a sell-off after news that the Federal Reserve may hike interest rates earlier than expected, in 2023.

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ASX edges to fourth straight record high

ASX records continue despite mining sell off, energy stronger, lithium deals continue The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) finished at another record, adding 0.1% on Wednesday despite weakening throughout the day. Most sectors finished higher, led by the energy sector, up 1.5%, with

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Megacaps fire ASX to new record high

ASX, Comm Bank, and Mineral Resources close at records, Austal sold off  The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) continues to hit new records, moving 0.9% higher on Tuesday, with pent-up Queen’s Birthday demand behind the surge. Every sector in the market moved higher

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ASX edges to new record close, fourth weekly gain

ASX finishes at fresh record, shrugs off inflation threat, tech, gold rally The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) finished +0.1% on Friday, taking the market 0.2% higher for the week and ultimately finishing at another all-time high. On Friday, it was the gold miners

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ASX closes above 7300 for the first time

ASX moves higher, as every sector but energy improves, Woolworths’ takeover to go ahead   The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) capped off another positive day on Thursday despite a fall in the oil price sending the entire sector down 1.1%. Every other sector

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Lacklustre ASX softens ahead of US inflation data

ASX falls on grocery retailers, Chinese business inflation hits record, Brickworks jumps on property   The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) fell 0.3% on Wednesday, driven lower by the consumer staples sector, which was down 1.4%. The majority of the weakness came from Coles (ASX: COL)

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Tech and health stocks outperform as ASX adds 0.2%

Market records continue, materials weaker, activity grows in IT sector  The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) added another 0.2% on Tuesday, with the materials sector the biggest detractor, falling 0.1% under the weight of BHP Group (ASX: BHP) and Rio Tinto (ASX: RIO).  The IT sector continues

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Banks drag ASX down, tech outperforms

Negative start to the week, AUSTRAC on the prowl, takeovers galore The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) finished down 0.1% on Monday, a negative start to the week driven lower by the financials sector, which fell 1.1%.  Elsewhere the retail sector was hit,

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ASX hits 7300 as record rally rolls on

ASX finishes at record high, The Reject Shop downgrades, energy leads the week The ASX200 (ASX: XJO) broke 7,300 points for the first time, ultimately finishing up 0.5% on Friday and 1.6% for the week; three consecutive records. On Friday it was

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ASX brushes aside COVID worries to hit new high

ASX trades off high, retail sales higher, Wesfarmers flags tough comparables   The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) finished at an all-time high, adding 0.6% on Thursday as the energy sector continued to rally. The energy sector was 3.3% higher along with utilities, up

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