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ASX 200 hits 7,000 points for the first time in 13 months

ASX breaches 7,000, record highs all around, Westpac hit with ASIC case The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) delivered another positive day, finishing 1.0% higher spurred on by an improving global economic outlook. Market sentiment is overcoming growing issues with the vaccine rollout and risk

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Best close since COVID as ASX rises 0.6%

ASX hits new high, value rotation continues, car sales spike The ASX200 finished another 0.6% higher on Wednesday, reaching the highest point since February last year but still some way off the all-time high of 7,199 points. Once again it was the

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Tech stocks send ASX soaring 0.8pc to seven-week high

Nasdaq rally, NZ travel bubble, merger activity sends market higher The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) followed a strong US lead on Tuesday, adding 0.8% with the industrials and IT sectors the key drivers. The risk-on mood boosted Afterpay Ltd (ASX:APT) by 10% and competitor Zip Co (ASX:Z1P) by 9.1%

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ASX rose to six-week high ahead of Easter break

Second quarter off to strong start, AMP’s CEO departs, Boral announces buyback The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) finished the week and commenced the new quarter on a strong note, finishing 0.5% higher with both IT, up 2.3%, and materials, 1.3%, contributing. It was a day

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Strongest month since November as ASX gains 1.8%

ASX positive, Zip Co (ASX:Z1P) teams up with JB HiFi, building approvals heat up The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) posted another positive day as the quarter comes to an end, finishing 0.8% higher. Whilst a positive headline, the market fell heavily into the close,

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ASX records worst session in more than a month

Market down as Brisbane locks down, AGL to split, USD rallies  The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) finished 0.9% lower after the Queensland Government announced a lockdown amid surging virus cases in Brisbane and surrounding areas. The retail sector was hit hard, falling 1.4%, as the

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ASX weakens as travel stocks fall on Brisbane lockdown

Brisbane lockdown hits ASX, Afterpay (ASX:APT) falls to three month low, travel stocks struggle The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) gave up a strong opening on US stimulus, ultimately finishing 0.1% lower after the Queensland Government announced a three-day lockdown of the city after community transmission

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ASX rises as Suez Canal ship to be stuck for weeks

ASX up 1.7% for the week, all action at the CEO-level of AMP and TPG, battery stocks on the charge  The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) finished the day 0.5% higher, with every sector but healthcare delivering a positive return. Telecommunications and IT were the

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ASX edges up 0.2% as banks offset AMP and Afterpay

ASX delivers a gain, AMP CEO to resign, wealth platforms take a major hit  The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) managed to register a slight gain, finishing 0.2% higher behind strength in the banking and healthcare sectors, with National Australia Bank (ASX:NAB) up 0.5% and CSL (ASX:CSL) 1.4% amid

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ASX closes higher as Australian dollar drops

ASX powers ahead, lower bond yields, records broken at Premier (ASX:PMV)  The ASX200 (ASX:XJO) delivered once again, pushing higher with falling bond yields and a finally weakening currency, which is now under 76 US cents. The much-anticipated release of the economic Purchasing

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