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ASX falls 0.3%, US falls offering weaker lead

It ends at seven, ASX falls 0.3%, Bank of Queensland surprises, US falls offering weaker lead The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) couldn’t keep its unbeaten run going, falling 0.3% on Wednesday, overcome by a combination of factors.  The materials sector was among the

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Telstra (ASX:TLS) dividend boost

Seventh heaven, China bans coal, Telstra (ASX:TLS) dividend boost, US markets fall The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) reached its highest point in seven months, passing 6,200 points after improving 1.0% on Tuesday. This takes the rally to seven straight days with

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Link (ASX:LNK) under offer

Six days in a row, Link (ASX:LNK) under offer, banking rally, US rally continues The market managed to eke out a six-straight day of gains, finishing 0.5% higher to start the week. The banking sector experienced a late rally adding 1.2%

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ASX up 5.4%, S&P 500 up 3.9%

Markets have strongest week in months, ASX up 5.4%, S&P 500 up 3.9%, stimulus on again The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) delivered its strong week since April, finishing 5.4% higher despite finishing flat on Friday. It was a similar story in the

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Zip (ASX:Z1P) up 9%, US markets creep higher

Longest winning streak since July, go slow at Transurban (ASX:TCL), Zip (ASX:Z1P) up 9%, US markets continue to creep higher The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) has delivered its longest winning streak since July, finishing 1.1% higher as the budget stimulus continues to reverberate

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ASX budget bounce, IPOs closing in

ASX budget bounce, a long list of winners, IPOs closing in, US markets hit one month high The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) overcame a weak lead form the US to deliver its strongest budget bounce since 2002, jumping 1.3%. It will likely

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Market update; ASX struggles higher

ASX struggles higher, rates on hold, giant gold merger, US stocks fall The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) struggled to a 0.3% gain on Tuesday, the energy, +2.3%, and materials sector, +1.1%, the key contributors. The biggest news was the ‘merger of

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Market update; ASX finishes 2.6% higher

Rollercoaster continues, ASX finishes 2.6% higher, Budget night ahead, US rallies 1.6% The ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) delivered its strongest day in four months, adding 2.6% despite the public holiday in NSW and much lower volume as a result. The positive

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Market update; Trump positive COVID-19

Trump’s positive COVID-19 test sparks volatility, ASX falls 1.4% Volatility is on the rise, the ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) falling 1.2% at the open before gradually recovering. The index then capitulated on the news of President Trump’s positive COVID-19 test as

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Market update; fiscal stimulus in focus

October starts on the front foot, fiscal stimulus in focus, property improving October started better than September finished, the ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) finishing 1.0% higher as Prime Minister Scott Morrison began announcing his fiscal stimulus package and US Congress appeared to

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