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CBA and miners help ASX continue record run

CBA hikes dividend, announced buy back, IAG delivers another loss The ASX200 (ASX: XJO) finished at another record on Wednesday, adding 0.3% with the Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA) extending its dominance as Australia’s largest company. The share price rallied 1.5% almost singlehandedly pushing the market

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ASX marches to new high as earnings results impress

More records on climate change opportunity, James Hardie sees renovation boom It was another banner day for the sharemarket with the ASX200 (ASX: XJO) adding another 0.3% driven higher by an incredible rally in the lithium or ‘green energy’ sector. Whilst the

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ASX unchanged as miners and financial firms wrestle

No records today, Suncorp smashes expectations, Transurban’s problem tunnel It was a flat day for the market despite a strong positive start, with the S&P/ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) giving up its initial 0.5% gain slowly throughout the afternoon. The majority of sectors

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Afterpay helps record-high ASX to best week since May

Tech powers record week, iron ore price tumbles, records everywhere The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) overcame another 8% fall in the iron ore price to deliver a 0.4% gain on Friday, ultimately taking the weekly increase to 2%. Afterpay Ltd (ASX: APT) capped off an

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ASX charts new highs despite Delta blues

Another record, another lockdown, Nick Scali, Pinnacle dominates The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) managed to eke out another consecutive record finish, despite adding just 8 points and finishing 0.1% higher. It continues a positive start to the month, driven by seven of the

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New highs for ASX as companies again defy COVID gloom

ASX hits 7,500, Wesfarmers’ record high, mining continues to bounce The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) continued its strong recent run with the mining sector once again taking the mantle back from technology, jumping 1.2% behind another record from BHP Group Ltd (ASX: BHP) which

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ASX retreats, Afterpay and Zip rise again

ASX claws back, energy hit, IT takeover rally spreads The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) spent most of the day clawing back from early losses, ultimately finishing down just 0.2% despite a weak lead from the US market. The story was similar to

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Afterpay surge helps ASX scale new heights

Afterpay powers ASX to record, Santos takes out Oil Search, iron ore tanks The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) powered to another record close on Monday, jumping 1.3% on what has been dubbed ‘the biggest day in Australian sharemarket history’; the IT sector

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ASX sags, but July marks 10th straight monthly gain

Rough finish to a flat week, materials hit more records, NAB’s buyback The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) finished 0.3% lower on Friday, ending the week down just 0.02%. Behind the stagnant market was a growing level of divergence between industry performances. Materials

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Record-setting miners drive ASX higher

Market rallies, trifecta of iron ore records, property hit by Victorian Government The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) delivered another positive day, adding 0.5% as the trifecta of iron ore miners including Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX: FMG), Rio Tinto Limited (ASX: RIO), and BHP Group Ltd (ASX: BHP)

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