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ASX fades from highs as miners hit reverse

Markets drift lower, Rio’s dividend bonanza, inflation spikes The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) weakened throughout the session, ultimately finishing 0.7% lower on Wednesday. Every sector fell apart from property, which added 0.9%, with the local tech sector once again the hardest hit,

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Records broken as ASX200 closes above 7400 points

ASX nears fourteen-year record, confidence slipping, OZ Minerals, BlueScope smash expectations It was all about the mining sector on Tuesday, with the diggers and dealers finishing 1.6% higher and pushing the market up another 0.5%. Across the board, it was

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ASX touches new highs, flattens at the close

ASX finishes flat, materials gain again, Lynas delivers records The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) gave up another record opening, dropping 0.4% throughout the day to finish flat. Every sector finished lower barring materials and mining, which jumped 1% on the back of

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ASX ends week at new high despite COVID gloom

Volatile week ends at records, Star withdraws offer, Silverlake swimming The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) managed to deliver another positive week, despite finishing just 0.1% higher on Friday.  The benchmark added 0.6% over the week, pushed higher by a recovery in the

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New high for the ASX despite COVID gloom

Miners send ASX to record, lithium boom 2.0, Zip tanks The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) powered to a record close despite a bumpy start to the week, with the materials sector sending the market 1.1% higher. Materials jumped 2.2% and energy 2.5%

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Dip-buyers push ASX higher

Risk on, Altium offer pulled, property rallies, Lendlease selling, and Kogan on track It was ‘risk on’ once again for the ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) with the market up over 1% during the day but ultimately finishing 0.8% higher. The strength was

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Mining titans weigh ASX to 0.5% loss

Reality bites, Oil Search gets a bid, AUD hits seven month low Defensive earnings remained sought after on Tuesday with the healthcare sector outperforming once again, adding 1% behind CSL Limited (ASX: CSL) which finished 1.3% higher. Growing global outbreaks of the

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ASX closes 0.9% lower, materials and energy drag

ASX hit, defensive rotation begins, Oil Search loses MD, Telstra takes on China  The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) strengthened throughout the day, ultimately finishing 0.8% lower despite being as low as 1.1% during the morning session. The mining and energy sectors were

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Record-setting BHP helps ASX to best week in six

ASX overcomes lockdowns, BHP, ResMed hit records, Rio Tinto’s production issues The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) managed a 0.2% gain on Friday even as the Delta outbreak spread across the country. It was generally positive across the board with only the energy

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ASX slides as Sydney outbreak spreads to Melbourne

Groundhog Day, markets down, unemployment falls, ARB’s run continues The ASX 200 (ASX: XJO) weakened another 0.3% today as Victoria plunged into its fifth lockdown and the outbreak continued to extend in NSW. Just two sectors finished higher, materials up 1.4% and

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