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Share market feels the rates heat

Share market feels the rates heat The Australia share market retreated to a six-month low on Tuesday, as global markets felt the pressure from surging bond yields – despite, in Australia’s case, the Reserve Bank leaving the official cash rate on hold at 4.1 per cent, for a fifth straight month. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index…

James Dunn | 4th Oct 2023 | More
Local market trades lower ahead of US inflation print

A tech slide dragged the ASX indices lower on Wednesday, ahead of the US inflation data coming in overnight. Consensus expectations were for the US headline consumer price index (CPI) to show core inflation at 3.6 per cent for the year to August, up from 3.2 per cent a month ago – a significant rise….

James Dunn | 14th Sep 2023 | More
All Ords (ASX:XAO) sinks on China, rates weakness, Liontown surges again

Both local benchmarks, including the S&P/ASX200 fell 1.2 per cent on Thursday, as pressure continues to build from poor global economic data. A surge in bond yields in the US, on the back of higher oil prices, has hit valuation and growth hopes once again, while further signs of slowing growth in China, hit the…

Drew Meredith | 8th Sep 2023 | More
  • US shares outperform, but analysts doubt rally will continue

    True to form, US stocks are outperforming Aussie shares on the back of a resurgence in technology-related company valuations. Economists warn against straying from diversification, however, with Aussie miners still offering investors capital returns on top of an underlying hedge against a US downturn.

    Nicki Bourlioufas | 19th Jun 2023 | More
    Firming iron ore steels Australian market

    Rising iron ore prices helped mining heavyweights BHP Group, Rio Tinto, Fortescue Metals and Mineral Resources on Thursday, and in turn that helped to push the major indices higher. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index finished Thursday up 3.8 points at 7,255.4, while the broader All Ordinaries gained 3.9 points to 7,460. Iron ore has risen 15 per cent since the start of 2023, on optimism…

    James Dunn | 3rd Mar 2023 | More
    China optimism surge sparks miners

    Optimism for mining stocks battled a downturn in the big banks in deciding the direction for the Australian share market on Wednesday, with the banks prevailing just enough to see the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 close 6.8 points, or 0.1 per cent, lower at 7251.6, while the broader All Ordinaries Index retreated 1.9 points to 7456.1. The bullishness for the miners…

    James Dunn | 2nd Mar 2023 | More
  • Retail rally points to rising rates

    Australian retail sales rebounded in January as household spending defied inflation and higher borrowing costs, strengthening the case for the Reserve Bank to keep raising interest rates, and run a “higher for longer” rates scenario, taking its cue from its central bank peers in the US and Europe. Retail sales rose 1.9 per cent in January after…

    James Dunn | 1st Mar 2023 | More
    Australian market struggling for energy

    The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 Index fell 39.8 points, or 0.5 per cent on Thursday to 7490.3; while the broader All Ordinaries index dropped 44.7 points, or 0.6 per cent, to 7695.8. Energy was in the spotlight, with the Mike Cannon-Brookes-backed AGL Energy plunging 82 cents, or 10 per cent, to $7.12 after the company downgraded full-year earnings guidance, cut its dividend and reported…

    Drew Meredith | 10th Feb 2023 | More
  • Newcrest, Nuix provide market highlights

    The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index on Wednesday advanced 26 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 7,530.1, while the broader All Ordinaries closed 27.4 points to the good, also 0.4 per cent, at 7,740.5. Goldminer Newcrest added another 65 cents, or 2.6 per cent, to $25.60, taking its gain to almost 14.5 per cent since it received a $24.5 billion takeover offer from US…

    Drew Meredith | 9th Feb 2023 | More
    Inflation jumps to 33-year high

    Australian shares ended a five-day winning streak on Wednesday, and the Aussie dollar rose, after the markets learned that inflation in Australia had risen to its highest point since 1990, at an annual rate of 7.8 per cent in the December quarter, beating economist forecasts of 7.6 per cent. Even the Reserve Bank’s preferred measure of “trimmed mean…

    Drew Meredith | 27th Jan 2023 | More
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