Friday , September 20 2019
Breaking News
Home / Tag Archives: Australian stocks (page 4)

Tag Archives: Australian stocks

Australian stocks start 0.6% lower, S&P 200 dips 38.9pts

australian stocks 1

SYDNEY: The Australian stocks opened more than half a per cent weaker after a stalemate between the European Union and Greece over the nation’s bailout package disappointed global markets. At the 10.15am (AEDT) official market open, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 38.9 points, or 0.66 per cent, to 5,849.8 points, while the broader broader All Ordinaries index gave up 34.7 ... Read More »

Australian stocks end lower, S&P 200 tumbles 30.5pts

547108-australia-stocks

SYDNEY: The Australian stocks ended lower on weakness in the financials and after a raft of disappointing company data failed to impress investors. At the 4.15pm (AEDT) official market close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index had fallen 30.5 points, or 0.52 per cent, to 5858.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index gave up 27.2 points, or 0.46 per cent, to 5822.3. ... Read More »

Australian stocks trade weaker at noon, S&P 200 sheds 20.9pts

australian stocks 2

PERTH: The Australian stocks traded lower at noon on weakness in the financials and after a raft of disappointing company data failed to impress investors At 12.05pm (AEDT), the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index had fallen 20.9 points, or 0.35 per cent, to 5,867.8, while the broader broader All Ordinaries index gave up 19.2 points, or 0.33 per cent, to 5,830.3. Overnight, ... Read More »

Australian stocks start 0.6% lower, S&P 200 dips 38.9pts

australian stocks 1

SYDNEY: The Australian stocks opened more than half a per cent weaker after a stalemate between the European Union and Greece over the nation’s bailout package disappointed global markets. At the 10.15am (AEDT) official market open, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 38.9 points, or 0.66 per cent, to 5,849.8 points, while the broader broader All Ordinaries index gave up 34.7 ... Read More »

Australian stocks record 7yrs high at end, S&P 200 jumps 2.3%

547108-australia-stocks

SYDNEY: Australian stocks closed at its highest level in nearly seven years Friday, snapping four days of losses, as a rebound in commodity prices and several strong earnings reports in the mining sector boosted investor confidence. The S&P/ASX 200 jumped 2.3% to 5877.5, representing its largest rise in a single day this year and reaching its highest closing level since ... Read More »

Australian stocks record 7yrs high at end, S&P 200 jumps 2.3%

547108-australia-stocks

SYDNEY: Australian stocks closed at its highest level in nearly seven years Friday, snapping four days of losses, as a rebound in commodity prices and several strong earnings reports in the mining sector boosted investor confidence. The S&P/ASX 200 jumped 2.3% to 5877.5, representing its largest rise in a single day this year and reaching its highest closing level since ... Read More »

Australian stocks open higher, S&P 200 gains 103.80pts

aussie stocks

SYDNEY: The Australian stock market opened notably higher on Friday, buoyed by mining giant Rio Tinto’s higher profit and share buyback. Sentiment was also boosted by the positive cues overnight from Wall Street, higher commodity prices and news of the ceasefire agreement in Ukraine. In late-morning trades, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 Index is gaining 103.80 points or 1.81 percent to ... Read More »

Australian stocks slightly lower at noon, S&P 200 dips 3.50pts

australian stocks 2

PERTH: Australian stock market is marginally lower on Thursday with stocks swinging between gains and losses amid cautious trades. A flat close on Wall Street overnight, lower oil prices and concerns about Greece appear to be prompting investors to refrain from significant moves. In late-morning trades, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 Index is down 3.50 points or 0.06 percent to 5,765.60, ... Read More »

Australian stocks set to open lower, S&P 200 tumbles 32pts

547108-australia-stocks

SYDNEY: The Australian stocks looks set to open flat after falls on international bourses ahead of an emergency eurozone meeting on the Greek crisis. At 6.45am (AEDT), the March share price index futures contract was up seven points at 5,731. In local economic news on Thursday, the Australian Bureau of Statistics releases January Labour force data and December overseas arrivals ... Read More »

Australian stocks tumble for 3rd day at end, S&P 200 slips 31.5pts

australian stocks 2

SYDNEY: Australian stocks tumbled for the third straight session on Wednesday as energy stocks led the market lower and investors remained cautious heading into company reporting season. A recent bull run lasting 12 straight sessions, equal to the country’s longest ever, has convinced many investors to take profits, while uncertainty about a resolution to the Greek debt crisis contributed to ... Read More »

Australian stocks tumble for 3rd day at end, S&P 200 slips 31.5pts

australian stocks 2

SYDNEY: Australian stocks tumbled for the third straight session on Wednesday as energy stocks led the market lower and investors remained cautious heading into company reporting season. A recent bull run lasting 12 straight sessions, equal to the country’s longest ever, has convinced many investors to take profits, while uncertainty about a resolution to the Greek debt crisis contributed to ... Read More »

Australian stocks start lower, S&P sinks 5.3pts

australian stocks

SYDNEY: The Australian stocks opened lower following a weak lead from Wall Street amid growing concerns of a Greek debt default. At 6.45am (AEDT) on Tuesday, the March share price index futures contract was down three points at 5,757. In a rousing policy speech to parliament, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras refused to apply for an extension for an international ... Read More »

Australian stocks close lower to end 12-day winning streak, S&P 200 sheds 5,814.9pts

547108-australia-stocks

SYDNEY: Australian shares pared early losses on Monday but closed lower to end a 12-session winning streak, weighed by resources stocks following surprisingly weak trade data in China. Financials turned around in late trading when bargain hunters emerged, while gains in healthcare and energy shares also helped. The S&P/ASX 200 index fell to 5,814.9 points at the close of trade. ... Read More »

Australian stocks close lower to end 12-day winning streak, S&P 200 sheds 5,814.9pts

547108-australia-stocks

SYDNEY: Australian shares pared early losses on Monday but closed lower to end a 12-session winning streak, weighed by resources stocks following surprisingly weak trade data in China. Financials turned around in late trading when bargain hunters emerged, while gains in healthcare and energy shares also helped. The S&P/ASX 200 index fell to 5,814.9 points at the close of trade. ... Read More »

Australian stocks take negative start, S&P 500 skids 0.4%

australian stocks

NEW YORK: Australian stocks futures slipped with Australia’s dollar, stocks and government bonds after Chinese imports plunged and US payrolls data fueled speculation over the outlook for higher interest rates. Oil extended gains following the best two weeks for Brent crude in 17 years. Standard & Poor’s 500 Index futures fell 0.4 per cent by 8.56am in Tokyo, as the ... Read More »

Australian stocks end higher since 2008; S&P 200 climbs 0.2%

aussie stocks

SYDNEY: Australian stocks posted a record winning streak, with the benchmark index closing at the highest level since 2008, as investors speculate the central bank will cut interest rates again. The S&P/ASX 200 Index rose 0.2 percent to close at 5,820.20 in Sydney, a 12th day of gains. That marks the longest rally since the index was created in 2000. ... Read More »

Australian stocks record 7yrs high, S&P 200 ascends 0.7%

australian stocks 1

SYDNEY: Australian stocks retreated from a seven-year high on Friday as a dour economic update from the central bank saw investors shrug off a bounce in oil prices to cash in their profits after a weeks-long rally. Overnight, the spot price of oil leapt 6 percent as rising violence in Libya, an important producer, helped the market recover from recent ... Read More »

Australian stocks close higher as gold gains, S&P soars 0.58%

australian stocks

SYDNEY: Australia stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Gold, Australian Real Estate Investment Trust and Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.58% to hit a new 3-year high. The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were Flexigroup Ltd (ASX:FXL), which rose 14.80% or ... Read More »

Australian stocks close higher as gold gains, S&P soars 0.58%

australian stocks

SYDNEY: Australia stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Gold, Australian Real Estate Investment Trust and Financials sectors led shares higher. At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.58% to hit a new 3-year high. The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were Flexigroup Ltd (ASX:FXL), which rose 14.80% or ... Read More »

Australian stocks record 7yrs high, S&P surges 61.33pts

aussie stocks

SYDNEY:  Australian shares recorded a near seven-year high on Wednesday buoyed by a rally in commodity prices and an interest rate cut at home, in contrast to subdued New Zealand stocks. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 61.33 points or 1 percent to 5,768.6 by 0308 GMT, having climbed as far as 5,805.1, the highest since 2008. It was on track ... Read More »