All
 

 

Just in:  

You are here: Home»Markets»Equity»Australia

Australia

Archive

Australia shares close at 6-year highs, ex-dividend stocks cap SYDNEY: Australian shares added 0.2 percent to touch a fresh six-year closing high in choppy trade on Wednesday, with investor sentiment supported by strong earnings and a firmer Wall Street, but a handful of top-tier firms trading ex-dividend pared gains. The S&P/ASX 200 index added 13.6 points to 5,651.2 at the close of trade, a second session of gains. The benchmark edged 0.1 percent higher on Tuesday. New Zealand's benchmark NZX 50 index added 0.9 percent or 48.1 points to 5,243.7. Copyright Reuters, 2014 ...

Australia shares edge higher on earnings, ex-dividend stocks cap SYDNEY/WELLINGTON: Australian shares nudged up on Wednesday thanks to strong earnings and firmer Wall Street stocks, though gains were capped by a handful of top-tier firms trading ex-dividend. The market has been underpinned in recent weeks by a batch of healthy corporate results, which have helped take some of the sting out of geopolitical tensions. Boral Ltd jumped 4.5 percent to its highest since early May of A$5.63 after it said it swung to an ...
Asia stocks highest since 2008, ECB talk pressures euro SYDNEY: The euro came close to cracking on Wednesday as feverish speculation of further policy stimulus in the euro zone drove bond yields to all-time lows and lifted Asian stocks to peaks not seen in almost seven years. The groundbreaking call by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi for more action on both the monetary and fiscal fronts has markets wagering that fresh steps could come as soon as next week when the central bank's ...
Australia shares dip on miners, snap seven sessions of gains SYDNEY: Australian shares dipped 0.2 percent on Monday, slipping from six-year highs after miners dragged the index lower as iron ore prices dropped, but an uptick in earnings of oil company Caltex helped temper losses among energy stocks. Caltex soared 7.4 percent to A$27.45, its highest since June 2007. The S&P/ASX 200 index lost 10.7 points to 5,634.9 at the close of trade, snapping seven consecutive sessions of gains, its longest streak since mid-July. The ...
Australia shares dip on miners, Caltex helps pare losses SYDNEY/WELLINGTON: Australian shares lost 0.3 percent on Monday, slipping from six-year highs as Wall Street lost ground and iron ore hit a two-month low dragging miners lower. An uptick in the earnings of oil company Caltex Ltd , however, helped temper losses among energy stocks. The S&P/ASX 200 index lost 15.1 points to 5,630.5 by 0223 GMT. The benchmark edged 0.1 percent higher on Friday, its seventh consecutive session of gains and its longest streak ...
Australia shares close higher for a 7th day, up 1.4pc for week SYDNEY: Australian shares edged 0.1 percent higher on Friday, boosted by solid earnings from Santos Ltd which supported the energy sector, though gains were tempered as some stocks traded ex-dividend. Santos jumped 3.9 percent to A$15.16, its highest since November 2013. The S&P/ASX 200 index added 6.7 points to 5,645.6 at the close of trade, and gained 1.4 percent for the week, climbing for a second week. The benchmark posted its seventh consecutive session of ...
Asia shares slip as China disappoints, Japan bucks trend SYDNEY: Asian shares came under pressure on Thursday as a disappointing survey on Chinese manufacturing stoked concerns about the regional giant and overshadowed better news from Japan. The HSBC/Markit Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) fell to 50.3 in August from July's 18-month high of 51.7, badly missing a Reuters forecast of 51.5. Investors reacted by selling the Australian dollar, often a used as a liquid proxy for bets on China, while shares in ...

 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 16,677.90 1.32
Arrow Nasdaq 4,452.79 1.60
Arrow S&P 1,950.82 1.23
Arrow FTSE 6,419.15 0.30
Arrow DAX 9,047.31 1.20
Arrow CAC-40 4,157.68 1.28
Arrow Nikkei 15,138.96 0.37
Arrow H.Seng 23,333.18 0.30
Arrow Sensex 26,851.05 0.24





where to buy

cheap wedding dresses

online - weddingdresstrend.com


Banking Review 2013


Buy new style hair wigs at cheap price on Ishowigs.com

Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyAugust
Trade Balance $-2.807 bln
Exports $1.911 bln
Imports $4.718 bln
WeeklyOctober 23, 2014
Reserves $13.465 bln