Tag: Australia shares

Australian shares close at 3-week lows after U.S. data sparks sell-off

New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index closed 0.4% lower at 10,951.64. Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Westpac Banking Corp and Australia and New Zealand Banking...

Australia shares gain as rate cut hopes solidify; New Zealand up

ASX 200 index rose 0.3%, or 18.9 points, to close at 6,749.70. The benchmark ended up 0.2% on Friday. The Australian energy index gained...

Australia shares set to open higher as China tariff exemptions lift mood

Australian shares are likely to open higher on Thursday, tracking Wall Street, after China's decision to exempt some US goods from tariffs boosted market sentiment. China...

Australia shares rise, iron ore leads mining gains; NZ down

Australian shares made modest gains on Wednesday, clawing back losses from the previous session as a China-led mining rally helped offset a decline in technology...

Australia shares end down as new U.S.-China tariffs trigger caution

Australian shares, led by energy stocks, edged lower on Monday, with investors unsettled by the latest blows traded by the United States and China in...

Australia shares post first weekly gain in four, property sector shines

Australian shares posted their first weekly gain in four weeks on Friday, as significant gains in real estate firms pushed the benchmark higher although fears...

Australia shares poised to open lower, NZ down

Australian shares are set to open lower on Wednesday as fears of a global deceleration is expected to weigh on investors despite recent signs of...

Australia shares climb on miners’ gains, solid China trade data

Australian shares rose on Thursday, helped by mining stocks and surprisingly solid July trade numbers out of top trading partner China. The S&P/ASX 200 index ended...

Australia shares drop on disappointing Fed outlook; NZ ekes out gain

Australian shares fell on Thursday as the U.S. Federal Reserve dashed investors' hopes it would flag a series of rate cuts and the mining sector...

Australia shares end at highest since Nov 2007 on trade talk hopes; NZ down

Australian shares closed at their highest point in nearly 12 years on Wednesday as investors cheered signs of progress in the trade talks between the...