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Corporate crackdown: China’s quest for ‘common prosperity’ splits investors

Corporate crackdown: China’s quest for ‘common prosperity’ splits investors

Investors are split on the merits of investing in China amid an unprecedented period of market volatility, triggered by the CCP’s interventionist approach to markets.

  • by Charlotte Grieve

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A climate reckoning is coming for the world’s government debt

A climate reckoning is coming for the world’s government debt

Australia is one of the countries that will be heavily impacted by the transition to a lower-carbon economy - and it could pull down its credit ratings.

  • by Jill Ward
As it happened: ASX closes 0.4% lower as miners drag on the bourse

As it happened: ASX closes 0.4% lower as miners drag on the bourse

Despite the bullish lead from US stocks, the Australian sharemarket closed 0.4% lower.

  • by Emma Koehn and Colin Kruger
ASX set for modest start after stocks rallied on Wall Street in Fed frenzy

ASX set for modest start after stocks rallied on Wall Street in Fed frenzy

Wall Street posted its biggest two-day gain since July as investors embraced the Federal Reserve’s bullish economic outlook while downplaying the risk of contagion from turmoil in Chinese debt markets.

  • by Damian J. Troise, Alex Veiga and Kamaron Leach
ASIC issues stern warning about social media pump and dump posts

ASIC issues stern warning about social media pump and dump posts

Shortly after the regulator’s warning a little known ASX stock saw its share price jump 7800 per cent after a flurry of promotional tweets.

  • by Sarah Danckert
As it happened: ASX closes 1% higher as energy continues rise

As it happened: ASX closes 1% higher as energy continues rise

The Australian sharemarket closed 1% higher, up 73.3 points to 7370.2 buoyed by gains on Wall Street and the energy sector’s continued rise.

  • by Emma Koehn and Colin Kruger
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Iron ore storms past $US100 as China soothes Evergrande concerns

Iron ore storms past $US100 as China soothes Evergrande concerns

Iron ore’s roller-coaster ride in 2021 shows no signs of easing, with prices ending an unprecedented slump to move sharply higher as investors monitor simmering debt troubles at China Evergrande Group.

  • by Krystal Chia
ASX set to rise after gains on Wall Street following Fed statement

ASX set to rise after gains on Wall Street following Fed statement

Futures for the local sharemarket are trading higher after US stocks rose, thanks to easing concerns about China’s teetering Evergrande Group and positive signals from the US central bank.

  • by Damian J. Troise, Alex Veiga and Stan Choe
Top hedge fund manager banned over ‘market manipulation’

Top hedge fund manager banned over ‘market manipulation’

Another blow for top Sydney hedge fund Regal Funds Management with ASIC banning a former senior staffer.

  • by Sarah Danckert
Evergrande, Fed taper fears and other woes: It’s a week to behold for investors

Evergrande, Fed taper fears and other woes: It’s a week to behold for investors

In more settled times, the outcome of the Fed’s two-day meeting alone would be the major moment of the week for markets. But these are not settled times.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
‘Dr Doom’ Roubini says he’s ‘Dr Realist’ with world in a debt trap

‘Dr Doom’ Roubini says he’s ‘Dr Realist’ with world in a debt trap

Economist Nouriel Roubini -- renowned for foreseeing the mortgage collapse that helped trigger the global financial crisis -- said the post-pandemic world seems to be heading toward a repeat.

  • by John McCorry and Tom Keene