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The Wrap: ASX finishes positive week with tech rally

The Wrap: ASX finishes positive week with tech rally

The Australian sharemarket has posted its first two consecutive days of gains this month, finishing a positive week with a 0.8 per cent increase on Friday as tech stocks rose by 6 per cent.

  • by Lachlan Abbott

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This time it is different - the crypto crash is real

This time it is different - the crypto crash is real

The digital currency market has been swept up in a wider tech stock rout and the scale of the plunge is unlike anything seen before

  • by Ben Marlow
Crypto’s frozen mystery: The fate of billions is up in the air

Crypto’s frozen mystery: The fate of billions is up in the air

A disruptive company with a charismatic leader has thrown a lot of wealth into uncertainty — and vividly demonstrates the end of the crypto party.

  • by Steven Zeitchik and Rachel Lerman
The Wrap: ASX moves higher despite commodity prices hurting energy, miners

The Wrap: ASX moves higher despite commodity prices hurting energy, miners

The Australian sharemarket edged 0.3 per cent higher on Thursday thanks to strong real estate and health care stocks, but was held back by falls in the energy and mining sectors.

  • by Lachlan Abbott
Wasn’t Bitcoin supposed to be a hedge against inflation?

Wasn’t Bitcoin supposed to be a hedge against inflation?

Yet another crypto myth bites the dust. And it’s hard to avoid wondering what myths are left.

  • by Paul Krugman
Australian trading app Stake to allow users to lend US shares

Australian trading app Stake to allow users to lend US shares

Low-cost trading platform Stake will allow its retail investor user base to earn passive income by lending out their US shares - a trade typically only conducted by large institutional investors.

  • by Lachlan Abbott
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ASX falls as US futures weigh on the market, wiping out early gains

ASX falls as US futures weigh on the market, wiping out early gains

The Australian sharemarket has dropped by 0.2 per cent after a see-sawing session on Wednesday, which saw slight early gains from energy and utilities stocks wiped out as US futures edged lower.

  • by Lachlan Abbott
The Wrap: ASX rises for first time in seven sessions

The Wrap: ASX rises for first time in seven sessions

The Australian sharemarket has snapped a seven-day losing streak, climbing by 1.4 per cent on Tuesday on the back of rises in resources and banking stocks.

  • by Lachlan Abbott
The coin that could wreck crypto

The coin that could wreck crypto

Cryptocurrency prices are plummeting, plunging investors into financial ruin. Now the crypto industry is grappling with an even grimmer prospect: The worst may be yet to come.

  • by David Yaffe-Bellany
The Wrap: ASX falls for seventh straight session as resources stocks decline

The Wrap: ASX falls for seventh straight session as resources stocks decline

The Australian sharemarket was weighed down by energy and mining stocks as recession fears sunk commodity prices.

  • by Lachlan Abbott
‘There’s so much fear’: A crypto winter has arrived

‘There’s so much fear’: A crypto winter has arrived

The “fear of missing out” that characterised so much of the investing landscape over the past two years is disintegrating into another, much simpler emotion: fear itself.

  • by Charlie Wells, Misyrlena Egkolfopoulou and Claire Ballentine