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The Short Squeeze: Will the rush for gold continue?

The Short Squeeze: Will the rush for gold continue?

Listen in as this week's episode delves into what the upcoming US reporting season might offer up and examines what is driving gold and iron ore prices higher.

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ASX up 1.7% for the day as financials join $31b rally
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ASX up 1.7% for the day as financials join $31b rally

Australian shares are well ahead on Wednesday as the mining giants gorge on higher iron ore prices and tech soars. The Aussie is also at near four-week highs.

  • by Alex Druce and Lucy Battersby
Inquiry to cast public eye on class-action funding
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Class action

Inquiry to cast public eye on class-action funding

A parliamentary inquiry is looking at what can be done to help ensure that members of class actions receive a larger slice of the legal settlements.

  • by John Collett
Bad breath offers a rare payoff for investors in Listerine royalty
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Bad breath offers a rare payoff for investors in Listerine royalty

A rare item has hit the auction block: an investment in a single share that's guaranteed to pay as long as people fret over bad breath.

  • by Susan Decker
As it happened: Tech stocks lead ASX decline amid lockdown uncertainty
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As it happened: Tech stocks lead ASX decline amid lockdown uncertainty

The Australian sharemarket started in the red and pretty well stayed there all of Tuesday's trade, closing down 0.6% at 5941.1

  • by Alex Druce and Lucy Battersby
Wall Street rally fizzles out for tech heavyweights
Wall Street

Wall Street rally fizzles out for tech heavyweights

The US sharemarket ended trading lower overnight, pulled down by Amazon, Microsoft and other big-name leaders of its recent rally, as investors are bracing for an ugly earnings season.

  • by Noel Randewich
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Tech rally is not all froth and bubble as COVID turns risk on its head
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Opinion

Tech rally is not all froth and bubble as COVID turns risk on its head

It's counterintuitive but old world companies have become riskier during COVID than the tech disrupters and investors have cottoned on.

  • by Elizabeth Knight
As it happened: Zig-zagging ASX closes lower, loses 2.4% for the week
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As it happened: Zig-zagging ASX closes lower, loses 2.4% for the week

The Australian sharemarket shed 0.6% on Friday to end the week 2.4% lower as US-China relations sour and coronavirus concerns mount.

  • by Alex Druce
A fading legend: Warren Buffett used to move markets - now he barely causes a ripple
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A fading legend: Warren Buffett used to move markets - now he barely causes a ripple

For decades, Warren Buffett’s moves and words were pored over and analysed for insights on the state of the market. This week he made a $US10b purchase and the market barely blinked.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
As it happened: Tech stocks, goldminers lead the way as ASX rebounds
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As it happened: Tech stocks, goldminers lead the way as ASX rebounds

Investors looked through COVID-19 restrictions and a potential escalation of Chinese trade relations to push the ASX 200 higher on Thursday. Tech stocks soared.

  • by Alex Druce
As it happened: ASX sheds $28b ahead of Melbourne lockdown
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As it happened: ASX sheds $28b ahead of Melbourne lockdown

The Australian sharemarket fell by 1.5% - about $28 billion - as looming coronavirus lockdowns and second-surge fears sapped investor confidence.

  • by Alex Druce