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ASX up 0.6% to ten-month high; BHP lifts iron ore guidance

ASX up 0.6% to ten-month high; BHP lifts iron ore guidance

The S&P/ASX 200 has touched a new post-COVID high this morning thanks to gains in information technology, industrial and financial stocks.

  • by Alex Druce and Lucy Battersby

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The Short Squeeze: Earnings focus follows inauguration celebration

The Short Squeeze: Earnings focus follows inauguration celebration

Tune in to this week's Short Squeeze podcast to hear the latest take on business and financial markets with Alex Druce and Kyle Rodda.

  • by Alex Druce
As it happened: ASX gains 1.2% thanks to market heavyweights

As it happened: ASX gains 1.2% thanks to market heavyweights

The ASX 200 found positive momentum today, finishing up 1.2% at 6742.6. The banks, miners, health, industrials and tech stocks rose.

  • by Alex Druce and Lucy Battersby
As it happened: ASX closes 0.8% lower as banks and miners drag

As it happened: ASX closes 0.8% lower as banks and miners drag

The S&P/ASX 200 dropped 0.8% to 6663 points on Monday as banks miners dragged on the market. The healthcare and retail sectors outperformed.

  • by Alex Druce and Lucy Battersby
As it happened: ASX falls flat to cap lacklustre week

As it happened: ASX falls flat to cap lacklustre week

The ASX rose as much as 0.6% before falling flat on Friday. BHP led gains for the miners while Afterpay also hit a new record. The market lost 0.6% for the week.

  • by Alex Druce
As it happened: ASX adds 0.4% ahead of Biden's stimulus detail

As it happened: ASX adds 0.4% ahead of Biden's stimulus detail

The ASX 200 rose 0.4% to 6715.3 on Thursday after a slow start. US futures were pushing ahead as investors brace for Joe Biden's long-awaited COVID stimulus response.

  • by Alex Druce
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As it happened: Banks bounce back to help ASX edge higher

As it happened: Banks bounce back to help ASX edge higher

The ASX 200 shifted between narrow losses and gains on Wednesday, finishing just 0.1% ahead at 6686.6. The banks improved as the session wore on while Telstra gained 2.7%.

  • by Alex Druce
The Short Squeeze: How long can markets hold onto stimulus?

The Short Squeeze: How long can markets hold onto stimulus?

This week Alex Druce is joined by IG Markets Analyst Kyle Rodda to discuss the prospect of more stimulus for the US economy, what is driving the ASX to near 12-month highs, US earnings, and the latest surge in Bitcoin

  • by Alex Druce
As it happened: ASX fades after lunch to lose 0.3%

As it happened: ASX fades after lunch to lose 0.3%

Australian shares climbed as much as 0.5% on Tuesday before falling flat and closing 0.3% down at a session low 6679.1.

  • by Alex Druce
As it happened: ASX cools off with 0.9% decline

As it happened: ASX cools off with 0.9% decline

The ASX 200 slipped as much as 1% on Monday and closed 0.9% down at 6697.2, easing from Friday's near 11-month high.

  • by Alex Druce
Vaccine and stimulus double dose to bolster ASX
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Vaccine and stimulus double dose to bolster ASX

The Australian market is expected to start the trading week stronger as investors continue to sidestep soft economic fundamentals and short-term risks.

  • by Kyle Rodda