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As it happened: Low-volume ASX sags with US futures

As it happened: Low-volume ASX sags with US futures

The ASX 200 ignored a strong Wall Street lead to fall 0.3% on Monday. The iron ore miners, CBA, and Macquarie Group were weak.

  • by Alex Druce

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As it happened: Vaccine blues take edge off barnstorming ASX

As it happened: Vaccine blues take edge off barnstorming ASX

The ASX 200 slipped 0.1% on Friday to edge away from a 13-month high. The index still had its best week in nine, adding 2.4% across the four sessions.

  • by Alex Druce
As it happened: ASX extends post-pandemic high with 1% gain

As it happened: ASX extends post-pandemic high with 1% gain

The miners and banks were strong as the Australian sharemarket added 1 per cent, closing at its highest level in 13 months.

  • by Alex Druce
As it happened: Best close since COVID as ASX rises 0.6%

As it happened: Best close since COVID as ASX rises 0.6%

The ASX 200 added 0.6% on Wednesday to finish at 6928.0, a fourth straight rise to hand the market its highest close in more than 13 months.

  • by Alex Druce
As it happened: ASX adds 0.8% as travel stocks take flight

As it happened: ASX adds 0.8% as travel stocks take flight

Travel, tech, and mining stocks fired the ASX to its best close in six weeks on Tuesday. The market added 0.8% to close at 6885.9.

  • by Alex Druce
As it happened: ASX rises to six-week high ahead of Easter break

As it happened: ASX rises to six-week high ahead of Easter break

The ASX improved after a jittery morning, rising 0.6% to finish the Easter-shortened week at a six-week high of 6828.7.

  • by Alex Druce
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As it happened: Strongest month since November as ASX gains 1.8%

As it happened: Strongest month since November as ASX gains 1.8%

The S&P/ASX 200 touched a five-week high as it added 0.8% in the final session of the month and quarter. The benchmark index rose 1.8% during the month.

  • by Alex Druce and Lucy Battersby
As it happened: ASX falls 0.9%, dragged down by materials and banks

As it happened: ASX falls 0.9%, dragged down by materials and banks

The S&P/ASX200 declined 0.9% on Tuesday despite a strong start. Materials, financials, and consumer discretionary dragged on small gains in communications.

  • by Lucy Battersby and Alex Druce
As it happened: Late dip knocks ASX 0.4% lower, back below 6800

As it happened: Late dip knocks ASX 0.4% lower, back below 6800

The ASX 200 tumbled after a positive start on Monday, eventually shedding 0.4% to 6799.5. The iron ore miners were strong but financial and tech stocks sagged.

  • by Alex Druce and Lucy Battersby
As it happened: ‘Directionless’ ASX meanders to best week in seven

As it happened: ‘Directionless’ ASX meanders to best week in seven

The ASX 200 gained 0.5% on Friday to cap a 1.7% weekly rise. It was the market’s best week in seven, despite equities often struggling for direction.

  • by Alex Druce
As it happened: ASX rises 0.2%, ‘like two dogs pulling at a stick’

As it happened: ASX rises 0.2%, ‘like two dogs pulling at a stick’

The ASX 200 finished narrowly in front on Thursday, adding 0.2% in a session that ricocheted early before meandering uneventfully through the afternoon.

  • by Alex Druce