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| Australian Market Report of May 21, 2010: GUD Holdings (ASX:GUD) to Make Takeover Bid for Dexion (ASX:DEX)|
MAY 21, 2010 13:30 - Article Views: 5,425
The Australian share market sank massively at opening on Friday, after Wall Street and European markets overnight slumped again due to Europe debt jitters. The Dow Jones industrial average experienced its deepest one-day plunge in more than a year, as investors feared that the European debt crisis might spread around the world.
| Australian Market Report of February 11: Gains Pared after China's Trade Data|
FEB 11, 2010 09:30 - Article Views: 6,435
Australian shares gave up early gains after disappointing trade numbers from China raised concerns that Chinese economy is cooling. The market closed slightly higher as earnings reports from market heavyweights BHP Billiton and Commonwealth Bank helped the rise. At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 8.3 points higher, or 0.2 per cent, at 4513.4. The broader All Ordinaries index rose 12.3 points, or 0.3 per cent, to 4533.
| Australian Market Report of November 24: Solid Gains in Overseas Markets|
NOV 24, 2009 13:00 - Article Views: 7,700
US stocks posted a strong gain overnight boosted by better-than-expected home sales. Existing-home sales increased by 10.1 per cent to a 6.1 million annual rate, from 5.54 million in September, the National Association of Realtors said. The US dollar was weaker on Monday on expectations that the interest rate would remain at near zero.
| Australian Market Report of September 24: Federal Reserve Cautiously Optimistic|
SEP 24, 2009 13:00 - Article Views: 9,847
US stocks fell overnight in a choppy trade as the Federal Reserve announcement showed that the central bank remained cautious to the economy outlook. The Federal Reserve acknowledged the economy is emerging from recession, but maintained its near-zero interest rate and trillion-plus dollar effort to support the fragile recovery.
| Australian Market Report of September 8: Europe and Asia Boosted Gains|
SEP 8, 2009 13:00 - Article Views: 11,513
US markets were closed for the Labour Day public holiday, while Europe and Asia markets posted strong gains on Monday.
| Australian Market Report of August 25: Take a Breather after Rally|
AUG 25, 2009 13:00 - Article Views: 11,570
US stocks ended flat overnight in light trade volumes as the market was awaiting the economic data this week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average edged higher to its highest close in more than nine months.
| Australian Market Report of August 7: Concerns over US Jobs Data|
AUG 7, 2009 13:00 - Article Views: 9,155
US stocks fell for a second day on Thursday as investors worried over the key employment figures, which are scheduled to release on Friday. Most economists expect the data will show the unemployment rate climbed to 9.6 per cent, from a 26-year high of 9.5 per cent in June.
| Australian Market Report of July 9: Focus on Australian Job Data|
JULY 9, 2009 13:00 - Article Views: 8,994
The Australian market yesterday closed flat as traders were cautious about the economic outlook. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index rose one point, or 0.03 per cent, at 3767.9, while the broader All Ordinaries index declined 1.8 points, or 0.05 per cent, to 3766.0 points. Today investors' focus would be the unemployment rate released by ABS.
| Australian Market Report of July 6: Interest Rate Likely on Hold|
JULY 6, 2009 13:00 - Article Views: 9,727
On Friday Asian and European markets fell while Wall Street was closed for public Holiday. The Australian shares closed lower Friday as US shares tumbled on the unfavorable unemployment figures and commodities prices were also lower. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index lost 49.1 points, or 1.27 per cent, to 3828.2 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index slumped 48.6 points, or 1.25 per cent, at 3826.6 points. The Reserve Bank of Australia Tuesday will announce its official interest rate after board meeting.
| Australian Market Report of July 1: Confidence Declined Unexpectedly|
JULY 1, 2009 13:00 - Article Views: 8,746
Yesterday the Australian market concluded the last day of the financial year higher, led by energy and retail sectors. The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index gained 68 points, or 1.75 per cent, to 3954.9 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 65.1 points, or 1.68 per cent, to 3947.8 points. The ASX200 has posted four consecutive months of gains.
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