ASX set for flat start on US-China tension

A flat start is likely for the Australian share market after Wall Street closed slightly lower due to tensions between the US and China. The SPI 200 futures contract was lower by 7 points, or 0.13 per cent, to 5,537.0 at 0700 AEST on Friday, indicating little...

ASX flat start likely to busy day

Shares appear set for a flat start to ASX trading after stronger than expected Chinese exports data offset US unemployment figures overnight. The benchmark SPI 200 futures contract was up 5 points, or 0.09 per cent, to 5,373.0 at 0700 AEST on Friday. Stocks globally...

Subdued start likely for ASX trading

Investors in the Australian share market may not have a lot to crow about on Tuesday with early indicators of a flat start to trade. The benchmark SPI 200 futures contract was up 17 points, or 0.32 per cent, to 5,335.0 points at 0700 AEST on Tuesday, indicating a...

Wall St gains as US states start to reopen

US stock markets have risen as more states prepared to lift coronavirus-induced curbs and investors geared up for the busiest week of quarterly earnings reports, including from tech titans Apple and Microsoft. The risk-on sentiment propped up the US benchmark 10-year...

Flat start for ASX after poor NAB result

Stock prices have been stagnant on the share market, with NAB’s poor half-year results being the main talking point. NAB surprised the market before trade by announcing half-year net profit was down 51.3 per cent to $1.31 billion and cash earnings fell by 51.4...