Flat share market expected at open

Flat share market expected at open

The Australian share market is expected to open only slightly higher on Monday despite a surge on Friday and a rally on Wall Street. Futures rose just three points, or 0.1 of a per cent, following last week’s close. AAP Capital chief economist Shane Oliver said...
Flat share market expected at open

Australian market to dip as trade resumes

The Australian share market is expected to dip slightly when trade resumes for the week, but a significant sell-off which saw prices tumble on Friday is unlikely to be repeated. The futures market suggests the benchmark S&P/ASX200 will fall by a modest seven...
Flat share market expected at open

Wall St rises on hopes for labour market

Wall Street has gained as jobless claims declined for the third straight week, raising hopes the worst of the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on the labour market might be over, but a crash in business activity dulled sentiment. New data shows 4.43 million...
Flat share market expected at open

Oil market turmoil rattles metal investors

Industrial metals prices have fallen, with copper down more than 2.0 per cent as a collapse in oil prices rattled investors, pushing global stock markets lower and the dollar higher. Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange (LME) was 2.7 per cent lower at...