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ASX continues recovery, starts week with 1.5 per cent gain

ASX continues recovery, starts week with 1.5 per cent gain

The Australian sharemarket has made a strong start to the week after Wall Street’s benchmark index recorded its strongest session in two years.

  • by Angus Dalton, Stan Choe and Alex Veiga

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The Wrap: ASX finishes positive week with tech rally

The Wrap: ASX finishes positive week with tech rally

The Australian sharemarket has posted its first two consecutive days of gains this month, finishing a positive week with a 0.8 per cent increase on Friday as tech stocks rose by 6 per cent.

  • by Lachlan Abbott
This time it is different - the crypto crash is real

This time it is different - the crypto crash is real

The digital currency market has been swept up in a wider tech stock rout and the scale of the plunge is unlike anything seen before

  • by Ben Marlow
The Wrap: ASX moves higher despite commodity prices hurting energy, miners

The Wrap: ASX moves higher despite commodity prices hurting energy, miners

The Australian sharemarket edged 0.3 per cent higher on Thursday thanks to strong real estate and health care stocks, but was held back by falls in the energy and mining sectors.

  • by Lachlan Abbott
ASX falls as US futures weigh on the market, wiping out early gains
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ASX falls as US futures weigh on the market, wiping out early gains

The Australian sharemarket has dropped by 0.2 per cent after a see-sawing session on Wednesday, which saw slight early gains from energy and utilities stocks wiped out as US futures edged lower.

  • by Lachlan Abbott
The Wrap: ASX rises for first time in seven sessions

The Wrap: ASX rises for first time in seven sessions

The Australian sharemarket has snapped a seven-day losing streak, climbing by 1.4 per cent on Tuesday on the back of rises in resources and banking stocks.

  • by Lachlan Abbott
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The coin that could wreck crypto

The coin that could wreck crypto

Cryptocurrency prices are plummeting, plunging investors into financial ruin. Now the crypto industry is grappling with an even grimmer prospect: The worst may be yet to come.

  • by David Yaffe-Bellany
The Wrap: ASX falls for seventh straight session as resources stocks decline

The Wrap: ASX falls for seventh straight session as resources stocks decline

The Australian sharemarket was weighed down by energy and mining stocks as recession fears sunk commodity prices.

  • by Lachlan Abbott
Great unknown: Markets brace for turmoil as the Fed unwinds its 14-year experiment
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Great unknown: Markets brace for turmoil as the Fed unwinds its 14-year experiment

The Fed didn’t just raise US interest rates with its biggest hike since 1994. It also made another move that is set to put vulnerable markets under more stress.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
Volatility is king: Markets brace for more turbulence amid meltdown

Volatility is king: Markets brace for more turbulence amid meltdown

Global sharemarkets have been a sea of red as the era of cheap money comes to a screeching halt. And investors predict more uncertainty is on the horizon.

  • by Clancy Yeates
ASX suffers worst week in two years as recession fears spook markets

ASX suffers worst week in two years as recession fears spook markets

The Australian sharemarket has posted its biggest weekly loss in two years following a wipeout on Wall Street, as worries about a fragile global economy roar back to the fore.

  • by Lachlan Abbott