Monthly Archives: June 2018 (Page 3)

Tech falls on Wall St: ASX poised to open lower

28 Jun 2018 - Australian shares are set to open lower this morning as Wall Street saw losses right up until the close. Technology stocks dropped with Intel, Microsoft, IBM, Facebook and Netflix all seeing a fall. Oil rallied – including Exxon Mobil and Chevron. US-China trade tensions continue to worry investors. And Australian Mines (ASX:AUZ) retracts their Forecast Financial Information.

Turbulent day on the market: Aus shares close flat

27 Jun 2018 - The Australian sharemarket has closed flat today despite being very up and down throughout the day. The S&P/ASX 200 index closed 1.7 points lower - its fourth loss in as many sessions. BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP) and Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) were among the market leaders today with the energy sector supported by an overnight rise in oil prices. Education juggernaut Navitas (ASX:NVT) has appointed David Buckingham as Managing Director.

Great gains for energy: ASX shares 0.1% lower at noon

27 Jun 2018 - The Australian share market opened lower despite positive leads from Wall Street and is now tracking 0.1 per cent lower at noon. The energy sector is leading the way and the telcos sector trailing behind. The Iron ore price rose and its futures are pointing to a rise of 0.1 per cent. BHP (ASX:BHP), Rio (ASX:RIO),Woodside Petroleum (ASX:WPL), Santos (ASX:STO), Origin Energy (ASX:ORG) and Oil Search (ASX:OSH) are all among the market leaders. Nanosonics (ASX:NAN) [...]