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Dow surges ahead: Aus shares to open higher

27 Oct 2017 - Market Outlook in 3 mins: Wall Street traded higher, the Dow surging 71 point ahead, with earnings reports giving investors a push. Twitter stocks rise 18.5% after recording revenue gains. New home sales in the US jump 18.9%, despite market consensus expecting a decline. Wattle Health (ASX:WHA) reports 895% growth in sales for Q1. Three companies are going ex-dividend and producer prices will be released today.

Tumble dryer Thursday: Aus shares 0.26% lower at noon

26 Oct 2017 - Market at Midday in 3 minutes: Export and import prices fall. ANZ (ASX:ANZ) sees most selling out the big four, despite its NZ’s profit rising 15% to $8b. Forestcue Metals (ASX:FMG) underperforms the big miners after reporting Sep Qtr update. Crown Resorts (ASX:CWN) sees Aus revenue rise, ex VIP revenue which fell. Sky and Space Global (ASX:SAS) has performed the world’s first financial transaction using nanosatellites. Click video for more