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2nd day of ASX losses, lithium shines: Aus shares close 0.7% lower

14 Mar 2018 - Market Wrap Report: The ASX200 fell at the open, really following negative leads from Wall Street. Dow futures pointing for a fall of is 22 points down, ASX futures down 32 points. All sectors traded lower today with healthcare falling the most. Miners saw the least losses, Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) and Fortescue (ASX:FMG) continued to move away from their 50-day moving averages but both closed higher. But it was lithium companies that again took the [...]

Trump effect: Aus shares 0.8% lower at noon

14 Mar 2018 - Market at Midday: The best performing stock in the S&P/ASX 200 is Blackmores Limited (ASX:BKL), rising 3.4 per cent to $133.88, followed by shares in Orocobre (ASX:ORE) and Galaxy Resources (ASX:GXY). Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) issued an addendum for its 2018 AGM noting requests from members with the Chairman’s responses, with the board urging shareholders to vote on a resolution that provides additional information with annual reporting on the impact of climate change. Carnegie Clean Energy [...]