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Santa’s sleigh rewind: Aus shares close 0.3% lower

21 Dec 2017 - Market Wrap: Lacklustre day of the trade with property taking the biggest hit after Charter Hall Group (ASX:CHC) fell 2.5 per cent. Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) tax contribution report noted its effective Australian tax rate for local operations fell from 67.9 per cent in 2016 to 29.9 per cent in 2017. HNA Group declined by buying ANZ's (ASX:ANZ) UDC Finance. Click for more news.

Bumpy sleigh ride: Aus shares 1% lower at noon

21 Dec 2017 - Market at Midday: 60 per cent of the sectors trading below the line at noon. Property taking biggest hit after Charter Hall Group (ASX:CHC) fell 2.6 per cent. Treasury Wine (ASX:TWE) also a bit tipsy, falling about 1.8 per cent. Retail Food Group (ASX:RFG) snapped its losing streak, gained 26 per cent. Mineral Resources (ASX:MIN) $526 million takeover of AWE (ASX:AWE) given board approval. Genesis Energy (ASX:GNE) trades higher after power station back online [...]