Finance News (Page 636)

Tech stocks drag down Wall Street: Aus shares to open lower

04 Jul 2018 - Australian shares are set to open lower this morning after tech stocks dragged on Wall Steet yesterday. The three major US benchmarks closed lower, paring earlier gains, and it was a short session in the US with Wall Street taking an early mark ahead of the Independence Day celebrations. Worley Parsons (ASX:WOR) has been awarded a new three-year contract by NOVA Chemicals for continued engineering on the Corunna Cracker Expansion Project in Canada.

Mustering up on Tuesday: Aus shares close 0.5% higher

03 Jul 2018 - Market Wrap. Telcos lead as Telstra (ASX:TLS) rises 2%. Miners slides as iron ore dips, Rio (ASX:RIO) down 3%. Orocobre (ASX:ORE) slips on profit taking after record results. Tabcorp (ASX:TAH) gains 2% on increasing stake in fellow gambling company, Jumbo Interactive (ASX:JIN). Orion Health Group (ASX:OHE) up 54%, Synalit Milk (ASX:SM1) up 2.4%, a2 Milk Company’s (ASX:A2M) up 3.4%. Click for news and report.