Feb 23 Australian shares traded little changed
on Tuesday as gains in miners and energy firms on stronger
commodity prices countered losses in tech stocks following a
weak lead from U.S. peers.
Treasury Wine Estates plans a major overhaul of its business that includes the likely sale of low priority brands and other assets, aiming to gain at least A$300 million ($230 million) as it reels from the impact of steep Chinese tariffs on Australian wine.
Feb 15 JB Hi-Fi Ltd said strong sales
have continued into January after posting an 86% rise in
first-half profit on Monday, driven by a surge in online sales
as consumers spent heavily on electronics amid COVID-19
* Origin Energy eyes worst day in over 10 months on gloomy
Feb 3 Australian shares rose on Wednesday, as
financials led gains boosted by the central bank's upbeat
economic outlook, while investors awaited a speech by its
governor Philip Lowe later in the day.
Feb 2 Australian shares rose on Tuesday,
following an overnight tech-led rebound on Wall Street, while
investors awaited the outcome of the country's central bank's
policy meeting later in the day.
Feb 1 Australian shares touched a two-month low
on Monday, hit by concerns over coronavirus vaccine rollouts and
a sluggish economic recovery, following a Wall Street rout last
week due to a clash between hedge funds and retail investors.
* ASX200 just over 300 points short of record pre-pandemic
* NZ index sees worst weekly loss in 10 months
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* Energy stocks end at 10-month high, near pre-pandemic