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United States

Nikhil Subba

Australia shares edge lower as U.S. jobless data stokes recovery fears

Aug 21 2020

* NZ benchmark gains 1.5%, boosted by tech stocks (Updates to close)

Australia shares fall on likely friction with China over dairy firm buyout

Aug 20 2020

* Santos marks worst session since June 29 after HY profit dips

Australian shares end at over 5-month high as CSL, financials gain

Aug 19 2020

Aug 19 Australian shares closed at a more than five-month high on Wednesday, boosted by gains in drugmaker CSL Ltd and financial stocks, with lower infections of the novel coronavirus in the country aiding sentiment.

Australian shares end higher as RBA minutes, lower virus cases lift mood

Aug 18 2020

Aug 18 Australian shares closed higher on Tuesday, with healthcare stocks leading gains, as the central bank's minutes showed some optimism around its economy and the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus in the country appeared to ease.

REFILE-Financials drag Australian shares lower on dividend worries

Aug 17 2020

August 17 Financials pulled down Australian shares on Monday as a decision by Bendigo and Adelaide Bank to defer its final dividend brought the sector's payout woes to surface.

Australia shares close lower on Wall Street selloff, NSW restrictions

Jul 24 2020

July 24 Australian shares closed lower on Friday, led by tech stocks after Wall Street's tumble overnight sparked a similar reaction domestically, while indications of a worsening COVID-19 situation added to the gloom.

Australia shares edge higher on Santos' record quarterly production

Jul 23 2020

* Tech stocks, miners limit gains on benchmark (Updates to close)

Australia shares fall as record virus cases dent investor sentiment

Jul 22 2020

July 22 Australian shares closed lower on Wednesday, dragged down by the healthcare sector, as a record surge in COVID-19 cases in the country dented investor sentiment.

Australia shares rise on stimulus, vaccine hopes

Jul 21 2020

July 21 Australian shares closed higher on Tuesday, marking their best session since June 16, after the country's central bank advocated for further fiscal stimulus, boosting demand for riskier assets.

Australia shares ease as virus recovery appears a long haul

Jul 20 2020

* Travel stocks hit by prospects of delayed COVID-19 recovery

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