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Australia, NZ shares flat as investors await Sino-U.S. trade talk developments

May 09 2019

May 10 Australian shares traded sideways on Friday as investors waited to see if trade negotiators from China and U.S. meeting in Washington for a second and final day could salvage a deal to end their countries near year-long tariff war.

Australia shares climb as telecom firms gain; NZ flat

May 08 2019

May 9 Australia's benchmark share index rose on Thursday, led by telecom stocks, but gains were capped by concerns over escalating U.S.-China trade tensions.

Australia, NZ shares slump on escalating Sino-U.S. trade dispute

May 07 2019

May 8 Australian shares fell on Wednesday tracking losses on Wall Street and with energy firms dragging the index lower as intensifying trade tensions between the United States and China pummelled investor confidence.

Miners drive Australian shares higher; NZ climbs

May 06 2019

May 7 Australian shares rose on Tuesday taking cues from a recovery on Wall Street and on the back of gains among iron ore miners after a court ordered a halt in operations at a Vale mine in Brazil, though investors remained cautious ahead of an interest rate decision from Reserve Bank of Australia.

Australia, NZ shares dive on Trump's vow to hike tariffs

May 05 2019

May 6 Australian shares fell to a near two-week low on Monday as U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to raise tariffs on Chinese goods erased hopes of a trade deal between the world's largest economies, following months of negotiations.

Australia shares flat; NZ dips

May 02 2019

May 3 Australian shares were barely changed on Friday as losses driven by energy stocks and a weaker outlook by Macquarie Group were partially offset by gains in the healthcare sector.

Australia shares slip on Fed comments, weak earnings; NZ rises

May 01 2019

May 2 Australian shares fell on Thursday, taking their lead from weakness on Wall Street, while large outflows from AMP and a dividend cut from NAB also weighed on sentiment.

Australia shares rise as ANZ profit beats expectations; NZ down

Apr 30 2019

May 1 Australian shares rose on Wednesday, with the index buoyed by Australia and New Zealand Banking Group's first-half profit beating expectations and energy stocks recouping losses from the previous session.

Australian shares fall as China data weighs on miners, energy firms; NZ up

Apr 29 2019

April 30 Australian shares fell on Tuesday with miners and energy stocks dragging the index as China's factory activity grew at a slower-than-expected pace, dampening investor sentiment.

Australian shares dip, weighed by energy, financial firms; NZ up

Apr 28 2019

April 29 Australian shares pulled back from a more than 11-year high on Monday, as a slump in oil prices weighed on energy stocks and investors remained cautious ahead of bank earnings later this week.

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