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Stocks hit, $A down as rate cut looms

SHARES were punished yesterday and the dollar was also sharply lower on the increased likelihood of an interest rate cut. Source: Markets     

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Dollar falls as housing recovery loses puff

SIGNS that a nascent recovery in the housing sector stumbled in March pushed the Australian dollar to its lowest since mid-April. Source: Markets     

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Dollar falls as housing recovery loses puff

SIGNS that a nascent recovery in the housing sector stumbled in March pushed the Australian dollar to its lowest since mid-April. Source: Markets     

Resources stocks drag down market

Resources stocks drag down market

THE sharemarket has closed 0.7 per cent lower, with concerns about global economic growth pulling down resources stocks. Source: Markets     

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Dollar declines as markets weaken

THE dollar dropped below 103 US cents for the first time in three days amid falls on US stock markets and weaker commodity prices. Source: Markets     

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Dollar declines as markets weaken

THE dollar dropped below 103 US cents for the first time in three days amid falls on US stock markets and weaker commodity prices. Source: Markets     

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Fed little comfort for US stocks

US stocks fell as investors reacted to weak data and found little comfort in the Fed’s decision to retain its easy-money policies. Source: Markets     

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Fed little comfort for US stocks

US stocks fell as investors reacted to weak data and found little comfort in the Fed’s decision to retain its easy-money policies. Source: Markets     

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Fed little comfort for US stocks

US stocks fell as investors reacted to weak data and found little comfort in the Fed’s decision to retain its easy-money policies. Source: Markets