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Wall Street extends losses as US dollar rises

By Elysse Morgan The US dollar continued to rise as markets took the latest paper from the San Francisco Federal Reserve to mean that the market has been underestimating the odds of an interest...

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Live Stream Apple’s iPhone 6 Event Right Here

By Luke Hopewell Apple has prepared its own landing page specifically for the event, and has promised to stream all the action to that portal as it happens. The event kicks off from 3am...

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Aust stocks climb at close

By Michael Roddan The Australian sharemarket climbed at the close, buoyed by a bullish resources sector, resilient business confidence figures and modest but stable official housing data. At the 4. 15pm (AEST) official market close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200...

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Aust stocks edge higher at open

By Mitchell Neems The Australian sharemarket edged slightly higher at the open after a string of global events, including downbeat data out of China and Japan and the looming Scottish independence vote, caused jitters...

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Aust stocks down at close

By Michael Roddan The Australian sharemarket closed the day lower despite a private report showing an increase in job ads in August. At the 4. 15pm (AEST) official market close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index...

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Aust stocks open little changed

By Mitchell Neems The Australian sharemarket opened the week little changed as fears over the persistently weak iron ore price offset strong gains on Wall Street on Friday. At the 10. 15am (AEST) official...

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Ammonia truck explosion site ‘unstable': fire chief

Eight men, including a police officer and four firefighters, were injured in the blast, which police said was so powerful it “disintegrated” the truck, destroyed two firefighting vehicles and two bridges, and blew a...

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Mining sector weighs down share market

By Anita Savage BHP Billiton fell 37 cents to $35. 65, Rio Tinto was off 84 cents to $61. 30 and Newcrest Mining was more than 3 per cent lower at $10. 59. About...

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Aust stocks close lower

By Michael Roddan The Australian sharemarket has closed lower thanks to tumbling resources stocks weakened by falling iron ore and gold prices, and a strong US dollar drawing investment away from minerals. At the...

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Aust stocks slide at close

By Michael Roddan The Australian sharemarket has closed lower thanks to tumbling resources stocks weakened by falling iron ore and gold prices, and a strong US dollar drawing investment away from minerals. At the...