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Markets Live: Woolies jumps most in 20 years

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎14 hours ago‎
He believes the market has "nowhere near" exhausted its capacity for mergers and acquisitions and "in a bull market environment for the commodity, then we think a company like Orocobre is going to attract interest. There's more to come, in our view.".

Markets should start planning for a President Trump

The Australian Financial Review - ‎13 hours ago‎
"I think he scares the market," said a good old-fashioned broker to me on Monday when I asked him what would happen to the sharemarket if Donald Trump ends up being President of the United States of America later this year.

Calm markets raise big risks for complacent investors

Financial Times - ‎13 hours ago‎
While global economic and political developments point to the possibility of “jump conditions” once deemed improbable, financial markets have treated their influence as temporary and reversible. This divergence is understandable in the short run.
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Hammond's blueprint for Brexit set to calm markets

The Australian Financial Review - ‎19 hours ago‎
The British government will aim to outline a Brexit blueprint "later this year", according to the finance minister, in a move he said would send a "reassuring signal" to businesses and markets. Global finance chiefs warned that Britain's decision to ...
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Markets Live: Bulls take a breather

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
North-east Asia "is still the big kahuna in the LNG market, and it's a solid, stable market", said Zach Allen, president of Pan Eurasian Enterprises, a North Carolina-based tracker of liquefied natural gas shipments.

Farmers' markets defended by major market association heads

Weekly Times Now - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Melbourne Farmers' Markets spokeswoman Miranda Sharp hit back at comments by Grantville farmer Phil Westwood calling for tougher enforcement and regulation of food safety at the markets. Ms Sharp said traders at the eight city-based markets that her ...

Woolies, rate hopes boost market

Switzer Financial News - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Australian share market has hit an eleven-month high, boosted by expectations of an interest rate cut and a big lift in the shares of Woolworths after the ailing supermarket giant announced restructuring plans.
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Australian shares climb on strong US data, Woolworths soars

ABC Online - ‎12 hours ago‎
Australian shares have experienced a solid start to the week as investors welcomed news of a major restructure at Woolworths and a recent run of strong economic data from the US.

An 'insane' number of catalysts are poised to roil vulnerable markets this week

MarketWatch - ‎9 hours ago‎
Apple AAPL, -1.45% and its ailing watch take center stage on the extremely crowded earnings schedule this week as the stock market continues to feast on a steady diet of new highs. We banged out another on Friday, and despite a rather tepid looking ...
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Will the Fed be more upbeat? Big questions for markets this week

Financial Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
The last week before the (sometimes) slow days of August promises much that could excite markets. Two more central bank meetings beckon, in the US on Thursday and Japan on Friday, after counterparts in the UK and Europe both decided this month they ...

There's something surreal going on in the market

Business Insider Australia - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
The bond market has exploded in size, and yet market-makers - firms charged with making sure buyers and sellers can get the trades they need - are holding fewer bonds on their balance sheet, which makes life difficult for investors looking to make ...

International markets roundup

Switzer Financial News - ‎20 hours ago‎
Wall Street has closed higher, clinching the fourth straight positive week for the stock market, boosted by strength in telecom stalwarts AT&T and Verizon.

10 things you need to know before European markets open

Business Insider Australia - ‎14 hours ago‎
Yahoo is finally getting bought. Verizon Communications will announce an agreement on Monday to buy Yahoo for about $5 billion, ending months of uncertainty about Yahoo's future after the company announced plans to review strategic alternatives in ...
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Philips hits Q2 profit, warns global markets 'volatile'

The West Australian - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Hague (AFP) - Electronics giant Philips posted a 57 percent jump in second quarter net profit Monday on the back of a major arbitration award, as it warned of volatile markets ahead for the rest of the year. Net profit surged from 274 million euros ...
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Global stocks dip ahead of Fed meeting; oil drops on glut

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
Shares in Europe closed slightly higher but a gauge of equity markets worldwide was lower. Longer-dated Treasury yields fell and the dollar was slightly lower against the euro and yen as investors looked to the conclusion of a two-day Fed policy ...
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Records fall as US markets surge on back of strong telcos

Herald Sun - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
All 10 sectors ended higher on Friday, led by utilities and telecoms - defensive, high-dividend-paying groups that have lifted the market this year. AT&T climbed 1.4 per cent after its results, while Verizon rose 1.3 per cent and Yahoo closed up 1.4 ...

Grain, oilseed markets to be driven by demand for livestock protein feed, analyst says

Weekly Times Now - ‎15 hours ago‎
FUTURE global grain and oilseed markets will be driven by the demand for livestock protein feed, an international analyst told the Australian Grains Industry Conference today.

Markets Live: CSL hits new high

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
"When coupled with a slowing property market, it appears that China's growth engine is increasingly dependent on infrastructure.
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Miners more worried about Queensland laws than global markets

The Australian Financial Review - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Queensland mining executives are more worried about new laws from the Palaszczuk Labor government than global market conditions, according to a new survey.

CEE MARKETS-Forint firms, flirts with key level before rate meeting

Reuters - ‎10 hours ago‎
"The 312.80/90 level seems to be holding up the forint a bit, but the entire region and Turkish markets are also firming ... There was no clear driver, sentiment is good, even the (Romanian) leu is posting gains," one foreign currency trader said ...
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