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Australia shares snap four-day rally as virus outbreaks weigh

20 Nov 2020

Nov 20 Australian shares closed a muted session lower on Friday, as losses in the prominent gold sector outweighed gains in financials, while investors held off big bets as major cities across the world reported virus outbreaks and shutdowns.

Australian shares end higher as financials gain; NZ falls

19 Nov 2020

* Financial sub-index extends gains to 4th day (Updates to close)

Financials push Australian shares to near 9-month high; NZ snaps 11-day rally

18 Nov 2020

* NAB closes branches nationwide on security threat (Updates to close)

Australian shares end at nine-month high; NZ up for 11th day

17 Nov 2020

* "Big Four" banks rise between 0.7% and 3% (Updates to close)

Australia stock market closes early on 'data issues', NZ at record high

16 Nov 2020

Nov 16 Trading on Australia's stock exchange was halted just 20 minutes from the open on Monday due to "market data issues", though the benchmark managed to hit its highest in nine months in the short window, while New Zealand extended gains to a tenth session.

Australian shares post best week in six months, New Zealand hits record close

09 Oct 2020

Australian shares posted their best week in six months on Friday, capping an eventful week that saw the government pledge billions to pull the economy out of recession and U.S President Donald Trump send mixed signals on COVID-19 relief measures.

Australian shares post best week in six months, NZ hits record close

09 Oct 2020

* "Big four" banks add between 6.2% and 10% for week (Updates to close)

Australia, New Zealand shares track Wall Street higher; New Zealand marks record close

08 Oct 2020

New Zealand stocks posted a record closing high on Thursday and Australian shares extended gains into a fourth session, tracking Wall Street as U.S. President Donald Trump called for some COVID-19 relief measures after calling off stimulus talks.

Australia, NZ shares track Wall Street higher; NZ marks record close

08 Oct 2020

* Australia's "big four" banks close higher for 4th day (Updates to close)

Australian benchmark stock index closes above 6,000 level on budget boost

07 Oct 2020

Australian shares rose over 1% on Wednesday, with the benchmark index settling above the 6,000 level for the first time since Sept. 3, after the government pledged to spend billions to help pull the economy out of its historic COVID-19 slump.

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