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UPDATE 2-Qantas posts 17% fall in profit but shares up as buyback announced

22 Aug 2019

* CEO declines to provide revenue outlook (Recasts, adds CEO, analyst comments)

UPDATE 2-New Zealand's a2 Milk flags higher marketing spend as 'daigou' sales dry up

21 Aug 2019

* Shares fall nearly 15% after annual profit misses expectations

Australia shares set for sharp weekly decline as recession fears grow

16 Aug 2019

Aug 16 Australian shares were little changed on Friday as recession fears offset the boost from financial stocks with the benchmark on track to post its third straight week of declines.

Recession fear grips Australia, NZ stock markets

15 Aug 2019

Aug 15 Australian and New Zealand shares fell sharply on Thursday as investors sold off equities globally in search of safety after a drop in a U.S. bond yield curve highlighted the risk of recession.

Australia, NZ shares fall prey to global recession fears

15 Aug 2019

* U.S. bonds signal recession, send shivers through world markets

Australia shares rise on Trump tariff move, higher iron ore prices

14 Aug 2019

Aug 14 Australian shares climbed to a one-week high on Wednesday, first due to President Donald Trump's delay of tariffs on some Chinese imports and then firmer iron ore prices that lifted mining stocks even further.

Australia shares join global rally as miners bounce, CSL gains

14 Aug 2019

Aug 14 Australian shares joined a global equities rally on Wednesday as heavyweight mining stocks benefited after Washington delayed tariffs on some Chinese imports that were slated to take effect in September.

Global jitters help end Australian shares' four-day win streak

13 Aug 2019

Aug 13 A four-day winning streak for Australian shares ended on Tuesday, as investors joined those in other markets shifting to gold and bonds due to jitters on global stability and growth.

Australia shares dip as healthcare stocks weigh but miners cap losses

13 Aug 2019

Aug 13 Australian shares edged lower on Tuesday as losses among heavyweight healthcare stocks outweighed gains in the mining sector.

Australian stocks post meagre gains as mining losses cap earnings lift

12 Aug 2019

Aug 12 Australian shares eked out modest gains in thin trade on Monday, as losses in the mining sector and U.S.-China trade fears offset the boost from upbeat corporate earnings.

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