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Australian shares rise on U.S. stimulus hopes, post fifth straight weekly gain

04 Dec 2020

* NZ benchmark down for fourth straight session (Updates to close)

Iron ore, coal miners help Australian shares extend gains

03 Dec 2020

* NZ shares extend losses into a third session (Updates to close)

REFILE-Australian shares end flat as cenbank governor flags "bumpy" road to recovery

02 Dec 2020

Dec 2 Australian shares ended little changed on Wednesday as optimism over a quarterly economic recovery was tempered by cautious comments from the central bank, while escalating trade tensions with China also dented investor sentiment.

Australian shares jump 1% as cenbank holds rates on housing market boom

01 Dec 2020

Dec 1 Australian shares ended a three-session losing streak to finish higher on Tuesday as the central bank sounded optimistic about a recovery in the coronavirus-hit economy while keeping interest rates at an all-time low.

Australian stocks drop on China tensions; post record monthly jump on vaccine rally

30 Nov 2020

* Treasury Wine sinks on plans to divert China wine over tariffs

CORRECTED-Australian shares eye best week in four as U.S. election results trickle in

06 Nov 2020

Nov 6 Australian shares rallied on Friday and headed for their biggest weekly gain in four, as they tracked global equities on increased expectations that a divided U.S. Congress could hurt plans for higher corporate taxes.

Australian shares rise as U.S. election results roll in

05 Nov 2020

Nov 5 Australian shares tracked Wall Street's gains to hit a more than one-week high on Thursday as investors hoped a Joe Biden presidency and a divided Congress would make the Democratic agenda of tough financial regulations unlikely, boosting stocks.

Australian shares inch lower ahead of U.S. election outcome

04 Nov 2020

Nov 4 Australian shares dipped in choppy trade on Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of the U.S. presidential election, with hopes that a clear result is likely to deliver more fiscal stimulus.

Australian shares climb on rate cut expectations; energy shares surge

03 Nov 2020

Nov 3 Australian shares climbed on Tuesday by their most in three weeks ahead of a widely anticipated cut in the benchmark interest rate by the country's central bank, with energy stocks leading the way after oil prices jumped.

Australian shares cautious as investors await c.bank decision, U.S. election

02 Nov 2020

* Australia, NZ shares poised to fall for a third straight day

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