Australian shares closed higher on Thursday, rebounding from a more than 2% drop in the previous session, boosted by stimulus talks and hopes of further easing in coronavirus restrictions in the country.
* NZ's a2 Milk hits over 6-month closing low
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Australian shares fell more than 2% on Wednesday, with miners and financials suffering major blows, as investors tracked Wall Street futures lower after the first U.S. presidential debate stoked caution and uncertainty ahead of the election.
Sept 30 Australian shares fell more than 2% on
Wednesday, with miners and financials suffering major blows, as
investors tracked Wall Street futures lower after the first U.S.
presidential debate stoked caution and uncertainty ahead of the
MELBOURNE/BENGALURU Australia's Woodside Petroleum has exercised its right to match a $400 million offer by Russia's Lukoil to buy Cairn Energy's entire stake in the Sangomar oil project in Senegal, it said on Monday.
BEIJING/BANGALORE China took a major step in the reform of its national oil and gas pipeline network, with newly formed PipeChina agreeing to buy pipelines and storage facilities valued at 391.4 billion yuan (43.80 billion pounds).
April 9 Australian shares rose more than 2% on
Thursday, tracking gains on Wall Street as hopes that the new
coronavirus pandemic is peaking in the United States bolstered
sentiment, while a jump in crude oil prices lifted energy
April 8 Australian shares dropped more than 2%
on Wednesday, as concerns of a massive economic slump due to the
coronavirus pandemic coupled with an outlook downgrade on the
local economy and banking sector drove investors away from risky
April 7 Australian shares rose on Tuesday,
taking cues from U.S. and European equities overnight, as
reports of slowing fatalities from the coronavirus outbreak
raised optimism that the fight against the disease was reaching
an inflection point.
April 6 Australian shares rose more than 3% on
Monday, driven by financials and miners, as hopes of a
levelling-off of the coronavirus crisis in the United States and
a slowing rate of daily new cases in Australia fuelled positive