MARKET NEWS

ASX expected to open higher
18/09/2019 7:10 AM

The Australian share market is expected to open slightly higher after a positive lead from Wall Street overnight.

The SPI200 futures contract was up 9 points, or 0.13 per cent, at 6,703.0 at 0700 AEST, suggesting an early bounce for the benchmark S&P/ASX200 on Wednesday.

On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished up 0.12 per cent, the S&P 500 was up 0.26 per cent and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite was up 0.40 per cent.

The Aussie dollar is buying 68.66 US cents from 68.33 US cents on Tuesday.

ASX expected to open lower after US dip
17/09/2019 7:01 AM

The Australian share market is expected to open lower after a negative lead from Wall Street overnight.

The SPI200 futures contract was down 16 points, or 0.24 per cent, at 6,661.0 at 0700 AEST, suggesting an early fall for the benchmark S&P/ASX200 on Tuesday.

On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished down 0.52 per cent, the S&P 500 was down 0.31 per cent and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite was down 0.28 per cent.

The Aussie dollar is buying 68.65 US cents from 68.73 US cents on Monday.

ASX expected to open slightly lower
16/09/2019 7:02 AM

The Australian share market is expected to open slightly lower after a mixed session on Wall Street at the end of last week.

The SPI200 futures contract was down 7 points, or 0.10 per cent, at 6,667.0 at 0700 AEST, suggesting a dip for the benchmark S&P/ASX200 on Monday.

On Wall Street on Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished up 0.14 per cent, the S&P 500 was down 0.07 per cent and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite was down 0.22 per cent.

The Aussie dollar is buying 68.65 US cents from 68.74 US cents on Friday.