MARKET NEWS

ASX expected to open flat
06/12/2019 7:10 AM

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

The SPI200 futures contract was up 6.0 points, or 0.09 per cent, at 6,685.0 at 0700 AEDT, suggesting a steady start for the benchmark S&P/ASX200 on Friday.

On Wall Street overnight, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.10 per cent, the S&P 500 was up 0.14 per cent and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite was up 0.07 per cent.

The Aussie dollar is buying 68.31 US cents from 68.40 US cents on Thursday.

ASX expected to bounce at open
05/12/2019 7:01 AM

The Australian share market is expected to open higher after stocks on Wall Street rebounded overnight.

The SPI200 futures contract was up 58.0 points, or 0.88 per cent, at 6,669.0 at 0700 AEDT, suggesting an early rise for the benchmark S&P/ASX200 on Thursday.

On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.78 per cent, the S&P 500 was up 0.84 per cent and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite was up 0.70 per cent.

The Aussie dollar is buying 68.51 US cents from 68.46 US cents on Wednesday.

ASX expected to open lower
04/12/2019 7:06 AM

The Australian share market is expected to open lower after another negative lead from overseas.

The SPI200 futures contract was down 62.0 points, or 0.93 per cent, at 6,637.0 at 0700 AEDT, suggesting an early fall for the benchmark S&P/ASX200 on Wednesday.

On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 1.24 per cent, the S&P 500 was down 0.93 per cent and the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite was down 0.93 per cent.

The FTSE 100 in the UK ended down 1.8 per cent.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics will release the country's quarterly GDP figures at 1130 AEDT on Wednesday.

The Aussie dollar is buying 68.42 US cents from 68.46 US cents on Tuesday.