Shares start the week on a dour note as investors sort through more profit results, cheering Fortescue's bumper earnings but slamming BlueScope.
Shares end the final session lower after more Trump worries spark a renewed wave of global risk aversion, but the ASX manages to end a busy week higher.
Telstra's slide to a five-year low is the big news, but investors are busy digesting another flood of earnings.
The ASX overcomes early wobbles to record modest gains as investors cheer earnings results from Origin, Woodside and Westfield, but boo reports from CSL, Computershare and Seek.
Shares push higher as global investor sentiment improves, but Domino's is absolutely smashed after its annual earnings fall short of guidance.
Shares stage a broad recovery from Friday's steep sell-off, while investors thumb their noses at JB's bumper earnings and cheer the retirement of CBA boss Ian Narev.
The escalating war of words between the US and North Korea has taken its toll on the local market, pulling the ASX below 5700.
Global sentiment has soured as tensions flare up between the US and North Korea, hitting the local market.
CBA's bumper profit boosts local confidence, after Trump's 'fire and fury' speech on North Korea spooked Wall Street.
Shares turned opening gains into solid and wide-spread losses and as profits season throws up its usual hits and misses.
Broad-based gains are driving the ASX higher following more upbeat leads from Wall St and rising commodity prices.
A slump in the ASX's biggest stock weighs but the market has fought back from early lows, while Lend Lease jumps on an 'inadvertent' earnings release.
Shares slip as investors dump Suncorp and Rio following earnings reports, with the headline move in the ASX obscuring some sharp individual moves.
Losses in miners and the big banks lead the market lower, but global sentiment remains upbeat.
The ASX climbs as the official start of reporting season is marked with some big hits and misses, ahead of this afternoon's RBA rates decision.
After an erratic start, shares push higher ahead of a busy week for investors including the start of earnings season and an RBA meeting.
Shares unexpectedly tumbled to one of their worst days of the year amid broad selling ahead of next week's start of earnings season, sending the ASX lower over the week.
The dollar extends its relentless rally, rising above US80.5c, which isn't helping local shares today, despite a rally in miners.
Mining and energy stocks spearheaded some solid mid-week gains as commodities rallied, while a weak inflation print knocked the Aussie off its pedestal.
Shares stage a broad-based, solid recovery after two sessions in the red, while Coca-Cola shares are hit hard by more bad news.
Investors started the week in a sour mood, flocking to the relative safety of gold miners as energy names and the big banks lead a broad ASX sell-off.
The Aussie drops below US79c after the RBA's Guy Debelle warns about reading too much into 'neutral rate' discussion, while shares slide on US political worries.
Banks again lead the ASX higher, while solid but unspectacular jobs numbers briefly boost the Aussie dollar.
Shares in the big banks rocket higher as investors bet they won't need to raise capital to meet APRA's new requirements.
Losses on the ASX accelerate, pulling the index below 5700 points, while the Aussie rallies to a fresh two-year high.
Shares trade flat and the Aussie dollar trades close to two year highs, supported by better-than-expected Chinese economic data.
Shares trim early gains but remain on track for a solid weekly rise, while the Australian dollar is at four-month highs.
The Aussie dollar joins a rally in stocks, after dovish comments by Fed chair Janet Yellen lifted the Dow to a record.
Local shares fall with materials the only sector posting a gain, after a choppy session on Wall Street that was dominated by politics.
Miners such as BHP are a bright spot in a market stuck in a tight trading range ahead of key central bank events.