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Markets Live: Investors cheer Woolies

Shares manage to end the day higher, mostly thanks to a stand-out performance from Woolies on a busy day of profit reports, while the Aussie inches up despite some disappointing economic data.


Markets Live: ASX wallows amid earnings

Shares slip lower for a second session as losses in the banks outweigh gains in iron ore miners after the commodity hit 2½-year highs, while Seek's profit update disappoints as reporting season rolls on.

The profit season show rolls on.

Markets Live: ASX scores second strong week

A coordinated rally in big banks and miners helps the ASX record a second strong week of gains, despite some profit taking in Friday's session as reporting season reaches a crescendo.

Earnings season is in full swing.

Markets Live: Telstra's day to forget

Shares eke out a small gain despite Telstra suffering its worst session since August 2010 on a heavy day of earnings, while the Aussie dollar recovers its post-Trump losses.


Markets Live: Profits drive ASX higher

Share gains accelerate in afternoon trade, led by the banks and a number of well-received earnings updates, while a fall in oil prices weighed in energy names.


Markets Live: Trump slump on day one

Sell the fact? The ASX slides to a one-month low on the first trading day following Donald Trump's inauguration, led by a steep plunge in Brambles.

China's economy has grown a bit faster than predicted, as retail sales jump.

Markets Live: Aussie bounces on China data

The dollar has hit a two-month high, following stronger than expected Chinese GDP growth, while stocks are lower as investors remain cautious ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration.

The pound has been plunging on fears of a 'hard Brexit'.

Markets Live: ASX slips below 5700

Shares fall for a fourth session out of the last six, as investors turn wary ahead of UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit speech and Trump's inauguration.