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The ASX is on unsteady ground.

Markets Live: ASX shakes off Korea worries

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.

Global sharemarkets gained as fears of a blow-up with North Korea ebbed further.

Markets Live: Freaky Friday sinks ASX

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.