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Forget Trump, it's Powell's words that could shake world markets
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Forget Trump, it's Powell's words that could shake world markets

The US Federal Reserve Board is poised to raise rates again but it's the carefully chosen words by chairman Jerome Powell everyone is waiting to hear.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz

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8@eight: Markets shift focus to Fed; ASX set to inch higher
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8@eight: Markets shift focus to Fed; ASX set to inch higher

What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX.

  • by Kyle Rodda
Wall Street retreats on back of higher interest rates and oil prices
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Wall Street retreats on back of higher interest rates and oil prices

Major US indexes finished mostly lower as rising interest rates hurt stocks that pay big dividends and higher oil prices pushed transportation and shipping companies lower.

  • by Marley Jay
Markets Live: Session ends flat
Markets Live

Markets Live: Session ends flat

The S&P/ASX 200 closes where it started - at 6186 points. Energy stocks outperformed, while the banks dragged.

  • by Lucy Batersby
Beware the weed bubble: Making sense of the next investment boom
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World markets

Beware the weed bubble: Making sense of the next investment boom

Like all investment bubbles, cannabis started out as a niche interest, under the radar of most investors

  • by Tom Stevenson
8@eight: Trade worries force markets into retreat
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8@eight: Trade worries force markets into retreat

What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX.

  • by Kyle Rodda
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Wall Street, European markets dip on report China calls off US trade talks
World markets

Wall Street, European markets dip on report China calls off US trade talks

Global stocks took small losses Monday after China reportedly pulled out of trade talks with the US.

  • by Marley Jay
ANZ trading platform fails transfer to CMC Markets
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ANZ trading platform fails transfer to CMC Markets

Attempts to shift half a million trading accounts from ANZ Share Investing onto CMC's platform failed on Monday.

  • by Lucy Battersby
Markets Live: ASX closes lower at 6186.9
Markets Live

Markets Live: ASX closes lower at 6186.9

The S&P/ASX200 has closed 0.1 per cent lower after a flat afternoon, with little news to guide sentiment and several Asian markets close for public holiday.

  • by Lucy Battersby
'You have no control over anything': billionaire with a genius IQ started life in a council estate

'You have no control over anything': billionaire with a genius IQ started life in a council estate

He's gone from office cleaner to billionaire, and 'the City of London's richest man' says he's determined to make the most of his fortune.

  • by Lucy Burton
8@eight: ASX set to start week in red
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8@eight: ASX set to start week in red

What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX.

  • by Kyle Rodda