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'Casino mentality': Bitcoin crashes to lowest this year, losses top 25 per cent in a week

'Casino mentality': Bitcoin crashes to lowest this year, losses top 25 per cent in a week

Bitcoin's tumble continues, taking losses in the world's best-known digital coin to 25 per cent within a week.

  • by Tom Wilson and Tommy Wilkes

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It's not just a stock market bubble that's deflating
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It's not just a stock market bubble that's deflating

The US stock market is grabbing most of the limelight, but there's another bubble deflating alongside it.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
ASX falls as tech stocks slide
Sharemarket

ASX falls as tech stocks slide

Australian shares slumped on Tuesday as local technology stocks were rattled by a poor session on Wall Street.

  • by William McInnes
Markets Live: ASX closes at 5671
Markets Live

Markets Live: ASX closes at 5671

The S&P/ASX 200 closed 0.4 per cent lower at 5671.8 points, recovering in afternoon trading.

  • by Lucy Battersby
Facebook may have become too big for Mark Zuckerberg to manage
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Facebook

Facebook may have become too big for Mark Zuckerberg to manage

The social network giant is squirming over a fresh scandal, suggesting that recent moves to clean up its image were skin deep

  • by James Titcomb
Tech wreck: Wall Street plunges as Apple, trade concerns worry investors
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Tech wreck: Wall Street plunges as Apple, trade concerns worry investors

Technology and internet companies hit hard as Wall Street made a dismal start to the week.

  • by Caroline Valetkevitch
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8@eight: Tech wreck on Wall Street
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8@eight: Tech wreck on Wall Street

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

  • by Kyle Rodda
Longest slide in history: Bitcoin tumbles below $US5,000
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Longest slide in history: Bitcoin tumbles below $US5,000

The slide in cryptocurrencies accelerated, with Bitcoin dropping for an eighth consecutive day, it's longest losing streak in its 10-year history.

  • by Vildana Hajric
Banks weigh on ASX as royal commission turns heat on CEOs
Sharemarket

Banks weigh on ASX as royal commission turns heat on CEOs

Australian shares opened the week lower on Monday as the latest round of the banking royal commission weighed on the finance sector.

  • by William McInnes
Markets Live: ASX closes at 5693.7
Markets Live

Markets Live: ASX closes at 5693.7

The S&P/ASX200 has closed at a four-week low and is pushing down towards two-year lows if it drops below 5600.

  • by Lucy Battersby
Markets Live: Viva Energy profit warning
Markets Live

Markets Live: Viva Energy profit warning

Viva energy is down 13 per cent and dragging on the market after issuing a profit warning. Fairfax board rejects Catalano proposal.

  • by Lucy Battersby