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Wall Street falls for fifth day in a row

Wall Street falls for fifth day in a row

US stocks extends its losing streak as investors remained on edge amid ongoing concerns over trade, political turmoil and economic growth.

  • by Jeremy Herron & Vildana Hajric

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8@eight: Wall Street extends losing streak; ASX to inch higher at open
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8@eight: Wall Street extends losing streak; ASX to inch higher at open

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

  • by Kyle Rodda
Satoshi vs. Bitcoin Jesus: Australian at centre of crypto name squabble
Cryptocurrencies

Satoshi vs. Bitcoin Jesus: Australian at centre of crypto name squabble

An Australian man who claims to have invented bitcoin is at the centre of a cryptocurrency squabble.

  • by Olga Kharif
Bear market looming: Billionaire says returns 'are not going to be very good'
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Bear market looming: Billionaire says returns 'are not going to be very good'

Controversial hedge fund manager says the market is "definitely late cycle" as he predicts a bear market within two years.

  • by Saijel Kishan
'Trying to find the bottom': Bitcoin plummets to lowest level in a year
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'Trying to find the bottom': Bitcoin plummets to lowest level in a year

A stretch of tranquility in the world's biggest cryptocurrency has come to a sudden halt.

The big October rout has taken its toll on Australia's fund managers
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Sharemarket

The big October rout has taken its toll on Australia's fund managers

Shares are getting cheaper, attracting some to wade back in to chase bargains. But are we in for yet more pain?

  • by Elizabeth Knight
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Wall Street sputters as oil slides lower while pound jumps on Brexit news
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Wall Street sputters as oil slides lower while pound jumps on Brexit news

US stocks finished the session lower as a surge in optimism over trade talks with China was offset by a plunge in crude prices.

8@eight: ASX set for flat open after mixed night on global markets
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8@eight: ASX set for flat open after mixed night on global markets

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

  • by Kyle Rodda
'Capitulation': Oil price continues tumble as outlook darkens
World markets

'Capitulation': Oil price continues tumble as outlook darkens

Oil's unprecedented decline deepened as investors fled a market hammered by swelling excess supplies, a darkening demand outlook and US President Donald Trump's Twitter critique of the world's biggest crude exporter.

  • by Samuel Robinson
There's a reason the Aussie dollar and renminbi are locked together
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There's a reason the Aussie dollar and renminbi are locked together

The values of the Australian dollar and China's renminbi are increasingly correlated. There are fundamental reasons for that, including the Trump trade policies, as well as an element of speculation.

  • by Stephen Bartholomeusz
The three-minute chat that wiped billions off stocks
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The three-minute chat that wiped billions off stocks

A downgrade by an Apple supplier triggered a plunge in the iPhone maker's shares that reverberated through stock markets in the US and Asia.

  • by Tim Culpan