April 18 Australia shares rose on Thursday,
boosted by financial stocks and positive economic data from
China that allayed global growth worries, but broader gains were
capped by losses in healthcare stocks, which tracked their Wall
April 17 Australia shares struggled in early
trade on Wednesday, weighed down mainly by mining stocks,
although the losses were capped by gains in financials, which
tracked their Wall Street peers.
* Rio Tinto rises despite fall in quarterly iron ore
April 15 Australian shares held a soft tone in
early trade on Monday, with losses in gold stocks, due to a
resurgence in risk appetite and a strong Wall Street, countering
gains in financials.
April 12 Australian shares advanced on Friday,
outperforming regional markets as higher iron ore prices
supported large miners such as Rio Tinto and Fortescue Metals
April 11 Australian shares struggled on
Thursday, weighed down by financials and miners, as minutes from
the U.S. Federal Reserve's last meeting raised concerns about
growth in the world's largest economy.
April 10 Australian shares tracked their Wall
Street counterparts lower on Wednesday, on new global growth
worries and fresh trade tensions between the United States and
the European Union.
April 9 Australian shares declined on Tuesday as
losses in financial and gold stocks capped broader gains driven
by the energy sector.
April 8 Australian shares started the week on
firm footing on Monday, tracking Wall Street gains and with
miners and energy stocks leading the rally as
stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs growth eased concerns about the
world's largest economy.
April 5 Australian shares dropped on Friday,
with financials leading the losses, as investors kept a watchful
eye on talks between the United States and China to resolve
their bitter trade dispute.