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Financials stocks boost Australia benchmark; NZ inches down

18 Apr 2019

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 Street peers.

Australia shares fall as miners sag; NZ up

17 Apr 2019

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.

Australia shares edge up on miners, financials; NZ up

16 Apr 2019

* Rio Tinto rises despite fall in quarterly iron ore shipments

Australia shares soften as gold stocks weigh; NZ up

15 Apr 2019

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.

Australia shares higher as iron ore prices drive miners; NZ flat

12 Apr 2019

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 Group.

Australian shares lower on U.S. growth concerns; NZ up

11 Apr 2019

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.

CORRECTED-Australian shares lower on fresh global trade, growth concerns

10 Apr 2019

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.

Australian shares fall on U.S. earnings caution; NZ slips

09 Apr 2019

April 9 Australian shares declined on Tuesday as losses in financial and gold stocks capped broader gains driven by the energy sector.

Australian shares bounce on miners, energy stocks; NZ falls

08 Apr 2019

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.

Australia shares extend falls, cautious on U.S.-China trade talks; NZ down

05 Apr 2019

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.

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