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Australia, NZ shares slip on worries of long U.S.-China trade war

24 May 2019

* Aussie index on track for best weekly gain since late April

Australia shares slip on rising Sino-U.S. trade tensions, NZ up

23 May 2019

May 23 Australian shares slipped on Thursday, with the mining and financial sectors leading declines, tracking global market moves as trade tensions spiked on reports the United States was considering curbs on a group of Chinese technology companies.

Australia, NZ shares edge up, but trade tensions hold back gains

22 May 2019

* Developers, builders rise on plans to relax home loan rules (Updates to close)

Australia shares off on fears of protracted trade war; NZ edges up

22 May 2019

May 22 Australian shares slipped on Wednesday as investors worried that the lack of progress in talks between the United States and China could signal a protracted trade war and harm the Australian economy.

Australia shares rise on eased home loans, c.bank comments; NZ down

21 May 2019

* Financials soar as regulator eases home loan lending criteria

Australia, NZ shares slip on growing worries over trade war escalation

21 May 2019

* U.S. blacklist on Huawei triggers worries of trade talks fallout

Australia shares surge to 11-year high as miners soar; NZ hits record

17 May 2019

May 17 Australia's benchmark share index rallied to a more than 11-year high on Friday as soaring iron ore and oil prices coupled with a weaker local dollar bolstered mining and energy stocks.

Australia shares inch up on rate cut hopes; NZ at record high

16 May 2019

May 16 Australian shares inched up on Thursday, as weaker than expected local jobs data supported expectations for a central bank rate cut, although broader weakness in regional markets capped gains.

Australia shares end up on rate cut prospects; NZ hits new peak

15 May 2019

* Healthcare and miners propel index after subdued early trade

Australia shares subdued as trade tensions weigh; NZ recovers

15 May 2019

May 15 Australian shares inched up in light trade on Wednesday as investors remained cautious despite U.S. President Donald Trump downplaying rising trade tensions with China.

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