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ASX closes close 0.4% up on the day, slightly higher for the week
dd Mmm 2018 - 20 Jul 2018 - Market Wrap. The local share market has extended its gains, rising for the fourth straight day, closing 0.4 higher despite a negative lead from the US. Across the market all sectors were up with the exception of materials.

Health and Afterpay booster shot: Aus shares 0.3% higher at noon
20 Jul 2018 - Market at Midday. Afterpay Touch soars and health leads rally. Westpac Bank got some extra buy-in today (is up 0.5%) but down 8.9% YOY. NAB up 0.5%, but down 8.4% YOY. Sequoia raises $5m. IPO Calix up 19%.

Trump ‘not happy’ with US rates: Aus shares to see soft start
20 Jul 2018 - Market Outlook. Wall St retreats on Trump not being happy about US Fed rate rise. Tabcorp (ASX:TAH) exiting Sun Bets, to pay $71m and see $91m write-down. Charter Hall Long WALE Reit (ASX:CLW) has acquired a Brisbane CBD office building, let by QLD Police.

Afterpay collects gains, ASX back at highs: Aus shares close 0.3% higher
19 Jul 2018 - Market Wrap. ASX re-enters 10-year highs with fintech Afterpay rising 24% on sales surge, CIMIC jumping 17% on profit lift while Evolution Mining falls below 150-day average price despite achieving gold production.

Afterpay cashes in, ASX at records: Aus shares 0.4% higher at noon
19 Jul 2018 - Market at Midday. ASX back at 10-year highs with Industrials leading. CIMIC up 13% on NPAT jump, Afterpay up 15% on smashing records, while Zip sees record revenue.

Wall Street mixed: Aus shares set for modest gains
19 Jul 2018 - Australian shares to open modestly higher following a mixed session on Wall Street overnight. CIMIC Group (ASX:CIM) said first half year profit rose by 12%.

Health & Miners shine, IPO KTD up 80%: Aus shares close 0.7% higher
18 Jul 2018 - Market Wrap. Back closer to new 10-yr high. Technology One best performer 2nd day. Fairfax up 3.3% on saving $15m, Saracen up 3.9% on record production, Bega up 4% on $250m purchase. IPO Keytone up 80%.

Miners lead, ASX snaps slide, IPO shines: Aus shares 0.8% higher at noon
18 Jul 2018 - Market at Midday: ASX snaps 2-day fall. Miners lead. IPO, Keytone Dairy trades 55% higher. Saracen up 7.3% after record FY production. ClearVue up 3.8% on green-light for Aussie sales. Navitas down on $130m cost.

Nasdaq hits record high: Aus shares set to rise
18 Jul 2018 - Australian shares are set to lift at the open, bolstered by gains on Wall Street overnight. Mesoblast (ASX:MSB) has inked a deal with Tasly Pharmaceutical Group.

Oil slides, Technology One jumps: Aus shares close 0.6% lower
17 Jul 2018 - Market Wrap. Oil slides on US Govt spooking market. RBA says labour costs are low and retail competition is strong. Technology One shines 8.2% on 10-15% profit growth guidance. Watch for summary of Tuesday's news.