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Wall St takes a breather from record levels: ASX to open lower
20 Apr 2021 - The ASX is set to open lower following Wall St closing in the red. The Dow Jones dipped by 0.4% while the tech heavy Nasdaq underperformed its peers dropping by 1%. Property investor and asset manager, Irongate (ASX:IAP) has entered into agreements to acquire two Brisbane industrial properties for a total of $20.2 million. Latitude Financial (ASX:LFS) is set to ring the bell in Melbourne today.

Flat finish: Aus shares close 0.03% higher
19 Apr 2021 - Flat finish: Aus shares close 0.03% higher. The market opened higher and peaked around lunchtime, before trending downwards, to finish just above water.

Gains in utilities and materials: Aus shares trading 0.4% higher at noon
19 Apr 2021 - The market has risen in early morning trade, mainly on the back of gains in the Utilities and Materials sectors, with strong volume in Pilbara Minerals (ASX:PLS), Whitehaven Coal (ASX:WHC), Alumina (ASX:AWS) and Telstra (ASX:TLS).

Bumper bank earnings triggers bull run on Wall St: ASX to rise
19 Apr 2021 - The ASX is set to open higher this morning. Wall St extended their winning streak on Friday with all three indexes gaining more than 1.3% over the week. There are three companies set to make their debut.

Four straight weekly gains for ASX: Aus shares close 0.1% higher
16 Apr 2021 - The ASX staged a strong comeback after lunchtime to ascend back into the positive zone around 3pm. Despite slight fluctuation in the final hour of trade, green emerged victorious and won the day.

Gold rally wrestles with energy losses: Aus shares tracking 0.3% lower at noon
16 Apr 2021 - The S&P/ASX 200 opened flat and zigzagged between the red and black in the morning trading session. Declines in banking heavyweights and energy producers put a strain on the market. Gains in the Tech sectors and gold miners were not strong enough to push back the broader fall of the market.

Dow notches all-time high: ASX set to open higher
16 Apr 2021 - The ASX is set for a higher start, as a result of bullish performances of the benchmark indices on Wall Street overnight. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced by 305 points into the unknown territory of the 34,000s to reach an all-time high. US stocks soared after upbeat data from the Commerce Department, indicating a 10-month high rise of 9.8 per cent in retail sales for March. Stateside unemployment has also hit a post-pandemic low, as the country only received 576,000 new jobless claims by April 10.

ASX hits a fresh 13-month high: Aus shares close 0.5% higher
15 Apr 2021 - The ASX continued its winning streak for the third day, setting a new 13-month high. Materials and energy shares were among the few bright spots on the market, with the big four banks ending higher.

Unemployment drops with 77,000 new jobs in March: Aus shares trading 0.1% lower
15 Apr 2021 - The Australian sharemarket started its trading day on a negative note, slipping away from yesterday’s 13-month high. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has revealed a 0.2 per cent fall in the unemployment rate to 5.6 per cent in March.

S&P 500 trips as Wall St banks kick off earnings season: ASX to open lower
15 Apr 21 - The ASX is set to open lower following mixed trade on Wall St. The S&P 500 slipped from record high while the Dow Jones rose as banks on Wall St kicked off reporting season. The US Federal Reserve announced a change in their bond buying program along with their release of the Beige Book report. Buy now pay later company Zip Co (ASX:Z1P) launched an offer to raise $400 million through a senior unsecured convertible note offer due in 2025.