Javelin Wealth Management CEO, Stephen Davies, gives his views on recent data out of China. » Read More
Bets against Australia's Big Four banks have piled up amid rising concerns that the country's property prices could be about to fall off a cliff.
Asia markets closed mixed on Monday, with the Nikkei down after weak trade data, as markets adjust to a slew of comments from the Fed.
Most Asian markets lost ground on Friday, but Australian shares erased earlier losses after the central bank lowered its inflation forecast.
Asian stocks mostly gained on Tuesday, with Australia's shares climbing and its dollar falling after the RBA cut interest rates unexpectedly.
Asian markets closed mixed on Thursday as investors digested remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and oil remained volatile.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the country's top mortgage lender, posted H1 cash profit of $3.4B, in line with expectations.
Commodity prices are unlikely to recover to the peaks seen earlier but some major classes may have hit the bottom.
Asia shares ended Wednesday mixed, with South Korea and Hong Kong in the red, while Australia rose. Japan shares ended the year's final session up.
Asian equities turned mixed on Thursday, dragged by a sell-off on the mainland, knocking the region's Christmas cheer before the holiday period.
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Asian markets ended mixed on Thursday amid hopes for fresh European stimulus while new data reinforced expectations for tighter U.S. monetary policy.
While fresh geopolitical fears after Turkey shot down a Russian warplane sent most Asian equities lower, oil prices and some energy plays saw gains.
Asian shares rebounded from the prior day's sell-off, as investors take heart from the rally on Wall Street.
Asian stocks endured a sell-off on Monday, with sentiment badly dented by Friday's brutal terrorist attacks in Paris.
Asian equities were lackluster on Thursday, with weakening commodity prices and concerns over a slower-growing China pressurizing markets.
Asian stocks mostly edged up on Wednesday following fresh economic data from China that largely met expectations.
Asian shares retreated on Tuesday, as a fresh batch of Chinese data added to the uncertainty from a looming rate hike in the U.S.
Asian stocks outside China and Japan mostly retreated on Monday, following below-view trade figures released at the weekend from China.