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    Australian Associated Press

    Aust shares dip but 1.27pc higher for week

    ASX investors had minor losses on Friday but the market climbed for the week as first-half earnings season looms.

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    Australian Associated Press

    Fortescue aims to make `green' steel

    Fortescue Metals founder Andrew Forrest has revealed a plan to start building an environmentally-friendly steel pilot plant in Australia, doing away with coal.

  • Business
    Australian Associated Press

    Wall St has record highs on stimulus hopes

    Optimism about more pandemic relief under the new Biden administration has helped lift the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to record highs.

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    Australian Associated Press

    Aust shares close at 11-month high

    ASX investors nudged the market to an 11-month high as lower unemployment and US President Joe Biden's first day in office encouraged optimism.