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  • Rinehart makes $390m play for Atlas Iron
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Rinehart makes $390m play for Atlas Iron

    Gina Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting has joined the bidding war for Atlas Iron with an offer that values the junior miner at $390 million.

  • Aust market up despite trade war fears
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Aust market up despite trade war fears

    The Australian share market has edged higher despite US-China trade war fears, as strength among the big banks outweighed weakness in mining and energy stocks.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Viva Energy to lodge prospectus this week

    Viva Energy is expected to lodge its prospectus with ASIC this week, which will give the company have an equity value of between $4 billion to $5 billion.

  • Sydney, Melbourne property market cooling
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Sydney, Melbourne property market cooling

    Australia's auction clearance rates are hovering around a six-year low, due to falls in Sydney and Melbourne.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Cash is no longer king in Australia

    More consumers are dumping cash and cheques when it comes to paying up, and are using cards and their smartphones instead.

  • Rinehart makes $390m bid for Atlas Iron
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Rinehart makes $390m bid for Atlas Iron

    Gina Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting has joined the bidding war for Atlas Iron with an offer that values the junior miner at $390 million.

  • Further signs of slowing housing market
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Further signs of slowing housing market

    The Australian housing market looks to be losing its steam, with auction clearance rates falling to 56.9 per cent last week from 66.7 per cent a year earlier.

  • ASX lower on trade worries, commodities
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    ASX lower on trade worries, commodities

    A strong performance by the heavyweight financial sector has failed to fully offset weakness in resources and energy, leaving the ASX200 lower at midday.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Stocks to watch

    Stocks of interest on the Australian share market

  • Resources, energy push ASX lower
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Resources, energy push ASX lower

    The Australian share market is down in early trade as heavyweight resource and energy stocks lead the losses.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Bubs raises $40m through share placement

    Infant formula maker Bubs Australia has raised $40 million through an issue of new shares and will use some of the money on developing the China market.

  • ASX opens higher, despite global gloom
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    ASX opens higher, despite global gloom

    The Australian share market has opened in positive territory despite major global indexes closing their last session in the red.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Bubs raises $40m in oversubscribed offer

    Infant formula maker Bubs Australia has successfully completed a $40 million capital raising with an oversubscribed offer.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Atlas Iron shares go into trading halt

    Junior miner Atlas Iron has placed its shares in a trading halt ahead of an expected announcement "regarding a control transaction proposal".

  • South32 to pay $1.75bn for Arizona miner
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    South32 to pay $1.75bn for Arizona miner

    South32 has agreed to pay $US1.3 billion ($A1.75 billion) to take sole ownership of US-focused Arizona Mining in an all-cash deal.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Fund mgrs turn to fins, tech on trade fear

    Growing US-China trade tensions are spurring some international fund manager to turn to financials and tech companies as tariff impacts becomes a bigger factor.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    AAP Markets Report

    Movements on overseas markets

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Finance News Update, what you need to know

    Finance News Update, what you need to know

  • ASX set to shrug off negativity, open flat
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    ASX set to shrug off negativity, open flat

    The ASX looks set to open flat, ignoring the sharp falls on international indexes amid trade tension between the US and China.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    International markets roundup

    News from the world's major stock markets

  • Aussie dollar slips as the trade spat continues
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Aussie dollar slips as the trade spat continues

    Tensions over trade, with China threatening US with retaliatory tariffs has wounded commodity currencies, including the Australian dollar.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Fox board meeting to consider Comcast bid

    The Comcast bid for 21st First Century Fox will be the top of the agenda when the board meets next week, with a decision likely on whether to accept the offer.

  • Aust market closes at four-week high
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Aust market closes at four-week high

    Australian shares have closed at their highest level since mid-May as banks, miners and energy stocks made solid gains.

  • Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Stocks to watch

    Stocks of interest on the Australian share market

  • Infrastructure key to future growth: RBA
    Finance
    Australian Associated Press

    Infrastructure key to future growth: RBA

    Robust infrastructure is crucial to the nation's economic growth, says Reserve Bank of Australia assistant governor Luci Ellis.