The Bull

Tuesday 31

May, 2016 6:17 AM


  • Aust stocks largely flat

    Lacklustre banking and resource stocks have held the Australian share market almost flat on Monday.

  • Petrol at 4-month high

    Retail petrol: According to the Australian Institute of Petroleum, the national average Australian price of unleaded petrol rose by 0.7 cents per litre to a four-month high of 119.1 cents per litre in the week to May 29.

  • Economy-wide sales soar

    Sales up: Economy-wide sales rose by 1.5 per cent in the March quarter ? the biggest increase in six years (since December quarter 2009). Sales are up 2.2 per cent over the year.

  • Dollar extends gains on rate hike hopes

    The dollar extended its gains in Asia Monday on the back of comments from Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen that bolstered speculation that a US rate hike was drawing closer.

  • China fixes yuan at over five-year low against dollar

    China's central bank on Monday set the value of the yuan currency at a more than five-year low against the US dollar, according to the national foreign exchange market, in a pattern of weakness in anticipation of higher US interest rates.

  • Retail spending slows in April: MasterCard

    MasterCard's Spending Pulse report shows retail sales fell 0.1 per cent in April, but they were still up by 2.8 per cent over the year.

  • CommSec Daily Report Monday

    Local shares started the new week in reverse shrugging off gains on Wall Street at the weekend.

  • ASX Weekly MoMo Report

    At IG we have analysed the ASX 200 through our stock screeners to give you the top stock recommendations with positive and negative momentum to help you get an edge in your trading.

  • IMF turns its back on Europeans in Greece bailout

    The "breakthrough" deal announced Wednesday to resume handing out bailout money to Greece sounded like old times: the International Monetary Fund working with European countries again as official lenders to Athens.

  • $230m takeover proposal for Patties Foods

    Patties Foods has received a $230 million non-binding, incomplete takeover proposal from private equity firm Pacific Equity Partners.

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