ASX200 breaks all-time high set in 2007

The Australian share market has hit its highest levels ever, eclipsing a mark set just before the global financial crisis more than 11 years ago.

Horizon denied injunction against former staffer

Horizon Accountants and Advisory has had an application for an injunction against former employee Raj Rajakaruna denied, after having accused him of breaching contractual non-solicitation and confidentiality clauses.

ASX200 index hits new all-time high

The Australian share market's benchmark index has hit an all-time high after the S&P/ASX200 broke through a record set more than 11 years ago.

Gold firms on US Fed rate-cut bets

Gold prices firmed overnight on expectations of a rate cut by the Federal Reserve this week while investors awaited cues on the future trajectory of monetary easing by the US central bank.

Oil edges up on US rate cut prospects

Oil prices rose overnight as the prospect of an expected interest rate cut by the US Federal Reserve overshadowed pessimism over US-China trade talks and worries about slower global economic growth.

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BHP opts to sell lower-grade iron ore

Debate heats up over Roe 8

Premier Mark McGowan and Minister for Transport Rita Saffioti attacked opposition leader Liza Harvey today for her support of the Perth Freight Link, criticising the previous Liberal government and Ms Harvey's stance on tolls.

ASX200 closes just under all-time high

The Australian share market has posted solid gains, with the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index ending the day less than three points from its best closing price ever.

Gold up as US inflation offsets GDP data

Gold prices rose on Friday after slipping to more than one-week lows in the previous session as soft US inflation numbers offset better-than-expected second-quarter economic growth that kept bets alive for an imminent interest rate cut.

Oil prices gain on US economic data

Oil prices inched up on Friday, ending the week higher after stronger-than-expected US economic data brightened the crude demand outlook and concerns over the safety of oil transport around the Strait of Hormuz threatened supply.

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Building market still to fall

ASX falls despite gains for big miners

The Australian share market has finished broadly lower, despite gains for the mining and energy sectors.

Sodexo partners with Clontarf Foundation as part of its RAP

Sodexo Australia, one of WA's largest employers, announced a partnership with The Clontarf Foundation this morning as part of its Elevate Reconciliation Action Plan.

ASX opens lower as tech stocks lead losses

The Australian share market has opened lower, with utilities the only sector able to make any early gains.

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RBA flags low rates for years

Oil edges up on US-Iran tensions

Oil prices edged higher overnight supported by rising tensions between the US and its allies and Iran and a big decline in US crude stockpiles, but gains were capped due to lingering worries about slowing economic growth that could reduce fuel demand.

Gold falls but investors await Fed meeting

Gold fell one per cent overnight to touch a one-week low as robust US economic data outweighed the European Central Bank's decision to hew to an accommodative monetary policy, with investors focusing on next week's Federal Reserve meeting.

ASX All Ords break peak set in 2007

The Australian share market has moved higher for a third straight day, with the All Ordinaries index breaking through its all-time peak set nearly a dozen years ago.

Gender diversity stalling on ASX 200 boards

New data from the Australian Institute of Company Directors shows that women make up only 29.7 per cent of directors on ASX 200 boards, with WA’s NRW Holdings and Emeco Holdings among four companies that have no women on their boards.

ASX hits peak at open despite miner slump

The All Ordinaries index has hit an all-time high before retreating as the Australian share market opened slightly higher.

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BHP laments Coalition axing the NEG