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Iron ore price surges: ASX closes 0.2% higher

14 June 2019 - It has been a positive day of trade for the ASX, closing 0.2% higher. Afterpay's (ASX:APT) shares continue to take a dip after reporting their compliance with anti-money laundering laws under AUSTRAC scrutiny earlier this week. The price of iron ore surged through $US110 a tonne. But the dollar stayed at around 68 US cents. Dicker Data (ASX:DDR) reports today that Non-Executive Director Fiona Brown, has appointed Christopher Aleksov as an Alternate Director.

Fortescue Metals Group on the up: ASX tracking 0.1% higher at noon

14 Jun 2019 - The ASX opened higher yet took a dip as the morning progressed and is now tracking 0.1% higher at noon. Fortescue Metals Group (ASX:FMG) shares shot up almost 5%. Subsidiary, FMG Resources along with the Tasman Group (ASX:TAS) announced a JV over Tasman’s wholly owned Exploration Licence. Volpara Health Technologies (ASX:VHT) has completed its acquisition of Seattle-based MRS Systems.