Author: Finance News Network

S&P 500 and Nasdaq close at all time high: ASX set to open higher

24 Apr 2019 - The ASX is set to rise at the open as over the US the S&P 500 and Nasdaq saw a rally leading to a close at an all time high. Meanwhile, the oil market could be vulnerable to price spikes after Trump's crackdown on Iranian imports. China has been ravaged by an outbreak of African swine flu. This could have important implications regarding their trade deal with the US. And impressive results from medical device [...]

ResApp share price skyrockets: ASX closes 1 per cent higher

23 Apr 2019 - It has been a positive day of trade for the ASX. After opening in the black the local bourse managed to maintain momentum to gain 1%. Appen (ASX:APX) share price surged over 4% higher. EML Payments’ (ASX:EML) share price has risen over 9 per cent after the company announced an agreement with online betting giant bet365 in the US. ResApp Health (ASX:RAP) share price rises 28%. And Kogan.com (ASX:KGN) has increased its debt facility with [...]

Strong market breaks 6300: ASX tracking 0.8% higher at noon

23 Apr 2019 - The ASX jumped up at the open and is now trading 0.8% higher at noon. It's good news for the communications sector with Telstra (ASX:TLS) seeing a good rise today and Vocus (ASX:VOC) up to its highest price since early 2018. Seven West Media (ASX:SWM) are also up - they've risen over 4 per cent. And Mining services company Ausdrill (ASX:ASL) completes refinance of $300m revolving credit facilities.