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Australia shares end higher on banks; Brambles soars on deal talks

* Financials, tech stocks lead gains * Brambles jumps after early talks of takeover (Updates to close) By Archishma Iyer May 16 (Reuters) - Gains in banks and tech stocks helped Australian shares buck a wider gloom in equities on Monday to end the session higher, with logistics firm Brambles soaring on talks of a takeover. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AX
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Australia shares end higher on gains in miners, EML Payments

* EML Payments jumps on confirming talks of potential takeover * Reserve Bank of New Zealand hikes rates, biggest in 20 years (Updates to close) By Archishma Iyer April 13 (Reuters) - Australian shares ended higher on Wednesday lifted by miners and energy stocks, which tracked gains in commodity prices, and as EML Payments surged after the company
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Australia shares record best week in 13 months on boost from mining, energy sectors

* Benchmark posts best weekly gain since Feb 2021 * Mining, energy sectors lead gains * Gold stocks record first weekly drop after six weeks (Updates to close) By Archishma Iyer March 18 (Reuters) - Australian shares rose for a third straight day on Friday to record their best week since February last year, driven by gains in commodity sub-indexes,
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Australian shares hit 1-month high after Fed hike, tech stocks shine

March 17 (Reuters) - Australian shares jumped to a one-month high on Thursday, led by technology and mining stocks, as global markets advanced after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates as expected. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO advanced as much as 1.7% to 7,296.80, hitting its highest since Feb. 17, and extending gains after Wednesday's 1.
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Australian shares end higher as tech, banks gain; Fed outcome in focus

* U.S. Federal Reserve meeting's outcome later in the day * Tech, financials boost benchmark * Travel stocks rise on border reopening in New Zealand (Updates to close) By Archishma Iyer March 16 (Reuters) - Australian shares closed higher on Wednesday, led by technology and healthcare stocks, as investors globally awaited the outcome of the U.S Fed
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Australia shares end week in black as commodities rally

* ASX 200 snaps five-day winning streak * Australian main index posts weekly gain * Mining and energy indexes week's top gainers (Updates to close) By Navya Mittal March 4 (Reuters) - Australia shares closed the week 1.6% firmer, underpinned by mining and energy stocks, as supply disruption fears spurred by the Ukraine-Russia crisis sent commodity
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Mining stocks, Woodside drive Australia shares higher

Feb 17 (Reuters) - Australian shares rose on Thursday, helped by gains in heavyweight mining stocks after steel prices jumped, while a jump in Woodside Petroleum shares after a bumper earnings report also supported the benchmark. Still, most other sectors stayed in the red, hit by fears of rising geopolitical tensions on reports that Russia was inc
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Australia shares edge higher in choppy trade ahead of RBA outcome

* Tech stocks touch one-week high, tracking Nasdaq * RBA policy outcome expected later in the day * Boral posts biggest intraday pct gain since April 2021 Feb 1 (Reuters) - Australia shares edged higher in choppy trade on Tuesday, after technology stocks tracked a robust overnight Nasdaq session, even as investors cautiously awaited the Reserve Ban
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Australian shares dragged lower by financials, tech stocks

Jan 20 (Reuters) - Australian shares fell for a third straight session on Thursday, hurt by financials and tech sectors following a weak finish overnight on Wall Street, while resource-related stocks jumped on robust commodity prices. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO was down 0.3% at 7,332.5 points by 2355 GMT. Wall Street's main indexes ended sharply l
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Australian shares end higher on energy boost; Afterpay jumps

(Updates to close) By Navya Mittal Jan 12 (Reuters) - Australian shares closed higher on Wednesday to mark their first gain this week, as energy stocks led gains after a surge in oil prices, while Afterpay jumped after its takeover by Block got a final approval. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO ended 0.66% higher at 7,438.9 after falling for two straigh
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec. 16

Dec 16 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening higher on Thursday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.85%. * SCHRODERS: British fund manager SDR.L is in advanced talks to buy a 75% stake for about 360 million pounds ($475.52 million) in Greencoat Capital, which manages solar, wind and other renewables funds, Sky News reported. * BHP GROUP:
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec 8

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening 9 points lower on Wednesday, with futures FFIc1 down 0.2% according to financial bookmakers. * MAN GROUP: Man Group EMG.L announces that it intends to buy back shares up to a value of $250 million. * SSP: Upper Crust owner SSP Group SSPG.L reported a bigger annual loss due to pandemic
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Australia's Woodside Petroleum to invest $5 bln in new energy by 2030

* Woodside bets on hydrogen, CCS in energy transition * Studies CCS off W. Australia with BP, Mitsui, Mitsubishi * Myanmar missing from outline of merged group's portfolio (Recasts throughout with CEO comments) By Sonali Paul and Shashwat Awasthi MELBOURNE, Dec 8 (Reuters) - Australia's Woodside Petroleum Ltd WPL.AX plans to invest $5 billion by 20
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec 8

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening 9 points lower on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers. * WOODSIDE-BHP MERGER: Woodside Petroleum WPL.AX is confident that its shareholders will vote in favour of the planned merger with BHP Group's BHP.AX petroleum arm in 2022, its chief executive said. * EU RULES: Uber UBER.
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Woodside's giant Scarborough LNG project may be the last of its type: Russell

By Clyde Russell LAUNCESTON, Australia, Nov 23 (Reuters) - For the first time in a decade a massive new liquefied natural gas (LNG) project has been approved for construction in Australia, but the Scarborough venture's structure and market realities indicate it may well be the last of its kind. Woodside Petroleum WPL.AX and BHP Group BHP.AX gave fi
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Woodside's giant Scarborough LNG project may be the last of its type: Russell

(The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) By Clyde Russell LAUNCESTON, Australia, Nov 23 (Reuters) - For the first time in a decade a massive new liquefied natural gas (LNG) project has been approved for construction in Australia, but the Scarborough venture's structure and market realities indicate it may well
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Australia shares end lower on inflation, economic slowdown worries

* Tech stocks led losses on ASX 200 * Rising bond yields, China's power crunch soured mood * NZX 50 fell 0.4% (Updates to close) By Riya Sharma Sept 29 (Reuters) - Australian shares ended lower on Wednesday, tracking global markets as risk appetite took a hit amid worries over growing inflationary pressure and economic uncertainties with rising U.S
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Australia shares slip as gold, metal stocks drag

Sept 24 (Reuters) - Australian shares fell on Friday, dragged by heavyweight gold and metal stocks on weaker bullion and copper prices overnight, while gains in energy stocks and banks limited the losses. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO fell 0.21% to 7,354.9 points as at 0137 GMT and headed for its third weekly loss. Gold prices fell about 1%
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 14

Sept 14 - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening 4 points higher on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * BHP GROUP: BHP Group BHP.AX will transfer a smaller-than-expected $3.9 billion in oil and gas decommissioning liabilities to Woodside WPL.AX when it merges its petroleum business with the independent Australian gas producer. * S
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Asia eyes Australia blueprint as $100 bln oil, gas clean-up looms

* Asia-Pacific decommissioning costs estimated at $100 bln * New Australian law deters sales of ageing oil, gas fields * Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia tackle abandonment wave By Sonali Paul MELBOURNE, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Australia has passed legislation that could set a precedent for who pays to clean up the fossil fuel industry in Asia, making form
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