INSIDE MARKETSAussie shares break losing streak
The Australian share market has broken a six day losing streak as bargain hunters picked up the banking and mining stocks that had fallen in value the past week.Aussie shares head for sixth day of losses
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by AAPAustralian shares are weaker, with mining stocks dragging on the market, following a lacklustre lead from Wall Street. The Dow...read more >
THE DAILY WORD with Peter SwitzerOn your mark. Get set to buy!
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