Oil prices surge to highest level since late 2014, Apple shares enjoy a Buffett boost

Oil prices surge to highest level since late 2014, Apple shares enjoy a Buffett boost

Updated May 08, 2018 08:55:18 Photo: Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett says he would happily own all of Apple’s stocks. (REUTERS/Rick Wilking) Global markets finished higher as concerns over Venezuelan oil production and the Iran nuclear deal boosted oil prices and shares in Apple rose. Markets at 7:30am (AEST): ASX …

Elon Musk’s refusal to answer ‘boring’ questions sinks Tesla shares; Wall Street ends mixed

Elon Musk’s refusal to answer ‘boring’ questions sinks Tesla shares; Wall Street ends mixed

Updated May 04, 2018 09:38:07 Photo: Elon Musk saw $US3 billion wiped off Tesla’s market value after he challenged analysts to: “Please sell our stock and don’t buy it.” (Reuters: Bobby Yip) Wall Street ended its day mostly lower, with disappointing earnings from big-name companies like Tesla offset by solid …

Gladys Berejiklian shares her personal story of family tragedy and great ambition

Gladys Berejiklian shares her personal story of family tragedy and great ambition

Posted May 03, 2018 00:02:15 Photo: Gladys Berejiklian is preparing to reveal details of her childhood and life for the first time. (Photo: supplied ) New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian will tonight share personal stories of her family’s connection to war-ravaged Syria and the Armenian genocide, as she steps …

Westpac shares crumble after poor lending practices conceded in internal documents

Westpac shares crumble after poor lending practices conceded in internal documents

Updated April 26, 2018 17:02:48 Westpac’s share price has nosedived after the release of explosive documents detailing widespread failings in not only the quality and riskiness of its home loans, but the way they are processed. Key points: Westpac shares tumble 4pc after APRA finds it has the worst record …

Australian shares to lift on surging oil and metal prices, Wall Street turns cautious

Australian shares to lift on surging oil and metal prices, Wall Street turns cautious

Updated April 19, 2018 07:47:52 The Australian share market is expected to begin the day stronger, after a surge in metal and oil prices overnight — even as Wall Street’s rally began to deflate. Markets at 7:10am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures +0.4pc, ASX 200 (Wednesday’s close) +0.3pc at 5,861 …

Wall St: US shares up for third day as US-China trade fears ease

Wall St: US shares up for third day as US-China trade fears ease

Posted April 06, 2018 10:08:41 Photo: NAB bank spokesman Ray Attrill says soothing comments from a White House economic adviser have calmed investors. (Reuters: Shannon Stapleton) Related Story: A US-China trade war will have winners and losers. American whiskey: loser Related Story: China lists $50B of US goods it might …

US stocks take heavy losses amid US-China trade tensions, Trump tweet hits Amazon shares

US stocks take heavy losses amid US-China trade tensions, Trump tweet hits Amazon shares

Updated April 03, 2018 09:27:58 Photo: Amazon shares lost 5 per cent after US President Donald Trump continued his attack on the company via Twitter. (AAP: Joe Castro) It was a wild session on Wall Street as stocks tumbled after China unveiled retaliatory trade measures against the United States, while …