US metal tariffs re-ignite trade war fears as global markets tumble

US metal tariffs re-ignite trade war fears as global markets tumble

Posted June 01, 2018 07:43:02 Related Story: ‘Economic nationalism leads to war’: US metal tariffs prompts retaliation threats from allies US President Donald Trump has reignited fears of a trade war — this time with America’s key trading partners. Markets at 7:00am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures -0.2pc to 6,007 …

Property market continues to cool off as home loans tumble

Property market continues to cool off as home loans tumble

Posted May 11, 2018 12:05:51 The retreat of investors from the property market is starting to look like a rout with a big fall in applications in March. In seasonally adjusted terms, investor loans fell 9 per cent over the month. Owner-occupier interest also cooled, down 1.9 per cent. Overall …

Wall Street sinks on tobacco and technology stocks tumble

Wall Street sinks on tobacco and technology stocks tumble

Posted April 20, 2018 07:32:38 Australian shares are set to fall at the open, after a tumble on Wall Street led by consumer staples and technology stocks. Markets at 7:05am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures -0.1pc, ASX 200 (Thursday’s close) +0.3pc at 5,881 AUD: 77.27 US cents, 54.83 British pence, …

Australian wine records tumble as exports to China crack lucrative $1 billion mark – ABC Rural

Australian wine records tumble as exports to China crack lucrative $1 billion mark – ABC Rural

Records continue to tumble for Australia’s wine industry, with new statistics showing export values are the highest in a decade. It comes as China reinforces itself as a boom market for Australian product, with a 51 per cent yearly growth marking the first time Australia has exported more than $1 …