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Markets Live: ASX eyes 5900 points

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Shares notch up their third straight day of gains, with the ASX 200 coming just short of 5900 points as investors continue to buy into bluechips like miners and banks.

US bond bears rebuffed

Treasuries have gained about 0.7 per cent this year, stabilising after the biggest quarterly loss since the 1980s. ...

The Treasury market's bulls and bears are ending the quarter in a virtual stalemate, amid scepticism toward the outlook.

PBOC seen lifting rates twice

The People's Bank of China will increase open-market operation rates by 10 basis points in the second quarter, according ...

China's central bank is expected to lift the cost of short-term funds at least twice in 2017, moves that will pressure bonds.

Market Activity

  • Advances
    Price
    225.00
    Percentage up/down
    46.58% rise
  • Declines
    Price
    212.00
    Percentage up/down
    43.89% fall
  • Unchanged
    Price
    46.00
    Percentage up/down
    9.52% steady
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Markets Live: ASX eyes 5900 points

Shares notch up their third straight day of gains, with the ASX 200 coming just short of 5900 points as investors continue to buy into bluechips like miners and banks.

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Trader Andrew Silverman works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Faith of bulls tested

The correlation between US equities, the greenback and Treasury bond yields is deteriorating.

Currencies

Wholesale Interbank Rates
Currencies Buys ($AU1) Sells ($AU1) $ Mvmt % Mvmt
AUD/USD 0.765 0.7646 -0.0021fall -0.27% fall
AUD/EUR 0.7162 0.7154 0.0034rise 0.48% rise
Updated: March 31, 2017 - 7:20AM

Market Details

Volatility S&P/ASX 200 VIX
Price
11.18
Change in
-0.5630fall
Percentage up/down
(-4.79%) fall
Today's market compared to previous close
Turnover
Sector Turnover ($AU) Volume Trades
Market total 5,178,965,508 2,095,679,062 943,274
Industrial 3,729,677,682 849,652,513 764,351
Mining 1,036,259,852 1,244,811,441 168,221
Last updated: March 30, 2017 - 5:56PM

Insider Tips

ASX - 52 Weeks Highs

Code Name New Highs Last Week Last Month
SUH SOUTHERN HEM MIN 0.140rise 0.090 0.041
CRL COMET RESOURCES 0.055rise 0.039 0.032
GBR GREATBOULD RESOURCES 0.230rise 0.170 0.180
MTC METALSTECH LTD 0.390rise 0.290 0.275
TLG TALGA RESOURCES 0.550rise 0.410 0.435
CLA CELSIUS RESOURCE LTD 0.046rise 0.035 0.043
TAW TAWANA RESOURCES NL 0.240rise 0.195 0.165
AOU AUROCH MINERALS LTD 0.280rise 0.240 0.250
OIL OPTISCAN IMAGING 0.071rise 0.061 0.055
TZN TERRAMIN AUSTRALIA. 0.180rise 0.155 0.160
Updated: March 30, 2017 - 5:30PM

ASX - 52 Weeks Highs

Code Name New Lows Last Week Last Month
ARS ALT RESOURCES LTD 0.035fall 0.069 0.070
IVX INVION LTD 0.002fall 0.003 0.002
VIP VOLTAGE IP LIMITED 0.080fall 0.110 0.097
MJP MARTIN AIRCRAFT LTD 0.097fall 0.125 0.130
ATM ANEKA TAMBANG 0.860fall 1.100 1.050
CNQ CARBINE TUNGSTEN 0.013fall 0.016 0.016
YPB YPB GROUP LTD 0.110fall 0.135 0.155
TGA THORN GROUP LIMITED 1.260fall 1.500 1.460
AEI AERIS ENVIRONMENTAL 0.290fall 0.330 0.330
PWN PARKWAY MINLS NL 0.016fall 0.018 0.019
Updated: March 30, 2017 - 6:50PM