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21 July 2018 (AFR) - ASX notches up a positive week as Afterpay Touch rallies

(21 July 2018, AFR, p33, by Sarah Turner)

‘Afterpay Touch was the standout in Australian trading during the week, a five-day stretch where the market managed an overall gain despite ongoing concern about the outlook for global trade. 64 more words

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20 July 2018 (AFR) - Pay attention to the bond market's message: Lazard

(20 July 2018, AFR, p29, by Jonathan Shapiro)

‘Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell may be advising investors not to get caught up in the bearish signals being transmitted by the bond market, but analysts say the predictive powers of the yield curve are too strong to ignore. 48 more words

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20 July 2018 (AFR) - A China borrower's $14b debt pile comes crashing down

(20 July 2018, AFR, p26, by Bloomberg News)

‘China this month recorded one of its biggest corporate-debt defaults yet, with the downfall of a coal miner that had ridden the country’s wave of credit until policy makers… 114 more words

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20 July 2018 (AFR) - Housing affordability improves as prices ease, Housing Industry Association says

(20 July 2018, AFR, p6, by Michael Bleby)

‘Housing affordability will continue to improve in Sydney and Melbourne as a cyclical dip causes prices to fall further and earnings keep growing, the Housing Industry Association says. 57 more words

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19 July 2018 (AFR) - Global fund managers turning bearish

(19 July 2018, AFR, p26, by Timothy Moore)

‘Global fund managers have turned bearish, significantly lowering expectations for corporate earnings over the next year, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch. 67 more words

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