David Chau, ABC.net.au

David Chau


Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Recent articles by David:

Gold surges to record high $US2,055, Australian shares to follow Nasdaq higher

The weaker US greenback boosts gold and silver prices to record highs, while Australian shares are expected to rise cautiously after Wall Street's tech index, the Nasdaq, climbs to a fresh record. → Read More

ASX corporate profit reporting season explained and diarised with a calendar

Got shares but don't know a balance sheet from an income statement? Our profit reporting season guide will help you cut through some of the common jargon and has a calendar of all the key dates. → Read More

Gold surges above $US2,000 for first time, Australian shares to fall

Australian shares are expected to fall at the open, while gold has surged to a new record high on the prospect of further stimulus weakening the US greenback. → Read More

ASX to jump, Nasdaq climbs to record high as Microsoft pushes ahead with TikTok deal

The Australian share market is likely to jump in early trade after a technology-led rally on Wall Street, while Donald Trump says he will ban the TikTok in mid-September if Microsoft does not buy the social media app. → Read More

ASX to slip ahead of record deflation, Wall Street rally loses steam

The Australian share market is poised to fall slightly ahead of today's inflation result, which is expected to be the lowest on record with prices falling sharply in the June quarter. → Read More

Australian shares to lift on record gold price, Wall Street boosted by tech giants

Australian shares are expected to begin their day higher as gold prices hit a record high and big name technology stocks boosted Wall Street. → Read More

Google sued by ACCC for allegedly misleading consumers to sign away their privacy

Technology giant Google is being taken to court for allegedly misleading consumers to give away a lot more personal information than they had expected. → Read More

Australian shares trade cautiously, gold jumps to 9-year high over China tensions

Australian investors are trading cautiously as Victoria's COVID-19 cases continue to surge, while diplomatic tensions with China weigh on market sentiment. → Read More

ASX falls, while dollar climbs to 15-month high, and panic buying returns

Australian shares drop from their four-month high, while the local currency jumps above 71.3 US cents, and the latest ABS retail data shows consumers are panic buying again. → Read More

Australian shares rise, after Nasdaq jumps on COVID-19 vaccine trials and tech rally

Australian shares have begun the day higher as promising results from COVID-19 vaccine trials helped investors overlook surging infections worldwide. → Read More

Australian shares slip as banks weigh on the market ahead of budget update

Australian shares are off to a cautious start as investors weigh up the continuing surge in COVID-19 cases, while awaiting key economic updates this week. → Read More

Australian shares jump on hope for coronavirus drug Remdesivir

Australian shares surge in early trade, as markets ignore a spike in COVID-19 infections and, instead, focus their hopes on a drug to combat the virus. → Read More

Nasdaq falls from record high as COVID-19 cases mount, Australian shares to slide

Australian shares are set to drop as global markets hit the "pause button", while the EU economy may suffer a worse-than-expected contraction. → Read More

ASX runs out of steam despite Wall Street, Tesla and technology stocks hitting record highs

Australian shares run out of momentum despite global markets, China's in particular, rallying amid surging COVID-19 infections, while Amazon and Tesla boost the Nasdaq to record highs. → Read More

Virgin Australia's bond holders try to derail Bain Capital's takeover bid

Virgin Australia's takeover by a US private equity giant could be derailed as the airline's key bond holders lodge a case in the Australian Takeovers Panel, challenging the deal. → Read More

Australian shares limp into new financial year, as S&P 500 posts best quarter since 1998

The ASX is expected to have a subdued start, after posting its worst financial year since the GFC, while the Australian dollar jumps above 69 US cents and Wall Street enjoys its best quarter in two decades. → Read More

ASX plunges 11pc in worst financial year since the GFC as coronavirus recession bites

There has never been a financial year as confusing or volatile as 2019-20, with markets swinging from bull to bear market (and back again) at breakneck speed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Wall Street buffeted by second wave COVID-19 worries, Australia shares to open flat

Australian shares are likely to begin their day with very little momentum as the continued surge in coronavirus infections dampens the mood across global markets. → Read More

Magazine giant sells Woman's Day and New Idea for loss, despite 'significant growth' during COVID-19

One of the largest publishers in Australia, which owns Woman's Day, New Idea and other household names, is getting out of the local magazine business. → Read More

Dow Jones jumps 527 points on US retail rebound and coronavirus drug trial, ASX to rise

Australian shares are set to open slightly higher, boosted by hopes of a faster-than-expected recovery for the US economy and upbeat trial results for a COVID-19 treatment. → Read More