Materials sector

8692
CHANGE
-65.756 (-0.75%)
20 minute delayed prices during trading hours
VOLUME
219.8M
DAY'S HIGH
8757.8
DAY'S LOW
8584.7
Materials COMPARED TO..

Materials Movement

52-week low
8198.8
52-week high
8838.2
52-week range
advertisement
MONEY MAGAZINE
New home loan trapForty may be the new 30 but when it comes to getting a home loan, lenders will look at you as if you're 65.

Top Movers

Our Peer Comparison tool shows you the current top 5 and bottom 5 performing companies in this sector.

Columnists

Advisers in the firing line
Living in Australia is changing forever with the use of technology and online
Worrying business data fuel rate cut talkDwindling business conditions and worrying levels of business confidence are fuelling calls for a rate cut from the Reserve Bank in coming months. Inflation tipped to outpace pay risesFull-time professionals are expected to be lumped with sluggish pay rises in 2015 unless they are accountants in Brisbane or IT experts in Melbourne.

Latest news in Materials

+ MORE ARTICLES
Personal Finance: tips for trading shares
Sharemarket basics: A Numbers GameLooking for shares to back? You'll need all the help you can get. Investing in shares can be something of a numbers game, especially when the financial press is peppered with mention of ratios such as "dividend yield" and "earnings per share". Sharemarket basics: How to Sell SharesWhen you didn't buy your shares in the first place, it's difficult to know where to start when you want to offload them. Allison Tait finds out how best to sell, sell, sell! Learners guide: Investing OverseasInvestors looking to diversify their portfolio could explore the option of investing overseas - after all, the Australian sharemarket represents only a small percentage of the world's markets.