Earlier optimism on the virus front started to fade, as a gradual easing of restrictions saw a spike in the number of new cases.
This saw new constraints imposed in some areas and prompted the World Health Organisation to suggest the worst of the pandemic may be
The release of Australian-listed company earnings gave local investors something other than virus-related news to focus on. Earnings rose ~15% in the June quarter compared to the first three months of the year. This was ahead of consensus expectations, but overall the results were underwhelming as anticipated.
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