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ASX falls as Victoria’s tougher coronavirus lockdown weighs on business – ABC News

The Australian share market is lower in early trade as Victoria declares a state of disaster and announces harsher coronavirus restrictions, including an evening curfew and new rules around businesses.

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The Australian share market is lower in early trade as Victoria declares a state of disaster and announces harsher coronavirus restrictions, including an evening curfew and new rules around businesses.

  • The ASX opens in the red, with the travel sector particularly hard hit
  • Jobs website Seek is the latest firm to ditch its dividend amid COVID-19 uncertainty
  • US shares rose at the end of last week, despite a continued political stalemate over the next round of stimulus
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