Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares ended lower for a 2nd session running Friday, as losses in financials offset gains in mining stocks, while a rise in infections in the country’s virus hotspot Victoria dashed hopes of a Fassst recovery. The S&P/ASX 200 index shed early gains to edge 0.3% lower to 5,864.5 at […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Japanese stocks fell Thursday, pushed lower by major exporters after the Fed’s dovish tone drove JPA to a 7-wk high Vs USD. The Nikkei 225 Index fell 0.68% to 23,316.75 by 0159 GMT. The broader Topix fell 0.47% to 1,636.65. China shares ended weaker Thursday, with healthcare and consumer […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares followed their US peers higher Wednesday, led by tech stocks, as investors awaited the Fed’s policy statement due later in the day for its view on the US economy. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index rose 1% to a 1-wk closing high. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares ended flat Tuesday, weighed by banking stocks as minutes from the central bank’s recent policy meeting did not provide a clearer direction on further policy measures. The ASX 200 index ended 0.08% lower to 5,894.8. In New Zealand, the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index ended 0.2% lower to […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares end higher as miners lead, virus cases abate Australian shares closed higher Monday, boosted by mining stocks, after the country’s C-19 hotspot state of Victoria reported its lowest single-day rise in new infections in nearly 3 months. The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 0.7% higher at 5,899.5. New […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares closed at their lowest in 2.5 months Friday as hopes that the coronavirus curbs would ease soon were dashed after state leaders defended regional lockdowns and internal border closures. The S&P/ASX 200 index closed 0.83% lower to 5,859.4, its lowest since 29 June. On the week, it […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares finished at their lowest in 2 months Wednesday, following a tech-led rout on Wall Street. The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 2.2% to 5,878.6 at the close of trade. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index lost 1.3% to finish the session at 11,739.11. Japanese shares Wednesday dropped to […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets Wrap: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets Wrap: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ended at its lowest close since late July as investors sold off sectors seen as over-valued, and as the reported possible blacklisting of China’s largest chip maker by the United States hit tech firms. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 1.87% […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares seesawed Monday, as investors remained cautious ahead of the central bank’s cash rate decision and Q-2 economic growth data expected this week to gauge the impact of the C-19 chaos domestically. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.2% to 6,083.60 by 0100 GMT New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares closed lower Friday, dropping the most in nearly a month. The S&P/ASX 200 index ended 0.9% lower to 6,073.80, its biggest 1-day loss since 31 July. The benchmark index posted a 2nd straight weekly loss. New Zealand: the benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index finished 0.3% higher at 12,093.52. […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australia shares rise ahead of Fed Chairman Powell’s Jackson Hole speech Investors are now looking for hints from Fed’s Powell’s speech, due at 1310 GMT, that the central bank might tweak its policy framework to help push up inflation. The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.2% at 6,126.20, marking a […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares snapped 2 straight sessions of gainers Wednesday. The S&P/ASX 200 index settled 0.7% lower to 6,116.4. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index ended 0.3% higher at 12,031.51, marking its 4th straight session of gainers. Japanese shares finished lower Wednesday as investors chose to book profits. The benchmark […]

America’s Best Steakhouse: Gwen Butcher Shop and Restaurant, Los Angeles

America’s Best Steakhouse: Gwen Butcher Shop and Restaurant, Los Angeles

#steakhouse #beef #LosAngeles America’s fascination with the Steakhouse dates back to Y 1868, the year the Old Homestead opened in New York’s Meatpacking District with dark wood interiors, red leather banquettes, and generously sized porterhouses. Still serving, it’s the oldest continuously operating steakhouse in the USA. Of the new breed I believe this is the […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares finish higher Tuesday, as sentiment was boosted by signs of progress in US-China trade talks and positive developments in C-19 treatments The S&P/ASX 200 index rose 0.5% at 6,161.4 at the close. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.6% at 11,993.18 Shares on China’s tech-heavy ChiNext […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China stocks finised higher Friday and posted a weekly rise, as investors cheered a series of solid corporate earnings, thought US trade talks kept a check on gains. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.9%, at 4,718.84, while the Shanghai Composite Index added 0.5% at 3,380.68. On the week, CSI300 […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares finished lower Thursday as appetite for risky assets faded on fears that the country’s relationship with China could further sour following a report that the government would block a Chinese buyout offer of a local dairy firm. The S&P/ASX 200 index slipped 0.8% to 6,120.00 at the […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Shanghai stocks finished lower Wednesday after 3 sessions running of gainers, as investors took profits while a trade talk delay with US dampened sentiment. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was down 1.24% to 3,408.13. The blue-chip CSI300 index was down 1.5%, with its financial sector sub-index lower […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China shares closed at their highest in more than a month Monday after the central bank injected fresh funds into the country’s financial system, with securities firms rallying on hopes for a lift from capital market reforms. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 2.34% at 3,438.80 […]

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia  Australian shares rose Friday, recording their biggest weekly gainer in 6, as the country’s central bank chief called for more fiscal stimulus to revive an economy facing its deepest recession in about a 100 yrs. Gold and tech stocks drove the S&P/ASX 200 index 0.6% higher at 6,126.2 at […]

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia #Thailand China shares ended flat to little changed Thursday, as caution ahead of a US-China meeting this weekend to review the implementation of a bilateral trade agreement offset strength in agriculture stocks on food security concerns. Senior US and Chinese officials will review the Phase 1 trade deal during […]

Wednesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia Chinese shares fell for a 2nd session running Wednesday. The Shanghai Composite index closed down 0.6% to 3,319.27. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.7%. The smaller Shenzhen index lost 1.3%, the start-up board ChiNext Composite index fell almost 2% and Shanghai’s tech-focused STAR50 index dropped 2.2%​. Japanese stocks finished […]

Tuesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia Japanese shares gained Tuesday on hopes of additional US fiscal aid/relief/stimulus to bolster the world’s largest economy, as major countries break away from the impact of the coronavirus chaos. The Nikkei 225 Index ended up 1.88% at 22,750.24. The broader Topix index rose 2.54%.  Australian shares rose to a […]

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Markets Outlook: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #makets #China #Japan #Australia Australian shares marked their highest close in nearly 3 wks Monday, driven by gains among heavyweight financials, while a dip in new coronavirus infections in Victoria and renewed hopes of financial aid in the United States boosted risk sentiment. The S&P/ASX 200 index was up 1.76% at 6,110.2 […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan Australian shares closed lower Friday after the central bank downgraded its outlook for the national economy. The S&P/ASX 200 index was down 0.6% to 6,004.8 by the end of trade. The index gained 1.3% on the week. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 1% to 11,646.6 pts.  Japanese […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Thursday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan #Thailand Around the region, MSCI’s Asia sans-Japan stock index was firmer by 0.25%, while Japan’s Nikkei index closed down 0.43%. China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite Index ended higher for a 5th session running Thursday, as a rally in financial and materials stocks offset worries about rising US-China tensions that earlier […]

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Wednesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan #Thailand Thai stocks turned positive Wednesday after its central bank held interest rates as expected and predicted Q-2 output would be better than forecast, while warning it was ready to quell gains for the baht. The bank, which already has rates at a record low of 0.5%, said exports […]

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Tuesday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China stocks ended higher Tuesday, underpinned by strong gains in banks as investors cheered Beijing’s latest move to ease pressure on the country’s financial institutions. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.1% at 4,775.80, while the Shanghai Composite Index also inched up 0.1% at 3,371.69. Banks led the gainers, with […]

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Monday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China shares rose on upbeat factory data, tech boost At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 1.75% at 3,367.97. The blue-chip CSI300 index was up 1.62%. The smaller Shenzhen index ended up 2.6% and the start-up board ChiNext Composite index was higher by 2.629%. Shanghai’s tech-focused STAR50 […]

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

Friday’s World Stock Markets: Asia-Pacific

#AsiaPacific #world #stock #markets #Australia #China #Japan China stocks closed higher Friday despite uncertainties in C-19 coronavirus chaos, while liquidity and retail investor enthusiasm fuelled the main indexes to post the biggest monthly percentage rises since February last year. At the close, the Shanghai Composite index was up 0.71% at 3,310.01. The index ended July […]

Warning: Australia’s Economy to Shrink 7% in Q-2

Warning: Australia’s Economy to Shrink  7% in Q-2

#Australia #economy #shrink #recession #depression #unemployment #recovery #C19Coronavirus $AUD Thursday, Australia warned that its economy shrank at its fastest pace in history during Q-2, while the budget deficit will be the biggest since WWII as the country battles to contain the impact of the C-19 coronavirus. The government has pumped tens of billions of AUDs […]

Australian Sires: Honorius Stallion Fees to Ronald McDonald House Westmead

Australian Sires:  Honorius Stallion Fees to Ronald McDonald House Westmead

Knightsbridge are donating all proceeds from the sale of the Honorius Stallion Covers to Ronald McDonald House Westmead bloodstockauction.com/catalogue/58 Honorius stands privately for the Heffernan family and the only way to secure a nomination to Honorius is to contact Bloodstock Auction. Bred to be a Champion Honorius is an impressive stallion with an impeccable pedigree […]

World War 3: Not a Race War an Economic War

World War 3: Not a Race War  an Economic War

Welcome to World War III Despite increasing personal financial hardship, most people remain unaware of the economic war presently unfolding, many people are convinced a Race War is upon us, they are so terribly wrong. This is about the power of the State, their wealthy donors and their enforcers. George Floyd, Eric Garner and a […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) set to edge lower

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) set to edge lower

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) set to edge lower The Australian dollar significantly rallied a bit during the week, breaking above the 0.65 level before selling off towards the end of the same week. Ultimately, this is a market that I think could continue to see a lot of noise, especially in this area as it is a […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) gains ahead as US rallies, states ease lockdowns

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) gains ahead as US rallies, states ease lockdowns

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) gains ahead as US rallies, states ease lockdowns Australian shares are set to open higher as markets calmed after a wild week. ASX futures were up 82 points or 1.6 per cent to 5298. The Australian dollar was up 0.2 per cent to 63.85 US cents. Shayne Heffernan Trade Idea March […]

“For every coin we mint, be it gold or silver, we could probably sell 5 or 6 of them,” the Perth Mint

“For every coin we mint, be it gold or silver, we could probably sell 5 or 6 of them,” the Perth Mint

$GLD $XAU $SLV $XAG $USD Australia’s largest gold refinery has ramped up production of 1 kilogram bars to ease the supply squeeze in the US that helped propel a surge in the premium for New York futures. The collapse in air travel that’s grounded passenger jets used to transport gold products and virus-related disruptions to some […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Australia Optimistic

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Australia Optimistic

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) Australia Optimistic The last 24 hours has featured a sea of red ink right across global market over night and Australia hasn’t avoided the carnage with the S&P/ASX 200 (ASX:XJO) plunging 2.5% or 132 points to close at 5221 points today. Shayne Heffernan Trade Idea “The bright spot is that people […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) volatile shifts in investor sentiment tied to the impact of the coronavirus

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) volatile shifts in investor sentiment tied to the impact of the coronavirus

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) volatile shifts in investor sentiment tied to the impact of the coronavirus The Australian Dollar closed lower last week, but surprisingly finished higher three out of five trading sessions. Most of last week’s loss took place in one trading session. The week started with the Australian Dollar, which is sensitive to […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) All Hinges on Virus News

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) All Hinges on Virus News

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) All Hinges on Virus News The Australian share market has begun its week moderately lower. The Shayne Heffernan Idea We have several different types of policies all bundled together, and we’re going to be looking for insights as to which of these policies are working and which ones to reinforce. “The […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) unchanged despite weaker-than-expected China Q1 GDP

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) unchanged despite weaker-than-expected China Q1 GDP

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) unchanged despite weaker-than-expected China Q1 GDP Aussie remained bid despite weaker-than-expected China Q1 GDP. Renewed hopes for coronavirus treatment support the antipodeans.  STAT news report that Gilead Sciences’ experimental drug ‘Remdesivir’ is seeing rapid recoveries in fever and respiratory symptoms associated with coronavirus.  On the data front, China registers first GDP […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) slides again as economic reality sets in

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) slides again as economic reality sets in

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) slides again as economic reality sets in Australian shares are set to open lower as Wall Street struggled in the wake of fresh record unemployment in the US and another push from Donald Trump to reopen the economy early despite the advice of health experts. ASX futures were down 72 points […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) falls after Australia unemployment rate rises in March

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) falls after Australia unemployment rate rises in March

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) falls after Australia unemployment rate rises in March The AUD/USD pair declined after the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released upbeat March jobs numbers. The data showed that the country’s job market remained steady before coronavirus restrictions started. According to ABS, trend employment increased by about 17,000 people in March. Most […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) plunges 2% ahead of March jobs data

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) plunges 2% ahead of March jobs data

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) plunges 2% ahead of March jobs data Australian shares have recorded sharp early losses as global equities sour and a likely bleak unemployment figure looms. The S&P/ASX200 benchmark index was down 101.7 points, or 1.86 per cent, at 5365.0 points after 30 minutes of trade on Thursday, ahead of a widely […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Rate Correction To Face Australian Employment Report

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Rate Correction To Face Australian Employment Report

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Rate Correction To Face Australian Employment Report AUD/USD continues to retrace the sharp decline from the previous month as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) abandons the dovish forward guidance for monetary policy, and the central bank may continue to change its tune over the coming months as officials insist that “smaller and less […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) shares fall as recession worries deepen, oil stocks weigh

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) shares fall as recession worries deepen, oil stocks weigh

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) shares fall as recession worries deepen, oil stocks weigh Australia’s main stock index fell on Wednesday as prospects of a deep global recession and its impact on the demand for crude oil hammered energy stocks and offset better-than-expected trade data from China, the country’s biggest trading partner. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Looking to Continue Grinding Higher

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Looking to Continue Grinding Higher

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Looking to Continue Grinding Higher The Australian dollar initially pulled back a bit during the trading session on Monday, but then turned around to reach towards the top of the range from the previous session almost immediately during the US session. Keep in mind that several banks around the world were closed due […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) slips as market struggles to ‘find confidence’ amid coronavirus

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) slips as market struggles to ‘find confidence’ amid coronavirus

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) slips as market struggles to ‘find confidence’ amid coronavirus Australian shares have experienced a lacklustre start to the day, its first session back from the Easter long weekend. The ASX 200 index had fallen by 0.4 per cent to 5,365 points by 10:25am AEST. Many of the best-performing stocks were gold […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Continues to Press Resistance

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Continues to Press Resistance

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Continues to Press Resistance The Australian dollar initially pulled back a bit during the trading session on Wednesday, but turned around to show signs of strength, as we reached towards the 0.62 level. At this point, the market breaking above that level and the 61.8% Fibonacci retracement level which is just […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) tipped to follow Wall St higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) tipped to follow Wall St higher

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) tipped to follow Wall St higher The Australian sharemarket is set for an early rise after US stocks were buoyed by hopes the coronavirus outbreak has reached a peak. The SPI200 futures contract was up 70 points, or 1.35 per cent, at 5,248.0 points at 0800 AEST on Thursday, suggesting local […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Rallies Significantly Into Resistance

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Rallies Significantly Into Resistance

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Rallies Significantly Into Resistance The 0.62 level above is an area that should be resistive due to a large, round, psychologically significant figure being represented and several attempts to break above it. At this point, I think that a pullback makes quite a bit of sense, as we are simply going […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) to rise on encouraging COVID-19 trend

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) to rise on encouraging COVID-19 trend

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) to rise on encouraging COVID-19 trend The Australian sharemarket is tipped to continue its strong start to the week after global equities were encouraged by early signs the coronavirus death toll is slowing. The SPI200 futures contract was up 124 points, or 2.35 per cent, at 5,397.0 points at 0800 AEST […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) gains are being capped by a stronger U.S. Dollar

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) gains are being capped by a stronger U.S. Dollar

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) gains are being capped by a stronger U.S. Dollar Increased demand for risky commodity currencies is helping to boost the Australian Dollar on Monday, however, gains are being capped by a stronger U.S. Dollar. Position-squaring ahead of Tuesday’s Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) monetary meeting could also be providing some support. […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to rise but economists remain wary

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to rise but economists remain wary

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) set to rise but economists remain wary The Australian share market is tipped to rise but economists remain wary of the coronavirus volatility that ensured global equities ended the week on a sour note. Wall Street’s main indexes fell more than 1.5 per cent on Friday after US employment showed a […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Pulls Back For the Week

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Pulls Back For the Week

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Pulls Back For the Week The Australian dollar has initially tried to rally during the week, but then broke down towards the 0.60 level, and hung around that area as it would attract a lot of attention obviously. Ultimately, I think that the market will then continue to see a lot of noise, […]

How COVID-19 is impacting the Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO)

How COVID-19 is impacting the Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO)

How COVID-19 is impacting the Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) COVID-19 hit equity markets around the world swiftly and sharply. Equities, as is often the case in crises, have been characterised by exceptionally high levels of volatility, as increased weightings in illiquid assets have forced many investors to liquidate where they can rather than where is […]

Friday’s World Markets: Asia-Pacific

Hong Kong stocks slipped Friday to end the week lower, as risk-averse sentiment strengthened on continued spread of the coronavirus with infections surpassing 1-M globally. At the close of trade, the Hang Seng index was down 43.95 points, or 0.19%, at 23,236.11. The Hang Seng China Enterprises index fell 0.37% to 9,491.1.The sub-index of the […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) a break down below the 0.60 level is very likely that we go crashing into the 0.58 level

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) a break down below the 0.60 level is very likely that we go crashing into the 0.58 level

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) a break down below the 0.60 level is very likely that we go crashing into the 0.58 level The Australian dollar initially tried to rally during the trading session on Thursday but give back the gains as we started to see a lot of negativity out there. Ultimately, this is a market that […]

Thursday’s World Stock Markets Update: Asia and Oceania

Asian share markets were down Thursday, clouded by the rising US coronavirus death toll, and with investors braced for more signs of economic pain in the world’s largest economy, ahead of another likely record week of jobless claims. With hopes growing that the worst of the outbreak may have passed for China and SKorea, the […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Dollar Roles Over

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Dollar Roles Over

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Dollar Roles Over The Australian dollar has initially tried to rally a bit during the trading session on Wednesday but has rolled over to reach towards the 0.60 level. That level should be psychologically important but if it doesn’t hold, we could very well fall towards the lows again. It should be noted […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) making strong gains

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) making strong gains

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) making strong gains Australia’s stock market carved its own path on Wednesday, making strong gains despite Asian markets falling and US futures pointing to a weak performance on Wall Street overnight. The energy sector – one of the most sold since the start of the year – led the gains with […]

Wednesday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Asian equities recorded their biggest foreign outflow in at least 12 years in March, hit by the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on businesses across the region, with most factories shuttered to contain its spread. The S&P/ASX 200 index finished 3.6% higher at 5,258.60, recovering from the benchmark’s 2.02% fall Tuesday. The benchmark closed at […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) sinks against mixed U.S. currency

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) sinks against mixed U.S. currency

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) sinks against mixed U.S. currency The Australian dollar eased against the greenback on Wednesday, despite the U.S. currency being mixed against most G10 currencies. At 07:00 (AEST), the Australian dollar was buying 61.47 U.S. cents, down from 61.70 U.S. cents on Tuesday. “AUD/USD’s sharpest price action was not linked to news […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) rises more than three per cent as stimulus-driven gains carried into a second session

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) rises more than three per cent as stimulus-driven gains carried into a second session

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) rises more than three per cent as stimulus-driven gains carried into a second session The Australian share market has risen more than three per cent as stimulus-driven gains carried into a second session. The S&P/ASX200 benchmark index was up another 140.3 points, or 2.71 per cent at 5,321.7 by 1200 AEDT […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) dollar breaks through 61 US cents

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) dollar breaks through 61 US cents

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) dollar breaks through 61 US cents The Australian dollar rose through 0.61 US cents through trade on Friday, buoyed by a continued run in improved risk sentiment. The Australian dollar closed the week higher against the greenback, up nearly 1.37% for the day reaching a high of 0.6199, its highest level […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) shares are expected to fall

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) shares are expected to fall

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) shares are expected to fall Australian shares are expected to fall, reflecting in part more selling on Wall Street over the weekend, as the global number of coronavirus cases and the death toll leapt higher. ASX futures were up 6 points or 0.1 per cent to 4834 at 3.59pm on Friday […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) at its highest in over a week near 0.6100

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) at its highest in over a week near 0.6100

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) at its highest in over a week near 0.6100 The AUD/USD pair is ending the day with gains around 0.6080, a fresh weekly high, underpinned by rallying equities and a weaker dollar in the last trading session of the day. The pair recovered from an early low of 0.5869, a result […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) to rise; Woolworths hires 20,000 workers

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) to rise; Woolworths hires 20,000 workers

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) to rise; Woolworths hires 20,000 workers The ASX200 benchmark index has had three straight days of gains, after finishing Thursday up 2.3 per cent while the All Ordinaries index closed up 2.58 per cent. The Australian dollar was buying 60.66 US cents at 0700 AEDT, up from 59.14 US cents as […]

Thursday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Thursday’s World Markets: Asia and Oceania

Most South East Asian stocks rose on optimism around a massive US stimulus package, although Singapore shares fell after the city-state cut its annual growth forecast to better reflect the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic. Japanese shares took a tumble Thursday following 3 days of massive gains after a rise in domestic coronavirus cases […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Struggling At Major Round Figure

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Struggling At Major Round Figure

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Struggling At Major Round Figure The Australian dollar had a strong start to the trading session on Wednesday but gave back quite a bit of the gains once we get above the 0.60 level. Ultimately, this is a pair that is highly sensitive to risk appetite and that of course is a major […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) first time in a month that the index has finished in the green two days in a row

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) first time in a month that the index has finished in the green two days in a row

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) first time in a month that the index has finished in the green two days in a row The broader All Ordinaries index also finished higher, closing 5.32 per cent higher at 5,006.20 points. The late rally coincided with news from Washington that the US government had agreed to pass the […]

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Neutral In The Short-Term

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Neutral In The Short-Term

Australian Dollar: USD/AUD (AUD=X) Neutral In The Short-Term The Australian dollar advanced against its American rival to 0.5975, its highest for this week, with the pair ending the day around 0.5900. Data coming from the country were mixed, as the Commonwealth Bank Services PMI plunged to 39.8 in March according to preliminary estimates, although the […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) – RBA is injecting extra liquidity into the financial system

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) – RBA is injecting extra liquidity into the financial system

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) – RBA is injecting extra liquidity into the financial system Lowe revealed that over the past few weeks, the RBA has injected “substantial extra liquidity into the financial system through our daily market operations.” He also revealed that the RBA will conduct one-month and three-month repurchase (repo) operations each day. In […]

Tuesday’s World Markets: Asia, Oceania and EU

Just in: S&P 500 futures Vs fair value: +108.60. NAS Comp futures Vs fair value: +352.30. $SPY $QQQ Most Southeast Asian stock markets rebounded on Tuesday as global and regional stimulus measures to stem the financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic lifted investor sentiment, while Thailand prepared to enter a month-long emergency. Thai shares gained […]

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