MID MORNING MARKETS 17-08- 1

The ASX200 is up 10 points in mid-morning trade after earlier falls. Global markets better. Banks and Telcos+ve, Materials and H’care -ve. ASL back on line after results and acqu, Other results KGN, EVN, LNK.  More rises for TLS. #ausbiz TODAY Economic stuff – Speeches by the RBA Governor Philip Lowe and RBA Assistant Governor… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 17-08- 1

MID MORNING MARKETS 15-08-18

The ASX200 is flat in mid-morning trade after being down 25. CBA ex-div $2.31 takes off 15 points. WES leads staples, Energy lags. Results include WES, CSL, WPL, IAG, AOG. Wages in line 0.6%qoq, 2.1%yoy. #ausbiz TODAY Australian economic data – Westpac Consumer Confidence, Wage Price Index (expectations are for 0.6% growth in the quarter… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 15-08-18

MID MORNING MARKETS 14-08-18

The ASX200 is up 41 points in mid-morning trade after continued Turkish turmoil. Banks and Materials both higher. Healthcare the worst sector. Bank updates ok, other results not so CGF, COH, DMP, ISU. AUD at 72.75x #ausbiz TODAY Australian data – NAB Business Confidence Ex-dividend – Magellan Financial Group (MFG) 90.0c, Reckon (RKN) 3.0c, Scentre… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 14-08-18

MID MORNING MARKETS 10-8-18

The ASX200 is again flattish in mid-morning trade after a quiet US session. Consumer sectors the best, banks ok, Utilities worst. Results:  JHX a bit hit, BBN and REA +ve. RBA SOMP today, US CPI tonight. #ausbiz TODAY RBA Statement on Monetary Policy Ex-dividend – BKI Investment Company (BKI) 3.7c, Janus Henderson Group (JHG) 48.5c,… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 10-8-18