MID MORNING MARKETS 04-02-19

The ASX 200 is down 9 points in mid-morning trade after a big night in the US. Financials ↓ ahead of RC final report, Materials lacklustre also. BLD downdate, ASB update, Chinese New Year, Big week. #ausbiz TODAY Banking Royal commission report Economic data – TD-MI Inflation Gauge, Building Permits, ANZ Job Advertisements Chinese holiday… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 04-02-19

MID MORNING MARKETS 30-01-19

MORNING MARKETS The ASX 200 is up 33 points in mid-morning trade. Materials rock, Energy powering and banks and Industrials drag. NCP Q, GUD result, AIZ downdate, CPI today. #ausbiz TODAY Domestic data – Inflation Rate, Expectations are for a 1.7% annual rate (down from 1.9%), and 1.8% for the RBA’s preferred measure. Ex-dividend –… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 30-01-19

MID MORNING MARKETS 23-01-18

The ASX 200 is down 12 points in mid-morning trade after the US catch-up on growth doldrums. Energy, Materials and banks all ↓.  CGF experiencing “challenging” conditions, APE +ve update. RRL, SBM and NSW Qs. BoJ likely to downgrade CPI forecasts #ausbiz TODAY Bank of Japan meeting – expectations that inflation forecasts will be lowered… Continue reading MID MORNING MARKETS 23-01-18